The Conversation: The State of Hawai‘i's Economy

Apr 7, 2021

The state of Hawai‘i's economy with Paul Brewbaker; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Latest Developments From the State Legislature

The state of Hawai‘i's economy with Paul Brewbaker

The average single family home price has reached $1 million twice this year so far on Kaua‘i. On O‘ahu, we are gaining ground with the price tag hitting $950,000, according to the last figures released by the Honolulu Board of Realtors. TZ Economic’s Paul Brewbaker suspected and warned this would happen. Brewbaker spoke with us frankly about Hawai‘i’s economic expectations and dealing with the scarring of our economy from the pandemic. 

Reality Check with Civil Beat: Latest Developments From the State Legislature

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Civil Beat government reporter Kevin Dayton shared the latest state Legislature news including moves to increase capital gains tax--the current top capital gains tax rate is 7.25%--and increase estate tax for estates over $3.5 million. And local unions are advocating to increase minimum wage to $12. Click here to find Dayton's latest articles.

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