The 'outsider' theory of Hawaii's housing crisis

A pathbreaking analysis of nationwide data dispels the popular belief that “outsider” homebuyers are the cause of the state’s housing woes.

Reform the Hawaii LUC to encourage more housing

The state Land Use Commission has strayed from its core mission, leading to fewer homes and higher home prices for Hawaii residents.

Build up or build out? How to make housing more affordable

Hawaii has the least affordable housing of any state in the nation, and that is almost wholly because of government land-use regulations that have in effect limited housing development to just 5 percent of the state.