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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
DoH: Exposing tobacco marketing to Hawai‘i’s youth
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 363 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... The tobacco industry spends an estimated $22 million on marketing in Hawaiʻi each year costing the state $611 million in annual health care costs, $1.1 billion in lost productivity, and nearly $1,000 per household in state and federal tax burden ....

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Friday, February 16, 2024
Hawaii is State With the Least Disposable Income
By Selected News Articles @ 8:54 PM :: 700 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii ranks last with an adjusted after-tax income per capita of only $47,894 ....

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Friday, February 16, 2024
Debt: Honolulu 3rd-Worst Sinkhole City
By News Release @ 2:48 PM :: 715 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

... Honolulu has $3.8 billion available to pay $6.6 billion worth of bills ....

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Friday, February 9, 2024
Hawaii 2nd-Worst State for Fatal Crashes Involving Unlicensed Drivers
By Selected News Articles @ 2:33 AM :: 977 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii: 23.14% of drivers in fatal crashes found not to have a valid license ....

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Thursday, February 8, 2024
UHERO: After Six Months of 'Relief' Lahaina Survivors Health Worsens
By UHERO @ 3:30 PM :: 1075 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics

... About half of Maui residents impacted by the August wildfires say their health is worse now compared to a year ago ....

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Five Straight Months of Tourism Decline Since Lahaina Fire
By News Release @ 2:02 PM :: 1060 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... Since the August 2023 Maui wildfires, visitor arrivals have decreased in four out of the last five months while visitor spending recorded five straight months of decline compared to 2022 ....

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Friday, January 26, 2024
Hawaii 2nd Smallest Racial Wealth Gap
By Selected News Articles @ 5:01 AM :: 1145 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... States with the Biggest and Smallest Wealth Gaps by Race/Ethnicity (2024) ....

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Friday, January 26, 2024
Lung Association: Hawai‘i Earns Mixed Grades for Tobacco Control Policies
By News Release @ 5:00 AM :: 947 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... American Lung Association “State of Tobacco Control” report releases Hawai‘i grades for tobacco control policies, outlines steps to reduce burden of tobacco ....

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Hawaii fares poorly in ‘economic freedom' ranking
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:13 PM :: 1170 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii 46th ....

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Hawaii 9th Worst State to Start a Business
By Selected News Articles @ 8:15 PM :: 1084 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... 2024’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business ....

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Hawaii Worst State for Drivers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:36 AM :: 1196 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

 ... road quality ranks 49th ....

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Thursday, January 11, 2024
Hawaii: State with the Smallest Credit Score Increase
By Selected News Articles @ 3:24 PM :: 917 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... dead last ....

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Thursday, January 11, 2024
Honolulu Inflation 3rd Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:15 PM :: 939 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Honolulu prices up 0.80% in just two months .... 

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Thursday, January 11, 2024
Hawaii: $2.5M needed to retire
By Selected News Articles @ 1:56 PM :: 1245 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii annual retirement expenditures highest in USA: $103,610 ....

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024
$4.5M: The Real Cost of Smoking in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 1:06 PM :: 953 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... Hawaii 8th highest cost of smoking ....  

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Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Americans Moved to Low-Tax States in 2023
By Tax Foundation @ 11:20 PM :: 1140 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

... Hawaii 3rd biggest loser ....

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Friday, December 29, 2023
DBEDT: Tourist Count Up--Spending Down
By Selected News Articles @ 2:30 PM :: 924 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... Spending was down 2.4% in November when compared to the previous year. However, the number of tourists increased by 0.3% to 731,233 ....

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Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Maui: Unemployment drops to 6.5%
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 885 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics

... In November, 655,600 persons were employed and 19,550 were unemployed statewide ....

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Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Hawaii slowest to recover pandemic job losses
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 AM :: 1174 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Hawaii has recovered only 81% of lost jobs since COVID ....

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Sunday, December 24, 2023
Hawaii's outward migration confirmed in U.S Census Bureau's report
By Selected News Articles @ 7:26 PM :: 1122 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... 12 people per day ....

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Sunday, December 24, 2023
Debt: Hawaii Ranks #1
By Selected News Articles @ 7:20 PM :: 1180 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

“The total state debt balance of $19.7 billion represents 19.49% of the state’s GDP."

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Hawaii Teacher Certification Wins Praise from Heritage Foundation
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:07 AM :: 1226 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

"... Almost three-fourths (72 percent) of its teachers are alternatively certified ...."

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Thursday, December 14, 2023
Hawaii Traffic Fatalities Down from 2022
By News Release @ 2:02 PM :: 965 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... As of December 13, 2023, 92 fatalities caused by motor vehicle collisions were reported statewide. This is a decrease from the 112 lives lost at this time in 2022 ....

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023
DBEDT Projects 'Low' Economic Growth for 2024
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 1051 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... DBEDT lowered the economic growth rate for 2024 to 1.3 percent ....

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Sunday, December 3, 2023
Accounts in Distress? Hawaii Ranks 5th in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:28 AM :: 1045 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... States with the Most People in Financial Distress in 2023 .... 

