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Councilwoman Heidi Tsuneyoshi wants “reasonable compensation.” Biki’s director says the city is already getting a good deal.
Some residents ask whether campaign contributions and a job factored into Ernie Martin’s support for a controversial Pupukea project.
The city says the workers are temporary.
Amid mass Airbnb cancellations, one local bride said two of her bridesmaids can no longer attend her wedding.
The invoice represents only some of the city’s Kealoha-related legal costs.
Early indications suggest the legislation is working as intended to limit tourists in residential areas and make units available to residents.
The city received 390 calls from property owners who said they got warning letters but don’t operate an illegal rental.
More aggressive enforcement of laws against unpermitted short-term rentals begins Aug. 1, but some potential violators are hearing from the city now.
Council members want the city to seek more public input on a project that is deeply unpopular among many residents.
City Councilman Joey Manahan says the purpose of the legislation is to make sure that union labor is used on any public works project worth over $250,000.
Kymberly Pine criticizes Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s administration for what she considers a lack of action to decrease drownings.