Frequently Asked Questions
What is base rent?
What is CAM?
CAM is the shorthand way of saying “Common Area Maintenance”. In Hawaii, tenants pay a pro rated share of the building’s costs, expressed as dollars per square foot per month, in addition to their base rent. In most cases, this covers all the expenses the Landlord pays to operate the building including real property taxes, insurance, security, building maintenance and repair, landscape maintenance and repair, parking lot maintenance and repair and the land lease, if there is one. You should read the lease document carefully to determine which charges you’ll be paying before you sign.
Are liquor licenses expensive in Hawaii?
What is KVDC?
This is Kailua Village Design Commission which is a board of local business people and community people who care about the overall look of the Kailua-Kona village. They are advisory to the County Planning Department and all variances or projects go before this body for recommendations to the Planning Department.