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Testimony needed: SUPPORT Bill 85 CD2 and Bill 89 CD2

Honolulu City Council has a Zoning & Planning committee hearing of two vacation rental bills this Friday, June 7 at 10:00am at Honolulu Hale. We strongly support Bill 85 CD2 and Bill 89 CD2, both submitted by Councilmembers Menor and Manahan, because we need strong enforcement of vacation rentals to protect our affordable housing. We […]

Testimony needed: SUPPORT Bill 85 CD2 FD1 and Bill 89 CD2 FD1

Honolulu City Council has their final hearing of some key vacation rentals bills this Wednesday, May 8 at 10am. Vacation rentals take away what little affordable housing is left in Hawaii, renting it out short-term to tourists instead. The only way to stop this is through strong enforcement against illegal vacation rentals. We strongly support […]

Tell Gov. Ige to VETO SB1292 HD3

After we successfully pushed the Senate to oppose SB1292 HD3 (Airbnb’s bad bill) on Friday, they revived the bill yesterday and passed it. Now we need to urge Governor Ige to VETO this BAD BILL that would legitimize illegal vacation rentals, which are taking away what little affordable housing is left in Hawaii. Contact Gov. […]

Thank the Senators who voted NO on SB 1292!

GREAT NEWS! SB 1292 HD 3 failed to pass final reading yesterday! This BAD BILL, if passed, would legitimize illegal vacation rentals, which are taking away what little affordable housing is left in Hawaii. Here’s the list of the senators who voted NO: Stanley Chang Kurt Fevella Breene Harimoto Les Ihara Jr. Kaiali’i Kahele Jarrett […]

TONIGHT: Final vote on SB1292, Airbnb’s bad bill

Bad news: yesterday, the State Senate voted yes on SB1292 HD3. This is a BAD BILL that would legitimize illegal vacation rentals, which are taking away what little affordable housing is left in Hawaii. The Senate is taking a final vote on SB1292 HD3 TODAY (Fri. 4/26). Please do the following by 4pm TODAY: Call […]

Submit Testimony to Support Bill 85!

Bill 85 and Bill 89 both moved forward and will be heard by the Planning Committee on Tuesday, April 23 at 10:30am, Committee Meeting Room. We strongly support Bill 85 because we need strong enforcement of vacation rentals before we can permit more so that we can preserve what little affordable housing is left in […]

Submit testimony to support Bill 85 re: vacation rentals

Honolulu City Council will hear two vacation rental bills on their regular meeting on Wednesday, April 17 at 10:00 am at the City Council Chamber. We strongly support Bill 85 because we need strong enforcement of vacation rentals before we can permit more so that we can preserve what little affordable housing is left in Hawaii. […]