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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
AMA: Hawaii Has Longest Life Expectancy
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 1359 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...In 2016, Hawaii had the highest life expectancy at birth (81.3 years) and Mississippi had the lowest (74.7 years), a 6.6-year difference....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Tax Freedom Day Hawaii -- April 20
By Tax Foundation @ 3:39 PM :: 1071 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...last year Hawaii Tax Freedom Day was April 19....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Hawaii occupational licensing laws 'headed in wrong direction'
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:23 PM :: 1436 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

...Grassroot Institute president urges removal of barriers to economic mobility....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
DBEDT: US average labor earnings higher than Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:03 AM :: 1355 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...and these figures are not adjusted for cost of living....

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Hawaii Millennials 2nd Lowest Home Ownership Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 992 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...2018’s Best & Worst States for Millennials....

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Monday, April 09, 2018
Tax Burden: Hawaii Ranks #2
By Selected News Articles @ 12:17 PM :: 1160 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...only New York State is higher....

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Friday, April 06, 2018
Hawaii: Need $153K Salary to Buy Average Home
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 2266 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Place Where You Need the Highest Salary to Afford the Average Home  --  Hawaii: $153,520 for a house worth $610,000 ....

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Thursday, April 05, 2018
Death Tax: Hawaii One of Only a Few States
By Tax Foundation @ 4:28 PM :: 1418 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Recently, states have moved away from these taxes or raised the exemption levels....

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Thursday, April 05, 2018
Honolulu Among U.S. Solar Leading Cities in New Report
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 1260 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...Each year, the survey ranks nearly 70 of the nation’s major cities by megawatts of solar energy....

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Financial Literacy--Hawaii Ranks 41st
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 PM :: 1427 Views :: Family, Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...The housing-market collapse and following financial crisis reminded Americans of our obsession with debt and the dangers of quick access to finances for under-informed consumers....

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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Honolulu 8th-Worst for Middle Class Homebuyers
By Selected News Articles @ 2:11 AM :: 1274 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Politicians' hyperbolic campaign promises don't seem to be making life much better....

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Monday, April 02, 2018
$30K Per Resident: Hawaii Worst OPEB Liability in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:16 PM :: 1590 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Other Post-Employment Benefit Liabilities, 2017 surveys the more than 100 state-administered post-employment benefit plans, such as health insurance, Medicare advantage, life insurance, and other non-pension benefits....

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Monday, April 02, 2018
Hawaii: Worst Taxpayer ROI in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:03 PM :: 1546 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...where do taxpayers get the least bang for their buck?....

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Thursday, March 29, 2018
February Visitor Spending Up 12.7%
By News Release @ 7:30 PM :: 1014 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Hawai‘i Visitor Spending Generated $1.52 Billion in February 2018....

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Republican Tax Cuts Help Hawaii's Middle Class
By Selected News Articles @ 1:05 PM :: 1244 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...projected to increase overall after-tax income in every quintile of taxpayers....

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Demographic, Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics of Racial Groups in Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:27 PM :: 1572 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...different life styles among the 14 top race groups in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Hawaii Among Worst States for Doctors
By Selected News Articles @ 2:20 PM :: 2092 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Small Business, Cost of Living

...but has the 5th-least punative Medical Board....

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
USNWR: Kauai Healthiest County in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:24 AM :: 1470 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Below are the 2018 rankings of the top 500 Healthiest Communities nationwide, and how they scored across each of the 10 categories....

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Friday, March 23, 2018
Hawaii Vacation Rentals: Impact on Housing and Economy
By News Release @ 2:50 AM :: 2140 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Land Use, Tourism, Cost of Living

...Hawaii is only building half of the units necessary to keep up with demand....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Hawaii Among Least Innovative States Thanks to Failing Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 1731 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Rank 47th – 8th Grade Math & Science Performance....

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hawaii Counties Ranked by Health Indicators
By News Release @ 4:34 PM :: 1546 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...our annual County Health Rankings show that where we live makes a difference in how well and how long we live....

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hawaii 3rd-Least Federally Dependent State Government
By Selected News Articles @ 3:25 PM :: 1340 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...some states receive a far higher return on their federal income-tax contributions than others....

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hawaii Smallest Firearms Industry in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 PM :: 1349 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

...2018’s States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry....

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Friday, March 16, 2018
Poverty Trap Hawaii: 75% Low Income Renters Spend More Than 50% on Rent
By News Release @ 4:40 AM :: 1557 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii has 35 affordable and available units for every 100 ELI renter households....

