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At the UH professors contending with the highest home prices in the nation may benefit from a new mortgage assistance program.
Hawaii is considering furloughs for state workers. But the contentious negotiations with public worker unions is already hurting the economy.
Facing drastic cuts, UH is talking retrenchment. Known as the "R" word in academic circles, it simply means laying off tenured professors.
America's first open ocean fish farms started in Hawaii. But ten years on, a fringe Native Hawaiian group is protesting expansion plans.
Kauai's tourism-based economy has been hit hard by the global downturn. And the growing number of unemployed are seeking out help for food.