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Why Colyn Slocum left Hawaii

Having been born and raised in Hawaii to a local family that has been in the islands for several generations, the decision to leave the islands for Nevada while my parents were still alive and aging in Hawaii was difficult.  It was made all the more difficult by the fact

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Our broken education system: Why Eric Lee left Hawaii

I chose to leave Hawaii because it is expensive, crowded and lots of locals seemed to have a sense of entitlement. My wife is a mainland girl and she pointed out that the education system in the islands is broken. Kids were fighting with the teachers and teachers were being

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Why Doug and Jane Howard left Hawaii

After almost 20 years in Hawaii living on three islands — Maui, Molokai and Oahu — we had finally had enough and in October 2020 left our home in Hawaii Kai for Albuquerque, New Mexico. We did not have children living with us, and we were self-employed working from home.

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Why Judy Fujimoto left Hawaii

I lived in Hawaii for 53 years. I arrived in March 1966 on the SS Lurline, and left in September 2018. I was with a girlfriend. We came from California. I was 20 years old, and I was the queen of the Lurline for that voyage. We were prepared to

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Why Colyn Slocum left Hawaii

Having been born and raised in Hawaii to a local family that has been in the islands for several generations, the decision to leave the islands for Nevada while my parents were still alive and aging in Hawaii was difficult.  It was made all the more difficult by the fact

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Our broken education system: Why Eric Lee left Hawaii

I chose to leave Hawaii because it is expensive, crowded and lots of locals seemed to have a sense of entitlement. My wife is a mainland girl and she pointed out that the education system in the islands is broken. Kids were fighting with the teachers and teachers were being

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Why Doug and Jane Howard left Hawaii

After almost 20 years in Hawaii living on three islands — Maui, Molokai and Oahu — we had finally had enough and in October 2020 left our home in Hawaii Kai for Albuquerque, New Mexico. We did not have children living with us, and we were self-employed working from home.

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Why Judy Fujimoto left Hawaii

I lived in Hawaii for 53 years. I arrived in March 1966 on the SS Lurline, and left in September 2018. I was with a girlfriend. We came from California. I was 20 years old, and I was the queen of the Lurline for that voyage. We were prepared to

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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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