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Friday, February 26, 2021
January 2021 visitor arrivals drop 80.1%
By News Release @ 12:04 AM :: 155 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... In January, a total of 171,976 visitors traveled to Hawaii by air service, compared to 862,574 ....

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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Tops in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 AM :: 230 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, COVID-19

... In December, Hawaii had the highest unemployment rate among the states at 9.3%, followed by Nevada at an unemployment rate of 9.2%. Both of these rates are higher than the national unemployment rate of 6.7%....

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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Auditor Releases Community Survey of Honolulu Residents
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 206 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Only a little more than half of Honolulu residents surveyed consider the city and county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic to be effective ....

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Thursday, February 25, 2021
HTA: January Vacation Rental Demand Down 74%
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 188 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... monthly demand was 167,500 unit nights ....

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
HTA: January Hotel Occupancy 23.3%
By News Release @ 5:05 AM :: 188 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... statewide RevPAR decreased to $58 ....

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Monday, February 22, 2021
Hawaii: 4,619 residents moved out between 2018 and 2019
By Selected News Articles @ 1:22 PM :: 250 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Where They Moved To: California, Texas and Washington ....

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Friday, February 19, 2021
Hawaii Towns Ranked by Ethnic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 852 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Waipahu ranks 256th in USA for 'ethnoracial diversity' ....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Hawaii Youth Risk Behavior Survey--'Promising Trends'
By News Release @ 9:20 PM :: 487 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Over 12,000 Hawai‘i students in grades 9 through 12 participated in the 2019 survey ....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
VIDEO: Hawaii's flawed accounting practices
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:06 AM :: 557 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... flawed government accounting standards allow lawmakers to spend more and sweep debt under the rug ....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Phony Baloney: Hawaiian Electric hits nearly 35% renewable energy
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 858 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... Reality: Hawaii's Fake Green Energy Initiative: After 15 years, Petroleum Dependence Drops only 6% ....

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Saturday, February 13, 2021
Which Hawaii towns borrow too much to buy cars?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:23 PM :: 877 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Car Loan Debt-to-Income Ratios for 16 Hawaii towns .... 

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Friday, February 12, 2021
Survey: Pandemic Affecting Mental Health
By News Release @ 3:16 AM :: 567 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... COVID-19 is affecting the mental health of all Hawai‘i residents, but especially for young adults and those whose household income is less than $50,000 ....

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Thursday, February 11, 2021
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:06 AM :: 631 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 23.3% of Hawaii tax collections come from income taxes ....

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Poll: 91% Want COVID Vax
By News Release @ 8:19 PM :: 587 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... According to the survey commissioned by the Hawai‘i Department of Health, 55% plan to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible and 36% will wait before receiving their vaccinations ....

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
FY2021: State Tax Receipts Down 16.4%
By News Release @ 3:07 AM :: 602 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... General Excise and Use Tax (GET) collections are down by 21.8% from last fiscal year ....

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Hawaii #1 in USA for Fast-Food Restaurants
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 AM :: 757 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Hawaii has a fast-food joint for every 1,025 residents ....

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Monday, February 8, 2021
Comparing State Corporate Income Tax Rates
By Tax Foundation @ 4:16 AM :: 692 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... Hawaii Corporate Income tax tops out at 6.4% .... 

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Saturday, January 30, 2021
Hawaii: Billionaire Claims $21.8B Spent on Cars for the Little People
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 1066 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

“… costs are only slated to increase ...."

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Saturday, January 30, 2021
Gays: Hawaii “Working Toward Innovative Equality”
By News Release @ 8:01 PM :: 598 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Nineteen states and the District of Columbia are in the highest-rated category, “Working Toward Innovative Equality”....

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Saturday, January 30, 2021
Lung Assn: Hawaii Legislators Score 'F' on Tobacco Control
By News Release @ 7:43 PM :: 579 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

“...Because of COVID-19, we are all thinking more about lung health. Now is the time for lawmakers to act and take this opportunity to achieve lasting reductions in tobacco-related death and disease....”

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Friday, January 29, 2021
Hawaii Leads Nation in Unspent CARES Act Higher Education Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 5:46 PM :: 778 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Institutions in Hawaii have only spent 40 percent of total allocated funds ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
COVID Tourism: 2020 visitor arrivals total 2.7 million
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 594 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... For all of 2020, total visitor arrivals declined 73.8 percent from the previous year .... 

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Survey: Half of State Wants COVID Vax
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 593 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Research shows that half of Hawaii’s population wants the vaccine and another quarter are still deciding ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Hawaii 9th-Most Reliant on Sales Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 11:00 AM :: 646 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 36.7% of State revenue comes from GE Tax ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Hawai'i Rental Assistance Program Distributed Most Per Capita in 2020
By News Release @ 1:37 AM :: 620 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... "Recent analysis by the Hawai'i Budget & Policy Center finds that this statewide program got out more housing assistance to help renters per capita than any other state effort across the country" ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Best Areas for STEM Professionals--Honolulu 81st
By News Release @ 12:53 AM :: 666 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... Honolulu ranks 92nd in STEM-friendliness, 97th in Professional Opportunities, and dead last in STEM wages ....

