Kauai Vacation Rentals Update; Kauai Drug Bust; Dillingham Field Controversy; Alakai Development; USS Arizona Interment
Kauai Vacation Rentals Update
All this week we are looking at how different counties are cracking down on illegal vacation rentals. We focus on the Garden Isle today. Kauai, along with other neighbor islands, has seen an increase in illegal rentals exasperating a housing crunch. But, Kauai officials believe that their partnership with a high-tech vacation rental enforcement firm has helped deter illegal operators from starting back up. The Conversation’s Harrison Patino spoke with Kauai County Planning Director Ka’aina Hull on the Department’s ongoing efforts to contain illegal vacation rentals.
In our Reality Check segment with Honolulu Civil Beat we take another look at a controversy simmering out on Oahu’s North shore. In particular Dillingham Field and the future of the General Aviation facility. Reporter Marcel Honore joins us this morning.
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Not everyone is in position to buy a home, but we all need a place to live. The demand for rentals is an issue across the state. Today we look at a new project - a mix of affordable and market units starting to take shape out on Oahu’s west side. It is called "The Element." Jon Wallenstrom from Alakai Development stopped by yesterday afternoon to talk with us.