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It’s no surprise that Hawaii is home to many military retirees. But how well are they faring living in the Aloha State?

A new study by WalletHub that analyzes the best and worst states for veterans in the nation has mixed ratings for Hawaii.

The state ranks well for having many veterans and a lot of bases and health facilities relative to number of military retirees. It’s even third in the nation for the number of benefits facilities in proportion to the veteran population.

But Hawaii ranks 48 out of 50 states for having many homeless retired service members. And compared with other states, fewer veterans own businesses.

Click here to read the full study.

Photo: Courtesy of Ryan Stavely via Flickr

— Anita Hofschneider

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