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Pros

-Year-round climate
-Attractive setting
-Recreation

Cons

-Cost of living
-Traffic and sprawl
-Tourist impact


What Bert Has To Say About Honolulu Metro Area


Often called the “Crossroads of the Pacific,” Honolulu is the capital of the multi-island state and port of entry for most of the state’s millions of visitors. The city is a diverse commercial, industrial, and economic center for the entire Pacific and a center for tourism and recreation. The Waikiki beachfront area bustles with shopping, nightlife, and active sports. The rest of the city is a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial activity. Most of the city was built in the 1960’s.


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Quick Facts About Honolulu


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Honolulu is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Honolulu jobs have Increased by 2.66 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Honolulu's cost of living is 99.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Honolulu's population is 341,727 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.42 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Honolulu is $575,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.70 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Honolulu public schools spend $12,578 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Honolulu.

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Comments


1988 comparing to present
I used to live in Honolulu (in Waikiki)for half a year in 1988. Everything was so cheap except in Waikiki where they usually had the high prices at the "tourist"... (read more)
1988 comparing to present
I used to live in Honolulu (in Waikiki)for half a year in 1988. Everything was so cheap except in Waikiki where they usually had the high prices at the "tourist"... (read more)
Be prepared
Honolulu is a great place to visit, but a difficult place to move. First the obstacles: You absolutely must have a job arranged before relocating (good advice for... (read more)
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