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City considering a plan to better manage short-term vacation rentals on Oahu

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                                A new proposal looks at changing the definition of short-term rentals. Beachgoers on Tuesday hauled kayaks along a path at Kailua Beach Park. At top, traffic queued along Mokulua Drive on Tuesday above the crowded shores of Kailua Beach Park.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

A new proposal looks at changing the definition of short-term rentals. Beachgoers on Tuesday hauled kayaks along a path at Kailua Beach Park. At top, traffic queued along Mokulua Drive on Tuesday above the crowded shores of Kailua Beach Park.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Under a new proposal, a short-term rental would be anything rented for less than 180 days. According to the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, 5% of Hawaii’s housing is being used for illegal short-term vacation rentals.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Under a new proposal, a short-term rental would be anything rented for less than 180 days. According to the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, 5% of Hawaii’s housing is being used for illegal short-term vacation rentals.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A proposal from the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting would grant new permits for short-term vacation rentals in resort areas, not in residential areas. Sayana Arihara, left, and Ayana Yanagisawa, both from Tokyo, walked Tuesday along Mokulua Drive in the residential area of Lanikai. The women were on their second day of vacation on Oahu.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

A proposal from the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting would grant new permits for short-term vacation rentals in resort areas, not in residential areas. Sayana Arihara, left, and Ayana Yanagisawa, both from Tokyo, walked Tuesday along Mokulua Drive in the residential area of Lanikai. The women were on their second day of vacation on Oahu.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                A new proposal looks at changing the definition of short-term rentals. Beachgoers on Tuesday hauled kayaks along a path at Kailua Beach Park. At top, traffic queued along Mokulua Drive on Tuesday above the crowded shores of Kailua Beach Park.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Under a new proposal, a short-term rental would be anything rented for less than 180 days. According to the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, 5% of Hawaii’s housing is being used for illegal short-term vacation rentals.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A proposal from the Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting would grant new permits for short-term vacation rentals in resort areas, not in residential areas. Sayana Arihara, left, and Ayana Yanagisawa, both from Tokyo, walked Tuesday along Mokulua Drive in the residential area of Lanikai. The women were on their second day of vacation on Oahu.