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Monday, January 08, 2018
Bed Bugs: Honolulu Ranks 48th
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 1308 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Tourism

...“They were virtually unheard of in the U.S. 10 years ago”....

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Monday, January 08, 2018
Hawaii--Lowest Family Salary in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 1286 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...and the least affordable housing....

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Friday, January 05, 2018
Atlas Van Lines: Hawaii #5 State for Outbound Moves
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 1050 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 59.8% of Hawaii moves are outbound ... 

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Thursday, January 04, 2018
DBEDT: 31% of Hawaii families can't cover basic needs
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 2013 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...this study defines economic self-sufficiency as the amount of money that individuals and families require to meet their basic needs without government and/or other subsidies....

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Thursday, January 04, 2018
Report: 3 Patients Responsible for 25% of Assaults at Mental Hospital
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 1303 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Analysis of data revealed that just 10% of active patients (55 of 532) were responsible for all assaults on staff. In fact, more than one-fourth were attributable to 3 highly-assaultive patients.... 

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Have Honolulu Rents Peaked?
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 1607 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Currently, median rents in Honolulu stand at $1,550 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,060 for a two-bedroom....

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Best Place to Find a Job? With Record Low Unemployment Honolulu Still Ranks 42nd
By Selected News Articles @ 2:13 PM :: 1456 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...comparind more than 180 U.S. cities across 26 key indicators of job-market strength....

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Monday, January 01, 2018
Hawaii Most Sleep Deprived State
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 PM :: 1175 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii reported the lowest levels of adequate sleep at 56 percent, while South Dakota got the most sleep at 72 percent....

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Saturday, December 30, 2017
Tourist Arrivals up 7.3% in November
By News Release @ 12:40 PM :: 931 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.29 billion in November 2017, an increase of 4.5 percent compared to a year ago....

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Friday, December 29, 2017
Federal tax plan exposes Hawaii’s high taxes
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:36 PM :: 1370 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...this could make Hawaii and other high-tax states less competitive for their wealthiest earners, since those residents will be less able to deduct the high local taxes....

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Sunday, December 24, 2017
Worst Drivers: Hawaii Ranks 6th for Drunk Driving
By Selected News Articles @ 1:27 AM :: 1059 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...and 5th for speeding....

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Friday, December 22, 2017
Hawaii Unemployment Sets Record Low as Labor Force Shrinks
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 1500 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Labor force drops 1% -- from 690,800 to 684,350 year over year....

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
Census: Hawaii One of only Eight States to Lose Population
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 1677 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii lost 1,145 residents between 2016 and 2017....

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Hawaii 70% Ready: Health Emergency Preparedness
By News Release @ 4:51 PM :: 1022 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii's Flu Vaccination Rate is 49.2 Percent, 18th Highest....

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Survey: 62% of Hawaii Youth Not Qualified for Military Service
By News Release @ 3:20 PM :: 2387 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Military, Drugs

...Crime and Inability to Join Military or Workforce Present National Crisis....

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Monday, December 18, 2017
Most Caring Cities? Honolulu Ranks 34th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 816 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...share of sheltered homeless persons to number of volunteering hours per capita to share of income donated to charity....

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Friday, December 15, 2017
Conservative Rankings of Hawaii Legislators—2017 Session
By News Release @ 4:57 PM :: 1662 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...The ACUF has reviewed each piece of legislation voted on in both the Senate and House of Representatives to produce average scores for each chamber as well as individual scores for each sitting member....

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Friday, December 15, 2017
One Down—44 to go
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:21 PM :: 1060 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii's extremely modest creep up the ladder of economic freedom....

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Friday, December 15, 2017
U.S. Election Assistance Commission Releases Hawaii Election Data Interactive
By News Release @ 12:11 PM :: 1231 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

...Online Tool Helps Users Pull Election Data for Specific State and Local Jurisdictions, Compare with Others....

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Hawaii among worst states for economic freedom
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:17 AM :: 2835 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...The 2017 Economic Freedom of North America report helps explain why life is tough in the Aloha State....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Hawaii: Worst Place to Pay off Student Loans
By News Release @ 6:48 PM :: 1173 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...High costs of living stretch Hawaii workers’ paychecks thin and leave them with far less disposable income than residents in other states, making it the worst state for student loan affordability....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Hawaii Ranks 5th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco
By News Release @ 4:57 PM :: 1022 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Hawaii is spending $6.6 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 48.1 percent of the $13.7 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Hawaii: Homelessness and Poverty Do Not Correlate
By Selected News Articles @ 3:48 PM :: 1318 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Honolulu is #1 for Homelessness, Pearl City is the 2nd-least needy city in USA....

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
America’s Health Rankings--Hawaii 2nd Healthiest
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 1127 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... In the past three years, violent crime increased 29% ....

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Hawaii 3rd-Highest Tax Revenue Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 1:53 PM :: 1142 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...$4,540 a year in tax revenue per resident....

