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Thursday, June 24, 2021
How High Are Wine Taxes in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 4:34 AM :: 1397 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii wine taxes are 14th highest in USA ....

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Hawai‘i Plunges to 44th in the Nation in Ensuring Economic Well-Being of Keiki
By News Release @ 2:56 AM :: 1553 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii’s ranking in children’s economic well-being dropped in one year from 25th to 44th, according to the 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report analyzing how families fared between the Great Recession and the start of the COVID-19 crisis ....

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Unemployment 8.1% for May--Down 0.4%
By News Release @ 11:07 PM :: 1856 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Statewide 595,300 were employed and 52,150 unemployed in May ....

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
​Why Hawaii residents are moving away
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:42 AM :: 2852 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... State taxes a major driver of the exodus ....

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021
European Travel Ban Takes 3.21% of Hawaii GDP
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 1820 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... States Hurt the Most by the European Travel Ban -- Hawaii 5th ....

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Vaccinations Make Honolulu 14th Most Livable City on Earth
By News Release @ 6:06 PM :: 1754 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... The biggest gainer in this year’s index is Honolulu. The city rose 46 places to fourteenth after its strong progress in containing the pandemic and rolling out its vaccination programme .... 

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Monday, June 7, 2021
Hawaii Worst State Economy in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:51 PM :: 2743 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii is struggling with the highest unemployment rate in the country, at 9% ....

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Friday, June 4, 2021
Map: How Many are Vaccinated in Your Zip Code?
By News Release @ 6:24 AM :: 2395 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... as of June 3, over half (52%) of Hawaii’s total population has been fully vaccinated and 59% have received at least one dose ....

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Thursday, June 3, 2021
Hawaii pension funds are only 55% funded
By Tax Foundation @ 4:45 AM :: 1768 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii pension funds rank 42nd in USA ....

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Thursday, May 27, 2021
484K Visitors to Hawaii in April, 2021
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 6:44 PM :: 1565 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... 484,071 visitors arrived by air service to the Hawaiian Islands in April 2021, down 43.0 percent from the April 2019 count of 849,397 visitors ... 

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Hawaii ranks 2nd healthiest state in US
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 2383 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... best and worst ranked states closely correlate with 2020 presidential election results ....

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Hawaii 5-year Growth Rate 2nd Lowest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:12 PM :: 1654 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... total employment in Hawaii declined by 10% between 2016 and 2021 ....

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Monday, May 24, 2021
Hawaii Among Worst States for Military Retirees
By Selected News Articles @ 8:10 PM :: 2161 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

... Hawaii is tied for #1 for most Homeless Veterans ....

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Sunday, May 23, 2021
UH had $3.6B impact on Hawaiʻi economy in 2020
By News Release @ 4:47 PM :: 1450 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH represents about 3% of the state’s economy ....

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Sunday, May 23, 2021
16 Hawaii Towns Ranked by Student Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 AM :: 1678 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... 2021’s Cities with the Most & Least Student Debt ....

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Sunday, May 23, 2021
School Closures will Cost Trillions--And Nobody is Worse than Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 AM :: 2044 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... While 12 states are at 100 percent, Hawaii as the worst state is at 38.5 percent and California as the next is at 53.5 percent ....

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Saturday, May 22, 2021
April 2021 Hotel Revenues up 138%
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 4:28 PM :: 1615 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... ADR was more than double last year’s level ($300, +138.6%), and occupancy was 50.8 percent (+42.0 percentage points), which would have been disappointing performance pre-pandemic ....

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Saturday, May 22, 2021
In Hawaii, Electric Vehicles Cost More to Fuel than Gasoline Vehicles
By Selected News Articles @ 4:23 AM :: 3934 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... and in Hawaii, many EVs pollute more than gasoline vehicles ....

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
How Much Does Your State Collect in Property Taxes Per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 3:11 AM :: 1778 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii collects $1,258 per capita ....

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Friday, May 14, 2021
Now is the time to ‘get real’ about Hawaii’s future
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:41 PM :: 1873 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... losing the state’s best and brightest to opportunities elsewhere ....

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Hawaii GE Tax Highest In USA
By Tax Foundation @ 11:39 PM :: 1925 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... In fiscal year (FY) 2018, the highest state sales tax collections per capita were found in Hawaii ($2,694) ....

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Monday, May 10, 2021
Hawaii Worst State to Be a Police Officer
By Selected News Articles @ 9:27 PM :: 2133 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... Officers are more likely to be attracted to police departments that steer clear of scandal and corruption and that are transparent with their communities ....

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Monday, May 10, 2021
Behavioral health dashboard: Homelessness and mental health in Hawaiʻi
By News Release @ 8:56 PM :: 1608 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... explore statistics on inpatient stays and drug prescriptions, and review homelessness numbers and mental health emergency calls ....

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Thursday, May 6, 2021
UH Mānoa highly ranked for diversity, research, employability of graduates
By News Release @ 8:30 PM :: 1701 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... according to the 2021 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) USA University Rankings, released on May 5 ....

