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Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Best Cities for People with Disabilities -- Honolulu 93rd
By Selected News Articles @ 7:09 PM :: 1873 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Pearl City has the Lowest Percentage of People with Disabilities in Poverty in USA ....

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Monday, October 7, 2019
Housing Cost Puts Hawaii Among States With Worst Pay
By News Release @ 6:29 PM :: 2711 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
...we calculated how many hours at the median hourly wage it took to afford the median one-bedroom apartment in each state....
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Saturday, October 5, 2019
Several schools see proficiency rates in math fall to single digits
By News Release @ 4:42 AM :: 3421 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Just 3% of Waianae High juniors tested proficient in math last school year, from 11% the year before....

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Friday, October 4, 2019
Energy Efficiency: Hawaii Ranks 16th
By News Release @ 3:42 AM :: 2668 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii improved 2.5 points, thanks in part to a new law that sets efficiency standards for products not covered at the federal level, including computers, faucets, and showerheads....

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Vaccinations? Hawaii Ranks 34th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:36 PM :: 2179 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...vaccines prevented 732,000 deaths in the U.S. between 1994 and 2013....

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Sunday, September 29, 2019
They’re Taking Their Business Elsewhere
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3571 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...We, among many others, have long warned that if government squeezes our population too hard with taxes, regulations, and other impediments, people will vote. Not necessarily at the ballot box, but with their feet.... 

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Debt: Hawaii Owes $31,200 Per Taxpayer
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 3134 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii is tied with Massachussets for 4th-highest debt per taxpayer....

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Hawaii Public School Spending 16th Highest per Pupil
By Selected News Articles @ 12:05 AM :: 3761 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...and teachers salaries are the lowest in USA when adjusted for cost of living....

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Friday, September 20, 2019
Drivers of well-being in Hawaii: Quantifying individual and community impacts
By UHERO @ 6:15 AM :: 1864 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...In Gallup’s annual well-being index, Hawaii occupied the #1 spot among US states for six out of the past 10 years....

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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hawaii unable to make progress in improving grade for shared parenting efforts
By News Release @ 5:26 PM :: 3054 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... 2019 Shared Parenting Report Card ....

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Monday, September 16, 2019
Most Traffic: Honolulu Ranks 9th
By News Release @ 2:51 PM :: 2357 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...Average commute time 29.1 minutes....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
Hawaii: 'Natural Resources Management' Jobs up 33%
By News Release @ 5:00 AM :: 3569 Views :: Environment, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Land Use

...Hawai‘i’s natural resource management jobs were at least 4,697 in 2018....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
State of Play: Youth Sports in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 3124 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...a snapshot of how well adults are serving youth through sports, including sections describing the sport ecosystem in each of the four counties....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
Road Fees and Taxes: Nobody Pays More than Hawaii Drivers
By Tax Foundation @ 3:26 AM :: 2588 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...the amount of state and local road spending covered by gas taxes, tolls, user fees, and user taxes varies widely among states. It ranges from only 6.9 percent in Alaska to 71 percent in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Hawaii 2nd Most Likely to Slip into Recession
By Selected News Articles @ 4:04 AM :: 2562 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Probability of weak economic fundamentals in Q4 2019: 30.53%....

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
US News Ranks UH campuses
By News Release @ 3:48 AM :: 2365 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH Mānoa is ranked 79 as a top U.S. public school, 166 among national universities and 177 as a best value school ....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
DoE Enrollment Drops Again--Charter School Enrollment Up
By News Release @ 4:26 AM :: 3271 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...This year, Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) schools enrolled 167,454 students (down from 168,152 last year) and charter schools enrolled 11,877 students (up from 11,546 last year)....

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Monday, September 9, 2019
Hawaii Among States with Lowest Death Rate
By News Release @ 9:07 PM :: 2165 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... The average age-adjusted death rate for the five states with the highest death rates was 49% higher than that for the five states with the lowest death rates ….

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Monday, September 9, 2019
The Experience of Homeless, Runaway and Other Street Youth on O‘ahu
By News Release @ 8:46 PM :: 3438 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Hawai‘i’s 2017 homeless point-in-time count reported 319 unaccompanied youth, with 82.0% of these youth living unsheltered....

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Friday, September 6, 2019
The cure for Hawaii’s doctor shortage
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:13 PM :: 3526 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...doctors can make 50 percent more if they work on the mainland instead of in Hawaii....

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Thursday, September 5, 2019
VIDEO: Hawaii residents are leaving the state in record numbers
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:40 PM :: 3471 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...video Hawaii residents are leaving the state in record numbers....

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Monday, September 2, 2019
2019 Report: Fixed Wireline Broadband Speeds in Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:41 PM :: 1900 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...reports are based upon an analysis of Hawaii data obtained from consumer-initiated wireline speed tests taken using Speedtest....

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Friday, August 30, 2019
Survey: Over 2,200 Healthcare Jobs Open in Hawaii
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 3377 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education

...more than 2,200 healthcare jobs open across the state, with an average vacancy rate of 10% and most jobs taking six to 12 months to fill....

