Cost of living in Honolulu, United States

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Latest price update: December 19, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district $15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $8
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.80
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $2.08
12 eggs, large $4.69
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $6
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $4.87
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $5.03
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.67
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of Coca-Cola $2.00
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $3.11
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $2,518
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $285
Internet 8MB (1 month) $44
40” flat screen TV $588
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $172
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $16
Hourly rate for cleaning help $21
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $52
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $53
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $73
1 pair of leather business shoes $82
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $25,610
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.08
Monthly ticket public transport $66
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $29
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $10
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.40
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $6
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.38
Tube of toothpaste $4.22
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $22
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $47
2 tickets to the movies $22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $148
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $96
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $9
Capuccino in expat area of the city $4.80
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.83
iPod nano 16GB $151
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.70
1 month of gym membership in business district $47
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes $10

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