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Economic Impacts of Improving Hawaii's Food Self-sufficiency
|Title:||Economic Impacts of Improving Hawaii's Food Self-sufficiency|
|Issue Date:||Dec 2008|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii|
|Citation:||Leung PS, Loke M. 2008. Economic impacts of improving Hawaii's food self-sufficiency. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 7 p. (Economic Impacts; EI-16).|
|Abstract:||Not much of the food consumed in Hawaii is produced in Hawaii; approximately $3.1 billion leaves the state annually to support agribusinesses elsewhere. The publication focuses on the economic multiplier effect of increasing food self-sufficiency. Taking into account the multiplier effects, replacing just 10 percent of imported foods would generate an estimated economy-wide impact of $188 million in sales, $47 million in earnings, $6 million in state tax revenues, and more than 2,300 jobs, assuming the availability of resources and infrastructure for such an expansion in production.|
|Appears in Collections:||Economic Issues, 1997 - present|
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