Even before the pandemic, home prices in Hawaii were just about unattainable for most. The solution? Get rid of illegal vacation rentals. And the Valley Isle did just that as Airbnb removes 1300 Maui listings from its platform. … [Read more...] about Airbnb Removes 1300 Maui Listings
As I've said many times already, over-tourism is a major issue right now in Hawaii. As it turns out, though, it's not because there are too many hotels here. No, rather, the issue seems to be vacation rentals. To remedy this, Maui County cracks down on illegal vacation rentals. … [Read more...] about Maui County Cracks Down on Illegal Vacation Rentals
Controlling illegal vacation rentals has long been a challenge for Oahu. Even during Hawaii's lockdown, some illegal rentals continued to operate. However, with help from major online vacation rental platforms, Honolulu cracks down on illegal vacation rentals. … [Read more...] about Honolulu Cracks Down on Illegal Vacation Rentals
There's a lot of Hawaii travel news to cover today, so in this post, I'm talking about the Oahu vacation rental crack down and more. … [Read more...] about Oahu Vacation Rental Crackdown and More
My New Years resolution is/was to help Mr. J with the blog in a more timely fashion. Obviously many days into the New Year and a newspaper article drawing attention to my lack of posting, Mr. J passive aggressively suggested I write a post. … [Read more...] about Kihei Vacation Rental Review – AirBNB with Ocean Views on Maui
Aloha from Maui! We arrived at our AirBNB rental in Kihei on Wednesday night and it has been a delightfully relaxing experience. Other than the heat and humidity (90+ degrees), things are coming along perfectly. We are eating well (home cooked meals), getting in our 10,000 steps each day and getting on the path to being both physically and mentally healthy once again. … [Read more...] about Maui Sunsets, Amex Premier Rewards Gold and Air Tahiti Flight Booking: My Week in Travel for July 18
Mrs. Jeffsetter and I will be spending more than a month in Hawaii this summer and I am in the process of putting together the final pieces of the itinerary. This is the first leg of our early retirement bonanza, which I will write about more as the time approaches. This will be our first time on Hawaii, so I am writing this post seeking suggestions and recommendations for … [Read more...] about Where to Stay and What to Do on Oahu?