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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
UH Manoa student loan defaults among lowest in the nation
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 1314 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH Manoa’s default rate was 3.3% compared to 9.7% nationally ....

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Debunking Hawaii Pesticide Study
By Selected News Articles @ 11:30 PM :: 1860 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...‘Heavy’ pesticide exposure linked to cardiovascular disease?  Flawed study raises ‘troubling’ questions about public health research....

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Saturday, October 10, 2020
27,000 Hawaii workers exhausted jobless benefits in September
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 2138 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii 2020 unemployment claims surpass 380,000 ....

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
Hawaiʻi 2020 Census achieves 99.9% enumerated
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 1173 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Today’s total response rate report on the 2020 Census website shows that 99.9% of Hawaiʻi households have been enumerated, one of the top states in the country.... 

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
COVID: Hawaii Most Restrictive State
By News Release @ 5:09 AM :: 1544 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Alaska has far fewer COVID restrictions, yet a lower death rate....

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Employment Recovery: Nobody Lags Like Hawaii
By News Release @ 11:27 PM :: 2239 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...Hawaii has recovered just 13% of the jobs lost since the start of the pandemic....

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Conservative Rankings of Hawaii State Legislators-2019 Session
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 1586 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...ACUF reviewed selected pieces of legislation voted on in both the Hawaii Senate and House to produce average scores of each chamber as well as individual scores for each sitting member....

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Monday, October 5, 2020
UHERO Hawaii renters already leaving for Mainland
By UHERO @ 8:50 PM :: 2217 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

... Prior to COVID-19, our respondents reported a roughly 4% vacancy rate .... In August, however, this number jumped to 9% ....

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Thursday, October 1, 2020
Bipartisanship? Ige Scores Zero, Hawaii Congressional Delegation not Much Better
By News Release @ 8:49 PM :: 1972 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

...Newly released voter assistance tool scores HI politicians’ success at working across the aisle....

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Pearl City Lowest Percentage of Disabled Living in Poverty
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 AM :: 1556 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2020’s Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities....

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Monday, September 28, 2020
Hawaii visitor arrivals down nearly 98% in August
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 1474 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...In August 2020, a total of 22,344 visitors traveled to Hawaii by air service compared to 926,417 visitors during the same month a year ago....

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Saturday, September 19, 2020
Hawaii Lost the Most Construction Jobs Between July and August
By News Release @ 3:25 AM :: 1650 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii lost the highest percentage (-3.5 percent, -1,300 jobs) of construction jobs for the month....

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Friday, September 18, 2020
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 12.5% as Workers Leave Workforce
By News Release @ 6:21 PM :: 1986 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Jobs declined by 105,200 over-the-year....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Holocaust knowledge among Millennials and Gen Z -- Hawaii Among Worst States
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 1746 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Survey in Hawaii Finds: 55% Believe Something Like the Holocaust Could Happen Again; 65% Cannot Identify How Many Jews Were Killed During the Holocaust; 55% Cannot Name a Concentration Camp, Death Camp, or Ghetto....

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Corona Virus Restrictions Hawaii vs Alaska
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 2838 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii is the most restrictive state in USA....

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Hawaii Tops ​2020 Scorecard on State Health System Performance
By News Release @ 12:09 AM :: 1482 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...National healthcare scorecard: Where does your state rank?....

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Monday, September 14, 2020
Low Income Hawaii Workers Income Jumped in April and May
By News Release @ 11:26 PM :: 1934 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...Hawaii was the second-most-dependent state on the additional $600 in unemployment benefits that expired at the end of July.....

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Monday, September 14, 2020
Vaccinations: Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 PM :: 1803 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...even if we develop an effective vaccine to combat the pandemic, it will have a reduced impact if people don’t choose to get it....

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Saturday, September 12, 2020
DoE Enrollment Drops 3%--Charter School Enrollment Up 2%
By News Release @ 11:46 PM :: 1550 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii's public and charter schools combined enrollment for school year 2020-21 totals 174,704 students, compared to 179,331 last year, a difference of 2.6 percent....

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Saturday, September 5, 2020
Moving the Smokestack: How Clean is Your Electric Vehicle?
By News Release @ 11:21 PM :: 2991 Views :: Energy, Environment, Hawaii Statistics

...in Honolulu, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid is only 2mpg better than the vehicular embodiment of excess--the 2010 Hummer H3....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Community Well-Being Index -- Hawaii #1
By News Release @ 4:58 AM :: 1586 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Sharecare and Boston University School of Public Health launch Community Well-Being Index....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Death Tax: Hawaii Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 4:24 AM :: 2622 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii and Washington State have the highest estate tax top rates in the nation at 20 percent....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
UH Manoa in top 1% of worldwide universities
By News Release @ 3:58 AM :: 1776 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... according to the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings released on September 2 ....

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Friday, September 4, 2020
Hawaii DoE Abandons Blue-Collar Households During Corona Crisis
By Selected News Articles @ 3:24 AM :: 2261 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii shows the largest disparity in weekly teacher interactions between more-educated and less-educated households. The gap for the nation is roughly 8%, while the gap for Hawaii is nearly 54%....

