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Why we left Hawaii

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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Why Panos Prevedouros left Hawaii

The state is at risk of a major natural catastrophe, he says, and its “suicidal” energy policy will just make everything worse Hawaii’s policy mandate to go to 100% renewable energy is nothing short of suicidal. That was the message of Panos Prevedouros, former chairman of the University of Hawaii civil

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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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No opportunity for tech: Why Daniel Ornelas left Hawaii

I moved to Hawaii when I was 11, back in 2010. I lived on Maui for 11 years. I was so fortunate to spend the formative years of my life in such a beautiful place in a loving community full of aloha. Growing up, however, my single mother struggled constantly

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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 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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Why Panos Prevedouros left Hawaii

The state is at risk of a major natural catastrophe, he says, and its “suicidal” energy policy will just make everything worse Hawaii’s policy mandate to go to 100% renewable energy is nothing short of suicidal. That was the message of Panos Prevedouros, former chairman of the University of Hawaii civil

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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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No opportunity for tech: Why Daniel Ornelas left Hawaii

I moved to Hawaii when I was 11, back in 2010. I lived on Maui for 11 years. I was so fortunate to spend the formative years of my life in such a beautiful place in a loving community full of aloha. Growing up, however, my single mother struggled constantly

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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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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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