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Column: Don’t blame Jones Act for Hawaii’s high cost of living

  • GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Matson container ship Daniel K. Inouye departed Honolulu Harbor in March.

    GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The Matson container ship Daniel K. Inouye departed Honolulu Harbor in March.

  • John Reeve

    John Reeve

Hawaii is typically at the top, or close to the top, of the cost of living indices for U.S. states. Some have argued that the Jones Act is a big driver of Hawaii’s cost of living, but an examination of the facts shows otherwise. Read more

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