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Honolulu makes top 10 in 'Best Cities for Families' list

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Parenting magazine has published its annual list of the best cities for families based upon quality of schools, affordable homes, low crime rates, jobs, and parkland.

The magazine reviewed data in 84 different categories to determine the 2011 list, and Honolulu ranks in the top 10.

The magazine cites several reasons for this ranking, one being education. Fourteen public schools in Honolulu have been awarded with the Department of Education Blue Ribbon School Designation for Excellence.

In addition with the city's strong economy, extremely low unemployment rate, and low property taxes; Honolulu is an all-around great place to raise a family.
 
The complete 2011 Best Cities for Families list can be found in the July issue of Parenting Early Years, on stands Tuesday, and online at: http://www.parenting.com/gallery/2011-best-cities-to-live.   

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