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Why Tailee Schrock left Hawaii

Why Tailee Schrock left Hawaii

“Hawaii was home my whole life. “My parents met at BYUH in Laie and stayed. I met my husband at BYUH, and we stayed. When I got married, I was the only one in my family left on the island. By the time my husband and I were ready to buy a house, the market had started...
Why Ashlynn Sakaria left Hawaii

Why Ashlynn Sakaria left Hawaii

“I was born and raised in Oahu. I lived there all my life until this past February, when I moved to Arizona with my husband and 6-year-old daughter. We left Hawaii to get ahead in life financially. My husband had a great job working construction, making $26-$60 an...
Why Jania Hoover left Hawaii

Why Jania Hoover left Hawaii

“I moved to Hawaii when I was in fourth grade. I lived there until I graduated from Radford High School. I left Hawaii to attend college in Los Angeles and I never returned because the cost of living is too high. I love Hawaii and it will always be home. My parents...
Why Kaloku Holt left Hawaii

Why Kaloku Holt left Hawaii

“I was born and raised in Hawaii. My parents split up while I was in elementary school. Before going into high school, my mom decided to pack it up and move us all to the continent because Hawaii is just not affordable for a single mom with two growing boys. “My mom...
Why Shannon Nery left Hawaii

Why Shannon Nery left Hawaii

“I was born at Wahiawa General Hospital and raised on the North Shore of Oahu, in the town of Haleiwa, for 16 years, until I moved to Kohala on the Big Island with my dad. “I graduated in 1996 from Kohala High School, then moved back to Oahu and worked at the...
Why Rosemary Garrido left Hawaii

Why Rosemary Garrido left Hawaii

“I am not a native of Hawaii, but I am a Chamorro descendant. I relocated to Hawaii from my island Guam because I had just gotten a divorce, wanted to start fresh elsewhere, didn’t want to give up tropical island lifestyle altogether, and loved island community...
Why Guy Monahan left Hawaii

Why Guy Monahan left Hawaii

“I came to Oahu from Colorado on April 1, 1980, and moved away on August 31, 2016. I lived there longer than anywhere else. It is a special place and I miss it, my family, my friends, and its people. “On April Fools Day of 1980, I was appropriately foolish when I...
Why Karen Nutt left Hawaii

Why Karen Nutt left Hawaii

“Lived in Maui for seven years. It kept getting more expensive but our salaries never changed. It was hard to get ahead, even though my husband and I worked in the hospitality and food and beverage industries. The job market is very competitive. We miss island life...
Why Barney Pickard left Hawaii

Why Barney Pickard left Hawaii

“We moved to O‘ahu in 2003. I worked for Windward Dodge in the auto sales business and my wife went to work for the Navy on Ford Island. When the economy went south in 2008, sales were few and far in between. Finally, I was laid off in early 2009. There were a lot of...

PETITION: Exempt medical services from Hawaii's excise tax!

To the Hawaii Legislature:

Hawaii families face skyrocketing healthcare costs and a shortage of doctors. Exempting medical services from Hawaii’s general excise tax would result in millions of dollars in savings for residents and help bring doctors back.

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