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Is the 'Price of Paradise' Actually a Bad Thing?

Guy Kilroy

Often referred to as paradise, Hawaii’s gorgeous weather, beauty, and relaxed lifestyle comes at a price. The median value of a single-family home on Oahu is now above $800,000. Is that upward trend just the inevitable “price of paradise” or can something be done to change it?


Paul Brewbaker, Economist with TZ Economics

Randy Roth, author of The Price of Paradise series

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