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UHERO's economic forecast

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The UH Economic Research Organization, still predicts a 9 million visitor year. But in its revised forecast Friday UHERO says there isn’t much capacity for additional growth in tourism. And while others have celebrated record visitor spending, UHERO’s Carl Bonham points out that in “real dollars,” that is, factoring in inflation, spending is about the same as a decade ago. In the final moments of his interview with Howard Dicus, Bonham also points some factors that could adversely affected the continued growth in the Hawaii economy.

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