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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Hawaii 20.2% Unemployment -- 3rd Highest in USA
By News Release @ 1:23 PM :: 2419 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...only Nevada and Puerto Rico are higher....

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Thursday, June 4, 2020
Honolulu 7th Largest Increase in Unemployment
By Selected News Articles @ 10:59 PM :: 2503 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Bureau of Labor Statistics recently disclosed that it misclassified many workers on temporary layoffs as “absent from work because of other reasons” rather than “unemployed.” Therefore, the real unemployment rate may be around 33 percent higher than reported....

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Public Hospitals: Hawaii Spends the Most, Gets Nearly the Least
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 PM :: 2714 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... Hawaii Ranks 45th for Public Hospital System Quality ....

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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Which Hawaii Zip Codes Have the Most Unemployed?
By UHERO @ 6:20 PM :: 4805 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, COVID-19

...claims are clustered in zip codes where the tourism industry is a particularly important source of employment....

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Friday, May 22, 2020
Hawaii Rural Roads & Bridges Have Significant Deficiencies & High Fatality Rates
By News Release @ 5:59 PM :: 1849 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Thirty-two percent of Hawaii’s rural roads are rated in poor condition – the third highest rate in the nation- and 31 percent are in mediocre condition....

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Friday, May 22, 2020
Hawaii Now 3rd Highest Unemployment in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 PM :: 3426 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...only Nevada and Michigan are higher....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 7:35 PM :: 2698 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii is 9th at 36.6%....

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Friday, May 15, 2020
Hawaii 3rd-Highest Share of Workforce Filing for Unemployment
By News Release @ 4:32 AM :: 2563 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...32.2% of Hawaii's workforce has filed an unemployment claim....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:56 PM :: 2318 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 22.2% of Hawaii State tax receipts come from individual income taxes ....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
States with the Most Vulnerable Populations to Coronavirus--Hawaii 33rd
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 AM :: 2105 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii has the lowest share of population diagnosed with COPD....

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Monday, May 11, 2020
Best States to Be a Police Officer -- Hawaii 13th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 2267 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

...Hawaii 5th Highest Median Income Growth for Law Enforcement Officers 2018-2019....

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Monday, May 11, 2020
2020 Hawaii: How Safe is Your Hospital?
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 2353 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii Hospitals Graded for overall performance in keeping patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors....

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Saturday, May 9, 2020
How Solvent is Hawaii Unemployment Trust Fund?
By Tax Foundation @ 3:17 AM :: 3119 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims....

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Friday, May 8, 2020
New Hawaii Unemployment Claims Still Running 1338% Above Last Year
By Selected News Articles @ 5:33 AM :: 2771 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...Refers to the increase in the number of unemployment insurance initial claims in the week of April 27, 2020 compared to the week of April 29, 2019....

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020
COVID Wipes Out 69% of Jobs on Maui
By UHERO @ 9:45 PM :: 6145 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...total job reductions between January and April in Honolulu county were 34% of full-time jobs and 41% of part-time. These numbers were much higher on Hawaii (50% and 67%), Maui (69% and 68%), and Kauai (56% and 62%)....

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Monday, May 4, 2020
Hawaii 3rd Worst State for Nurses
By Selected News Articles @ 1:43 PM :: 2984 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

...2020’s Best & Worst States for Nurses....

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Friday, May 1, 2020
Cellphone Tracking Data Reveals Which Hawaii Counties are Best at 'Social Distancing'
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 2537 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Phone data reveals if states have mastered social distancing: Nevada, Vermont and Hawaii are best....

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Monday, April 27, 2020
COVID Risk: Hawaii #1 State for Multi-Generational Homes
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 3266 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...it may be harder to social distance or self-isolate in multigenerational households....

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Friday, April 24, 2020
A 50-State Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims
By Tax Foundation @ 9:24 PM :: 3045 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...another 4,267,395 people filed initial unemployment benefit claims during the week ending April 18, the second week of a decline in the rate of new claims, but still among the highest levels in U.S. history....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Hawaii Air Quality Cleanest in the Nation
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 2376 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics

...Honolulu City and County set record levels for low amounts of annual particle pollution....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Hawaii is State Slowing Down the Most During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By News Release @ 6:51 PM :: 2943 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...WalletHub compared the 50 states across six key metrics. Each metric measures the percentage point increase or decrease in visits to various types of places due to coronavirus....

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Thursday, April 16, 2020
How Well-Funded Are Pension Plans in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:59 PM :: 2747 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii pension plan only 55% funded ranks 43rd among states....

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Monday, April 13, 2020
Hawaii #1 -- States with the Most Affected Small Businesses due to Coronavirus
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 3273 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

... 35 percent say that their business cannot last more than three months in current conditions ....

