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Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Hawaii Roads 2nd Worst in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 9:44 PM :: 1026 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Residents in each state rated their local roads on a scale from 1 to 10 ....

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Election Integrity? Hawaii Dead Last
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:02 PM :: 1963 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

... Assessing the Status of State Election Fairness and Security ....

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Honolulu: Largest percentage of homes with inadequate kitchens
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 1482 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... 2021’s Neediest Cities ....

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Ige Releases Supplemental Budget--Boosts Spending 12.2%
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 1142 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... $942.3 million over the current appropriation level of $7.759 billion ....

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Monday, December 20, 2021
Hawaii--2nd Lowest Job Growth in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 2630 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most from COVID ....

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Friday, December 17, 2021
Honolulu most expensive car rental destination for Christmas
By News Release @ 12:13 AM :: 1508 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, Cost of Living

... Honolulu travelers spend a minimum of $754 for a rental car Christmas week ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 6% for November
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 1031 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... unemployment rate for November was 6.0 percent compared to the revised rate of 6.4 percent in October ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Honolulu--Lowest Charitable Giving in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:04 AM :: 1146 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

... Honolulu gives three times less than first place Tulsa, Memphis, Atlanta, Wichita ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Soaring Unfunded Pension Liabilities Threaten Taxpayers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:35 AM :: 1530 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... As Crisis Intensifies, Union Dons Push For Even More Spending ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Fatal Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 1217 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... There were an estimated 268 fatal overdoses in Hawaii over the 12 months ending in April 2021, compared to 252 over the same period the year prior ....

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021
How Consumer Debt in Hawaii Changed During the Pandemic
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 984 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... In Hawaii, the median amount of debt in collections fell from $1,999 to $1,926 between February and October, 2020 ....

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
How the Murder Rate in Hawaii Compares to the Rest of the Country
By Selected News Articles @ 9:20 PM :: 1396 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... There were a total of 41 murders in Hawaii in 2020, or 2.9 for every 100,000 people -- the seventh lowest murder rate among states ....

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Cato: Hawaii second least-free state in USA
By News Release @ 7:28 PM :: 1326 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii has experienced a net outflow of residents to the rest of the United States since at least the beginning of the past decade ....

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Saturday, December 11, 2021
COVID Brings More Students to Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:10 PM :: 1438 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Hawaii colleges and universities saw a 3.3% increase in students transferring to their institutions amid the pandemic ....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
DBEDT: State Economic Performance Better Than Expected
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 1569 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... DBEDT revised its economic growth projection for 2021 to 3.9 percent, up from the 2.7 percent projected in August  ....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
How Much Do You Need To Be ‘Rich’ in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 PM :: 1884 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The minimum income to be in the top 5% in Hawaii is $150,863; that is second only to California among West Coast states ....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Hawaii Ranks #2 for Potholes
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 1091 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...“Riding a motorcycle in Hawaii is a mixture of absorbing breathtaking views and then nearly dying by driving into a pothole big enough to be a bomb crater”....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Elder Abuse: Hawaii Rankings Mixed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 PM :: 1125 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... 2021’s States with the Best Elder-Abuse Protections ....

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
October, 2021 Visitor Spending Down 15.3% from 2019
By News Release @ 1:17 AM :: 1343 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... A total of 550,781 visitors arrived by air service to the Hawaiian Islands in October 2021, mainly from the U.S. West and U.S. East. ...

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Saturday, November 27, 2021
Conservative Rankings of Hawaii State Legislators --2020 Session
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 1676 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... How Does Your Legislator Rank? ....

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Friday, November 26, 2021
Study Estimates 870 Vegans Live in Hawaii
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 1189 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii is the 4th most Vegan state ....

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Friday, November 26, 2021
Safest States During COVID: Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 1630 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... but Hawaii has the highest transmission rate in USA ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Hawaii Top Ten Hospitals Ranked for Outcomes, Efficiency
By News Release @ 10:10 PM :: 2301 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... NOTE: Hospitals ranking best for outcomes and efficiency rank lowest for equity ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Report: Hawaii third-worst millennial homeownership rate in USA
By News Release @ 9:11 PM :: 1550 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... the millennial homeownership rate in Hawaii is 32.7% ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Hawaii Ranks 47th in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 1441 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... The state’s pavement quality is very poor, among the worst in the country and the primary driver for the state’s low ranking ....

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Friday, November 19, 2021
Unemployment Drops to 6.3% for October
By News Release @ 3:06 AM :: 1203 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... DBEDT today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 6.3 percent compared to 6.6 percent in September ....

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
2021’s Most Obese States--Hawaii 47th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:00 PM :: 1371 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... more than seven in 10 U.S. adults aged 20 and older are either overweight or obese ....

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
State Financial Reports 84% Transparent
By News Release @ 3:13 PM :: 1065 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... Twenty-two states earned distinction this year for providing the public with candid and transparent information about their government’s fiscal health ....

