Hotels urge Ige to veto vacation rental taxation bill

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. However, opponents like the traditional lodging industry and Unite Here Local 5 have argued that the bill would condone vacation rental operations that violate county land use ordinances.

Hawaii hotel will lay off 78 employees in planned closure

(West Hawaii Today) – By Associated Press. HONOLULU — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.

After layoffs, hotel workers wonder what’s next for hospitality industry

(KHON 2) – By Nikki Schenfeld. HONOLULU (KHON2) – The Modern Honolulu laid off about 30% of its workers last week after a timeshare company bought the hotel in April 2018.

State briefs for May 5

(Hawaii Tribune-Herald) – HONOLULU (AP) — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.

Hawaii hotel will lay off 78 employees in planned closure

(The Garden Island) – By Associated Press. HONOLULU — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.

Hawaii hotel will lay off 78 employees in planned closure

(Associated Press) – HONOLULU (AP) — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.