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Why Does It Cost So Much To Build Stuff In Honolulu? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Why Does It Cost So Much To Build Stuff In Honolulu?

It may look like gouging to some, but industry insiders say the real culprit is a stretched labor force.
As Caldwell And Djou Sharpen Attacks, Carlisle Goes For Laughs Cory Lum/Civil Beat

As Caldwell And Djou Sharpen Attacks, Carlisle Goes For Laughs

Unlike his opponents, the former mayor of Honolulu doesn't seem inclined to confront the other candidates.

Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii On The Hill: Keeping The Islands On Washington DC’s Map

The third annual event sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono and Chamber of Commerce Hawaii shows off island businesses in the nation's capital.
Living Hawaii: Can We Un-corner Markets in Our Over-Priced State? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: Can We Un-corner Markets in Our Over-Priced State?

Could economic disruption reach some of Hawaii's most prominent companies and lower our cost of living in the islands?

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.

Why People Can’t Afford to Live in Hawaii

Can we do something about being the most unaffordable place in America?
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.
Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Jan. 9-15

Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Jan. 9-15

The place to monitor taxing and spending in Hawaii.
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.
Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Dec. 26-Jan. 1

The place to monitor taxing and spending in Hawaii.

Successes and Missteps of Government in Hawaii

Looking back in history offers insight into decisions that hampered Hawaii’s economic prosperity.
Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Dec. 19-Dec. 25

Hawaii Money Blog — Power, Influence and Impact — Dec. 19-Dec. 25

The place to monitor taxing and spending in Hawaii.
Honolulu Economy