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Friday, September 27, 2013
Progressives: Hawaii Ranks #2 in Progressive Agenda for Women
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 2457 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

The State of Women in America: A 50-State Analysis of How Women Are Faring Across the Nation....

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Friday, September 27, 2013
Hawaii SAT Scores Remain Stagnant
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 2331 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education
“While some might see stagnant scores as no news, we at the College Board consider it a call to action,” said College Board President David Coleman
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Monday, September 23, 2013
Study Looks at Mexican Immigrants to Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 1880 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

the state’s growing population of residents of Mexican origin stood at approximately 38,700 based on analysis of 2009-2011 American Community Survey data....

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Sunday, September 22, 2013
Quoted Study, Missing Important Caveat, is Misleading
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:01 AM :: 2038 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...unlike other states that have a retail sales tax structure, Hawaii’s general excise tax focuses on the gross income received by a business....

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Thursday, September 19, 2013
NCQA: Kaiser Hawaii Ranks 25th in Nation
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 2157 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...the number one health plan in the state and among the top 25 health plans in the nation, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
New Study Demonstrates Critical State of Hawaii's Unfunded Liabilities
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:00 PM :: 2062 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics study from State Budget Solutions on the funded status of public employee pension plans....

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Thursday, September 05, 2013
Where Americans Want to Live: Hawaii #2 State, Honolulu #5 City
By News Release @ 2:25 PM :: 2292 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

The Golden State is at the top of the list; fellow oceanfront states Hawaii (2) and Florida (3) round out the top three, followed by Texas (4) and Colorado (5)....

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
New Sales Tax Study Highlights the Problem in Hawaii's GET
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:05 PM :: 1730 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

On paper it may appear Hawaii has a "low sales tax," but that is not the case....

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Hawaii Unfunded Pension Liability Nears $27B, Your Share: $19,357
By Selected News Articles @ 2:25 PM :: 2808 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii is present in the top ten of both lists, showing large unfunded liabilities compared to their populations and economic output ....

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Honolulu Ranks 128th on 2013 "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report"
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 2189 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

Honolulu ranks as one of the least safe driving cities, landing at number 128 on the list. According to the report, the average driver in Honolulu will experience an auto collision every 8.7 years, which is about 15 percent more likely than the national average....

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Friday, August 23, 2013
Audio: Kelii Akina on Work vs Welfare in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:41 AM :: 1525 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

An average Hawaii welfare recipient would need to earn $60,590 in pre-tax wages in order to earn the equivalent of his or her welfare benefits....

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Thursday, August 22, 2013
Study: Obesity Soaring in State, but Hawaii Ranks 47th
By News Release @ 1:41 AM :: 2025 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care obesity in Hawaii has increased nearly three times from that it was a little over 20 years ago. In the past year alone, obesity has risen more than seven percent....

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
LendingTree: Hawaii Borrowers 3rd Best Credit Profile
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 3369 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Washington, D.C., New Jersey, Hawaii, Massachusetts and California lead the nation with the healthiest prospective borrowers, all with scores above 90....

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
It pays not to work: Hawaii highest welfare benefits in US
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:36 PM :: 2441 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...benefits in Hawaii average $49,175 — tops in the nation....

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013
DoE New System 'Report Card' Makes it Looks Good
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 2127 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

Recipe for Success: If the test numbers are bad, change the test....

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Hawaii Leads Nation in Making Welfare More Attractive than Work
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:37 AM :: 4711 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

Grassroot Institute President Akina calls for strengthening system to improve employment incentive....

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Friday, August 16, 2013
Hawaii Data Book 2012 Now Available on the Internet
By News Release @ 2:47 AM :: 1502 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawaii....

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Saturday, August 10, 2013
9.2% Preschoolers Obese: Hawaii Lowest in Nation
By News Release @ 5:27 PM :: 2049 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

the prevalence of preschool obesity ranged from 9.2% to 17.9%....

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Thursday, August 08, 2013
Report: Hawaii third highest in per capita interest costs
By Malia Zimmerman @ 8:13 PM :: 2101 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Last year, Hawaii spent more than $175 per person — $244 million in all — just to fund its interest payments, the third highest rate per person in the country....

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Honolulu Ranks 62nd in Per-Capita Public Employees
By Selected News Articles @ 2:32 PM :: 2129 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

The Examiner used the Census Bureau's 2011 Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll to rank every U.S. city with a population of 200,000 or more....

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Hawaii Ranks #3 in Solar Installations Per Capita
By News Release @ 1:24 PM :: 2075 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

States with more homeowners and businesses “going solar” share these policies....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Survey: Hawaii Most Honest State, DC Least Honest
By News Release @ 2:18 PM :: 2110 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

July 8-18, 61 total locations throughout the country were tested, with data collected on how many people paid for the beverages....

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Sunday, July 21, 2013
Study: Cruise Ships Contribute $386M to Hawaii Economy
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 2753 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Jones Act, Tourism

Hawaii, which had been among the top ten states in previous studies, fell from 8th in 2008, to 11th in 2009, and now to 13th in 2012....

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Thursday, July 18, 2013
CDC: Hawaii Seniors Have Longest Health Life Expectancy
By News Release @ 4:30 PM :: 2283 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

HLE for males at age 65 years varied from a low of 10.1 years in Mississippi to a high of 15.0 years in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
US News: No Nationally Ranked Specialties in Hawaii Hospitals
By Selected News Articles @ 2:52 PM :: 2424 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

No hospitals in Hawaii are nationally ranked. Three hospitals met standards for strong performance within the state....

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
CNBC: Hawaii Highest Cost of Living in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 6:01 PM :: 2770 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Businesses don't just look at their own costs when deciding where to set up shop. They also look at the costs for their employees....

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Monday, July 15, 2013
Honolulu: 5th Smartest City in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 7:58 PM :: 3163 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

For this list, we looked at six pieces of criteria....

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
CNBC: Hawaii Is the Worst State for Business in the Country
By Selected News Articles @ 7:28 PM :: 2599 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

identify changeable policies so that Hawaii can move off the bottom of this list....

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Sandwich Isles Communications: $12,371 per line annual subsidy
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 3799 Views :: DHHL, National News, Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits
“Poster Child for Federal Waste”
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Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Mental Health Top Cause of Hawaii Hospital Admissions
By News Release @ 9:48 PM :: 2910 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...mental health causes accounted for 5,180 hospital visits in Hawaii in 2011. That's well above the next highest cause, heart failure, with 2,954....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Hurricane? Honolulu 4th Most Overdue and Vulnerable
By Selected News Articles @ 6:56 PM :: 2779 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Hawaii Statistics

Evacuation time, 10 hours....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Hawaii freeway conditions and costs are ‘disgraceful’
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:06 PM :: 2467 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Rail

The truly “big news,” Slater said: Hawaii’s ranking at No. 49 for administrative costs per mile....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Auto Insurance: Hawaii Teens Cheapest in Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 2280 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

five states, on average, showed the smallest percentage premium increase by adding a teen driver to an existing auto policy: Hawaii — 18%, North Carolina — 59%....

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Hawaii Highways Rank 48th in Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 3:38 PM :: 1688 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

At the bottom were Alaska, Rhode Island, Hawaii, California and New Jersey....

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Monday, June 24, 2013
Productivity and Innovation: Hawaii Tumbles from ‘A’ to ‘F’
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 2268 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

The 2013 Manufacturing and Logistics National Report shows how each state ranks....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
NCTQ Report: UH Education Departments Among Nation's Worst
By Andrew Walden @ 9:52 PM :: 2575 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

the National Council on Teacher Quality 2013 Teacher Prep Review has bad news for Hawaii Universities' Schools of Education....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Honolulu Tops USA: 9 years Income to Buy a Home
By Selected News Articles @ 2:37 PM :: 2240 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
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Monday, June 17, 2013
UHERO: Hawaii Costs 16% More than US Average
By UHERO @ 5:11 PM :: 2080 Views :: Hawaii Statistics
Regional Price Parities (RPPs) measure differences in the price levels of goods and services across states....
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Thursday, June 06, 2013
Paychecks Hawaii Rates Legislators
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 3228 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians, Small Business
Paychecks Hawaii rates each of the 76 state legislators on support for small business....
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Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Ed Week: Hawaii DoE Dropout Rate Jumps to 32.8%
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 5697 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics
...according to Education Week, the Hawaii DoE is 7th best in the nation when it comes to changing the numbers....
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Thursday, May 30, 2013
Hawaii Ranks 6th for Senior Health
By News Release @ 8:13 PM :: 2056 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

The America’s Health Rankings Senior Report finds that Hawaii has its share of strengths and challenges for senior health....

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Friday, May 24, 2013
UHERO: Does Abortion Pill Reduce Surgical Abortion?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:10 PM :: 2489 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Life
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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Hawaii ranks 40th for Economic Outlook
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:37 PM :: 2060 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

ALEC-Laffer study measures the impact of state policies in 15 key areas....

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Quarter Pounder Index: Honolulu 10th Most Expensive
By Selected News Articles @ 2:24 PM :: 4646 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
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Friday, May 10, 2013
Auto Commuters' Access to Work: Honolulu Among Four Biggest Losers
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:24 PM :: 2874 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

Access, in this case is defined as, “the number of destinations reachable within a given travel time.”....

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Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Hawaii--How Safe is Your Hospital?
By News Release @ 10:13 PM :: 2212 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

For the first time ever, this score empowers you to make informed decisions about the safety of your hospital care....

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Hawaii Ranks 41st for Business
By News Release @ 11:14 PM :: 1995 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business
...The study examines 32 factors over which state governments have control relative to efforts to be pro-business....
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Gallup: Hawaii Most Stress-Free State
By Selected News Articles @ 11:08 PM :: 2017 Views :: Hawaii Statistics
Hawaii residents remained the least likely in the U.S. to say they felt stressed on any given day in 2012, at 32.1%....
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Obamacare Tax Credits Target 70,000 Hawaii Households
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 1929 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Meanwhile ... Hawaii Health Insurance Rates to Rise 12% to 21% Next Year....

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Hawaii 2nd-Worst Tax System for Small Business
By News Release @ 1:11 PM :: 2782 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits
“Business Tax Index 2013: Best to Worst State Tax Systems for Entrepreneurship and Small Business.”
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