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Monday, March 02, 2020
Hawaii Welfare Rolls Decline Sharply
By News Release @ 10:57 AM :: 793 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...some immigrant families have decided to forgo all government benefits....

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Sunday, March 01, 2020
Tourist Count up 5% for January
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 2:42 PM :: 557 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...The average daily census of total visitors in the Hawaiian Islands on any given day in January was 269,421, up 2.0 percent....

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Sunday, March 01, 2020
Hawaii Towns Ranked by Money Management Ability
By Wallet Hub @ 3:32 AM :: 652 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Money management is a life skill that unfortunately isn’t taught as often as it should be.... 

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Saturday, February 29, 2020
Hawaii 5th Lowest Drunk Driving Fatalities
By Selected News Articles @ 1:39 AM :: 671 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Hawaii 2.11 drunk driving fatalities per 100,000 people--down 26.83% from 2017....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Hawaii Median Homeowner Pays $1,607 Property Tax
By Selected News Articles @ 6:27 PM :: 680 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii has the lowest property tax rate, but high valuations make for high property tax bills....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Hawaii Grabs $1,471 Income Tax Per Capita
By Tax Foundation @ 6:15 PM :: 699 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii Income Tax Take is 10th Highest in USA....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Hawai‘i Vacation Rental Performance Report--Oahu Down, Sister Isles Up
By News Release @ 10:01 AM :: 691 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...In January 2020, the total monthly supply of statewide vacation rentals was 797,300 unit nights....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Hawaii Budget A Rated--Except for Pension Debt
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 539 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii -- State Budget Practice Report Cards and Budget Resource Guide....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Hawaii 8th-Safest Workplaces
By Selected News Articles @ 7:40 PM :: 574 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...The Most Dangerous States to Work In....

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Monday, February 24, 2020
Honolulu 18th -- Hardest Working Cities in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 7:30 PM :: 690 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Multiple jobs. Doubling up. Hawaii adults say they’re doing it all and still struggling....

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Friday, February 21, 2020
Political Engagement Among African Americans? -- Hawaii Ranks 42nd
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 AM :: 754 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

...Hawaii Black Voter Turnout in 2018 Midterm – 46th (4th worst)....

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Friday, February 21, 2020
Gap Between Buying & Renting Narrows on Big Island
By Selected News Articles @ 2:31 AM :: 985 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii County's median listing price decreased by 10%....

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Thursday, February 20, 2020
Hawaii 5th Highest Per Capita Tax Collections
By Tax Foundation @ 2:20 AM :: 867 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii annual per capita tax collections are $6,640....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Vaping and Tobacco Harm Reduction in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:22 PM :: 896 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...Analysis of the vaping industry in Hawaii, including economic data, state health department findings on vaping-related lung illnesses, youth e-cigarette use, tobacco retail compliance checks, and state funding dedicated to tobacco control programs....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Hawaii one of the top 10 population losers
By Selected News Articles @ 8:48 PM :: 852 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii Population lost: -7,047 -- Population decrease: -0.50%....

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Emergency Preparedness? Hawaii Drops to Lowest Tier
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 855 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...As Threats Increase, Annual Assessment Finds Hawaii's Level of Readiness for Health Emergencies dropping....

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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Hawaii Towns Ranked by Ethnic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 3:14 AM :: 798 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Waipahu is the least Spanish-speaking place in the USA....

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Which Hawaiʻi neighborhoods have the highest well-being?
By News Release @ 9:51 PM :: 1065 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...measures of quality of life and community well-being for 42 communities throughout the state....

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
HECO Reaches 28.4% Nameplate Capacity of Green Energy Schemes
By News Release @ 9:45 PM :: 1007 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...CLUE: 28.4% RPS does not equal 28.4% of electricity coming from so-called renewables.  It means that the nameplate capacity of renewable producers is equal to 28.4% of electricity production.  They hope you don’t know this but now you do....

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
No State Gets Less Federal Aid Than Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 8:13 PM :: 978 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Federal aid is allocated to states for a variety of purposes, primarily to supplement state funding for programs or projects deemed to be of national interest, such as Medicaid payments, education funding assistance, infrastructure assistance, and more....

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Hawaii Income Tax 2nd Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 12:58 AM :: 1312 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii individual income tax tops out at 11%....

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Saturday, February 08, 2020
UH Releases Sex Harassment Survey Results
By News Release @ 2:47 PM :: 825 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Law Enforcement

...More than 6,300 students, or 15.5 percent of UH’s approximately 40,861 adult students participated in the 2019 survey....

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Friday, February 07, 2020
Hawaii: Few Disabled Working, Federal Benefits Unused
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 936 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

...Hawaii reported an integrated employment rate of 2 percent, the lowest rate in the nation....

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Thursday, February 06, 2020
Hawaii Mixed Scores on Dental Care
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 PM :: 717 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii 46 -- ‘Dental Habits & Care’ Rank....

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Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Study: 25% of CFS Clients Victims of Sex Trafficking
By News Release @ 10:07 PM :: 1137 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, Drugs
...The six-page survey was administered over the course of three months to 363 individuals seeking help by trained social workers or support staff of Child & Family Service....
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Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Report: Hawaii seniors have highest poverty rate in the US
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 PM :: 1104 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Personalized Elder Index -- How Much do you need to live in your community in Hawaii?....

