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America's worst states for business hawaii

No. 50: Hawaii

America's Bottom State for Business turns in a dismal performance across the board—almost.

It has the worst Infrastructure, the highest Cost of Living, minimal Access to Capital and among the highest Cost of Doing Business.

After we ranked the state near the bottom in 2012, an economic development official was quoted as saying, "We always rank at the bottom. It's not something new."

But the Bottom State does have one thing going for it: the nation's Top Quality of Life. (Click here to see CNBC's state rankings for quality of life.)

And with that, America's Bottom State for Business 2013—Hawaii—gets the last laugh.