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Saturday, August 6th, 2011 at 1:59pm. 4928 Views, 0 Comments.
It's a common misconception that it's okay to to buy a home or condo on Oahu and then rent it out short term. In most cases, such rentals are illegal. The thing is, the City and County of Honolulu has not been doing much to pursue and punish the offenders.
The City is proposing an ordinance to require owners of vacation rentals to post their permit numbers with all advertisements or face penalties of up to $1,000. Continued advertisement after being warned may result in penalties of up to $2,000 per day.
Residents of some communities have strongly opposed vacation rentals for years, arguing that the businesses increase noise and congestion in residential neighborhoods.
In 1989, the City put a moratorium on new vacation rental permits and…