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Rooftop solar installations up 55% despite pandemic
By News Release @ 3:46 AM :: 680 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... Nearly 6,000 new systems installed, most with energy storage ....

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Sinkhole Cities: Honolulu 3rd Deepest Financial Pit
By Selected News Articles @ 3:38 AM :: 1916 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Honolulu’s financial problems stem mostly from unfunded retirement obligations that have accumulated over the years ....

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
COVID Tourism: TVR Occupancy 40.5%
By News Release @ 12:24 AM :: 642 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tourism

... monthly demand was 251,300 unit nights (-59.9%), resulting in an average monthly unit occupancy of 40.5% (-34.9%) ...

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Saturday, January 23, 2021
Rental Market: Troubling Signs Remain As State Prepares for an Uncertain 2021
By UHERO @ 12:54 AM :: 980 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living, COVID-19

... UHERO second quarterly survey of rental property owners and managers ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
Vaccination Rate: Hawaii Ranks 33rd
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 PM :: 942 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii vs Alaska Safest COVID States ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
Hawaii Ranked 'Worst State to Drive in'
By Selected News Articles @ 11:07 PM :: 665 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... gas prices to rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
December 2020 Hawaii Hotel Occupancy 23.8%
By News Release @ 7:24 PM :: 581 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... In December 2020, Hawai‘i hotels statewide reported substantial declines in revenue per available room ....

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Honolulu #1 -- Most Unaffordable Home Ownership in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 786 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Honolulu is the only city where mortgages have taken up more than 40% of homeowners’ incomes in 2010, as well as in 2015 and 2020 ....

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Hawaii Best-paying States for Nurses--But Still 8th Worst Housing Hours Worked
By Selected News Articles @ 11:30 AM :: 735 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... 33 Hours worked to afford median rent for nurses -- Hawaii ranks 43rd ....

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Monday, January 18, 2021
Hawaii Cost of Living Nearly Double US Average
By News Release @ 7:15 PM :: 2069 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii Cost of Living Index is 196.3--the US Average is 100 ....

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Monday, January 18, 2021
States With Most Racial Progress -- Hawaii 8th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 AM :: 589 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... gaps between black people and white people ....

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Monday, January 18, 2021
Hawaii: Lifetime Cost of Smoking $2.9M
By Selected News Articles @ 2:53 AM :: 599 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... potential monetary losses — including both the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs .... 

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Thursday, January 14, 2021
Worst Drivers: Hawaii Ranks 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 11:48 AM :: 797 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...Of its 117 total traffic deaths in 2018, 45 traffic deaths in Hawaii came when one or more of the drivers had been drinking....

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
DBEDT: Hawaii Defense Spending Outlook Report
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 824 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Military

... SWOT Analysis and Action Plan Identify Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Growth ....

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Saturday, January 9, 2021
DoH Sitting on 56,700 Unused Vaccines
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 1572 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Vaccine doses received 91,700 - Vaccinations administered 35,000 = 56,700 ....

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Which Hawaii Towns Have Worst Credit Card Debt?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 1180 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... 8 of 16 Hawaii towns are among the worst 10% credit card debtors in USA ....

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Physician Workforce Assessment Project -- 50% Shortage in Many Specialties
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 816 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Statewide, the greatest specialty shortages by percentage are: Colorectal Surgery (65%), Pathology (64%), Pulmonology (63%), Infectious Disease (58%), Allergy/Immunology (55%), and Hematology/Oncology (44%) ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
HDOT Highways Division Annual Report Released
By News Release @ 3:59 PM :: 578 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... This annual report includes HDOT Highways Division goals, progress made towards those goals (including statistics), and expenditure breakdown .... 

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Asset Forfeiture: Report shows the high cost of innocence in Hawaii
By News Release @ 12:00 PM :: 1003 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... 84% of government property grabs go uncontested when local agencies initiate administrative cases with the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General ....

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Why so many people are leaving Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:04 AM :: 2202 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii’s population has been declining over the past four years ....

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Hawaii 4th-Highest Champagne Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 3:58 AM :: 687 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... if your festivities still include popping a bottle of bubbly, the champagne you toast with will be taxed ....

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Monday, December 28, 2020
HTA: Tourism at 23% of Last Year's Rate
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 11:37 PM :: 649 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... In November 2020, visitor arrivals decreased 77.3 percent compared to a year ago ....

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Monday, December 28, 2020
Homelessness: Hawaii Ranks #2 Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 5:35 PM :: 902 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... All 5 States with Worst Homeless Problems Governed by ‘Democrat Trifectas’ ....

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Thursday, December 24, 2020
Blue Christmas: 112 Homeless dead because we Couldn't FORCE them to accept Shelter
By News Release @ 3:44 AM :: 1059 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

... Soft on Homelessness is inhumane.  The humane approach is to force them off the streets into shelter ....

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