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Hawaii Economy

Hawaii Loses Money as International Student Population Shrinks

Hawaii Loses Money as International Student Population Shrinks

Universities are ramping up efforts to attract foreign students who contribute to the state's economy.
What Hawaii’s Low Unemployment Rate Doesn’t Say

What Hawaii’s Low Unemployment Rate Doesn’t Say

Multiple job holders, part-time workers struggle to keep afloat given the state's high cost of living.
Tax Review Commission: Don’t Kill the Messenger

Tax Review Commission: Don’t Kill the Messenger

Panel says tax hike proposal comes from independent reports; besides, it's ultimately the Hawaii Legislature's call.

Why People Can’t Afford to Live in Hawaii

Can we do something about being the most unaffordable place in America?

Undermining Economic Recovery

Will lawmakers again resort to raising taxes to balance the budget?
Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Jan. 15-22

Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Jan. 15-22

The place to monitor taxing and spending in Hawaii.
Capitol Watch — Hawaii Politics and Government — Jan. 16-22

Capitol Watch — Hawaii Politics and Government — Jan. 16-22

Stay up-to-date with Civil Beat's live blog about the state.

Unintended Consequences of Tapping the “Rich”

Taxes targeting the "rich" may end up hurting the very people lawmakers thought they were protecting.
Capitol Watch — Hawaii Politics and Government — Jan. 9-15

Capitol Watch — Hawaii Politics and Government — Jan. 9-15

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Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Jan. 2-8

Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Jan. 2-8

The place to monitor taxing and spending in Hawaii.
Capitol Watch — Hawaii Politics and Government — Jan. 2-8

Capitol Watch — Hawaii Politics and Government — Jan. 2-8

Stay up-to-date with Civil Beat's live blog about the state.
Hawaii Economy