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Faster growth forecast for isles

The state's GDP  will rise 2.6 percent in 2014, DBEDT says in a revised report

By Dave Segal

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 21, 2014

~~<p>Hawaii's economy is expected to grow faster this year than previously forecast after inflation remained mild during the first six months of 2014.</p>
<p>The state revised upward its growth forecast on Wednesday and projects Hawaii's inflation-adjusted gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic output, to rise 2.6 percent this year, up from 2.4 percent in its May forecast, according to a quarterly report released by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.</p>
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Hawaii's economy is expected to grow faster this year than previously forecast after inflation remained mild during the first six months of 2014.

The state revised upward its growth forecast on Wednesday and projects Hawaii's inflation-adjusted gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic output, to rise 2.6 percent this year, up from 2.4 percent in its May forecast, according to a quarterly report released by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Login for more...



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