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‘Deplorable’ Waikiki hotel puts leasehold in jeopardy

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Hawaiian Ebbtide Hotel is on leasehold land. Landowner Marcus Fullard-Leo, citing a provision that requires good upkeep of the building, is using that as grounds to cancel the lease and evict unit owners.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A view of properties adjacent to the Hawaiian Ebbtide Hotel, with King’s Village in the background.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM / FEB. 25

    “We don’t make a lot of money. It’s just to make a living. I feel if they break the lease before the lease expires, it’s not fair for us.”

    Daniel Law

    Owner, Anna’s Beauty & Barber, Hawaiian Ebbtide Hotel

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM / FEB. 25

    John Wollstein, on the sidewalk fronting the Hawaiian Ebbtide Hotel, invested in several units in the building and stands to lose money due to a pending lawsuit against the leasehold property.

Run-down. Terrible. Total dump. Those are guest descriptions of the Hawaiian Ebbtide Hotel. Recently a state court jury gave its own assessment, in another step in a battle over ownership that could influence other leasehold property owners in the state. Read more

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