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Britons in Hawaii could be slapped with new tourist tax in blow for travellers

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024
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Hawaii is the latest to share intentions to introduce a fee for visitors. The tax has been proposed as a means to protect the environment on the island. The state faced devastation in August 2023 as wildfires in Lahaina, Maui, caused around 100 deaths and billions of dollars worth of damage. Lawmakers in Hawaii are set to approve a 'climate tax' of $25 (around £20). The tax would cover the impacts on the climate Charging tourists who enter the state would go towards wildfire prevention and also to protect the...

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