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Hawaii Corporate Tax Costs Compared to 50 States
By Tax Foundation @ 11:42 PM :: 1916 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Manufacturing faces exceedingly high rates of taxation in Hawaii, but some other firms benefit from generous incentives, reducing tax costs or even yielding negative rates of tax ....

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Hawaii Tourism Recovery Slowest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:05 PM :: 2043 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... States that are Recovering the Quickest from COVID-19 ....

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Best States for Nurses--Hawaii 39th
By Selected News Articles @ 10:53 PM :: 1825 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Hawaii ranks 48th for nursing salary when cost of living is factored in ....

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Friday, April 30, 2021
March Visitor Arrivals Up 1.1%
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 5:02 AM :: 2038 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... This was the first time in a year where visitor arrivals were up, but the year-to-date arrivals were still significantly down (-60.1%) ....

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Thursday, April 29, 2021
How Bad? Labor Underutilization in Hawaii During the Pandemic
By UHERO @ 4:55 AM :: 1771 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii led the nation with the highest percentage of its civilian labor force unemployed for 15 weeks or longer 5.3% ....

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Hawaii Individual Income Tax $1,711 per person
By Tax Foundation @ 6:47 PM :: 1977 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii 9th-Highest State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita ....

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Hawaii Government Assistance Payments Jumped 62% for 2020
By Selected News Articles @ 5:54 AM :: 2001 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Earnings, which mostly reflect wages and other employee compensation, fell in Hawaii by 7.7% ....

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Monday, April 26, 2021
Census: Hawaii Gains 7% in Decade
By News Release @ 7:46 PM :: 1784 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics

... The population of Hawaii has increased by 7% to 1,455,271 over the last 10 years, with no change to its two U.S. House of Representatives seats .... 

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Saturday, April 24, 2021
Hawaii Towns Ranked by Economic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 11:50 PM :: 2011 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... During the Great Recession, local economies that diversified, tapping into new ideas and innovations, proved to be more resilient than the cities that stuck to their old tricks ....

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Friday, April 23, 2021
FEMA Rate Hike Socks 87% of Hawaii Flood Insurance Policyholders
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 2308 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Under FEMA's Risk Rating 2.0 system, the cost of flood insurance will increase ....

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Thursday, April 22, 2021
March Hotel Performance Flat
By News Release @ 5:39 AM :: 2185 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... In March 2021, Hawai‘i hotels statewide reported similar revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy compared to March 2020 ....

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Hawaii most expensive state for energy bills
By News Release @ 9:09 PM :: 2278 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... the average monthly energy bill comes to $321 ....

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Hawaii Most Gambling Arrests Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 8:29 PM :: 2257 Views :: Gambling, Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... and Hawaii is #2 for gambling addiction treatment ....

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
How Are Your State’s Roads Funded?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:07 PM :: 1601 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii 84.1% of State & Local Road Spending Covered by State & Local Tolls, User Fees, & User Taxes (8th highest percentage) ....

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Hawaii ​Most Expensive State for Household Bills
By Selected News Articles @ 7:56 PM :: 2054 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The cost of bills in Hawaii totals an average of $2,731 per month, 44.6% higher than the national average ....

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Survey: Best Hawaii Towns to Start Small Business
By Selected News Articles @ 7:21 PM :: 2108 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Hilo is the best, Waipahu is the worst ....

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Monday, April 19, 2021
Hawaii Highest Electric Rates in USA
By News Release @ 9:54 PM :: 2657 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

“...When the government inserts itself into markets, taxpayers often foot the bill....”

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Sunday, April 18, 2021
​COVID-19 infections, vaccines, and economic recovery
By UHERO @ 3:25 AM :: 2738 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... As business activity contracted, the state quickly shed more than 150,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate jumped from 2% to 22% ....

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Friday, April 16, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 9.0%
By News Release @ 4:24 AM :: 1987 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... compared to 9.2 percent in February ....

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
Hawaii 2nd Best State for Children’s Health Care
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 AM :: 2139 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... 2021’s Best & Worst States for Children’s Health Care ....

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
Hawaii State and Local Taxes $7,332 per person
By Tax Foundation @ 2:59 AM :: 2124 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii taxes 5th highest in USA ....

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Monday, April 12, 2021
Hawaii: 26.5% Expect to Lose Income
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 2185 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... The state where people are most likely to face an expected loss of employment income is Hawaii, at 26.5% ....

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Monday, April 12, 2021
Hawaii Small Businesses Among Most Exposed to Pandemic Losses
By Selected News Articles @ 12:17 PM :: 1902 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

... States With the Most Pandemic-Proof Small Businesses -- Hawaii 50th ....

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Monday, April 12, 2021
Financially Literate States -- Hawaii Ranks 39th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:14 AM :: 1521 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... After the Great Recession, it became clear that more people needed to learn financial literacy ....

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Thursday, April 8, 2021
Forbes: Hawaii Tops List Of Worst-Performing States
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 AM :: 2669 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii lags the nation’s economic momentum by an astonishing 5.14% ....

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021
COVID Restrictions Correlate with Unemployment, not Deathrates
By Selected News Articles @ 10:04 PM :: 2051 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii is now the 11th-most restrictive state ....

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