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Thursday, June 21, 2018
More Than 8 Cents of Each State Revenue Dollar Goes to Medicaid
By Selected News Articles @ 2:21 AM :: 1252 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii spent the second-lowest share of its own dollars on Medicaid in 2016....

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Hawaii 6th Most Independent State?
By News Release @ 3:38 PM :: 991 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...NOTE: Tourism is an export—WalletHub seems to have missed this....

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:32 PM :: 1112 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...17.6% of State and Local government revenue comes from property taxes in Hawaii....

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Monday, June 18, 2018
New Campaign Highlights 680 Beer Distribution Jobs in Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:24 PM :: 1210 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...National Beer Wholesalers Association launches 'Delivering Local Jobs'; Tells story of independent beer distributors in Hawaii....

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Sunday, June 17, 2018
Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card -- Hawaii Stuck on 'F'
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 1681 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The 2018 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card shows how each state ranks among its peers in several categories that are of particular interest to site selection experts for the manufacturing and logistics industries....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hawaii—Need $75K Income to Afford 2br Apartment
By News Release @ 4:36 AM :: 1392 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...On Oahu the ‘housing wage’ is $39.06 -- In Hawaii County it is $25.42, thanks to the subdivisions shifting the supply demand equation....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Mapping 2018 Tax Reform
By Tax Foundation @ 4:23 AM :: 1177 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by Congressional District....

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Best States for Working Dads--Hawaii 25th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:25 AM :: 1248 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 20 key indicators of friendliness toward working fathers....

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Sunday, June 10, 2018
Oahu Drivers Burn More Than $11K in Yearly Commuting Costs
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 1780 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail, Cost of Living

...Oahu commuters would save $11,773 by commuting through public transportation versus driving and absorbing all of its associated costs such as gas, insurance, car maintenance, parking, depreciation, etc....

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Friday, June 08, 2018
Tax Collections Soar for FY2018
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 1132 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...general fund tax deposits are up by 8.5% compared with the same period in FY 2017....

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Friday, June 08, 2018
As least we’re not as bad as California
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:05 PM :: 1256 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii does not perform well on the annual EFNA Index, ranking 45th out of the 50 states in terms of economic freedom....

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Thursday, June 07, 2018
Hawaii #3 in Sin Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 4:09 PM :: 1576 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...The State of Hawaii is the senior partner in the sin business....

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Thursday, June 07, 2018
UH Manoa Ranks 302nd in Survey of 800 Universities
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 1233 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...the ranking most used and referenced by international students....

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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Safest States--Hawaii Ranks 8th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 1233 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...4th Fewest Fatal Occupational Injuries Per Total Workers....

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Monday, June 04, 2018
Hawaii Highest Government Surplus--Lowest Median Household Income
By Selected News Articles @ 1:27 PM :: 1748 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...2018’s Best & Worst State Economies....

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Saturday, June 02, 2018
2017: Google Generates $171M of Economic Activity in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 1638 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The value of Google Search and AdWords for businesses is the profit they receive from clicks on search results and ads minus their cost of advertising, estimated as $8 profit for every $1 spent....

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Friday, June 01, 2018
State Income Tax Collections--Hawaii Takes $1389 Per Capita
By Tax Foundation @ 3:44 AM :: 1400 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii income taxes 10th-highest in USA....

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Visitor Arrivals, Spending Up for April
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 1521 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Total visitor arrivals rose 6.6 percent to 803,005 visitors in April....

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Hawaii Job Market Schizophrenic
By Selected News Articles @ 9:53 AM :: 1665 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...lowest unemployment AND lowest starting salaries....

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Who is Driving Electric Vehicles in Hawaii?
By UHERO @ 9:42 PM :: 1875 Views :: Energy, Environment, Hawaii Statistics

...An analysis of factors that affect EV adoption in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Top Universities: UH Manoa Ranks 306th
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 1812 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...“We’re all really gratified at this wonderful ranking.” said Interim Chancellor David Lassner....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Hawaii Tax Revenue up 20.2% Since Great Recession
By Selected News Articles @ 7:02 PM :: 1236 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Pew's analysis compares state tax receipts from when the Great Recession began in December 2007 to the fourth quarter of 2017....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Hawaii 5th-Highest Beer Tax in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 6:49 PM :: 1227 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...$0.93 per gallon....

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Hotel Occupancy Increases on Kauai Despite Flooding
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 2206 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...All Counties and All Classes of Hawai‘i Hotel Properties Reported Solid RevPAR and ADR Increases in April....

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Monday, May 21, 2018
United Way Report: 49% of Hawaii Households Can't Afford Basics
By News Release @ 5:53 PM :: 1655 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...the percentage of struggling families ranges from 32 percent in North Dakota to 49 percent in California, New Mexico and Hawaii....

