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Thursday, May 5, 2022
Hawaii: Highest 1-year Business Failure Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:54 PM :: 757 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... In the Aloha State, 25.4% of businesses fail in that first year ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Unemployment Bounce Back? Honolulu Ranks 156th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 770 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... employee base permanently reduced by COVID? ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Hawaii Among Worst States for Working Moms
By Selected News Articles @ 6:07 PM :: 697 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... professional opportunities are extremely limited ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Hawaii Residents Are Among the Least Likely to Own Their Homes in the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:53 PM :: 710 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... In Hawaii, the homeownership rate stands at 60.3%, 4th lowest in USA ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Top 10 Hawaii Public High Schools Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 5:43 PM :: 1200 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... from US News and World Report ....

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Hawaii Most Expensive, but Ranks 24th in Earnings
By Selected News Articles @ 3:48 AM :: 777 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Here’s How Rich Hawaii Residents Are Compared to the Nation ....

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Saturday, April 30, 2022
42% of Private Sector Working Remotely as of August, 2021
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 753 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Workers with a bachelor’s or graduate degree also tended to work remotely (72.2%) versus those without a bachelor’s degree (48.2%)....

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Thursday, April 28, 2022
Visitor Arrivals Reach 85% of March 2019 Level
By News Release @ 7:46 PM :: 792 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... and total spending by visitors who came to the islands in March 2022 was $1.53 billion, which was higher compared to the $1.49 billion (+2.5%) reported for March 2019 ....

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Monday, April 25, 2022
Honolulu 5th Lowest Small Business Growth
By Wallet Hub @ 3:30 PM :: 987 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Honolulu business environment ranks 84th of 100 large cities in USA ....

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Sunday, April 24, 2022
UHERO: Astronomy impact on Hawaiʻi even greater with ‘spillover’ effects
By UHERO @ 5:23 PM :: 858 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The extent of astronomy’s economic impact on the state goes well beyond the standard economic measurements when “spillover” effects are included ....

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Friday, April 22, 2022
Economic report ranks Hawaii in bottom 10
By Selected News Articles @ 5:13 PM :: 753 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... over 83,000 people have moved away from Hawaii between 2011 and 2020 ....

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Thursday, April 21, 2022
How Much Food Costs in Hawaii, Compared to the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 2:35 PM :: 1279 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In Hawaii, a family of four can expect to spend an average of $14,042 on food in 2022, the highest amount among states ....

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022
The cost of “excess inflation” in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 12:02 AM :: 931 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... inflation has not been over 7.5% since 1991 ....

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
86% Of Renters Can’t Afford to Buy Home in Honolulu
By News Release @ 3:55 PM :: 899 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... On Maui, it's 90% ....

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Monday, April 18, 2022
Hawaii's Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business
By Selected News Articles @ 5:30 PM :: 1084 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... six Hawaii towns compared ....

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Monday, April 18, 2022
High Tax Hawaii 43rd in Economic Growth
By Selected News Articles @ 4:53 PM :: 1070 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... A newly released report examines the tax burden and economic climate of all 50 states ....

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Friday, April 15, 2022
How Much it Costs to House a Family of 4 in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 PM :: 1268 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... This amount reflects both housing and utilities costs for a modest two-bedroom rental ....

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Friday, April 15, 2022
Unemployment Bounceback? Hawaii Ranks 50th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:49 PM :: 784 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... In order to identify the states whose unemployment rates are bouncing back most, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia ....

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Thursday, April 14, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment 4.1% for March
By News Release @ 9:23 PM :: 659 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... total nonagricultural jobs decreased by 300 over-the-month ....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Honolulu Population Down 1.2% in Year
By Selected News Articles @ 4:17 PM :: 893 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

... 13,690 more people moved out of the metro area than moved in over the last year ....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
State Response to COVID: Hawaii Ranks 39th
By News Release @ 6:23 AM :: 892 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... found little health benefit of closing schools or businesses ....

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Friday, April 8, 2022
PIT Count: Chronic Homeless up 18% in Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:23 AM :: 844 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... 745 homeless individuals demonstrating chronicity. This represents an 18 percent increase ....

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Thursday, April 7, 2022
KIUC Rate Hikes Far Lower than HECO's
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 1156 Views :: Kauai County, Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Kauaʻi’s power generation mix for 2021 included 45% solar, 14% hydro and 11% biomass ....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Where Hawaii Ranks: American cities with the highest rents
By News Release @ 7:38 PM :: 1146 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Urban Honolulu is #2 in USA ....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Study: Hawaii most 'inclusive' state
By News Release @ 7:33 PM :: 958 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... a new study from UC Berkeley's Othering & Belonging Institute ....

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Sunday, April 3, 2022
Honolulu job growth outpacing new housing supply 32-1
By Selected News Articles @ 1:33 AM :: 970 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

... When the demand far outweighs the available properties in a given area, costs get artificially driven up ....

