NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS
COUNTY OF HAWAII
2016-2017 REAL PROPERTY TAX
Real property tax bills for the second-half installment of taxes due for the 2016-2017 tax year have been mailed to all property owners or their respective agents servicing their accounts. The second-half installment of taxes must be paid on or before TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017, or they will be delinquent and subject to penalty and interest charges. The County of Hawaii offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017.
If you are responsible for paying the real property taxes and HAVE NOT RECEIVED your real property tax bill, please call the Real Property Tax Division, County of Hawaii, at 961-8282 for a duplicate bill. Persons who have recently paid-off their mortgages should also call to ensure that tax bills are sent to their attention, rather than the bank or financial institution.
You may pay your real property tax bill online at
Administrative costs associated with online payments will be passed on to you in the form of an additional fee by the online vendor. Credit cards are not accepted at our Hilo or Kona Offices.
To pay by mail, return the bottom portion of the tax bill or to pay in person, bring the entire tax bill to:
COUNTY OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
REAL PROPERTY TAX DIVISION
AUPUNI CENTER, 101 PAUAHI STREET, SUITE 4
HILO, HI 96720-4224
To pay in person at the West Hawaii Office, bring the entire tax bill to:
WEST HAWAII REAL PROPERTY TAX DIVISION
WEST HAWAII CIVIC CENTER
74-5044 ANE KEOHOKALOLE HWY, BLDG D, 2nd FLOOR
If you have your tax bill, you may use the drop box located outside the Aupuni Center Building in Hilo next to the U.S. Mailbox by the Motor Vehicle Registration Office in Hilo or the drop box located in our office at Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 4, Hilo, HI. At this time, there is no drop box at the Kona Real Property Tax Division. Your cancelled check will be your receipt.
Property owners are reminded that failure to pay your taxes by the due date because of non-receipt of any tax bill will not excuse you from being assessed a penalty of 10% plus interest of 12% a year. The postmarked date is the date of receipt.
COLLINS TOMEI, Finance Director, County of Hawaii
Hawaii Tribune Herald: February 14, & 19, 2016
West Hawaii Today: February 14, & 19, 2016
Hawai’i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
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