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Isles miss out on millions in food stamps, study finds

By Dan Nakaso

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 08, 2014

~~<p>More than $200 million worth of food stamps are not going to eligible Hawaii residents, according to a new study looking at figures from 2011, the most recent data available.</p>
<p>That represents a missed opportunity to fuel Hawaii's economy, said Victor Geminiani, executive director of the Hawaii Appleseed Center on Law and Economic Justice.</p>
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More than $200 million worth of food stamps are not going to eligible Hawaii residents, according to a new study looking at figures from 2011, the most recent data available.

That represents a missed opportunity to fuel Hawaii's economy, said Victor Geminiani, executive director of the Hawaii Appleseed Center on Law and Economic Justice. Login for more...



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