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Short-term rental law could hurt Oahu’s economy, some say; supporters say it’s worth it

  • MARCO GARCIA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Above, Patrick Bollig cleaned up a short-term rental in Waikiki last week. He saw a decrease in business after the passage of Bill 89, Ordinance 19-8, in 2019.

    MARCO GARCIA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Above, Patrick Bollig cleaned up a short-term rental in Waikiki last week. He saw a decrease in business after the passage of Bill 89, Ordinance 19-8, in 2019.

  • MARCO GARCIA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Above, Kelly Lee, a Realtor and a leader of the Oahu Short-Term Rental Alliance, says short-term rentals are vital to the community and economy. They create jobs and critical income for families like hers, she says.

    MARCO GARCIA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Above, Kelly Lee, a Realtor and a leader of the Oahu Short-Term Rental Alliance, says short-term rentals are vital to the community and economy. They create jobs and critical income for families like hers, she says.

Patrick Bollig and his girlfriend, Kira Satterlee, who make their living cleaning short-term rentals on Oahu, have been affected by the turbulence of the industry’s changing regulatory environment. Read more

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