The Conversation: Honolulu Moves to Regulate Monster Homes

Feb 27, 2018

"Monster homes" are large, multi-unit structures that have been built on lots zoned for single family homes.
Credit Catherine Cruz

The Honolulu City Council is wrestling with a half a dozen versions of a bill to slow the growth of so-called “monster homes.” Today we sit down with to talk about a proposed moratorium and to understand what is wrong with our land use laws, and why enforcement is such a problem. 


John Whalen, Chair of Hawaii Community Development Authority

Evan Fujimoto, President of Building Industry Association

Kymberly Pine, Chair of Zoning and Housing Committee, Honolulu City Council