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The mayor and city council should amend Bill 89 regulations to addresses community concerns and support our visitor economy.
Let’s have a serious discussion about levying “green fees” and “eco-taxes” on tourists to preserve the place we all love.
A University of Hawaii public policy professor conducted a private study that he hopes will help city officials better manage one of Oahu’s most popular — and overrun — hiking trails.
A growing number of tourism hot spots, ranging from Mallorca to Bhutan to New Zealand, are imposing new taxes and fees on visitors.
The expected decline could cost the island more than $30 million per month in direct spending, based on state tourism data.
Southwest is bringing lower fares to Hawaii and new restrictions on Airbnbs are also creating uncertainty about future traffic.
Legislation introduced Wednesday would provide some state and local control over helicopter and skydiving flights instead of just the FAA.
Carbon emissions from planes are only now starting to get some of the attention as other troubling side effects caused by soaring numbers of tourists.
We can’t stop tourists from flying here, but we can control where they stay and what they do.
Amid mass Airbnb cancellations, one local bride said two of her bridesmaids can no longer attend her wedding.
Early indications suggest the legislation is working as intended to limit tourists in residential areas and make units available to residents.