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Column: Livable wage can sustain our economy

  • BRUCE ASATO / OCT. 2018

    Sign waver Jason Cabe, a union worker at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, repeats the union’s outcry, “One Job Should Be Enough,” near the entrance to the Turtle Bay Resort.

Consumer spending is two-thirds of our economy. So when we scratch our heads about why Hawaii’s GDP is not growing as fast as the rest of the country, the answer lies in how much money our residents have to spend. Read more

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