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Monday, May 21, 2018
Childcare: Mapping the Gap in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 1620 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii has shortfall of 30,000 licensed child care slots, study finds....

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Monday, May 21, 2018
Best States for Military Retirees -- Hawaii Ranks 37th
By Selected News Articles @ 1:38 PM :: 1619 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...Hawai ties California and DC for the highest percentage of Homeless Veterans -- 33 times higher than lowest percentage state, Mississippi....

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
How Well-Funded are Pension Plans in Your State? -- Hawaii 45th
By Tax Foundation @ 5:56 PM :: 1715 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... the Hawaii ERS is only 51% funded -- 5th worst in USA ....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hawaii Gun Permits Down 24%
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 1288 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

...A total of 16,443 personal firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2017, marking a 23.2% decrease from the tally in 2016....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Launch a Career? Honolulu Lowest Starting Salaries in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 AM :: 1676 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...Honolulu and Pearl City tie Sta Rosa, Ca and Rancho Cucamonga, Ca for lowest monthly avg starting salaries adjusted for cost of living....

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Monday, May 14, 2018
Drug Use by State: 2018’s Problem Areas
By Selected News Articles @ 3:26 PM :: 1540 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... Hawaii ranks 46th ....

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Saturday, May 12, 2018
Property Taxes Cost Hawaii $1070 per Person
By Tax Foundation @ 3:45 AM :: 1567 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Average Per Capita Property Taxes: How Does Your State Compare?....

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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Hawaii Timeshares Average 89.5% Occupancy for 2017
By News Release @ 7:57 PM :: 1428 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...In comparison, occupancy of hotel properties statewide averaged 80.0 percent in 2017....

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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Follow the Money? Not so Easy in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 2637 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits

... Following the Money 2018 -- How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data ...

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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Best & Worst States to Be a Police Officer
By Selected News Articles @ 2:38 PM :: 1375 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... Hawaii Ranks 24th ....

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Monday, May 07, 2018
Homeless Count Drops 10% Statewide as More are Pressured to Accept Shelter
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 1291 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Every county experienced a decrease in homelessness. Kaua‘i County saw the largest decrease at 28.9 percent, O‘ahu saw a 9.4 percent decrease, Hawai‘i County saw an 8.8 percent decrease, and Maui County saw a 2.6 percent decline....

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Monday, May 07, 2018
Best States for Working Moms -- Hawaii Ranks 24th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:09 PM :: 1313 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... WalletHub compared state dynamics across 15 key metrics to identify the Best & Worst States for Working Moms ....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
OHA releases report on health of Native Hawaiian women
By News Release @ 2:24 PM :: 1614 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, OHA

... Haumea: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women and Empowering Wāhine Well-Being, a 150-page report ....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Funds for Treating Individuals with Mental Illness: Is Your State Generous or Stingy?
By News Release @ 3:12 PM :: 1372 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...study reveals dramatic eight-fold difference in percentage of state funds allocated to helping mentally ill....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Social Capital Index for Hawaii Counties
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:12 PM :: 1446 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Everyone Needs a Close Community, but Those Are Fewer and Fewer....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Hawaii Towns Ranked for Economic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 1314 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...America’s transformation is more than skin-deep — it’s economic, too....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
UHERO: Hawaii set for more growth
By UHERO @ 4:59 PM :: 1451 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Tourism has surged again in the first part of 2018, extending one of the longest periods of sustained visitor growth. Construction, while volatile month to month, also remains on a high plateau....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Commonwealth Fund: Hawaii Among Top Health Systems
By News Release @ 6:04 PM :: 1332 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...40 measures of access to health care, quality of care, efficiency in care delivery, health outcomes, and income-based health care disparities....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Hawaii--Least Expensive Homeowners Insurance in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 AM :: 1433 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...with your savings on insurance, you can afford a larger mortgage....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Hawaii #2 for Distracted Drivers
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 1410 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Hawaii cars emanate 7.9 text messages per hour during evening peak rush....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Hawaii is the Worst State for Nurses
By News Release @ 5:48 PM :: 1919 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...51st for Annual Nursing Salary (Adj for Cost of Living)....

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Monday, April 30, 2018
Honolulu, Pearl City Among Worst Places to Start a Business
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 PM :: 1352 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Pearl City ranks 178th--5th highest--for Labor Costs....

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Friday, April 27, 2018
Tourist Spending up 10% in First Quarter
By News Release @ 1:08 AM :: 1286 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.82 billion in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 10.1 percent compared to the first quarter of 2017....

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Honolulu: Highest Paid Realtors in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 1527 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Highest Median Annual Wage for Real Estate Agents–Honolulu and Pearl City tied for #1....

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Hawaii: How Safe is Your Hospital?
By News Release @ 1:15 PM :: 1484 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii has the highest proportion of 'A' grade hospitals in USA....

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