Off the News: Hawaii seeking movers, shakas

Movers and Shakas ( is a new initiative to attract workers who can do their work remotely to stimulate the economy through their spending. Hawaii is not alone in this.

The first offers accepted in the competition program will receive offers for airfare, accommodation and work space. In return, they volunteer for a participating non-profit organization.

Similar programs in rural states offer everything from student loans to homesteads. Let’s see if Hawaii can keep up.

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