Farm dwellings as vacation rentals: Judge overturns county ban on short-term rentals in ag districts

  • Owners of this Kailua-Kona 5,000-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)

More vacation rentals may be popping up on farmland, based on a recent ruling by a Kona judge.