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Friday, April 10, 2020
March Hawaiian Air Passenger Count Down 45%
By News Release @ 2:39 PM :: 2560 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...Hawaiian Airlines March and First Quarter 2020 Traffic Statistics Reflect Effects of COVID-19....

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Friday, April 10, 2020
Hawaiian Electric sees drop in demand during pandemic
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 2581 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...For Oahu, the average system peak demand (the point of highest energy use) for the week of March 22 was 7 percent less than in previous weeks. On Maui, the decrease was 14 percent and on Hawaii Island, it was 7 percent....

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Thursday, April 9, 2020
COVID Crisis: Hawaii #1 Search for Payday Loans
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 2486 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii #1 in search for 'payday loans', but #42 in search for home equity loans....

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Sunday, April 5, 2020
Worst Return on Investment. Again.
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2556 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...a 50-state study called “2020’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI....”

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Friday, April 3, 2020
How Healthy is Your State’s Rainy Day Fund? -- Hawaii Ranks 39th
By Tax Foundation @ 2:05 AM :: 2621 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii has 4.8% of GDP in its 'Rainy Day Fund'  -- and now its raining....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims
By Tax Foundation @ 1:50 AM :: 3092 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...8.9% of Hawaii's workforce was receiving or filing for unemployment as of March 28, 2020....

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Friday, April 3, 2020
State Economies Most Exposed to Coronavirus
By Selected News Articles @ 12:55 AM :: 2421 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...It’s led to the closing of scores of non-essential events and businesses, hurting the livelihood of many people....

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Thursday, April 2, 2020
States with the Biggest Increase in Unemployment--Hawaii 15th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 PM :: 3302 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...unemployment claim increases for the week of March 23....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
COVID Hawaii: 14 New Cases, 120 Total
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 2756 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...To date, there have been more than 5,800 tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 120 positive results.... 

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Hawaii Worst Taxpayer ROI in USA
By Wallet Hub @ 8:47 PM :: 2630 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii 2nd highest taxes paid per capita....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus -- Hawaii Jumps from 46th to 11th
By Wallet Hub @ 1:22 PM :: 2882 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...what a difference a week makes....

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Monday, March 23, 2020
Hawaii Medicaid Spending High, Quality Low
By Wallet Hub @ 12:44 PM :: 2183 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii ranks 17th for Medicaid spending, 46th for quality....

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Sunday, March 22, 2020
UPDATE: 56 COVID Cases in Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:58 PM :: 2514 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Another eight cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Hawai’i as of noon Sunday, state officials said....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Hawaii COVID Hits 37: 11 New Cases
By News Release @ 6:57 PM :: 2410 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

"...Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson confirmed that two of the cases show evidence of community spread...."

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Corona Virus: Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:41 PM :: 2309 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...with 26 cases and no deaths, Hawaii has the 43rd highest count of Corona Virus cases in USA....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID: 26 Cases -- All Travel Related
By News Release @ 3:32 AM :: 2230 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...The DOH has received 124 negative results from test samples selected from sites statewide with the goal of identifying possible community transmission of COVID-19.... 

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
February 2020: Hawaii Hotels Set Another Record
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 2308 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...All classes of Hawai‘i hotel properties statewide reported higher RevPAR and ADR in February compared to a year ago....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Hawaii GE Tax Takes $2431 per Capita -- 2nd Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 12:03 AM :: 2313 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...How Much Does Your State Collect in Sales Taxes per Capita?....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Hawaii Residents 10th Most Dependent on Federal Government
By Wallet Hub @ 12:02 AM :: 2005 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...but the State government is the least dependent....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus -- Hawaii 46th
By Wallet Hub @ 5:02 PM :: 2340 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Many states have taken the CDC’s advice....

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Monday, March 16, 2020
Best States for Doctors -- Hawaii 42nd
By Wallet Hub @ 6:42 PM :: 2194 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...data set ranges from average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to quality of public hospital system....

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
Hawaii Property Taxes per Capita--$1,236
By Tax Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 2705 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...How Much Does Your State Collect in Property Taxes per Capita?....

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Hawaii Cost of Living 92% Above US Average
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 3301 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii housing costs are 329% of US average....

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Credit Card Debt: Ewa Beach #1 in USA
By News Release @ 1:25 AM :: 2900 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Ewa Beach has the highest credit card debt in the USA at $29,658 per household.  Waipahu is 10th at $25,258....

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Monday, March 9, 2020
INRIX Honolulu Traffic Congestion Report Card
By News Release @ 5:51 PM :: 2295 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...19 Hrs Driving time spent in congestion in 2019....

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Thursday, March 5, 2020
Obesity: Honolulu 2nd Slimmest City in USA
By Wallet Hub @ 10:00 PM :: 2305 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...almost 40 percent of U.S. adults are obese....

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020
How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:51 PM :: 2739 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii collects $103 per person....

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