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'Morning Edition' Returns: Ho, Ho, High Prices in Honolulu

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Ho, Ho, High Prices in Honolulu

'Morning Edition' Returns: Ho, Ho, High Prices in Honolulu

'Morning Edition' Returns: Ho, Ho, High Prices in Honolulu

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Hawaiians don't grow Christmas trees locally. So a Honolulu man ordered 130 trees shipped by air freight to his lot and sold them for up to $265. And while people accused him of price gouging, they paid for every tree.