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Monday, September 24, 2018
Hawaii: Worst State for Teachers
By Selected News Articles @ 12:25 PM :: 188 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...With one statewide district, Hawaii ranks 51st for 'opportunity and competition'....

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Saturday, September 22, 2018
Strive HI -- How Did Your School Do?
By News Release @ 12:05 AM :: 413 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...click any school to see test results....

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Hawaii Student Debt Averages $25,125
By News Release @ 5:54 PM :: 253 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...according to a report released today by The Institute for College Access & Success....

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Hawaii State Taxes $6,084 per Capita
By Tax Foundation @ 3:06 PM :: 403 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...​How High Are State and Local Tax Collections in Your State?....

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Saturday, September 15, 2018
UH campuses climb in U.S. News and World Report ranking
By News Release @ 5:06 AM :: 529 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...UH West Oʻahu climbed two spots to number 5 in Top Public Colleges West....

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Friday, September 14, 2018
Debt is the No. 1 source of financial stress in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 586 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...the average debt in Hawaii is a whopping $869,250....

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Friday, September 14, 2018
Evacuate? 'High Risk' Nuuanu Reservoir--What is Caldwell Administration Hiding?
By Andrew Walden @ 2:01 AM :: 893 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Hawaii Statistics

...In Hawaii 124 of the state’s 133 dams are deemed ‘at High Hazard Potential’ by the National Inventory of Dams....

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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Hawaii property owners so beaten down they don’t often go to court
By Selected News Articles @ 2:54 AM :: 773 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Land Use

...Hawaii has the nation’s worst property rights record followed closely by California....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
July-Aug 2018: GE Tax Collections up 0.4%
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 305 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...For FY 2019, cumulative collections of the GET are up by 0.4% from last fiscal year....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Hawaii Sales Taxes Highest Per Capita in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 4:56 PM :: 510 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii’s sales tax base is broader than economists recommend, applying not just to final consumer products and services, but also to many business-to-business transactions. This results in multiple layers of taxation on the same product or service....

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Monday, September 10, 2018
Hawaii Happiest--and Most Sleepless State in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 6:09 PM :: 726 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ranks as happiest state despite least sleep, study finds....

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Saturday, September 08, 2018
How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 12:45 AM :: 511 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii ranks 41st collecting $76 per capita....

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Friday, September 07, 2018
States with the Biggest Bullying Problems
By Selected News Articles @ 1:10 PM :: 654 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii ranks 27th ....

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Thursday, September 06, 2018
Hawaii: Lowest Level of Food Insecurity in USA
By News Release @ 11:24 PM :: 660 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Estimated prevalence rates of food insecurity during this 3-year period ranged from 7.4 percent in Hawaii to 17.9 percent in New Mexico; estimated prevalence rates of very low food security ranged from 2.9 percent in Hawaii to 7.1 percent in Alabama and Louisiana....

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Pearl City: Lowest Percentage of Families with Small Children in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:48 AM :: 1340 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Pearl City also has the 2nd lowest divorce rate and the 3rd-lowest percentage of families in poverty....  

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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
All UH campuses make top 10 most diverse lists
By News Release @ 3:48 AM :: 418 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...according to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2018 Almanac diversity rankings....

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Monday, September 03, 2018
Oxfam: The Best and Worst States to Work in America
By News Release @ 11:21 PM :: 439 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii ranks #19 overall, #27 for wage policies, #16 for worker protection policies; and #1 for right to organize....

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Friday, August 31, 2018
DoE: 87% of Student Enrollment Growth Comes at Charter Schools
By News Release @ 12:19 AM :: 602 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...This year, Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) schools enrolled 168,152 students (up 57 from last year) and charter schools enrolled 11,546 students (up 386 from last year)....

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Monday, August 27, 2018
Hawaii--6th Best Economy in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:24 PM :: 669 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii has the most expensive real estate in the country. However, it also has one of the most affluent populations in the country....

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Monday, August 27, 2018
Hawaii--Highest Employment Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:39 PM :: 627 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...2018’s Hardest-Working States....

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Honolulu: $100 Worth Only $80.40
By Tax Foundation @ 10:08 PM :: 718 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...In 4th place Honolulu $100 is worth only $80.40, in Maui County, $93.90, but in the rest of Hawaii—Big Island + Kauai--$100 is worth $98.33....

