About Us

aloha2RBOAA members are primarily individuals who may live in Hawaii or elsewhere who:

  • love Hawaii, its people, its customs and the "aloha spirit"

  • own vacation property in Hawaii and rent it to visitors to help offset the cost of ownership

  • are in frequent contact with potential visitors to Hawaii and serve as unofficial ambassadors, continually promoting Hawaiian tourism

  • comply with Hawaiian tax, zoning, consumer protection and other regulationscutlure

  • believe that tourists deserve the right of free choice to secure accommodations from hotel operators, property managers, or directly from property owners

  • believe that property owners deserve the right of free choice whether to rent their accommodations directly to tourists or rent indirectly through condo / hotel operators or indirectly through property managers.


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RBOAA’s Mission is: To provide accurate information about Hawaiian vacation rentals to property owners and Hawaiian legislators To support the Hawaiian economy by ensuring that visitors have the same accommodation options as other major world vacation destinations To provide Hawaiian vacation rental property owners with information that will help them abide by local and state …

From the Desk of the President

Neal Halstead, President Hawaiʻi Rental By Owner Awareness Association   Thank you for visiting our site! You may have come to us through our membership renewal effort and our online and through-the-mail new-member recruitment campaign. Perhaps you’re a legislator looking for accurate information and material to assist in policy discussions and decisions. Maybe you’re a …


Hawaiian vacation rental owners have been a part of the Hawaiian tourism industry since the 1970s and have long  shared common interests such as a love of Hawaii and a desire to provide its guests with a wonderful Hawaiian experience.  The expansion of commerce over the internet has greatly increased the ability of many owners to …

Board of Directors

Neal Halstead – President send email  Meera Kohler – Vice President and Chair, Government Relations Committee send email Annette Lohman – Secretary and Chair, County Relations Committee send email Norbert Wolszon – Membership send email John Eckel -Treasurer   Committees Membership Legal Finance If you are interested in joining a committee please email us.  

Contact Us

Rental By Owner Awareness Association 29 S Kukui Pl. Kihei, HI 96753   Info@RBOAA.org