North Kona, South Kohala vacation rental hotspots

  • Ashley Kierkiewicz

  • Zendo Kern

  • A vacation rental is seen on Alii Drive. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

North Kona and South Kohala are home to about 80% of short-term vacation rentals on the island and 87% of complaints about STVRs registered countywide with the Planning Department.