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Why are isle residents struggling, income-wise?

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    An April march in support of a living wage, sponsored by Young Progressives Demanding Action, Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action and Aikea Movement, went from Kapiolani Park down Kalakaua Avenue.

Every year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development updates its calculation of the area median income (AMI) for a family in a given location, and in April, Honolulu got a bit of a shock. Read more

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