Known as Hawaii's most natural island, Molokai's small population of around 7,000 people has a reputation for environmental stewardship and resistance to tourism - and the highest unemployment rate in Hawaii.  The two major island employers, Dole and The Molokai Ranch, shut down operations, sending unemployment rates through the roof.  The lack of work lead to a population exodus, leaving behind an abundance of abandoned cars, buildings, and even a luxury hotel rotting in the sea air as atrophy sets in and the jungle takes back over. 


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