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Friday, January 29, 2021
Hawaii Leads Nation in Unspent CARES Act Higher Education Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 5:46 PM :: 2277 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Institutions in Hawaii have only spent 40 percent of total allocated funds ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
COVID Tourism: 2020 visitor arrivals total 2.7 million
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 1792 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... For all of 2020, total visitor arrivals declined 73.8 percent from the previous year .... 

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Survey: Half of State Wants COVID Vax
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 1758 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Research shows that half of Hawaii’s population wants the vaccine and another quarter are still deciding ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Hawaii 9th-Most Reliant on Sales Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 11:00 AM :: 1911 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 36.7% of State revenue comes from GE Tax ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Hawai'i Rental Assistance Program Distributed Most Per Capita in 2020
By News Release @ 1:37 AM :: 1893 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... "Recent analysis by the Hawai'i Budget & Policy Center finds that this statewide program got out more housing assistance to help renters per capita than any other state effort across the country" ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Best Areas for STEM Professionals--Honolulu 81st
By News Release @ 12:53 AM :: 1883 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... Honolulu ranks 92nd in STEM-friendliness, 97th in Professional Opportunities, and dead last in STEM wages ....

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Rooftop solar installations up 55% despite pandemic
By News Release @ 3:46 AM :: 1855 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... Nearly 6,000 new systems installed, most with energy storage ....

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Sinkhole Cities: Honolulu 3rd Deepest Financial Pit
By Selected News Articles @ 3:38 AM :: 3818 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Honolulu’s financial problems stem mostly from unfunded retirement obligations that have accumulated over the years ....

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
COVID Tourism: TVR Occupancy 40.5%
By News Release @ 12:24 AM :: 2378 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tourism

... monthly demand was 251,300 unit nights (-59.9%), resulting in an average monthly unit occupancy of 40.5% (-34.9%) ...

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Saturday, January 23, 2021
Rental Market: Troubling Signs Remain As State Prepares for an Uncertain 2021
By UHERO @ 12:54 AM :: 2788 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living, COVID-19

... UHERO second quarterly survey of rental property owners and managers ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
Vaccination Rate: Hawaii Ranks 33rd
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 PM :: 2141 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii vs Alaska Safest COVID States ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
Hawaii Ranked 'Worst State to Drive in'
By Selected News Articles @ 11:07 PM :: 2331 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... gas prices to rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
December 2020 Hawaii Hotel Occupancy 23.8%
By News Release @ 7:24 PM :: 2016 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... In December 2020, Hawai‘i hotels statewide reported substantial declines in revenue per available room ....

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Honolulu #1 -- Most Unaffordable Home Ownership in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 1882 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Honolulu is the only city where mortgages have taken up more than 40% of homeowners’ incomes in 2010, as well as in 2015 and 2020 ....

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Hawaii Best-paying States for Nurses--But Still 8th Worst Housing Hours Worked
By Selected News Articles @ 11:30 AM :: 2341 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... 33 Hours worked to afford median rent for nurses -- Hawaii ranks 43rd ....

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Monday, January 18, 2021
Hawaii Cost of Living Nearly Double US Average
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 3436 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 :: 1414 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 :: 1996 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 :: 1972 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 :: 2319 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 :: 2663 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 :: 2451 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 :: 2397 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 :: 1671 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 :: 2295 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 :: 3981 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 :: 1810 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 :: 2049 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 :: 2487 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 :: 2570 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 :: 2063 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 :: 4545 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 :: 2366 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 :: 2436 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 :: 2035 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 :: 3106 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 :: 2183 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 :: 1901 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 :: 3188 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 :: 2154 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 :: 2279 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 :: 2387 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 :: 2127 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 :: 3312 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 :: 1830 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 :: 3595 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 :: 2223 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 :: 4316 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 :: 2470 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 :: 3330 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

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

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