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Minimum Wage: 5 Tweets About Hawaii's Minimum Wage

By    |   Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 03:15 PM

When it comes to living expenses, Hawaii is one of the most expensive places in the country to reside. And while the minimum wage is gradually being increased in Hawaii, it still remains low when it comes to the cost of living on these beautiful South Pacific islands.

The current minimum wage in Hawaii is $7.75, which is up 50 cents from 2014, but still significantly less than what it costs to live in relative comfort in even the least expensive parts of the state. And even though legislatures have voted to keep increasing the minimum wage over the next three years until it reaches $10.10, a rate that President Barack Obama set as a goal for all states to achieve, even at this amount, minimum wage earners will still struggle from a standard of living perspective.

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Here are five things people are tweeting about Hawaii's minimum wage:











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When it comes to living expenses, Hawaii is one of the most expensive places in the country to reside. And while the minimum wage is gradually being increased in Hawaii, it still remains low when it comes to the cost of living on these beautiful South Pacific islands.
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