Hawai‘i no longer magnet for young, single, educated

Young, single, educated Americans came to Hawai‘i in droves in the late 1960s. Whether encouraged to “drop out” of society by Timothy Leary or just lured by the islands’ natural beauty, a generation of flower people and peaceniks arrived on these shores at a rate as high as anywhere else in the country.

Decades later, the trend has all but completely reversed. Young, single, college-educated people are more likely to be leaving Hawai‘i for greener pastures than coming in search of waves and sun.

 Read the whole story at Civil Beat.

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