Hawaii’s un-affordability is surely the biggest obstacle for most people that want to live here and trust me, it’s a much bigger problem for those are actually living here. It’s a big topic with many dimensions so we’d answer one of your questions and with 3 simple ways the locals try to offset one of the highest cost of living states in the nation.
The question you asked was:
How do normal people afford the cost of living, since the tourist seem to have endless money.
First, tourists don’t have “endless money” and I don’t know how someone can make that assertion, so we skipped that part of the question. But the first part is worth answering, and our local girl Aina wrote this: Top 3 ways Hawaii residents afford the high cost of living or click the button:
Hi Peter! Would love to see a blog article about tiny home living in HI. I’ve found at least one tiny home builder there. Would like to understand if there are others, and whether there are tiny home “communities“ there since land is so expensive, or if there’s a marketplace or sites to rent a spot on someone’s property, and related rules and regulations specific to HI. Aloha