Businesses on Hawaii Island collect a 4.167% general excise tax on all purchases, including food and services. A hotel room tax of 9.25%, combined with the excise tax, equals a 13.417% rate added to your room bill. Even vacation rentals and B&Bs are required to collect this tax. A $3-per-day road tax is also assessed on each rental vehicle.
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