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Highest Tax Burden in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 AM :: 1126 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... three tax types of state tax burdens — property taxes, individual income taxes and sales and excise taxes — as a share of total personal income in the state ....

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Vacant Homes? Hawaii Ranks 18th
By News Release @ 1:58 AM :: 945 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... when it comes to vacant homes, Hawaii is just average.  This demonstrates that home vacancy rates do not correspond with housing costs ....

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022
College enrollment down sharply
By News Release @ 4:28 AM :: 1102 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... public universities were hit the hardest with a 13.2 drop in new freshmen enrollment over the two-year pandemic period ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
Hawaii 4th Highest Gas Tax in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:23 AM :: 1177 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

... Including the federal tax, taxes account for 13.8% of the average price of a gallon of gas in the state ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
33,234 in Hawaii Behind on Mortgage
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 AM :: 946 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... in Hawaii 9.6% of mortgage holders are behind on their payments ....

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Saturday, March 26, 2022
Study: Hawaii sells the most expensive Starbucks in America
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 1177 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... $3.92 for a Tall Latte ....

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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Jobs Recovery: Hawaii Among Three Worst States
By News Release @ 6:49 PM :: 1172 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Only Hawaii, North Dakota and Louisiana have not reached at least a 70 percent recovery of jobs lost as of the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. ....

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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Hawaii: 13,400 Renters May Soon Face Eviction
By Selected News Articles @ 6:42 PM :: 1295 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living, COVID-19

... Hawaii is home to some 70,410 renters who owe their landlords rent, and an estimated 19.1% of them reported being either somewhat likely or very likely to face eviction in the coming months - the fourth smallest share among states ....

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Innovative States? Hawaii Ranks 40th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:54 PM :: 986 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... knowledge and technology outputs are America’s particular strengths--but not Hawaii's ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Hawaii Residents Spend Most on Groceries--as a Percentage of Income
By News Release @ 10:55 PM :: 1088 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Top 5: Hawaii, Mississippi, Kentucky, Maine, Kansas.   High income Hawaii is more costly--as a proportion of income--than the other four which are low income states ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Hawaii Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment
By Selected News Articles @ 9:50 PM :: 1240 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... high taxes for poor quality services ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Economic Freedom: Ige Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 7:55 PM :: 889 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

... Low taxes, school choice help inform ALEC's ranking of best, worst governors ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Hawaii Steepest Housing Cost Increases in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:20 AM :: 996 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In terms of dollar figures, Hawaii spent the last two years in a class by itself. The state tallied the steepest increases in the country across every category and every time period throughout the entirety of the pandemic. ....

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Monday, March 21, 2022
Hawaii Among Worst States for Doctors
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 PM :: 1127 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... 2022’s Best & Worst States for Doctors ....

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Friday, March 18, 2022
Your house probably made more than you did last year
By News Release @ 9:06 PM :: 1083 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Expensive coastal markets in California and Hawaii saw home value growth wallop local median incomes by the largest amounts ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Hawaii highest household net worth in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:20 PM :: 1333 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii took home the top spot for state with the highest median household net worth in 2019 ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Hawaii 4th-Fewest One-Person Households
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 PM :: 1082 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In California and Hawaii, the reason for their relatively few single-person residences could be economics. Both have some of the most expensive housing costs in the nation ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Hawaii 6th-Worst Drivers in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:05 PM :: 726 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii is one of the worst states for speeding-related fatal car accidents ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Fat City Survey: Honolulu Ranks 95th in Obesity
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 1001 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... slim pickings ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Individual Income Taxes -- Hawaii 5th Worst
By Tax Foundation @ 4:16 AM :: 915 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Ranking Individual Income Taxes on the 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Saturday, March 12, 2022
Hawaii Workforce Shrinks--Unemployment 4.4% for January
By News Release @ 10:56 AM :: 1648 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

...  the size of the labor force, which remains down by 12,000 workers compared with January 2019 in part because some people have moved out of the state, while others have given up looking ....

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Hawaii Moves to Weekly COVID Reporting
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 1254 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Case counts and vaccination updates will be published on the DOH COVID-19 dashboard every Wednesday beginning March 16 ....

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
State Releases Agricultural Land Use Baseline Study
By News Release @ 9:00 AM :: 761 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics

... the 2020 baseline report for the state has 886,211 total agricultural acres, a decrease of 27,050 acres, or minus 3 percent from 2015. Total acres in planted crops in 2020 was 120,632, a decrease of 31,199 acres or minus 21 percent. The loss in planted acres was attributed to the closure of the Hawai`i Commercial & Sugar Company on Maui in 2016 which removed 38,810 acres in crop acreage ....

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
OSHA Raids: Hawaii 4th Most Likely Target
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 1491 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Law Enforcement, Small Business

... nine out of the top 10 states are State Plan states ....

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