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 It’s outdated and must be reformed, argues Sterling Higa, Executive Director of Housing Hawaii’s Future.
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.
KHON 2 reports on Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s new affordable housing bill.