For most people vacationing in Hawaii, all it takes is one trip to the grocery store or a quick scan of the real estate classifieds to get hit with extreme sticker shock.  Yes, not only is it super expensive to live here, but most jobs pay significantly less than their mainland counterparts.  So the inevitable question arises: how do you folks do it?

Our local girl Aina was born and raised here and took many of these things for granted.  Now she shares them with you.