Hawaii Property Taxes

Tax rates are always of big concern when looking for properties, understandably so, as a high rate could make a home otherwise no longer affordable. Hawaii has one of the lowest five property taxes for homeowners in the US - ask us about current property tax rates.

For the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year, below are property Tax Rates broken down by Island and Class. Rates noted are per $1K of assessed value. 

2019 to 2020 Real Property Tax Rates

County Class / Category Per $1K of Assessed Value (Structure) Per $1K of Assessed Value (Land)
    
       
MAUI (includes Lanai Agricultural $5.94 $5.94
 and Molokai) Apartment $6.31 $6.31
  Commercial $7.39 $7.39
  Commercial Residential $4.60 $4.60
  Conservation $6.43 $6.43
  Homeowner $2.90 $2.90
  Hotel/Resort $11.00 $11.00
  Industrial $7.48 $7.48
  Residential $5.60 $5.60
  Time Share $14.40 $14.40
  Short-Term Rental $10.75
     
HONOLULU (Oahu) Agricultural $5.70 $5.70
  Agricultural Vacant $8.50 $8.50
  Commercial $12.40 $12.40
  Hotel/Resort $13.90 $13.90
  Industrial $12.40 $12.40
  Preservation $5.70 $5.70
  Public Service $0.00 $0.00
  Residential $3.50 $3.50
  Residential A (less than $1M value)  $4.50 $4.50
  Residential A (more than $1M value) $10.50 $10.50
       
KAUAI Agricultural $6.75 $6.75
  Commercial $8.10 $8.10
  Commercial Residential $5.05 $5.05
  Conservation $6.75 $6.75
  Homestead $3.05 $3.05
  Hotel/Resort $10.85 $10.85
  Industrial $8.10 $8.10
  Residential $6.05 $6.05
  Residential Investor $8.05 $8.05
  Vacation Rental $9.85 $9.85
       
HAWAII (Big Island) Affordable Renting Housing $6.15 $6.15
  Agricultural/Native Forests $9.35 $9.35
  Apartment $11.70 $11.70
  Commercial $10.70 $10.70
  Conservation $11.55 $11.55
  Homeowner $6.15 $6.15
  Hotel/Resort $11.55 $11.55
  Industrial $10.70 $10.70
  Residential $11.10 $11.10



Dates for Maui Property Owners

Important dates to keep in mind:

* Tax year begins July 1 and extends to the following June 30.

* Dec 31: Deadline for filing exemption claims and ownership documents. * Jan 1: Assessments set for next tax year.

* Mar 15: Assessment notices mailed.

* Apr 9: Deadline for filing tax appeals.

* June 20: Tax rate set by County Council.

* July 1: Tax year commences.

* Aug 20: First half year tax payments due.

* Feb 20: Second half year tax payments due. For current rates, please visit Maui County Property Tax This article is for information purposes only. Consult an attorney or tax professional for advice on a specific situation.

For more information regarding property taxes across the State of Hawaii and how that may affect your real estate purchase, contact our team today.

Resources:

Hawaii Property Tax Rates Study - in-depth analysis of property taxes in the State of Hawaii, broken down by County, how categories are assessed, etc.

Hawaii Real Estate Tax Valuation by County: Maui 2019, Honolulu 2019, Kauai 2019, Big Island 2019

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