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
ACS Hawaii 5-Year Report: Growth Data for Your Community
By News Release @ 11:55 AM :: 973 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2012-2016 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates on December 7, 2017....

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Friday, December 08, 2017
HUD: Hawaii #1 State for Homelessness
By News Release @ 12:50 AM :: 1935 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Cost of Living

...Hawaii still leads nation in homeless count per capita....

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Thursday, December 07, 2017
Elder Abuse: Hawaii Ranks 22nd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:15 AM :: 1465 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...2017’s States with the Best Elder-Abuse Protections....

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Sunday, December 03, 2017
Hawaii 2nd Best State for Healthy Retirement
By Selected News Articles @ 1:37 PM :: 1232 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Seniors in Hawaii are sick less often than those in any other state....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
OHA Strategic Plan? Results Not Updated since 2013
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 1378 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, OHA

...the State of Hawaii Dashboard and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Dashboard are only current up to 2013 for most of the categories presented....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Hawaii's Best Workplace? Monsanto
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 1865 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, GMOs

...Monsanto took first place, scoring an impressive 91.6 percent....

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Hawaii Least Charitable State in USA?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:08 PM :: 1003 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... but Hawaii ranks 5th in Percentage of Population who Donate Time ....

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Monday, November 27, 2017
Seven Deadly? Hawaii Comes up Short in Sin Index
By Selected News Articles @ 12:18 PM :: 1025 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...WalletHub’s data crunchers compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 32 key indicators of evil deeds....

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Thursday, November 23, 2017
DBEDT: 9.5M Tourists Expected in 2018
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 1462 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

"...air seats will increase by 8.5 percent during the first three quarters of 2018....”

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
DoE: 5-Year Teacher Retention 54%
By News Release @ 3:56 AM :: 1314 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Department rolls out more data visuals for public to view....

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Monday, November 20, 2017
DCCA Report: Changing Patterns of Hawaii Air Cargo Traffic
By News Release @ 8:14 PM :: 956 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...inbound air cargo volume from the U.S. mainland jumped in 2002 due to e-commerce and has been at that high level ever since....

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Monday, November 20, 2017
Honolulu 3rd-Worst City to Live In When You’re Struggling to Pay Off Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 5:32 PM :: 1500 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Honolulu cost of living is 86 percent above national average .... 

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Sunday, November 19, 2017
Overstock.com: Hawaii Among Top Bitcoin Spending States
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 PM :: 1144 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Overstock Began Accepting Bitcoin in January 2014....

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Monday, November 13, 2017
Republican Tax Cut Plan Would Give $3174 to Average Hawaii Household
By Tax Foundation @ 2:33 PM :: 1576 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...The increase in family incomes is the result of both the income tax cuts and the broader rise in productivity and wages due to economic growth....

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Sunday, November 12, 2017
Immigration: Only 300 Dreamers in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 1080 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Approximately 300 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients live in Hawaii....

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Saturday, November 11, 2017
Hawaii Professionals -- more licensing, fewer requirements
By News Release @ 6:28 PM :: 1402 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The Institute for Justice finds Hawaii to be ‘most burdensome’ in USA due to the large number of professions requiring licensure.   In contrast, the Wisconsin study finds Hawaii to be the 'least burdensome' based on an analysis of 10 specific professions and the requirements to attain license in each....

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Fattest States? Hawaii Ranks 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 1381 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...“Fat” is becoming the new normal in America....

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Honolulu--4th Highest Veteran Homelessness in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 9:03 PM :: 1885 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Military, Cost of Living

...veterans in many cities continue to suffer from long delays in mental-health treatment despite a $10 billion effort to expand veterans’ access to such care....

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Hawaii--The Worst State for Middle-Class Income Earners
By News Release @ 3:19 PM :: 1707 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Because of the high real estate prices, Hawaii also had the second-lowest percentage of homeowners....

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Saturday, November 04, 2017
DoH Website Reports Beach Water Quality
By News Release @ 4:05 AM :: 1648 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Upgrades provide easier navigation and more information....

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
These Are The 10 Smartest Communities In Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 AM :: 2286 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...32 communities ranked from smartest to dumbest....

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Monday, October 30, 2017
Best Small Cities: Waipahu Worse Than Gary, Indiana?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 1402 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...one of the best perks of living in a city with a relatively smaller population? Affordability (but not in Hawaii)....

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Friday, October 27, 2017
Corporate Taxes -- Hawaii Ranks 14th
By Tax Foundation @ 3:26 AM :: 1475 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii dropped from 11th for 2017 to 14th for 2018....

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
F is for Fail: 2017 Honolulu Small Business Friendliness
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 1417 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Honolulu Rates F but the State overall rates C-....

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Monday, October 23, 2017
Study: Timeshares Add $5.3B to Hawaii Economy
By News Release @ 2:40 PM :: 1495 Views :: Development, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Impact Also Includes 31,727 Jobs and $263 Million in State & Local Taxes....

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