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Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Hawaii DoE Touts AP Test Scores
By News Release @ 2:44 AM :: 770 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Meanwhile: ACT Scores Released: Hawaii 4th Lowest in USA....

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Monday, February 03, 2020
Need $2.3M to Retire in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:16 PM :: 1301 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...the state in which you live can play a big role in how early you can retire....

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Friday, January 31, 2020
Economic Impact of Immigration by State -- Hawaii 17th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:03 PM :: 713 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...which states benefit the most — and least — from immigration using 23 key indicators....

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Friday, January 31, 2020
Honolulu 79th Worst Metro Areas for STEM Professionals
By Selected News Articles @ 8:56 PM :: 1238 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...STEM workers are in fierce demand and Honolulu is just not competitive....

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Friday, January 31, 2020
Hawaii Most Expensive State for Car Owners
By Selected News Articles @ 8:41 PM :: 1026 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

...‘Cost of Ownership & Maintenance’ highest in USA....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Another Record Year: 10.4M Tourists Visit Hawaii in 2019
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 984 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...On average, there were 249,021 visitors in the Hawaiian Islands on any given day in 2019, up 3.0 percent from 2018....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Hawaii: 69% Struggle Financially
By News Release @ 3:12 PM :: 1035 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...The Hawaii Financial Health Pulse provides a new, in-depth view of the financial struggles faced by people in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Hawaii receives mixed grades on tobacco prevention and cessation
By News Release @ 1:05 PM :: 852 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...The 18th annual “State of Tobacco Control” report grades states and the federal government on policies proven to prevent and reduce tobacco use....

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Monday, January 27, 2020
Hawaii: Weddings Cost More Than Any Other State
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 PM :: 1057 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tourism, Cost of Living

...Couples in Hawaii spent $37,827 in 2018....

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Thursday, January 23, 2020
Hawaii Highest Union Membership in USA
By News Release @ 12:51 AM :: 870 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii has the highest union membership rate at 23.5 percent....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Cost of Living: Hawaii Per Capita Income 4th-Lowest in USA
By UHERO @ 8:07 PM :: 1164 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...after adjusting for Hawaii’s high prices, the purchasing power of income per person was the fourth lowest in the nation....

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Saturday, January 18, 2020
HECO Reports 21% jump in solar generation capacity
By News Release @ 2:42 PM :: 1053 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...The completion of large grid-scale projects and thousands of residential solar systems provided the largest-ever annual increase in solar capacity....

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Friday, January 17, 2020
Hawaii GE Tax Hits 105.29% of Personal Income
By Tax Foundation @ 4:33 PM :: 1106 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail, Taxes

...The sales tax in Hawaii has a broad base that include many business-to-business services....

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Friday, January 17, 2020
Hawaii 2nd-Most Integrated State
By Selected News Articles @ 3:28 AM :: 888 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...2020’s States with the Most Racial Progress....

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Friday, January 17, 2020
Hawaii Cost of Smoking $2.2M per Smoker
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 AM :: 906 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...Smoking doesn’t just ruin your health. It can also burn a nasty hole through your wallet....

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Thursday, January 16, 2020
Homeless deaths increase on O‘ahu Because They are not Being Forced into Shelters
By News Release @ 5:23 PM :: 1246 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Homelessness

...The average age of death amongst this vulnerable population here on O‘ahu was 54.4 years old....

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Thursday, January 16, 2020
DBEDT: Family of 4 Needs $80K for a frugal lifestyle--But only $67K on Big Island
By News Release @ 5:17 AM :: 1525 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii County had the lowest self-sufficiency income requirements among all counties....

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Thursday, January 09, 2020
In Hawaii $100 Buys Only $84 Worth of Goods
By Video @ 6:30 PM :: 872 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...video takes on Hawaii's high cost of living, with some quick examples, then some suggestions advising how to help fix it....

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Thursday, January 09, 2020
Hawaii Female Salaries 82.6% of Male
By News Release @ 3:50 AM :: 973 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $797, or 82.6 percent of the $965 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts....

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Saturday, January 04, 2020
Hawaii 2nd-Worst State for Retirement
By Selected News Articles @ 2:06 AM :: 1933 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, Cost of Living

...ultimately, it comes down to how far do those retirement dollars go....

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Friday, January 03, 2020
How to Stop the Exodus
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:48 AM :: 1240 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...reject the idea that the “price of paradise” must inevitably be unreasonable....

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Thursday, January 02, 2020
Hawaii Least Depressed State
By News Release @ 11:12 AM :: 943 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...but depression rate jumps 17.76% from 2014-2018....

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Wednesday, January 01, 2020
​UH report shows more than 150 doctors left Hawaii in 2019
By News Release @ 3:53 PM :: 1303 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...The exodus of doctors from practice in Hawai’i this year was much worse than was indicated in preliminary figures released just a few months ago....

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Exodus from Hawaii continued in fiscal 2019 
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:48 AM :: 1155 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii cites Hawaii's cost of living and lack of opportunities....

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