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Census measures most growth in population on neighbor isles - H...

There are 5 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Mar 19, 2009, titled Census measures most growth in population on neighbor isles - H.... In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

Population growth on the neighbor islands continues to outpace growth on Oahu, according to new Census Bureau figures.

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JoeLocal

Honolulu, HI

#1 Mar 19, 2009
Locals moving away. What a surprise. Who can afford paradise now?

Other than haoles in Sierra Club that is...
CountryBoy

Honolulu, HI

#2 Mar 19, 2009
Which means less people to pay for Mufi's rail project. Can we build it? Probably. Can we maintain it? Probably not without double digit increases in taxes and ridiculous fares.
Cash is King

United States

#3 Mar 19, 2009
I agree with CountryBoy
Worker

Hilo, HI

#4 Mar 19, 2009
It's sad this story didn't report the real issues here: the true reason for growth on the neighbor islands. It's simply rich folks moving from the mainland to these places. You think "normal people" are moving to the neighbor islands where there are far less jobs than Oahu?
JoeLocal

Honolulu, HI

#5 Mar 19, 2009
Worker wrote:
It's sad this story didn't report the real issues here: the true reason for growth on the neighbor islands. It's simply rich folks moving from the mainland to these places. You think "normal people" are moving to the neighbor islands where there are far less jobs than Oahu?
True. And they join clubs to kill any development to keep the locals down.

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