Short-term Rentals in Residential Communities: Enforcement, Expansion, and Impacts

APA Hawaii Chapter

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. HST

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Overview

Data from the Hawaii Tourism Authority showed 7 percent more visitors stayed in vacation homes last year, as compared to the previous year – outpacing the 3.5 percent increase in visitors staying in hotels.  Hear from panelists on why this hurts Hawai`i, on what challenges exist in shaping enforceable laws for short-term rentals and on what this means for the future of the hotel industry and communities throughout the islands.

Speakers

Cade Watanabe

Cade Watanabe is a community and labor organizer with UNITE HERE Local 5 - a local labor union representing 11,000 hotel, health care, and food service workers throughout Hawai‘i. Watanabe was born and raised on the Hamakua Coast of the island of Hawaii and is a graduate of University ... Read More

Kekoa McClellan

Kekoa McClellan is principal of The McClellan Group, LLC, a full-service management consulting firm specializing in external finance, strategic planning, and public affairs. McClellan is one of Hawaii’s outstanding young business leaders, winning awards from Pacific Business News, as well as the “Outstanding Young Persons Award” from the Hawaii ... Read More

Ed Case

Ed Case has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Waikiki-based Outrigger Enterprises Group since July 2013. His responsibilities include managing the legal affairs of Outrigger’s 37 hotel/resort/condominium properties throughout Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific-Indian Ocean region and overseeing Outrigger’s federal, state and county ... Read More

Contact Info

Renee Espiau, respiau@honolulu.gov