What is a Short-Term Rental?
- Published: February 7, 2024
To help HBR members and owners of rental properties, here is how the City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP), defines short-term rentals (STRs).
STRs are also known as vacation rentals and are lodgings that provide guest accommodation for less than 30 consecutive days.
In order to preserve housing for long-term residents, STRs are only permitted in resort-zoned areas and a couple of specific apartment-zoned areas.
There are two types of STRs: