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Friday, October 22, 2021
COVID/vaccination issues put enduring problems on back burner
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:13 PM :: 101 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 :: 153 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 :: 181 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 :: 269 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 :: 352 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 :: 383 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 :: 652 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 :: 623 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 :: 616 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 :: 839 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 :: 1076 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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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
HTA: Vacation Rentals Decline Sharply from 2019 Records
By News Release @ 3:06 AM :: 528 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tourism

... In August 2021, the total monthly supply of statewide vacation rentals was 616,900 unit nights (+73.0% vs. 2020, -32.7% vs. 2019) ....

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Pearl City Second Lowest Percentage of Disabled Living in Poverty
By Selected News Articles @ 2:58 AM :: 593 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 2021's Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities ....

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Hawaii Among Five Worst 'Sinkhole States'
By News Release @ 7:22 PM :: 1483 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... Financial State of the States 2021 ....

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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Diversity is More than Race: Hawaii Ranks 3rd
By Selected News Articles @ 4:24 AM :: 830 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... compare the 50 states across six key diversity categories ....

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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Best States for Teachers? Hawaii Ranks 44th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:54 AM :: 750 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

... Earlier in 2021, teachers in many schools across the U.S. had to provide online-only instruction to students...a massive number of students experienced significant learning loss ....

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
PSD: 12% More Criminals Vaccinated
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 507 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

... Total statewide percentage of fully vaccinated inmates on September 14 = 66% ....

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Monday, September 20, 2021
August 2021 vs 2019: Hotel Revenues Up, Occupancy Down
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 11:04 PM :: 466 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... In August 2021, passengers arriving from out-of-state could bypass the State’s mandatory 10-day self-quarantine if they were fully vaccinated ....

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Saturday, September 18, 2021
COVID Recovery: Hawaii 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 AM :: 768 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... progress toward economic recovery has been largely due to the distribution of the vaccine and yet highly vaccinated Hawaii still finds a way to lag ....

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Friday, September 17, 2021
Biden Tax Hike: Hawaii Combined Income Tax Rate to Hit 57.4%
By Selected News Articles @ 5:23 PM :: 1569 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... If Congress’s new tax hikes come through, successful residents in high-tax states will be placed in a terrible position. ....

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Friday, September 17, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 7.0%
By News Release @ 5:16 PM :: 479 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Statewide, 601,800 were employed and 45,550 unemployed in August  ....

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Friday, September 17, 2021
COVID hits 10.6% of Marshallese in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:08 AM :: 1001 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... among all Pacific Islander subcategories, the highest incidence of cases, 10,580 per 100,000 people, occurred among Marshallese individuals ....

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Not Just Covid: Hawaii Ranks 37th in Vaccinations
By Selected News Articles @ 4:10 PM :: 822 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... Hawaii has low rates of vaccination against many diseases ....

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Hawaii has Cheapest Auto Insurance Premiums
By Selected News Articles @ 4:26 AM :: 916 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In Hawaii, the average auto insurance premium comes in at just $1,096 ....

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Saturday, September 11, 2021
Hawaii most expensive state to raise children
By Selected News Articles @ 4:25 AM :: 839 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Parents in Hawaii may spend the most on bringing up their children with an estimated total cost of $281,597 to support a kid’s basic needs for 18 years ....

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Friday, September 3, 2021
DoH Report: Delta Variant now nearly all of Hawaii COVID Cases
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 818 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... DOH released a new cluster report identifying 70 COVID-19 clusters statewide, totaling 1,374 cases. Eighteen clusters occurred on Oʻahu, 44 occurred on Maui, one occurred on Hawaiʻi Island and seven occurred on Kauaʻi. ....

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Thursday, September 2, 2021
DoE Enrollment Down 1.7% for 2021-22
By News Release @ 3:03 AM :: 849 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Enrollment at Hawaii's public and charter schools for the 2021-22 school year decreased to 171,600 students, compared with enrollment of 174,704 students at the start of last school year — a difference of 1.7% ....

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Monday, August 30, 2021
Tourists Spent $1.58B in July
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 530 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... Visitor spending decreased compared to $1.70 billion (-6.8%) in July 2019....

