State Land Use Commission takes up Hawaii County’s STVR law

  • Owners of this Kailua-Kona 5,0000-square-foot, $15,000 monthly short-term vacation rental on agricultural land is one of 20 asking the state Land Use Commission to rule their STVR an allowed use. (Map data: Google, DigitalGlobe/Special to West Hawaii Today)

The question of whether Hawaii County can prohibit short-term vacation rentals on land classified as agriculture is now in the hands of the state Land Use Commission.