Kathy Sokugawa

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After several years of debate, a measure to regulate monster homes on Oʻahu is awaiting Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s signature. The bill passed the City Council Wednesday, but the head of the department that will enforce the proposed rules says some details need to be hammered out.

Catherine Cruz

These are busy days for O‘ahu’s Department of Planning and Permitting. There are issues with so-called monster homes and the housing shortage. And there’s new attention on the slow turn-around on building permits.

Wayne Yoshioka

The Honolulu City Council is gearing up to clamp down on Monster Homes and Illegal Vacation Rentals.

Wayne Yoshioka

A temporary ban on over-sized homes on O’ahu was formally implemented today. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.