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Saturday, August 28, 2021
Hawaiʻi graduates among nation's best on student debt
By News Release @ 5:38 PM :: 838 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

... Hawaiʻi college graduates are among the least likely to leave school with debt. And for those who do graduate with debt, they owe among the least in the country ....

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Saturday, August 28, 2021
How Much COVID does your school have?
By News Release @ 2:41 AM :: 1191 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Campbell HS is #1 followed by Waipahu, Kapolei, and Farrington ....

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Friday, August 27, 2021
DBEDT: Delta Drives Down Hawaii Economic Forecast
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 789 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... DBEDT revised its economic growth projection for 2021 to 2.7 percent, down from  3.5 percent ....

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Friday, August 27, 2021
Hawaii: Highest Food Costs in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:21 AM :: 956 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii Households spend the most dollars on food according to a LendingTree study ....

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Thursday, August 26, 2021
98.6% of State Employees Comply with COVID Mandate
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 928 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... 87% fully vaccinated and close to 5% partially vaccinated ....

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Friday, August 20, 2021
List: Did Your School Have COVID this week?
By News Release @ 1:46 PM :: 1105 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Total cases: 383 (of these, 276 cases had no HIDOE facility impact) ....

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Thursday, August 19, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 7.3%
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 760 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... in comparison with July 2020 nonfarm jobs have risen by 53,000, or 10.0 percent. However, in comparison with March 2020 (last month prior to pandemic effects), nonfarm jobs were down by 72,400, or -11.1 percent. ...

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
UH Students over 90% Vaxxed
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 903 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... More than 90% of students attending the 10 campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi have been vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus or plan to be ....

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
UH extramural funding hauls in a near-record $485.5M in FY2021
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 817 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... just $3.1 million shy of UH’s best extramural funding year total of $488.6 million in FY2011 .... 

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Tuesday, August 17, 2021
DBEDT Releases 2020 Hawaii Data Book
By News Release @ 6:24 AM :: 832 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... The book is in electronic form and is available on the DBEDT website ....

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Monday, August 16, 2021
UH Community Colleges named best system in U.S.
By News Release @ 10:18 PM :: 1012 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The study ranked the schools and their systems through cost and financing, educational outcomes and career outcomes ....

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Friday, August 13, 2021
​Improving Pedestrian Safety in Hawaiʻi
By UHERO @ 12:00 PM :: 610 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... This tool can help the public and policymakers identify areas that are particularly dangerous for drivers and pedestrians ....

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Thursday, August 12, 2021
U.S. Census Bureau Delivers Data for States to Begin Redistricting Efforts
By News Release @ 5:17 PM :: 716 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... the Hawaii apportionment commission has been waiting for this data ....

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Thursday, August 12, 2021
Honolulu 2nd Least Pet-Friendly City
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 900 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... veterinary care costs highest in USA ....

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Saturday, August 7, 2021
OHA: Disproportionate Spike in COVID-19 Cases in Native Hawaiian Communities
By News Release @ 6:54 PM :: 1381 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, OHA, COVID-19

... the vaccination rate among the Native Hawaiian community may be as low as 35% ....

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Saturday, August 7, 2021
List: Did Your School Have COVID this week?
By News Release @ 1:19 AM :: 1837 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... DoE reports 105 COVID cases this week but 78 'have no DoE facility impact' ....

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Thursday, July 29, 2021
June 2021: 791K Tourists Arrive, Spend $1.44B
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 926 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... Compared to June 2019, visitor spending decreased 11.9 percent from $1.63 billion ....

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Vacation Rental Use up 910% from 2020
By News Release @ 10:41 AM :: 1041 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tourism

... but down 32.9% vs. 2019 ....

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Hawaii -- Worst ACT Scores in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:12 AM :: 1787 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... but don't worry. DoE and HSTA are working to solve this problem by eliminating standardized testing ....

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Friday, July 16, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7%
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 1249 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

... Hawaii no longer has the nation’s highest unemployment rate ....

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Thursday, July 15, 2021
It's not a mystery why so many people have been leaving the Aloha State
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:28 PM :: 3356 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Over the past four years, Hawaii’s population has declined by more than 22,000 people, equaling the third-fastest population decline per capita in the entire nation ....

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Hawaii: Harshest penalties for underage drivers with DUI
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 1140 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... The cost to insure underage and 30-year-old drivers increases by 214% on average after just one violation ....

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