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Government regulations get thumbs down in Hawaii survey
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:26 PM :: 1265 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Solid majorities agree there are too many regulations and they hurt small businesses ....

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Sunday, November 14, 2021
Most Charitable States -- Hawaii 41st
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 AM :: 1310 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... U.S. donors in 2020 still gave more than $471 billion to charity, with 69% of the funds coming directly from individuals ....

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Thursday, November 11, 2021
Survey shows concern about government spending and debt
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:48 PM :: 1775 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... The poll of nearly 1,000 Hawaii residents also found significant agreement that private firms should be more involved in delivering public services ....

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Sunday, November 7, 2021
Hawaii: Highest Cost of Moving up to Home Ownership
By Selected News Articles @ 12:26 AM :: 1941 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The cost of moving up in Hawaii is 84.9% higher than the national average ....

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Build Back Better? Hawaii Top Tax Rate to Hit 62.4%
By Tax Foundation @ 6:39 PM :: 2135 Views :: National News, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...A Tax Break for the Rich Could End up Being the Largest Part of the 'Build Back Better' Plan....

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Poll: Isle residents aware of Jones Act mostly favor its repeal or reform
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:49 PM :: 1386 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Jones Act

... Many Hawaii policymakers support the protectionist federal shipping law, but a new survey indicates they might be out of step with Hawaii's public ....

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Sunday, October 31, 2021
2021 State Business Tax Climate Index -- Hawaii 38th
By Tax Foundation @ 4:50 PM :: 3236 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... the Index is designed to show how well states structure their tax systems and provides a road map for improvement ....

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Thursday, October 28, 2021
September Tourist Arrivals Down 31%, Spending Down 15%
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 1365 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... total spending by visitors who came to the islands in September 2021 was $1.05 billion ....

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Sunday, October 24, 2021
Best Small Cities in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 1946 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Kaneohe is #1...Waipahu not so much ....

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Sunday, October 24, 2021
Hawaii Has Most Jobs Seekers per Job Opening
By Andrew Walden @ 2:56 AM :: 1660 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... 77 months until Hawaii returns to pre-COVID unemployment rates .... 

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Saturday, October 23, 2021
State Unemployment Recovery? -- Hawaii 49th
By News Release @ 2:37 PM :: 1761 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii Increase in Unemployment (September 2021 vs September 2019) 175.50% ....

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Friday, October 22, 2021
COVID/vaccination issues put enduring problems on back burner
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:13 PM :: 1278 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... The coronavirus crisis understandably is front and center for most Hawaii residents, but other big issues still are mentioned in a new survey ....

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Thursday, October 21, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.6%
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 1183 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 6.6 percent compared to 7.0 percent in August ....

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Thursday, October 21, 2021
Hawaii Hotel RevPAR Down 13.5% from 2019
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 2:39 PM :: 1428 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... When compared to September 2019, statewide ADR was higher in September 2021 but RevPAR was lower due to less occupancy ....

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Sunday, October 17, 2021
Enrollment across UH system increases for first time in 10 years
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 1181 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The fall 2021 systemwide headcount credit enrollment of 49,773 students is a 0.4% increase compared to fall 2020 ....

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Saturday, October 16, 2021
COVID Shutdowns Boost Hawaii Youth Obesity Rates
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 1500 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... High School Students --  16.4% Obesity Rate 15 of 51 Hawaii state rank ....

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Hawaii COVID-19 Business Mandates Boost Vaccination Rate 8%
By UHERO @ 11:55 PM :: 1310 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

... an additional 8% of employees were estimated to have been vaccinated as a result of the mandates. We also observed that 5.9% of employees elected regular COVID-19 testing, while 1.7% were either dismissed or resigned ....

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Thursday, October 7, 2021
COVID Unemployment Recovery: Hawaii vs Nevada
By Selected News Articles @ 8:39 PM :: 1606 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii 46th, Nevada 14th ....

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Taxpayer Debt Burden: Honolulu Grade 'F', Maui Grade 'D'
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:43 AM :: 1649 Views :: Honolulu County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

“When combined with their share of the state debt, Honolulu taxpayers each owe $61,300.”

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Saturday, October 2, 2021
Refrigerators, Water Heaters top energy use in Hawaiʻi households
By UHERO @ 4:16 AM :: 1393 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... refrigerators have the highest share of the total household energy (21.4%), followed by electric devices (18.6%) and water heating (17.9%) ....

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Thursday, September 30, 2021
COVID Recovery? Honolulu Dead Last
By Selected News Articles @ 8:58 PM :: 1742 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... the real unemployment rate in August might be around 6% higher than reported ....

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Clean Energy Fail: Hawaii Still 10th Dirtiest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:35 AM :: 2190 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii is the nation’s leading petroleum-guzzler ... No state has solar as its main source of electricity ....

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