Hawaii hotel forecloses, taking guest’s $2,541 deposit with it

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The foreclosure crisis isn’t just affecting homeowners. It’s also hitting hotel guests.

Take Steven Gibson, for example. He prepaid $2,541 for five weeks at the Hawaiiana Hotel — a retirement gift for himself and his wife. Then the hotel’s bank foreclosed, the property shut down, and the Hawaiiana took all of the Gibson’s money with it.

Now what?
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