Travel Advisors Mull the Implications of Potential Hawaii Short-Term Rental Crackdown

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Pictured is a Honolulu home. Opponents of short-term rentals are looking for city council regulations to limit their growth. Baldeaglebluff / Flickr

Skift Take: A proliferation of Hawaii short-term rentals, which are exacerbating an already expensive and tight housing market, is sparking heavy debate in a state where tourism is the main economic driver. While such accommodations are needed to handle rising visitor numbers, some say it’s time to get them under control and look at the consequences of unchecked tourism growth.

— Maria Lenhart

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