illegal vacation rentals The Conversation: Temporary Vacation Rentals By Catherine Cruz & Bill Dorman • Mar 12, 2018 Flickr Unpermitted vacation rentals have been blamed for everything from sky-high housing prices to overcrowded hiking trails. But what is really going on with Hawaii’s short-term rental market? How many properties are permitted for vacation rentals? And how many are actually being used that way? O'ahu North Shore: Short Term Vacation Rentals By Wayne Yoshioka • Dec 13, 2017 Best of O'ahu The state and counties are trying to resolve illegal vacation rentals in residential areas but it’s a complicated issue throughout the state. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.