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Friday, May 27, 2022
Tourism Recovery Accelerated in April
By News Release @ 8:21 PM :: 153 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... 818,268 visitors in April 2022, representing a 96.3 percent recovery from April 2019 and the highest recovery rate since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Hawaii. Visitors spent $1.6 billion, an increase of 21 percent compared to the $1.32 billion reported for April 2019 ....

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Sunday, May 22, 2022
​New U.S. Census Bureau data erases Hawaii’s 2010-2020 population growth
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:35 PM :: 481 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The U.S. Census Bureau overestimated Hawaii’s 2020 population by 6.79%, or 98,812 people, according to an internal review released this month of the 2020 census. ...

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Friday, May 20, 2022
Unemployment Bounce Back? Hawaii Ranks 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 7:45 PM :: 364 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Recovery from Unemployment (2022 April vs 2020 January) -- Hawaii 51st ....

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Friday, May 20, 2022
Oahu Unsheltered Homeless Count Remains Near Record Level
By News Release @ 3:55 AM :: 497 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... homeless shelter population drops 24% ....

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Friday, May 20, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment 4.2%
By News Release @ 3:26 AM :: 319 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... in comparison with March 2020 (last month prior to pandemic effects), nonfarm jobs were down by 50,000, or -7.6% ....

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Thursday, May 19, 2022
COVID Cut Hawaii Marriage Rate 48%
By Selected News Articles @ 3:37 PM :: 388 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... of the 50 states, Hawaii saw the largest decline in marriage rate, dropping from 14.2-per-1,000 residents in 2019 to 7.4 in 2020 ....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Honolulu 10th Most Expensive City for Home Improvement
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 407 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... We ranked 200 cities based on 16 key indicators of renovation pricy-ness ....

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Monday, May 16, 2022
Study: Hawaii has lowest monthly starting salaries
By Selected News Articles @ 5:23 PM :: 477 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Adjusted for cost of living, first place Tacoma, WA has starting salaries three times higher than Honolulu and Pearl City ....

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Hawaii: Burn Through $1M in 10 Years
By Selected News Articles @ 8:00 PM :: 732 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... $1 million will last in savings: 10 years, 10 months, 11 days ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Hawaii highest personal debt compared to income
By Selected News Articles @ 10:24 PM :: 525 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii’s cost of living is high—93% greater than the national average and the highest in the country in 2021—and personal income on the island state is only slightly higher than the national average ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
COVID-19 infection rates soaring in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:38 PM :: 1366 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... on Oahu 2,107 new cases, +74% change from previous week ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Patient Safety--How Does Your Hospital Rank?
By News Release @ 5:51 PM :: 530 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... New Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group Highlight Pandemic-Era Declines in Patient Experience ....

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Who has the most Student Debt? -- 16 Hawaii Towns Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 5:40 PM :: 537 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... 2022’s Cities with the Most & Least Student Debt ....

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Monday, May 9, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Worst State for Police Officers
By Selected News Articles @ 11:48 AM :: 909 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... but it's a great place to be a criminal ....

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Hawaii GE Tax Bites in to 94% of Personal Income
By Tax Foundation @ 2:03 AM :: 634 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, COVID-19

... Hawaii’s GE Tax base has historically exceeded 100 percent of personal income but took a hit as the island’s economic profile changed during the pandemic ....

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
DoH: 100% of Oahu Seniors Vaccinated
By News Release @ 1:40 AM :: 704 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... According to the State Department of Health, 100.0% of those 65 years and older on O‘ahu have completed their initial series of COVID-19 vaccination ....

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Friday, May 6, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Lowest Drug Abuse in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:30 PM :: 497 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

... Drug Use by State: 2022’s Problem Areas ....

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Friday, May 6, 2022
Hawaii least social media-obsessed state
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 393 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii was found to be the least social media-obsessed state, with 440.34 searches per 1,000 people per month ....

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Thursday, May 5, 2022
UH Survey: Gender Based Violence Hysteria Eases Slightly
By News Release @ 5:08 PM :: 433 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Law Enforcement

... Gender-based violence and harassment prevalence has decreased since the previous survey across all categories ....

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Thursday, May 5, 2022
Hawaii: Highest 1-year Business Failure Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:54 PM :: 500 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... In the Aloha State, 25.4% of businesses fail in that first year ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Unemployment Bounce Back? Honolulu Ranks 156th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 454 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... employee base permanently reduced by COVID? ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Hawaii Among Worst States for Working Moms
By Selected News Articles @ 6:07 PM :: 437 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... professional opportunities are extremely limited ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Hawaii Residents Are Among the Least Likely to Own Their Homes in the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:53 PM :: 465 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... In Hawaii, the homeownership rate stands at 60.3%, 4th lowest in USA ....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Top 10 Hawaii Public High Schools Ranked
By Selected News Articles @ 5:43 PM :: 934 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... from US News and World Report ....

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Hawaii Most Expensive, but Ranks 24th in Earnings
By Selected News Articles @ 3:48 AM :: 547 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Here’s How Rich Hawaii Residents Are Compared to the Nation ....

