Will Hawaii be the next Puerto Rico?

A top economic researcher who recently studied the impact of the Jones Act on Puerto Rico spoke recently at two events in Hawaii sponsored by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. John Dunham, president of the economic consulting firm John Dunham

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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.