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How Having A Baby Changed This Couple’s View On Cost Of Living

How Having A Baby Changed This Couple’s View On Cost Of Living

“This is the community that shaped me, that taught me the values that guide my life day to day. I want that for my child.”

Educational Assistants Play Crucial Role, But You Wouldn’t Know It By Their Paychecks Courtesy of Amanda Kaahanui

Educational Assistants Play Crucial Role, But You Wouldn’t Know It By Their Paychecks

Low salaries and limited training options stymie efforts to recruit special education workers in Hawaii schools.
Living Hawaii: Houston, We’ve Got a Problem PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: Houston, We’ve Got a Problem

Hawaii's cost of living convinced a Honolulu family to go prospecting for a new life in Texas. "We realized staying is stupid," says Nora Yolles-Young.
Living Hawaii: Babies — First the Good News Courtesy of Bridget Coila via Flickr

Living Hawaii: Babies — First the Good News

Giving birth on the islands is relatively cheap, but the high cost of goods and services makes raising a child here an expensive proposition.
Living Hawaii: Where Child Care Can Cost More Than College ©PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: Where Child Care Can Cost More Than College

The average cost for infant care is nearly one and a half times more than in-state tuition at UH Manoa.