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Living Hawaii: Warning Signs — Many People Can Earn More Elsewhere Marina Riker

Living Hawaii: Warning Signs — Many People Can Earn More Elsewhere

The high cost of living in the islands is almost never factored into how much employers will pay here.
Living Hawaii: How Do You Pay the Price of Paradise? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: How Do You Pay the Price of Paradise?

We want to know how you face off with the cost of living. Does it turn your life into a tragedy, a dark comedy, a fever dream or something else?
Living Hawaii: Is There Finally Some Hope on the Housing Front? Flickr: Angel Schatz

Living Hawaii: Is There Finally Some Hope on the Housing Front?

There are signs policymakers are opening up to innovative low-cost affordable housing that could help with the cost of living.
Living Hawaii: The American Dream Is Broken for the Middle Class Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: The American Dream Is Broken for the Middle Class

The cost of living has eaten away at Honolulu residents' incomes, raising profound questions about many people's future.
Living Hawaii: Middle-Class Millionaires Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: Middle-Class Millionaires

The high cost of living in the islands is changing the meaning of "looks like a million bucks."
Living Hawaii: Who Can Afford to Retire in the Islands? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: Who Can Afford to Retire in the Islands?

The cost of living, especially housing, has convinced a Honolulu couple to spend their golden years on the mainland. Others will follow.
Living Hawaii: Why the Islands Need Mobile Homes — and Don’t Have Them Flickr: Dawn Ellner

Living Hawaii: Why the Islands Need Mobile Homes — and Don’t Have Them

Manufactured housing communities can help bring down our cost of living, but stereotypes, land costs, regulations and a lack of will have conspired to block them.
Living Hawaii: Where Real Estate Is King Flickr.com: M. Shawn Hennessy

Living Hawaii: Where Real Estate Is King

A key driver of our cost of living is the high price of land. A collision of interests and actions push its value upward.
When a Patient’s Death is Broadcast Without Permission ABC

When a Patient’s Death is Broadcast Without Permission

The widow of a man struck by a garbage truck is shocked to relive his final moments when she watches a reality TV show filmed at a New York hospital.