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Friday, March 16, 2018
DoH: Tobacco Prevention Saves Hawaii $1B
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 1343 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...results of 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs with an estimated total savings of $1 billion in health care costs to the state....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
DoA Pesticide Report: Science vs Hysteria
By News Release @ 2:21 PM :: 1852 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, GMOs

...Six-Month Monitoring Levels Meet State & Federal Water Quality Standards....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Honolulu 2nd-Skinniest City in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:52 AM :: 1244 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...WalletHub compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 18 key indicators of weight-related problems....

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Community Well-Being: Honolulu Ranks 18th
By Selected News Articles @ 8:25 PM :: 1311 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...186 communities ranked based on their Well-Being Index scores....

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Adjusted for Cost of Living, Hawaii Taxes Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:30 PM :: 1677 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...$8,277 -- Annual Hawaii State & Local Taxes on Median State Household....

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Monday, March 12, 2018
DBEDT: Hawaii Households get $710M from Republican Tax Cuts
By News Release @ 11:41 PM :: 1756 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii Democrats Bitter, Spiteful....

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Hawaii Law 2nd Most Favorable to Renters
By Selected News Articles @ 1:21 PM :: 1291 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...We focused on 10 common aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship, which include security deposits, rent increases, the warranty of habitability and eviction notices....

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Recession Made Renters Majority in Honolulu
By Selected News Articles @ 12:57 PM :: 1408 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... the proportion of renters in Honolulu rose from 44.6% in 2006 to 56.1% in 2016 ....

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Income Tax: Hawaii 2nd Highest n USA
By Tax Foundation @ 12:20 PM :: 1616 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii has reinstated its formerly temporary individual income tax brackets, ranging from 8.25 to 11 percent .... 

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Monday, March 05, 2018
2018’s Best & Worst States for Women -- Hawaii 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 10:30 PM :: 1033 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...the 50 states and the District of Columbia compared across 23 key indicators of living standards for women....

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Monday, March 05, 2018
Report: Failing DoE Holds Back Hawaii's Progress Towards Eco-Socialism
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 2500 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education, Homelessness, Labor

...View Details of all Hawaii Goals, Targets, & Indicators....

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Sunday, March 04, 2018
Republican Tax Cuts Pump $1.3B into Hawaii Economy
By UHERO @ 1:30 AM :: 2469 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Democrat media unanimous: 'Nothing to see here'....

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Friday, March 02, 2018
Aiea Tops Hawaii Towns Ranked by Money Management Skill
By Selected News Articles @ 2:55 PM :: 1535 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Nine towns in Hawaii rank in lowest quintile....

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Thursday, March 01, 2018
VIDEO: Why economic freedom matters to Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:59 PM :: 2132 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...José Torra, an economist and research director for Caminos de la Libertad in Mexico City....

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Thursday, March 01, 2018
Visitor Spending $1.69B in January 2018--Highest Monthly Total in Hawaii History
By News Release @ 1:30 AM :: 1695 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Air Service to Hawai‘i Increased 9.7 percent in January....

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Hawaii: Debtor State
By News Release @ 1:17 PM :: 1095 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii’s total consumer debt per capita of $64,642 averaged more than $20,000 above the nation....

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Best States? Hawaii Ranks 17th
By Selected News Articles @ 12:59 PM :: 1029 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii shines in one area of 'best states' ranking....

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
2018 Property Taxes Ranked by State
By Selected News Articles @ 3:38 PM :: 1537 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii Annual Taxes on Home Priced at State Median Value -- $1,459 (33rd–highest)....

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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Report: State of Computer Science Education in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:35 AM :: 1693 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...just 14 traditional public schools offer AP Computer Science....

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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Best Cities for Public Transit: Honolulu Makes Top Ten
By Selected News Articles @ 3:15 AM :: 1595 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

...More than 69 million passengers in Honolulu ride TheBus annually....

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Hawaii Among Least Affordable States for Your Aging Parents
By News Release @ 4:16 PM :: 2019 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...Hawaii ranks as 4th most expensive state for aging parents, study finds....

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Study: Hawaii Residents Deepest in Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 1203 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Residents of Hawaii spend, on average, 36.2% of their monthly paychecks on credit card, student loan, and housing payments—the highest percentage in the nation....

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Most Sinful States? Hawaii Ranks 35th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 PM :: 874 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Some states are more well-behaved than others....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Hawaii GE Tax Takes $8,360 from Family of Four
By Selected News Articles @ 2:03 PM :: 1980 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii General sales tax collections per capita: $2,090 (the highest in USA)....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Hawaii: Highest Electric Rates, Lowest Consumption
By News Release @ 12:35 PM :: 2067 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Electricity prices are highest in Hawaii but due to low consumption, expenditures are 'only' 4th highest in the USA....

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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Hawaii GE Tax hits many products multiple times
By Tax Foundation @ 8:16 PM :: 1683 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...and, by one estimate, ultimately taxes 105.08 percent of the state’s personal income....

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