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Private schools cite increased costs for higher prices

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 07, 2014

~~<p>Tuition at three of Hawaii's largest private schools &mdash; &lsquo;Iolani School, Mid-Pacific Institute and Punahou School &mdash; will hit the $20,000 mark for the first time next school year as most schools plan hikes of between 3 percent and 7 percent.</p>
<p>With year-over-year increases at the three schools ranging from $750 to $1,200, tuition hikes are starting to creep back to levels seen during better financial times, when schools charged $1,000 to $1,500 more each year.</p>
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Tuition at three of Hawaii's largest private schools — ‘Iolani School, Mid-Pacific Institute and Punahou School — will hit the $20,000 mark for the first time next school year as most schools plan hikes of between 3 percent and 7 percent.

With year-over-year increases at the three schools ranging from $750 to $1,200, tuition hikes are starting to creep back to levels seen during better financial times, when schools charged $1,000 to $1,500 more each year. Login for more...



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