The Pew Charitable Trusts: “Zoning Reform Can Cure Hawaii’s Housing Struggles”

Alex Horowitz, director of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ housing policy initiative, argues that Hawaii’s housing shortage is to blame for the state’s high rental and homebuying costs. 

Honolulu Civil Beat: “Maui County Needs Zoning Reform Now”

Maui County’s zoning code makes it difficult to build any new housing, including affordable housing. It’s outdated and must be reformed, argues Sterling Higa, Executive Director of Housing Hawaii’s Future.

Honolulu Star-Advertiser: “Gov. Josh Green Revamps Housing Proclamation”

Hawaii Governor Josh Green issued a new emergency proclamation to address the housing crisis in Hawaii. This is the third iteration of an earlier proclamation issued in July, which was meant to accelerate the approval of new housing units.

Hawaii Fact Sheet – Click to download information on the housing crisis in HI

Mayor Signs Affordable Housing Bill into Law

KHON 2 reports on Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s new affordable housing bill.


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