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Column: Hoteliers, unions unite as unlikely allies against rentals

Facts are facts. The majority of short-term rentals (STRs) in Hawaii are illegal, mostly owned by nonresidents, contribute to skyrocketing housing costs by turning our homes into illegal hotels for speculators, and most of us who live in Hawaii don’t want them here. Read more

Off the news: Thanks to donors, Maui fund is strong

Donors from Hawaii and around the world — about 250,000 of them — have responded to the call for assistance to those affected by the Aug. 8 fire that burned through Lahaina, contributing to the Hawaii Community Foundation’s Maui Strong Fund. Read more

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Column: Make investments to protect our aina

Last year, we saw firsthand the devastating consequences of not being attentive to ‘aina, when raging fires on Maui and Hawaii island caused unprecedented destruction. Read more

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