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
DBEDT Slashes Hawaii economic growth projection from 1.9% to 1.5%
By News Release @ 3:17 AM :: 636 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii’s economic growth during the first quarter of 2018 was at 1 percent and the Honolulu consumer inflation was at 1.6 percent for the first half of 2018. Both numbers came out much lower than projected....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
CATO: Hawaii 2nd-Least Free State in USA
By News Release @ 11:48 PM :: 956 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...It has among the strictest restrictions on residential building in the country....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality
By Selected News Articles @ 11:35 PM :: 639 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii Ranks 5th....

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Monday, August 20, 2018
Hawaii Community Colleges: How Does Your School Rank?
By News Release @ 12:27 PM :: 1199 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Kauai Community College ranks highest in Hawaii....

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Friday, August 17, 2018
How to get more for our money
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:57 PM :: 697 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...The real value of $100 in Hawaii is $84.46. That’s less than it was in 2016, when the real value was $85.62....

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Friday, August 17, 2018
Economist: Honolulu most liveable city in America
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 829 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...#2 is Pittsburgh....

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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Hawaii: $100 Worth Only $84.46
By Tax Foundation @ 5:26 PM :: 952 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii has the highest cost of living of any state....

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
DBEDT Releases 50th Edition Hawaii Data Book
By News Release @ 8:01 PM :: 561 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... The book is in electronic form and is available on the DBEDT website ....

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Report: Hawaii's infrastructure 2nd worst in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:42 AM :: 674 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii Dams at high hazard risk: 93.2% (the highest)....

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
States With the Most Skin Cancer--Hawaii 33rd
By Selected News Articles @ 4:30 AM :: 616 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 20.3 per 100,000 residents....

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Hawaii graded 'F' for small businesses
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 802 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Since 2012, the Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness Survey has surveyed thousands of entrepreneurs on the state and local public policies that affect their ability to start, operate, and grow a business....

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Monday, August 13, 2018
Survey--Hawaii 4th Most Child Care Centers Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 639 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...2018’s Best & Worst States to Have a Baby....

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Saturday, August 11, 2018
UH Survey: HPV Vaccination Rates Low
By News Release @ 2:16 PM :: 725 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...only 35 percent of daughters and 19 percent of sons had received all three shots of the vaccine series....

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Hawaii -- 4th-Highest Gas Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 1:21 PM :: 759 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii gas taxes average $0.4788 per gallon ....

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Hawaii Ranks 25th -- States with the Most Underprivileged Children
By Selected News Articles @ 12:59 PM :: 809 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ranks 10th-worst for education....

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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities – Honolulu Dead Last
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 754 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities....

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Monday, August 06, 2018
Access to Healthcare--Hawaii Ranks 35th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:28 PM :: 704 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... and Hawaii dead last in Physician Medicare Acceptance Rate ....

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Monday, August 06, 2018
Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
By Selected News Articles @ 9:15 PM :: 1422 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Retired with a Million?  You've got 11 years ....

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Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Hawaii Visitor Spending Up 10.8% in First Half of 2018--Down for June on Big Island
By News Release @ 4:27 AM :: 937 Views :: Hawaii County , Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Hawaii island eruption-related tourism losses could exceed $200 million....

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Monday, July 30, 2018
Hawaii DoE: 2nd-Lowest ACT Scores in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 PM :: 967 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...2018’s States with the Best & Worst School Systems....

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Kauai Inequality More Than Double The Rest of Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:27 AM :: 1230 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics

...Kauai County is the most unequal county in Hawaii....

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Hawaii offers a cautionary tale of a socialist future for the U.S.
By Selected News Articles @ 2:35 AM :: 1435 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...According to CNBC, Hawaii has the second-highest tax burden in the country, just behind New York....

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
States with the Most At-Risk Youth--Hawaii 31st
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 AM :: 592 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 14 key indicators of youth risk....

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Hawaii federal special education profile updated
By News Release @ 2:23 AM :: 644 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has created a profile for Hawaii....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
2018’s Most & Least Stressed Cities in America
By Selected News Articles @ 9:18 PM :: 567 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Honolulu 132rd most stresed....

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Monday, July 16, 2018
Best Cities for First Time Homebuyers? Honolulu Ranks 253rd
By Selected News Articles @ 12:57 PM :: 919 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...In 2017, 38% of all U.S. single-family home purchases were made by first-time buyers....

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Friday, July 13, 2018
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Corporate Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:42 AM :: 718 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii 44th at 0.8%....

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Thursday, July 12, 2018
CNBC: America's Top States for Business -- Hawaii 47th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:40 AM :: 813 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness....

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Thursday, July 12, 2018
Hawaii Highest Energy Costs--Lowest Consumption
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 905 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...2018’s Most & Least Energy-Expensive States....

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