Short-Term Vacation Rentals Hawaii Owners Close Rental Properties As Deadline Approaches By Associated Press • Sep 12, 2019 Catherine Cruz / HPR HILO — As a short-term rental application deadline nears, some owners are shutting down their Hawaii rental properties, a report said. Hawaii Tourism Industry Fears Negative Impact Of Rental Law By Associated Press • Aug 2, 2019 Hawaii Tourism Authority HONOLULU — New short-term rental rules could impact Hawaii's tourism industry by decreasing the amount of lodging for potential visitors, officials said. Honolulu Sends Letters To Suspected Illegal Vacation Rental Operators By Casey Harlow • Jul 25, 2019 Catherine Cruz / HPR Notification letters have been sent out to 5,000 possible short-term vacation rental operators on Oahu. The letters are informing them they are in violation of new regulations that go into effect next week. Hawaii Vacation Applications Rise As Building Permits Fall By Associated Press • Jul 22, 2019 iha.com HILO, Hawaii — An increase in short-term vacation rental applications has been offset by a drop in building permits on Hawaii Island, officials said. Celebrity Couple's Request Highlights Maui's Housing Woes By Associated Press • Jun 10, 2019 creative commons WAILUKU, Hawaii — A celebrity couple's request to convert their Hawaii home into a short-term rental is landing them in the middle of a housing debate on the island of Maui.