Cost of Living Comparison Between Rarotonga and Honolulu, HI 

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Rent Prices in Honolulu, HI are 226.39% higher than in Rarotonga
Restaurant Prices in Honolulu, HI are 110.66% higher than in Rarotonga
Groceries Prices in Honolulu, HI are 59.92% higher than in Rarotonga
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Restaurants
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 NZ$
(6.82 $)
26.39 NZ$
(18.00 $)
     +163.94 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 47.50 NZ$
(32.39 $)
124.64 NZ$
(85.00 $)
     +162.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 NZ$
(7.50 $)
14.66 NZ$
(10.00 $)
     +33.30 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 NZ$
(4.77 $)
8.80 NZ$
(6.00 $)
     +25.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 NZ$
(4.09 $)
13.20 NZ$
(9.00 $)
     +119.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.00 NZ$
(3.41 $)
7.75 NZ$
(5.28 $)
     +54.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.75 NZ$
(2.56 $)
3.27 NZ$
(2.23 $)
     -12.67 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 NZ$
(1.36 $)
3.11 NZ$
(2.12 $)
     +55.52 %
Markets
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.46 NZ$
(6.45 $)
9.87 NZ$
(6.73 $)
     +4.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.54 NZ$
(3.09 $)
7.64 NZ$
(5.21 $)
     +68.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 NZ$
(0.54 $)
4.40 NZ$
(3.00 $)
     +454.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 7.00 NZ$
(4.77 $)
6.69 NZ$
(4.57 $)
     -4.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.80 NZ$
(4.64 $)
11.61 NZ$
(7.92 $)
     +70.59 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.18 NZ$
(2.17 $)
9.98 NZ$
(6.81 $)
     +214.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.12 NZ$
(4.18 $)
11.79 NZ$
(8.04 $)
     +92.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.49 NZ$
(1.70 $)
5.01 NZ$
(3.42 $)
     +100.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 NZ$
(0.62 $)
2.68 NZ$
(1.83 $)
     +195.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 NZ$
(1.39 $)
4.49 NZ$
(3.06 $)
     +120.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.38 NZ$
(1.62 $)
4.75 NZ$
(3.24 $)
     +99.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 NZ$
(0.93 $)
3.59 NZ$
(2.45 $)
     +163.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 NZ$
(0.93 $)
4.14 NZ$
(2.82 $)
     +204.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.00 NZ$
(4.09 $)
5.65 NZ$
(3.86 $)
     -5.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 NZ$
(1.19 $)
3.51 NZ$
(2.39 $)
     +100.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 NZ$
(10.23 $)
22.00 NZ$
(15.00 $)
     +46.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.41 NZ$
(2.32 $)
4.78 NZ$
(3.26 $)
     +40.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 NZ$
(2.05 $)
4.03 NZ$
(2.75 $)
     +34.48 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 NZ$
(20.46 $)
14.65 NZ$
(9.99 $)
     -51.17 %
Transportation
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 NZ$
(2.39 $)
4.03 NZ$
(2.75 $)
     +15.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
(? $)
102.64 NZ$
(70.00 $)
    
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 NZ$
(6.82 $)
5.13 NZ$
(3.50 $)
     -48.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 NZ$
(3.29 $)
4.40 NZ$
(3.00 $)
     -8.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ?
(? $)
52.79 NZ$
(36.00 $)
    
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.57 NZ$
(5.16 $)
5.23 NZ$
(3.56 $)
     -30.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 NZ$
(23,868.94 $)
35,879.90 NZ$
(24,469.00 $)
     +2.51 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 44,000.00 NZ$
(30,006.66 $)
31,412.69 NZ$
(21,422.50 $)
     -28.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 136.00 NZ$
(92.75 $)
431.14 NZ$
(294.02 $)
     +217.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 NZ$
(0.27 $)
0.50 NZ$
(0.34 $)
     +25.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) ?
(? $)
91.36 NZ$
(62.30 $)
    
Sports And Leisure
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult ?
(? $)
91.10 NZ$
(62.12 $)
    
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
(? $)
29.33 NZ$
(20.00 $)
    
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 NZ$
(5.46 $)
22.00 NZ$
(15.00 $)
     +174.94 %
Childcare
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
(? $)
1,560.61 NZ$
(1,064.29 $)
    
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
(? $)
32,076.21 NZ$
(21,875.00 $)
    
Clothing And Shoes
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 125.00 NZ$
(85.25 $)
68.13 NZ$
(46.46 $)
     -45.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.00 NZ$
(40.92 $)
54.52 NZ$
(37.18 $)
     -9.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 125.00 NZ$
(85.25 $)
147.73 NZ$
(100.75 $)
     +18.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 145.00 NZ$
(98.89 $)
195.39 NZ$
(133.25 $)
     +34.75 %
Rent Per Month
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 800.00 NZ$
(545.58 $)
2,839.50 NZ$
(1,936.45 $)
     +254.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 700.00 NZ$
(477.38 $)
2,360.98 NZ$
(1,610.12 $)
     +237.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,500.00 NZ$
(1,022.95 $)
5,263.87 NZ$
(3,589.80 $)
     +250.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,500.00 NZ$
(1,022.95 $)
4,433.92 NZ$
(3,023.80 $)
     +195.59 %
Buy Apartment Price
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
(? $)
1,045.07 NZ$
(712.70 $)
    
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
(? $)
751.62 NZ$
(512.59 $)
    
Salaries And Financing
Rarotonga Edit Honolulu, HI Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,500.00 NZ$
(1,704.92 $)
6,213.27 NZ$
(4,237.26 $)
     +148.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.00 3.60      -64.00 %
Last update: August 2020November 2021
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