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New video tells what the story of Iam Tongi says about Hawaii

The new "Hawaii Matters" presentation says you shouldn't have to be an "American Idol" winner to be priced back into Hawaii

from Grassroot Institute, June, 2023

Former Kahuku resident Iam Tongi sang his way into the nation's heart as the winner of TV's latest "American Idol" talent competition. But he also brought attention to why so many Hawaii residents, such as Tongi's family, have moved to the mainland.

In the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii's last "Hawaii Matters" video on YouTube, narrator Joe Kent highlights some of the factors have led to Hawaii being one of the most expensive places to live in the U.S., and what both Hawaii and federal lawmakers can to to change it.

To see "Why you shouldn't have to win 'American Idol' to get priced back into Hawaii," go here. To see all of the Institute's "Hawaii Matters" videos, go here.


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