Sometimes less is more.

In Houston, the largest city in Texas by population, less zoning has resulted in more housing, helping it enjoy a significantly higher standard of living than Honolulu, as measured by the purchasing power of real wages.

Find out more about Houston’s example by watching this interview with Tory Gattis, a founding senior fellow with the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, based in Houston, who was interviewed by Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina on the Sept. 16 edition of “Hawaii Together” on the ThinkTech Hawaii network.