Affordable housing limited as vacationers stream into neighborhoods
By Allison Schaefers
Dec. 29, 2014
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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Joyce and Mike Farrell live on No Name Road off Kamehameha Highway between Haleiwa and Waimea Bay near the “Leftovers” surf break. They have concerns about a neighbor operating a short-term vacation rental that has impacted the quality of life of their neighborhood.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Above is a sign outside Cummings home.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Lanikai resident Susan Cummings filed a lawsuit against a neighbor who was running an illegal vacation rental. The neighbor was found guilty but never paid the fines and has since moved away. Now Cummings and others have said the perpetuation of illegal rentals is ruining the character of local neighborhoods.