UHERO County Forecast: Growth Accelerates Statewide

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2012 was another year of strong tourism gains for Hawaii’s counties, and a year when significant growth spread to much of the broader economy. Oahu continues to be further along in recovery, but the Neighbor Islands are catching up fast. This year, economic growth will quicken, with an impetus from construction, which has turned the corner and is poised for a strong pickup in activity. The broadening recovery together with modest inflation will drive growth in real incomes across the counties over the next several years.

A summary of this forecast is available as a service to the public. For more detailed analysis, subscribe to UHERO’s Forecast Project.

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