short term rentals Hawaiʻi County Council Moves to Regulate Short Term Rentals By Catherine Cruz & The Conversation Staff • Apr 30, 2018 TeroVesalainen / Pixabay Hawaiʻi County is the only county in the state without some form of restriction on temporary vacation rentals. Last week, County Councilmembers introduced Bill 108 – a measure that would regulate how and where properties can be rented short term. The Conversation: Friday, April 27th, 2018 By Catherine Cruz & Chris Vandercook • Apr 27, 2018 Pixabay Legislative Session Wrap Up; Hawaii Island Moves to Regulate Short Term Rentals; Containing Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death 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?