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Honolulu, HAWAII — We all know the cost of living in Honolulu is high. Really high. But a new analysis from 24/7 Wall Street crunched the numbers to figure out just how much a family of four has to bring in to be able to afford a “modest yet adequate standard of living” in Urban Honolulu. The...
FRESH TURKEY TAILS
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Despite the negative health impact from eating turkey tails, Samoans’ love of this food item, and their continued purchase of it, has resulted in another price increase in June, according to the latest American Samoa Basic Food Index (BFI) prepared by the local Commerce...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A hike in the cost of imported taro from Samoa once the ban was lifted, as well as high increased demand in export of turkey tail to Samoa, resulted in a slight jump for the American Samoa Basic Food Index (BFI) for May 2018, according to the BFI summary data released...