Quarterly Hawai’i Forecast Update: Oil Surge Fuels Inflation, Threatens Deeper Downturn

Economy, Forecasts

Prospects for the Hawai’i economy have worsened significantly since our March Annual Hawai’i Forecast. The failures of ATA and Aloha airlines, the loss of a second NCL cruise ship, and the dramatic surge in oil prices will damage a local economy that was already feeling the effects of the national downturn. 

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