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Immigrants add billions to Hawaii’s economy, report says

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / JAN. 29

    About 100 people at the Honolulu International Airport held signs to greet travelers and protest President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban immigration from seven predominate Muslim nations back in January. Immigrants contribute more than $1 billion in annual taxes and add billions more to Hawaii’s economy, according to a new report.

As Hawaii continues to be a thorn in the side for President Donald Trump and his immigration policies, a new report underscores how much immigrants mean to the islands. Read more

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