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UH students embrace move-in dayUPDATED 7:52 PM HST Aug 22, 2014Video Transcript
Our rents are some of the highest in the country, with UH students moving in this week, we asked, what do college students get for their dollars? Roger Mari has the story. 15:39 -15:44 "I believe it's cheaper to live here rather than other places here on Oahu." STUDENTS MOVING INTO UH TODAY SAY IT'S A WIN WIN... A GOOD LOCATION CLOSE TO CLASSES.. PLUS PRICES RANGING FROM 13-HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR A ONE- BEDROOM APARTMENT TO 15-HUNDRED A MONTH FOR A DORM WITH MEALS. 11:33 - 11:39 "It basically feels like your own apartment, it looks like some of the ones off campus." ZOE SMITH AND GABRIELLE SMITH ARE SENIORS AND WILL BE ROOMMATES IN THE APARTMENTS. FRESHMAN ARE PLACED IN THE ROUND TOWERS AND FOR PARENT STEVE FUNK THE PRICE WAS RIGHT FOR HIS SON ALIC. 28:12 - 28:20 "Having a location I think for a freshman right here, it's centralized, it can't be better." 14:31 - 14:39 " I just like making my own food and knowing what's in it as compared to dorm food." STANDUP "The apartments have a kitchen which is key for some and after a meal 13:38 - 13:41 "If I had homework I could just listen and watch from here." NOT ALL CAMPUS DORMS AND APARTMENTS OFFER FREE ACCESS TO BASEBALL GAMES OR VIEWS OF DIAMOND HEAD BUT THESE STUDENTS ARE HAPPY TO BE LIVING IN PARADISE WHILE THEY EARN THEIR DEGREES. 28:51 - 29:00 "So lucky, I feel like Hawaii is one of the best places in the world and it's such a good experience to be here in the dorms." ROGER MARI KITV 4 NEWS. Today is the end of move in day. Classes start Monday.