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The cost of rent has been plummeting in some large American cities since the start of the pandemic.

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The recession stemming from the global COVID-19 pandemic may accelerate Hawaii’s ongoing population decline, according to local economic forecasts.

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Although a large drop in Hawaii's price of goods and services isn’t likely even as the governor and lawmakers deem it a priority, a small decline may be enough to reverse the trend of population decline.

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Five percent of Hawaiʻi's population came from the mainland or abroad between 2013 and 2017 but the state continues to see a declining population overall.

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Fewer babies are being born in Hawaii than at any time in the past 10 years. At the same time, more people are leaving the state than moving here.

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The latest data show that number of babies are being born in Hawaii has been declining for a decade. That follows a national trend of falling birthrates.