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Monday, January 18, 2021
Hawaii Cost of Living Nearly Double US Average
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 2835 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii Cost of Living Index is 196.3--the US Average is 100 ....

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Monday, January 18, 2021
States With Most Racial Progress -- Hawaii 8th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 AM :: 1042 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... gaps between black people and white people ....

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Monday, January 18, 2021
Hawaii: Lifetime Cost of Smoking $2.9M
By Selected News Articles @ 2:53 AM :: 1441 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... potential monetary losses — including both the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs .... 

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Thursday, January 14, 2021
Worst Drivers: Hawaii Ranks 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 11:48 AM :: 1512 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Of its 117 total traffic deaths in 2018, 45 traffic deaths in Hawaii came when one or more of the drivers had been drinking....

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
DBEDT: Hawaii Defense Spending Outlook Report
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 1741 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Military

... SWOT Analysis and Action Plan Identify Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Growth ....

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Saturday, January 9, 2021
DoH Sitting on 56,700 Unused Vaccines
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 2223 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Vaccine doses received 91,700 - Vaccinations administered 35,000 = 56,700 ....

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Which Hawaii Towns Have Worst Credit Card Debt?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 1986 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... 8 of 16 Hawaii towns are among the worst 10% credit card debtors in USA ....

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Physician Workforce Assessment Project -- 50% Shortage in Many Specialties
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 1760 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Statewide, the greatest specialty shortages by percentage are: Colorectal Surgery (65%), Pathology (64%), Pulmonology (63%), Infectious Disease (58%), Allergy/Immunology (55%), and Hematology/Oncology (44%) ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
HDOT Highways Division Annual Report Released
By News Release @ 3:59 PM :: 1244 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... This annual report includes HDOT Highways Division goals, progress made towards those goals (including statistics), and expenditure breakdown .... 

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Asset Forfeiture: Report shows the high cost of innocence in Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 1814 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... 84% of government property grabs go uncontested when local agencies initiate administrative cases with the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General ....

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Why so many people are leaving Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:04 AM :: 3202 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii’s population has been declining over the past four years ....

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Hawaii 4th-Highest Champagne Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 3:58 AM :: 1329 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... if your festivities still include popping a bottle of bubbly, the champagne you toast with will be taxed ....

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Monday, December 28, 2020
HTA: Tourism at 23% of Last Year's Rate
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 11:37 PM :: 1472 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... In November 2020, visitor arrivals decreased 77.3 percent compared to a year ago ....

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Monday, December 28, 2020
Homelessness: Hawaii Ranks #2 Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 5:35 PM :: 1732 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... All 5 States with Worst Homeless Problems Governed by ‘Democrat Trifectas’ ....

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Thursday, December 24, 2020
Blue Christmas: 112 Homeless dead because we Couldn't FORCE them to accept Shelter
By News Release @ 3:44 AM :: 1940 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... Soft on Homelessness is inhumane.  The humane approach is to force them off the streets into shelter ....

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Hotel Report: Occupancy 20%
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 5:53 PM :: 1487 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...a new policy went into effect on November 24 requiring all trans-Pacific travelers participating in the pre-travel testing program to have a negative test result before their departure to Hawai‘i....

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Hawaii has third-fastest population decline in nation
By News Release @ 12:59 AM :: 3567 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... The number of people leaving in fiscal 2020 was almost 5 times what local economic researchers were predicting just weeks ago ....

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Ranking State Unemployment Insurance Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 9:10 PM :: 1706 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Hawaii ranks 25th ....

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Friday, December 11, 2020
Spying on You: Cell Phone Tracking COVID Obedience
By UHERO @ 5:32 PM :: 1818 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...The data comes from the firm Safegraph, which collects cellular location data from the apps that run in the background of many people’s smartphones....

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
COVID: Honolulu biggest increase in preference for short-term leases
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 1506 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... Since July, 26.8 percent of users searching in Honolulu from somewhere else in the country were looking for a short-term lease, up significantly from 14.9 percent at this time last year....

