Check Out Hawaii Vacation Rentals And Enjoy That Dream Vacation

Doesn’t looking at vacation rentals in Hawaii make you drool? I live in an oceanfront condo stateside, and the places to book in Hawaii even make me drool. Not that I plan on moving anywhere, but a nice vacation in Hawaii sounds like a plan, doesn’t it? Maybe that’s what you are planning right now, and you need a little help discovering which vacation rentals to book.

Media portrayal of Kilauea volcano’s eruption affects vacation rentals all over Hawaii – Pacific Business News

The eruption of the Kilauea volcano has destroyed dozens of homes in Hawaii’s lower Puna District, where residents in the coastal area of Kapoho were evacuated from their homes in the early hours on Wednesday morning; and it’s also impacted vacation rentals across the state managed by real estate companies such as Elite Pacific Properties Read more about Media portrayal of Kilauea volcano’s eruption affects vacation rentals all over Hawaii – Pacific Business News[…]

It’s official: Hawaii Tourism is wide open for business

Hawaii Tourism Authority It’s official. Hawaii is open for tourism business. The Aloha State is welcoming visitors and there is absolutely no reason for travelers planning a trip to the Hawaiian Islands to change or alter their leisure or business travel plans. This is a welcoming message for the Hawaii travel and tourism industry after Read more about It’s official: Hawaii Tourism is wide open for business[…]

Kohala councilman recuses self from rental bill amid review

HILO >> The Hawaii County Board of Ethics at a meeting today is expected to take up Kohala Councilman Tim Richards’ request for an opinion on whether he has a conflict of interest and should recuse himself from voting on a bill regulating vacation rentals. Richards said last week that he’s filed an amended financial Read more about Kohala councilman recuses self from rental bill amid review[…]

Vacation rental bill on hold until May 8: Almost 100 testifiers evenly divided on pros, cons of new regulations

A standing room only crowd, waiting to testify on Bill 108 relating to vacation rentals, fills council chambers Tuesday at the West Hawaii Civic Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today) Council chambers in Hilo was packed with testifiers as almost people sign up to testify islandwide on a bill that would limit vacation rentals. (Nancy Cook Read more about Vacation rental bill on hold until May 8: Almost 100 testifiers evenly divided on pros, cons of new regulations[…]

Vacation rentals on Maui are fundamental to its economy

The Maui News’ March 27 front-page headline “Report: 1 in 7 homes in county a vacation rental” cites a misleading report that implies that vacation rentals are taking up much of our available residential housing, and concludes that these vacation rentals have adverse consequences that far outweigh the benefits. This headline implies that 1 in Read more about Vacation rentals on Maui are fundamental to its economy[…]

People In Hawaii Are Fed Up With Vacation Rentals

Lixia Guo / BuzzFeed News; Alamy Images In an Airbnb commercial posted on social media in December, a family frolics among turtles in the ocean off the beachfront town of Waialua, as a voiceover explains that their Airbnb host in Hawaii told them about “the rock,” a place where the sea creatures are often found. Read more about People In Hawaii Are Fed Up With Vacation Rentals[…]

New luxury vacation rentals in Hawaii: Holiday like the Obamas

Back in 1993, Tyler Coons, Founder of Exotic Estates International (EEI), moved to Maui with a mere $300 in his pocket and a backpack, yet armed with a big dream of living the Hawaiian life. By way of waiting tables for many years at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Tyler first discovered how to Read more about New luxury vacation rentals in Hawaii: Holiday like the Obamas[…]

Hawaii official: Thousands of vacation home owners dodge taxes

HILO, Hawaii — Owners of more than 6,000 vacation homes on the Big Island have collected money from short-term renters without registering with the state or paying required taxes, a Hawaii tourism official said. Ross Birch, executive director of the Island of Hawaii Visitors, reported the information last week to the Hawaii County Council. The Read more about Hawaii official: Thousands of vacation home owners dodge taxes[…]

Vacation rentals measure on hold

A bill regulating vacation rentals has been pulled from consideration until the Board of Ethics can determine whether North Kona Councilwoman Karen Eoff has a conflict of interest in co-sponsoring it. The county Ethics Board, which next meets March 19, likely will consider Eoff’s request for an opinion as well as a complaint from vacation Read more about Vacation rentals measure on hold[…]

Eoff questioned on vacation condo

HILO — North Kona Councilwoman Karen Eoff, the primary sponsor of a bill limiting vacation rentals on the island, has come under fire for her ownership of a vacation rental condo in Kailua-Kona. Eoff is the only council member who owns a short-term vacation rental, according to financial disclosure reports filed by Jan. 31 with Read more about Eoff questioned on vacation condo[…]