A state House committee on Tuesday passed two bills that would allow the state to collect more tax revenue from Hawaii's proliferating vacation rental and bed-and-breakfast properties while the counties figure out how to regulate them. The bills would.
All along the coast from Kaneohe to Kahuku, there are hundreds of vacation rentals advertised online, but very few are legal. Long time Hauula resident Isaiah Walker got a quick and unwanted introduction to the world of vacation rentals when his mother.
Honolulu City Council member Ann Kobayashi says it will take at least six months before the council determines how to mandate fire sprinkler systems for some — but not all — of Oahu's 358 high-rise residential condo buildings currently without.
Many local residents are upset about the rapid expansion of Airbnb on Oahu . However, short-term vacation rentals go back much further than Airbnb. What Airbnb has done is lower the barriers to entry, making it much easier for anyone to rent out their.
There was no stopping the train Friday, when a House majority overpowered 16 opponents to pass a bill hiking the hotel tax on all islands to pay for an over-budget Honolulu rail project. Big Island Reps. Richard Creagan, Cindy Evans, Nicole Lowen and .
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Whether you're staying at a five-star resort or a modest plantation-era inn, it's easy to explore Hawaii's diverse landscape, food and cultures — and almost a crime not to. Here are highlights of some newer excursions and experiences around the.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - Hawaii County officials are considering legislation regarding transient vacation rentals, or TVRs ... Local governments of Oahu and Kauai have tried tackling the issue of TVRs, but most of the authority is held by the state.
We need airbnb to accept the fact that by pushing a bill to blanket all illegal rentals on their platform is not going to be acceptable for Oahu communities or any community in Hawaii ," Kekoa McClellan with American Hotel and Lodging Association said.