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Sunday, August 30, 2020
Road Taxes: Hawaii Collects $125M More than it Spends
By Tax Foundation @ 12:11 AM :: 1934 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Almost every state spends more on highways than they collect in dedicated revenue from federal, state, and local sources. The only exceptions are Hawaii, Idaho, and Tennessee....

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Friday, August 28, 2020
List of Released Criminals
By Selected News Articles @ 11:30 PM :: 3761 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...criminals are being released from jails where there is no COVID....

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Friday, August 28, 2020
Hawaii Visitor Count Understates Actual Numbers
By UHERO @ 11:26 PM :: 2226 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...How Many Visitors Are Coming to Hawaii During this Pandemic? Making Sense of Hawaii’s Visitor Arrival Data....

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Friday, August 28, 2020
DLIR: State Has Issued $2.9 Billion in Benefits Since March 1
By News Release @ 11:16 PM :: 1511 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

“We are still experiencing a significant increase of workers still attached to an employer being fully released from employment."

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Thursday, August 27, 2020
Tourist arrivals down 98% for July
By News Release @ 5:26 PM :: 1766 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...In July, a total of 22,562 visitors traveled to Hawaii by air service compared to 995,210 visitors during the same period a year ago.... 

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Thursday, August 27, 2020
Hawaii Community Colleges Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 4:49 AM :: 1788 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...2020’s Best & Worst Community Colleges....

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Sunday, August 23, 2020
CDC: 48% of Hawaii HS Students Have Tried E-Cigs
By News Release @ 11:00 AM :: 1821 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...and 30.6 percent of middle school students....

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Saturday, August 22, 2020
1.5% of Non-Hawaiian Pacific Islanders have COVID
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 1603 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Pacific Islanders other than Native Hawaiians have ten times the infection rate of all other ethnic groups in Hawai‘i....

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Friday, August 21, 2020
Hawaii Unemployment 13.1% -- Thousands Quit Looking
By News Release @ 8:17 PM :: 2026 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... The unemployment rate would have been much higher except that there were nearly 30,000 fewer people in the labor force than a year ago ....

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Honolulu 4th Most Expensive Metro Area in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 9:07 PM :: 2882 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...but the Big Island is much more affordable....

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Monday, August 17, 2020
Hawaii Mortgage Delinquencies Jump 5.25%
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 2646 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii 5th largest quarterly increase in overall delinquency rate ....

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Friday, August 14, 2020
Survey update shows widespread hardship for local businesses
By UHERO @ 10:31 PM :: 2269 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

...With the exception of jobs in information technology and other services, no industry category saw a meaningful increase from the devastating April 2020 job numbers....

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Election 2020: Democrats Aim to Eliminate All Republicans from Hawaii Legislature
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 2761 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Republican Party

...For the first time since 2002, Hawaii Democrat candidates will be on the ballot in the General Election challenging every single sitting Republican incumbent legislator....

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Saturday, August 8, 2020
Will pandemic keep Hawaiʻi residents from moving away?
By UHERO @ 10:09 PM :: 2004 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...due to the increased difficulty of navigating a trans-Pacific move. There is also fear of a spike in COVID-19 cases in states such as California and Texas....

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Friday, August 7, 2020
Hawaii Lowest Physician Medicare Acceptance Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:11 PM :: 2205 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2020’s Best & Worst States for Health Care....

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Friday, August 7, 2020
$100 Worth Only $84.67 in Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 4:21 AM :: 2131 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...What is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?....

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
15 People Died in Assisted Suicides in Hawaii, State Wants More People to Kill Themselves
By Selected News Articles @ 4:55 AM :: 2522 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Life

...The Hawaii Department of Health urges the government to remove safeguards....

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Saturday, August 1, 2020
Hawaii Gasoline Tax 6th Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 9:19 PM :: 1906 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... State and Local taxes add $0.4628 per gallon -- not counting GE Tax .... 

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Saturday, July 18, 2020
Even with Drop in Unemployment, Hawaii Ranks 49th in Bounce Back from COVID
By Selected News Articles @ 11:46 PM :: 2105 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

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

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Friday, July 17, 2020
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Drops to 13.9%
By News Release @ 5:32 AM :: 1613 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...individuals are classified as employed, unemployed, or not in the labor force based on questions about their activities during the survey reference week (June 7th through June 13th)....

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
Hawaii has Fewest Pass-Through Businesses in USA--and 4th highest taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 7:23 PM :: 2096 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Pass-through businesses, such as sole proprietorships, S corporations, and partnerships, make up a majority of businesses in the United States....

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
Hawaii Highest Market Rent for 2br Apartment
By News Release @ 4:51 AM :: 1758 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...In Hawaii, the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for a two-bedroom apartment is $2,015—the highest in USA....

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Thursday, July 16, 2020
Hawaii: Only 45% of Adults Working
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 1952 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Employment–population ratio, Hawaii 2nd lowest in USA....

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Hawaii: Highest Energy Costs, Lowest Energy Consumption
By Selected News Articles @ 11:05 PM :: 2196 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...2020’s Most & Least Energy-Expensive States....

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Monday, July 13, 2020
COVID Governors: Ige Best Performing Democrat in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:09 PM :: 1884 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...Hawaii’s low numbers came at enormous cost....

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Saturday, July 11, 2020
DLIR Rejects 73,438 Invalid Unemployment Claims
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 2517 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...151,071 valid claims are being paid....

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