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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Individual Income Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 47th
By Tax Foundation @ 8:47 PM :: 2116 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Ranking Individual Income Taxes on the 2021 State Business Tax Climate Index....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Corporate Income Taxes: Hawaii Ranks 18th
By Tax Foundation @ 1:33 AM :: 2151 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Ranking Corporate Income Taxes on the 2021 State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Saturday, November 7, 2020
DBEDT: International Students Contribute $381M to Economy in 2019
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 2103 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... $381.2 million in economic output generated, including direct, indirect, and induced effects ....

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Friday, October 30, 2020
Hawaii Among Only Seven States to Tax Groceries
By Tax Foundation @ 12:59 AM :: 2253 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Tax Treatment of Groceries, Candy, and Soda Can Get Tricky....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Pension Debt: Hawaii Among 5 Worst
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 2816 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Five states continue to carry elevated long-term liability burdens above 20% of personal income in fiscal 2019, including Illinois (at 27% of personal income), Connecticut, New Jersey, Hawaii and Alaska. For all of them, pensions remain the driver of elevated liabilities....

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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Ige 45th: ALEC Ranks Governors
By News Release @ 12:23 AM :: 2176 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Laffer-ALEC Report on Economic Freedom: Grading America’s 50 Governors....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Ranks 37th
By Tax Foundation @ 3:18 AM :: 1833 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... how different states' tax codes compare with the 18th edition of our State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Hawaii Energy Consumption During Lockdown
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 2318 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... commercial and industrial use down sharply, residential use up ....

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Saturday, October 24, 2020
Hawaii Hits 99.9% Complete in 2020 Census
By News Release @ 12:57 AM :: 1537 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... As of the end of data collection for the 2020 Census, 99.9% of housing units and addresses have been accounted for in Hawaii ....

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Thursday, October 22, 2020
UH Manoa ranked 378th by U.S. News and World Report
By News Release @ 6:05 AM :: 2066 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH Manoa is ahead of the University of Oklahoma (No. 414), California State University, Fresno (No. 494)....

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Hawaii 2nd-Highest Young Adult Vaping Rate
By Selected News Articles @ 11:01 PM :: 2184 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... A Growing Epidemic: States with the Highest Young Adult Vaping Rates ....

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Friday, October 16, 2020
UH News: University Enrollment Up--Community College Enrollment Down
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 1872 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH‘s four year universities are up 1.9% and the UH community colleges are down 3.2%....

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Thursday, October 15, 2020
COVID: Hawaii debt increases by $9 billion
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:12 PM :: 2481 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii’s unfunded liabilities for infrastructure and public health benefits have increased so far this year to $97 billion....

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Hawaii Least Politically Engaged State
By Selected News Articles @ 10:58 PM :: 2184 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

... Civic participation is a key ingredient of a well-functioning democracy ....

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
UH Manoa student loan defaults among lowest in the nation
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 1717 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH Manoa’s default rate was 3.3% compared to 9.7% nationally ....

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Debunking Hawaii Pesticide Study
By Selected News Articles @ 11:30 PM :: 2487 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...‘Heavy’ pesticide exposure linked to cardiovascular disease?  Flawed study raises ‘troubling’ questions about public health research....

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Saturday, October 10, 2020
27,000 Hawaii workers exhausted jobless benefits in September
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 2689 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii 2020 unemployment claims surpass 380,000 ....

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
Hawaiʻi 2020 Census achieves 99.9% enumerated
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 1592 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Today’s total response rate report on the 2020 Census website shows that 99.9% of Hawaiʻi households have been enumerated, one of the top states in the country.... 

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
COVID: Hawaii Most Restrictive State
By News Release @ 5:09 AM :: 1910 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Alaska has far fewer COVID restrictions, yet a lower death rate....

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Employment Recovery: Nobody Lags Like Hawaii
By News Release @ 11:27 PM :: 2881 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...Hawaii has recovered just 13% of the jobs lost since the start of the pandemic....

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Conservative Rankings of Hawaii State Legislators-2019 Session
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 2069 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...ACUF reviewed selected pieces of legislation voted on in both the Hawaii Senate and House to produce average scores of each chamber as well as individual scores for each sitting member....

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Monday, October 5, 2020
UHERO Hawaii renters already leaving for Mainland
By UHERO @ 8:50 PM :: 2976 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

... Prior to COVID-19, our respondents reported a roughly 4% vacancy rate .... In August, however, this number jumped to 9% ....

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Thursday, October 1, 2020
Bipartisanship? Ige Scores Zero, Hawaii Congressional Delegation not Much Better
By News Release @ 8:49 PM :: 2594 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

...Newly released voter assistance tool scores HI politicians’ success at working across the aisle....

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Pearl City Lowest Percentage of Disabled Living in Poverty
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 AM :: 2026 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2020’s Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities....

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Monday, September 28, 2020
Hawaii visitor arrivals down nearly 98% in August
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 1941 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...In August 2020, a total of 22,344 visitors traveled to Hawaii by air service compared to 926,417 visitors during the same month a year ago....

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Saturday, September 19, 2020
Hawaii Lost the Most Construction Jobs Between July and August
By News Release @ 3:25 AM :: 2056 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii lost the highest percentage (-3.5 percent, -1,300 jobs) of construction jobs for the month....