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Sunday, December 6, 2020
Maui County Has The Highest Jobless Rate In America
By Selected News Articles @ 9:14 PM :: 2382 Views :: Maui County, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... With a population with a strong demographic base, what has happened to the job situation which makes it so high? The answer in a word is “tourism” ....

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
States With Highest Vehicle Theft Rates -- Hawaii #6
By Selected News Articles @ 1:23 AM :: 1713 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... Hawaii sees an average of 410 stolen cars per 100,000 registered vehicles. ...

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
27 fewer deaths on Hawaii roads compared to 2019
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 1291 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... However, traffic volumes, or the amount of vehicle trips on the roads, has also been greatly decreased ....

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
UH Discovers Hawaii has Twice as Much Fresh Water as Believed
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 2660 Views :: Development, Hawaii Statistics

... one less argument for anti-development activists ....

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
October: Tourism Down 90.4%
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 1549 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... slightly more travelers arrived in Hawaii than in previous months, when testing was not an option ....

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Hawaii Not Very Inventive: 68% of all Patents Filed by one person
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 PM :: 1771 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...only 7 Hawaii-based patents awarded in 2019....

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Friday, November 20, 2020
October: Hawaii highest unemployment in USA, 14.3%
By News Release @ 6:17 PM :: 1804 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...The largest percentage decline in non-farm payroll occurred in Hawaii (-17.3 percent)....

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Friday, November 20, 2020
COVID News: DoE Finally Achieves Goal of Eliminating All Standardized Testing
By News Release @ 11:00 AM :: 1630 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...The DOE said the federal waiver does not apply to the current 2020-21 school year....

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Friday, November 20, 2020
Hawaii's Fake Green Energy Initiative: After 15 years, Petroleum Dependence Drops only 6%
By News Release @ 4:34 AM :: 2447 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...This proves the Green Energy initiative is a sham designed to justify shoveling rate payer dollars to useless non-baseload wind, solar, and battery schemes.....

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Thursday, November 19, 2020
Hawaii Ranks 42nd in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness
By News Release @ 9:47 PM :: 1370 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... This is a five-spot improvement from the previous report, where Hawaii ranked 47th overall ....

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
47% of Hawaii adults live with roommates
By News Release @ 11:39 AM :: 2998 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...in Urban Honolulu it is 48.1% ....

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Monday, November 16, 2020
March of Dimes: Hawaii D+ for Premature Births
By News Release @ 9:08 PM :: 1533 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...In Hawaii the preterm birth rate in 2019 was 10.6%, earning the state a "D+" grade. Preterm birth is a leading cause of infant mortality....

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Saturday, November 14, 2020
Hawaii 2020 vs 2016: Largest Shift Towards Trump of Any State
By Selected News Articles @ 8:42 PM :: 3794 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Republican Party

...“Hawaii is on track for both the nation’s: 1) largest raw vote increase vs. 2016 (33.8% so far) 2) biggest pro-Trump swing vs. 2016 (-32.2 pts to -29.5 pts)" ....

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Saturday, November 14, 2020
Hawaii is the Most Expensive State in America
By Selected News Articles @ 8:29 PM :: 1941 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... groceries +69.3%, transportation +46.6%, utilities +99.4% ....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
DoH Changes the way it reports COVID Numbers
By News Release @ 1:00 PM :: 2924 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Data window shift on Sunday will adjust daily reporting schedule ....

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Friday, November 13, 2020
DoTax: Collections Down, Down, Down
By News Release @ 12:08 AM :: 1728 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, COVID-19

...GET down by 25.1%...TAT down by 92.8%....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Individual Income Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 47th
By Tax Foundation @ 8:47 PM :: 1584 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 :: 1562 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 :: 1555 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 :: 1765 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 :: 2040 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 :: 1712 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 :: 1400 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 :: 1744 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 :: 1060 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 :: 1477 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 :: 1493 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 :: 1431 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 :: 1929 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 :: 1685 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

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

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