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|City Council approves pair of tough new regulations for vacation rental industry
After months of debate, the Honolulu City Council on Monday night passed a pair of bills that are considered some of the toughest new regulations for Oʻahu’s vacation rental industry in decades. One new law will allow the permitting for up to 1,715 owner-occupied bed-and-breakfast rentals. The second will set fines of $1,000 for the first offense and up to $10,000 for repeated violations and bans all vacation rentals outside of resort areas. Hawaii News Now. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. KHON2. KITV.
Emotional testimony at Honolulu Hale: KHON2.
State chipping in for farms’ compost needs
Growing number of children live in economic insecurity
Report says Hawaiʻi is a dangerous place for elderly pedestrians
Protecting Your Company’s Physical Security
Former Honolulu Police Chief Lee Donohue offers 5 Steps to reduce threats to your business… read more.
|Prosecution rests its case in Kealoha trial
Federal prosecutors Monday wrapped up their case in trial, and by day’s end two of the five defendants, including former Police Chief Louis Kealoha, already had completed their defenses. But even before the first defense witness was called, the defense attorneys asked for and acquittal their clients, saying the government failed to provide sufficient evidence to support the charges against the defendants. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. KITV. Hawaii News Now. Hawai‘i Public Radio.
Katherine gets second defense lawyer. Civil Beat.
Katherine’s attorney calls Gerard Puana as first witness.KHON2.
Garbage is stacking up in Chinatown
Residents: Pieces of history could have been lost to future ball fields
Enchanted Lake residents fear planned development will destroy wetlands
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