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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.

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[…]

Hawaii governor rejects proposed tax agreement with Airbnb

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige rejected a proposed agreement with Airbnb that would have authorized the company to collect vacation rental taxes on behalf of the state. Ige’s rejection effectively pushes the issue back to the state Legislature, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Wednesday. ADVERTISING Lawmakers considered bills in each of the past three years to Read more about Hawaii governor rejects proposed tax agreement with Airbnb[…]

Vacation rentals lead state’s accommodations growth

The number of units available for visitor accommodations in Hawaii hit a record high in 2017, according to a new report from the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Statewide visitor accommodation units totaled 80,336, a 1.6% increase over 2016 and the largest total ever recorded in the Aloha State. The 2017 Visitor Plant Inventory report from HTA Read more about Vacation rentals lead state’s accommodations growth[…]

Pleasant Holidays Announces Biggest Deals on 2018 Hawaii Vacations, Including a 7-Night Cruise to Four Popular Islands

Pleasant Holidays’ Exclusive Hawaii vacation packages offer deep discounts and added values for the best deals on 2018 vacations WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pleasant Holidays today announced its biggest deals on Hawaii vacations featuring hundreds of dollars in savings at five upscale beach resorts on four islands, available only through Pleasant Read more about Pleasant Holidays Announces Biggest Deals on 2018 Hawaii Vacations, Including a 7-Night Cruise to Four Popular Islands[…]