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Honolulu, Pearl City Among Worst Places to Start a Business
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2018’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business

From Wallet Hub, Apr 30, 2018

Americans are born with an entrepreneurial streak. It’s in our DNA. From the Gold Rush to the Industrial Revolution to the Internet Age, intense periods of innovation have molded our economy and sparked important societal advancements.

Today, more than 15 million people in the U.S., or about 10 percent of the labor force, work for themselves. And there is always room in the market for new ideas, products, services and multi-million-dollar success stories — if one knows where to look.

In order to help aspiring entrepreneurs — from restaurant owners to high-tech movers and shakers — maximize their chances for long-term prosperity, WalletHub compared the relative startup opportunities that exist in more than 180 U.S. cities. They did so using 19 key metrics, ranging from five-year business-survival rate to office-space affordability....

(Pearl City ranks 178th--5th highest--for Labor Costs)

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Overall Rank City Total Score ‘Business Environment’ Rank ‘Access to Resources’ Rank  ‘Business Costs’ Rank 
(1=Best)
125 Honolulu, HI 47.65 132 18 137
178 Pearl City, HI 39.31 128 175 165
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