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Sunday, December 3, 2023
Hawaii has the highest electricity prices in the U.S.
By Selected News Articles @ 3:10 AM :: 1224 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... An analysis of average electricity prices by state shows Hawaii is easily the most expensive at 30.31 cents per kilowatt ....

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Thursday, November 30, 2023
Tourist Arrivals Down for Third Straight Month
By News Release @ 5:20 PM :: 1090 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... Maui: 35,526 visitors in October 2023, compared to 59,372 visitors (-40.2%) in October 2022 and 59,620 visitors (-40.4%) in October 2019 ....

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Monday, November 27, 2023
How High Are State and Local Tax Collections in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:50 PM :: 1095 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii is 6th at $7,746 per capita ....

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Friday, November 24, 2023
Hawaii receives low marks for economic, personal freedom
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 1418 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... “It has among the strictest restrictions on residential building in the country. And in 2022, the state worsened the problem by enacting a statewide urban growth boundary that limits land development.” ....

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Hawaii Most Expensive Turkey in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 1227 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... at $52.85, Hawaii has the highest average turkey prices of all the states ....

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Sunday, November 19, 2023
UH enrollment up, community colleges see first increase since 2010
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 1173 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... Enrollment at the 10 campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi is up 1.2% in the fall 2023 semester compared to fall 2022 ....

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Friday, November 17, 2023
Hawaii Worst State for Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer
By News Release @ 4:11 PM :: 1288 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... American Lung Association’s ‘State of Lung Cancer’ report reveals improvement in survival rate for people of color, examines toll of lung cancer state-by-state ....

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Friday, November 17, 2023
Hawaii job count increases by 6,600
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 1284 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... unemployment on Maui Island stands at 7.4% ....

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Hawaii receives ‘F’ in Shared Hope International’s Report Cards on Child and Youth Sex Trafficking
By News Release @ 7:06 PM :: 1374 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... Hawaii is one of 21 states that fail to prohibit the criminalization of minors for prostitution offenses, thus allowing commercially sexually exploited minors to be held criminally accountable for their own victimization ....

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Hawaii is the fourth most impacted state by retail crime in America
By News Release @ 3:14 PM :: 2461 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, Small Business

... $288 stolen per resident ....

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Friday, November 10, 2023
Personal Debt Keeps Hawaii up at Night
By Selected News Articles @ 4:30 PM :: 1486 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... 28% of Hawaii respondents — or 410,410 people — said they suffer from insomnia because of concern over their debt ....

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Hawaii Largest Household Debt Increase in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:50 PM :: 1498 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii residents had the largest debt increase in Q3 2023 at $1,093 per household ....

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Insurance Division: Nearly $700M Paid on Maui Wildfire Claims
By News Release @ 3:50 AM :: 1475 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics

... data collected from 200+ insurers ....

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Sunday, November 5, 2023
VIDEO: Why is Hawaii so Expensive?
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:09 AM :: 1699 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

"...It’s the only state where a six-figure salary is required to live comfortably...."

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Friday, November 3, 2023
DoE: Chronic Absenteeism 30%--achievement still lags pre-COVID numbers
By News Release @ 3:12 PM :: 1389 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... absenteeism drifts from 37% to 30% as some students age out of system ....

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Tuesday, October 31, 2023
DoH Survey: Housing Among Lahaina Top recovery needs
By News Release @ 9:41 PM :: 1508 Views :: Maui County, Development, Hawaii Statistics

... The greatest needs identified by the community included financial recovery (26%), finding permanent residence (24%), and finding employment (9%) ....

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Monday, October 30, 2023
Here’s the Living Wage a Single Person Needs To Live Comfortably in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:35 PM :: 4065 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii is the only state where a six-figure salary is required to live comfortably — and no other state even comes close ....

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Monday, October 30, 2023
Lahaina Fires: Tourist Arrivals Down for Second Straight Month
By News Release @ 4:50 PM :: 1554 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... spending on Maui down more than 50% in September ....

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Thursday, October 26, 2023
Hawaii Among Highest Student Loan Payments
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 1483 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

... Hawaii ranks third-highest with a $223 median student loan payment ....

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Hawaii Among Worst: 2024 State Business Tax Climate Index
By Selected News Articles @ 3:49 PM :: 1596 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... the state’s property tax system ranked 31st and its unemployment insurance tax ranked 41st. The state is 42nd overall ....

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Sunday, October 22, 2023
Hawaii the Sinkhole State
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 2229 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... fat, dumb, and happy ....

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Saturday, October 21, 2023
Maui Unemployment Jumps to 8.4% After Fires
By News Release @ 9:45 PM :: 1522 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Maui’s unemployment rate surges for second straight month ....

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Friday, October 20, 2023
HIEMA: Dozens of Sirens Inoperable
By News Release @ 7:20 AM :: 1537 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

... destroyed by lightning, vandalism or drunk drivers  ....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Hawaii’s Successful Catalytic Converter Theft Law Offers A National Model For Consumer Protection
By News Release @ 2:49 PM :: 1690 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

“Nobody likes paperwork, especially criminals”

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Monday, October 16, 2023
Hawaii Highest Realtor Costs in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:04 PM :: 1731 Views :: Development, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii is the most expensive state for realtor fees with a transaction costing $44,576 to the buyer and seller. ...

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