New study says older women in Hawaii more likely to live in poverty than older men

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By Anthony Pignataro

On a day of depressing news, here’s something else for you to ponder over: women aged 65 and older in Hawaii are more likely to live in poverty than men of the same age. So says a new report titled “The Economic Security of Older Women and Men in Hawai`i,” released today by the University of Hawaii (the paper is presented by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research).

Here are six key stats we learned from the report:

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