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Construction lifted state GDP in 2016


    “Construction jobs and construction spending last year were strong,” said Carl Bonham, executive director of the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, noting the industry contributed almost half of a percentage point to the 2.1 percent growth in GDP for the year.

Hawaii’s construction industry contributed to strong growth in the state’s real gross domestic product for 2016, despite pulling it down in the four quarter. Read more

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