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Thursday, August 29, 2019
Hawaii: $100 goes a lot further on Sister Isles
By Tax Foundation @ 6:45 PM :: 2466 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Metropolitan Area --Real Value of $100

  • 4th Lowest in USA -- Urban Honolulu, HI -- $80.19
  • Maui County $93.20
  • Kauai and Hawaii Counties – $99.50
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Sunday, August 25, 2019
Hawaii: How Middle-Class Friendly is Your Community?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:20 AM :: 3315 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...69 Communities in Hawaii Ranked for Middleclassness....

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
DoT Among Most Inefficient: Hawaii Highways Rank 47th
By News Release @ 3:04 AM :: 2826 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Study Ranks Every State’s Highway System, Finds Road Conditions Worsening In Important Categories....

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
Oahu Traffic 4th Worst in USA
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 3723 Views :: Honolulu County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics

...The average Oahu driver spends 64 hours in congestion each year....

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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Traffic: Number of 'Super Commuters' up 81% on Oahu
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 2130 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...workers who rely on public transit are most likely to be super commuters, by a wide margin....

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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 AM :: 3118 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...If you retire with $1 million in Hawaii, you’ll have less than a dozen years to ride out your savings....

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Hawaii has 18th-lowest juvenile arrest rate in country
By Selected News Articles @ 8:31 PM :: 2526 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Theft and Juvenile Delinquency: Where Are Teens Most Likely to Steal?....

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Hawaii Community Colleges: How Does Your School Rank?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:22 AM :: 2750 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Six Hawaii community colleges ranked on quality and affordability....

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
For Hawaii, Cost of Dying is Like Cost of Living
By Selected News Articles @ 11:40 PM :: 3690 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...Death in Hawaii is by far the priciest among all the states....

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Sunday, August 18, 2019
Hawaii Among Least Innovative States
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 2045 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii 47th -- Amount of R&D per 100,000 people -- $1,640....

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Friday, August 16, 2019
DoE Asks Feds to Allow Revised Suspension Numbers--Claims ACLU Suit Based on DoE Inability to Get Numbers Right
By News Release @ 2:48 AM :: 2647 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawai‘i DOE submits request to US Department of Education to amend data submission....

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Thursday, August 15, 2019
DBEDT Releases 2018 Hawaii Data Book
By News Release @ 11:27 PM :: 2024 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...The Hawaii State Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawaii in a single compilation....

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Hawaii: $100 Worth Only $84
By Tax Foundation @ 6:50 PM :: 3541 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... $100 is effectively worth the least in Hawaii ($84.39) ....

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Monday, August 5, 2019
Lawsuit: Hawaii DoE SPED Suspensions top in USA
By News Release @ 10:16 PM :: 3233 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection show Hawaiʻi to be the worst state in the nation for public school students with disabilities....

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Monday, August 5, 2019
Hawaii Doctors Least Likely to Accept Medicare
By Selected News Articles @ 3:08 PM :: 2858 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii ranks 36th for health care access....

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Hawaii 5th-Highest Gasoline Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 11:19 PM :: 2524 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...State Gasoline Tax Rates as of July 2019....

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
"F" Again -- Hawaii Manufacturing and Logistics Scorecard
By News Release @ 10:22 PM :: 3383 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The Manufacturing Scorecard shows how each state ranks among its peers in several categories that are of particular interest to site selection experts for the manufacturing and logistics industries....

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Tourist Arrivals Up--Spending Down
By News Release @ 10:31 PM :: 2391 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for the First Half of 2019....

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Saturday, July 27, 2019
Hawaii Consumers Deepest in Debt--Not Counting Mortgages
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 3008 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii is No. 1 in the country when it comes to residents whose consumer debt, not including mortgages, outweighs their yearly salary....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Hawaii Pension Funds Only 55% Funded
By Tax Foundation @ 4:50 PM :: 3701 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...How Well-Funded are Pension Plans in Your State?....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Hawaii 3rd Lowest Youth Poverty
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 PM :: 2457 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...2019’s States with the Most At-Risk Youth....

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.29% of Personal Income
By Tax Foundation @ 4:55 PM :: 2885 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii has the broadest sales tax in the United States, but it taxes many products multiple times....

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Saturday, July 13, 2019
Honolulu Among Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:57 AM :: 3155 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...WalletHub compared 300 cities of varying sizes across 27 key indicators of market attractiveness, affordability and quality of life....

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Saturday, July 13, 2019
Hawaii--3rd Lowest Student Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 AM :: 2738 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

...Student Debt as % of Income, Adjusted for Cost of Living  (3rd-lowest)....

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Friday, July 12, 2019
CNBC America's Top States for Business -- Hawaii 49th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 3471 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...To rank CNBC's 2019 America's Top States for Business, we put all 50 states through a rigorous test and graded them based on more than 60 measures of competitiveness in 10 broad categories....

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Monday, July 8, 2019
Hawaii Among Worst States to Start a Business
By Selected News Articles @ 1:31 PM :: 2725 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Hawaii ranks 47th....

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Friday, July 5, 2019
Harvard: High Housing Costs Caused by 'Regulatory Constraints on Development'
By News Release @ 12:53 PM :: 3074 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...“These constraints, largely imposed at the local level, raise costs and limit the number of homes that can be built in places where demand is highest.”....

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