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Friday, September 18, 2020
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 12.5% as Workers Leave Workforce
By News Release @ 6:21 PM :: 2544 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Jobs declined by 105,200 over-the-year....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Holocaust knowledge among Millennials and Gen Z -- Hawaii Among Worst States
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 2220 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Survey in Hawaii Finds: 55% Believe Something Like the Holocaust Could Happen Again; 65% Cannot Identify How Many Jews Were Killed During the Holocaust; 55% Cannot Name a Concentration Camp, Death Camp, or Ghetto....

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Corona Virus Restrictions Hawaii vs Alaska
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 3245 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii is the most restrictive state in USA....

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Hawaii Tops ​2020 Scorecard on State Health System Performance
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 1928 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...National healthcare scorecard: Where does your state rank?....

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Monday, September 14, 2020
Low Income Hawaii Workers Income Jumped in April and May
By News Release @ 11:26 PM :: 2571 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...Hawaii was the second-most-dependent state on the additional $600 in unemployment benefits that expired at the end of July.....

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Monday, September 14, 2020
Vaccinations: Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 PM :: 2291 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...even if we develop an effective vaccine to combat the pandemic, it will have a reduced impact if people don’t choose to get it....

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Saturday, September 12, 2020
DoE Enrollment Drops 3%--Charter School Enrollment Up 2%
By News Release @ 11:46 PM :: 2024 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii's public and charter schools combined enrollment for school year 2020-21 totals 174,704 students, compared to 179,331 last year, a difference of 2.6 percent....

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Saturday, September 5, 2020
Moving the Smokestack: How Clean is Your Electric Vehicle?
By News Release @ 11:21 PM :: 3778 Views :: Energy, Environment, Hawaii Statistics

...in Honolulu, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid is only 2mpg better than the vehicular embodiment of excess--the 2010 Hummer H3....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Community Well-Being Index -- Hawaii #1
By News Release @ 4:58 AM :: 2049 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Sharecare and Boston University School of Public Health launch Community Well-Being Index....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Death Tax: Hawaii Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 4:24 AM :: 3127 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii and Washington State have the highest estate tax top rates in the nation at 20 percent....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
UH Manoa in top 1% of worldwide universities
By News Release @ 3:58 AM :: 2259 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... according to the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings released on September 2 ....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Hawaii DoE Abandons Blue-Collar Households During Corona Crisis
By Selected News Articles @ 3:24 AM :: 2865 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii shows the largest disparity in weekly teacher interactions between more-educated and less-educated households. The gap for the nation is roughly 8%, while the gap for Hawaii is nearly 54%....

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Sunday, August 30, 2020
Road Taxes: Hawaii Collects $125M More than it Spends
By Tax Foundation @ 12:11 AM :: 2597 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Almost every state spends more on highways than they collect in dedicated revenue from federal, state, and local sources. The only exceptions are Hawaii, Idaho, and Tennessee....

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Friday, August 28, 2020
List of Released Criminals
By Selected News Articles @ 11:30 PM :: 4529 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...criminals are being released from jails where there is no COVID....

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Friday, August 28, 2020
Hawaii Visitor Count Understates Actual Numbers
By UHERO @ 11:26 PM :: 2771 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...How Many Visitors Are Coming to Hawaii During this Pandemic? Making Sense of Hawaii’s Visitor Arrival Data....

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Friday, August 28, 2020
DLIR: State Has Issued $2.9 Billion in Benefits Since March 1
By News Release @ 11:16 PM :: 1958 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

“We are still experiencing a significant increase of workers still attached to an employer being fully released from employment."

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Thursday, August 27, 2020
Tourist arrivals down 98% for July
By News Release @ 5:26 PM :: 2308 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...In July, a total of 22,562 visitors traveled to Hawaii by air service compared to 995,210 visitors during the same period a year ago.... 

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Thursday, August 27, 2020
Hawaii Community Colleges Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 4:49 AM :: 2349 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...2020’s Best & Worst Community Colleges....

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Sunday, August 23, 2020
CDC: 48% of Hawaii HS Students Have Tried E-Cigs
By News Release @ 11:00 AM :: 2431 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...and 30.6 percent of middle school students....

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Saturday, August 22, 2020
1.5% of Non-Hawaiian Pacific Islanders have COVID
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 1981 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Pacific Islanders other than Native Hawaiians have ten times the infection rate of all other ethnic groups in Hawai‘i....

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Friday, August 21, 2020
Hawaii Unemployment 13.1% -- Thousands Quit Looking
By News Release @ 8:17 PM :: 2604 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... The unemployment rate would have been much higher except that there were nearly 30,000 fewer people in the labor force than a year ago ....

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Honolulu 4th Most Expensive Metro Area in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 9:07 PM :: 3370 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...but the Big Island is much more affordable....

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Monday, August 17, 2020
Hawaii Mortgage Delinquencies Jump 5.25%
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 3150 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii 5th largest quarterly increase in overall delinquency rate ....

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Friday, August 14, 2020
Survey update shows widespread hardship for local businesses
By UHERO @ 10:31 PM :: 2898 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

...With the exception of jobs in information technology and other services, no industry category saw a meaningful increase from the devastating April 2020 job numbers....

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