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Saturday, April 30, 2022
42% of Private Sector Working Remotely as of August, 2021
By News Release @ 1:36 PM :: 462 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Workers with a bachelor’s or graduate degree also tended to work remotely (72.2%) versus those without a bachelor’s degree (48.2%)....

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Thursday, April 28, 2022
Visitor Arrivals Reach 85% of March 2019 Level
By News Release @ 7:46 PM :: 513 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... and total spending by visitors who came to the islands in March 2022 was $1.53 billion, which was higher compared to the $1.49 billion (+2.5%) reported for March 2019 ....

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Monday, April 25, 2022
Honolulu 5th Lowest Small Business Growth
By Wallet Hub @ 3:30 PM :: 626 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Honolulu business environment ranks 84th of 100 large cities in USA ....

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Sunday, April 24, 2022
UHERO: Astronomy impact on Hawaiʻi even greater with ‘spillover’ effects
By UHERO @ 5:23 PM :: 570 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The extent of astronomy’s economic impact on the state goes well beyond the standard economic measurements when “spillover” effects are included ....

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Friday, April 22, 2022
Economic report ranks Hawaii in bottom 10
By Selected News Articles @ 5:13 PM :: 534 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... over 83,000 people have moved away from Hawaii between 2011 and 2020 ....

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Thursday, April 21, 2022
How Much Food Costs in Hawaii, Compared to the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 2:35 PM :: 904 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In Hawaii, a family of four can expect to spend an average of $14,042 on food in 2022, the highest amount among states ....

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022
The cost of “excess inflation” in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 12:02 AM :: 626 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... inflation has not been over 7.5% since 1991 ....

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
86% Of Renters Can’t Afford to Buy Home in Honolulu
By News Release @ 3:55 PM :: 654 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... On Maui, it's 90% ....

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Monday, April 18, 2022
Hawaii's Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business
By Selected News Articles @ 5:30 PM :: 839 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... six Hawaii towns compared ....

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Monday, April 18, 2022
High Tax Hawaii 43rd in Economic Growth
By Selected News Articles @ 4:53 PM :: 777 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... A newly released report examines the tax burden and economic climate of all 50 states ....

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Friday, April 15, 2022
How Much it Costs to House a Family of 4 in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 PM :: 1061 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... This amount reflects both housing and utilities costs for a modest two-bedroom rental ....

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Friday, April 15, 2022
Unemployment Bounceback? Hawaii Ranks 50th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:49 PM :: 554 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... In order to identify the states whose unemployment rates are bouncing back most, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia ....

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Thursday, April 14, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment 4.1% for March
By News Release @ 9:23 PM :: 447 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... total nonagricultural jobs decreased by 300 over-the-month ....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Honolulu Population Down 1.2% in Year
By Selected News Articles @ 4:17 PM :: 658 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

... 13,690 more people moved out of the metro area than moved in over the last year ....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022
State Response to COVID: Hawaii Ranks 39th
By News Release @ 6:23 AM :: 682 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... found little health benefit of closing schools or businesses ....

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Friday, April 8, 2022
PIT Count: Chronic Homeless up 18% in Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:23 AM :: 639 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... 745 homeless individuals demonstrating chronicity. This represents an 18 percent increase ....

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Thursday, April 7, 2022
KIUC Rate Hikes Far Lower than HECO's
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 808 Views :: Kauai County, Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Kauaʻi’s power generation mix for 2021 included 45% solar, 14% hydro and 11% biomass ....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Where Hawaii Ranks: American cities with the highest rents
By News Release @ 7:38 PM :: 945 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Urban Honolulu is #2 in USA ....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Study: Hawaii most 'inclusive' state
By News Release @ 7:33 PM :: 804 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... a new study from UC Berkeley's Othering & Belonging Institute ....

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Sunday, April 3, 2022
Honolulu job growth outpacing new housing supply 32-1
By Selected News Articles @ 1:33 AM :: 716 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

... When the demand far outweighs the available properties in a given area, costs get artificially driven up ....

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Highest Tax Burden in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 AM :: 925 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... three tax types of state tax burdens — property taxes, individual income taxes and sales and excise taxes — as a share of total personal income in the state ....

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Vacant Homes? Hawaii Ranks 18th
By News Release @ 1:58 AM :: 755 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... when it comes to vacant homes, Hawaii is just average.  This demonstrates that home vacancy rates do not correspond with housing costs ....

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022
College enrollment down sharply
By News Release @ 4:28 AM :: 830 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... public universities were hit the hardest with a 13.2 drop in new freshmen enrollment over the two-year pandemic period ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
Hawaii 4th Highest Gas Tax in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:23 AM :: 903 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

... Including the federal tax, taxes account for 13.8% of the average price of a gallon of gas in the state ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
33,234 in Hawaii Behind on Mortgage
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 AM :: 741 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... in Hawaii 9.6% of mortgage holders are behind on their payments ....

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