‘Aloha’ increasingly means goodbye thanks to high taxes

With an 11% top rate, many Hawaii residents are looking for two tickets out of paradise. _____________ (This article was published originally on Dec. 27, 2019, in The Wall Street Journal.) _____________ “Why would anyone leave Hawaii?” Former Hawaii residents

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“Why we left Hawaii”

Hawaii is notorious for its high taxes and excessive regulations. Hawaii’s cost of living is the highest in the U.S., and it’s resulted in more residents leaving the state than moving in. These are the stories of residents who made the difficult decision to leave the place the islands they once called home.