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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
93% of Hawaii Dams at 'High Hazard Risk'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:17 PM :: 993 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ranked No. 1 for state with worst infrastructure....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Best Place to Raise a Family? Honolulu Ranks 62nd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:22 PM :: 1361 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Hawaii Statistics

... analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities based on 41 key metrics ....

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Monday, September 04, 2017
Hawaii Small Business in Facts and Figures
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 1067 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The state's economic engine starts on Main Street....

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Saturday, September 02, 2017
Risky, Overused Medications Prescribed Far Less Often in the Aloha State
By Selected News Articles @ 4:33 AM :: 1292 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...Medicare patients in Hawaii take fewer opioid painkillers and fewer antibiotics, on average, than those in any other state. Physicians and health policy experts cite demographics and healthier lifestyles as possible reasons why....

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Friday, September 01, 2017
Hawaii 4th-Lowest Obesity Rate
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 922 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii's adult obesity rate is currently 23.8 percent, up from 15.7 percent in 2000 and from 8.9 percent in 1990....

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Friday, September 01, 2017
Hawaii Crime Index -- Murder, Rape Increasing
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 2802 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...the release of the State of Hawaii’s annual Uniform Crime Report, Crime in Hawaii, 2016....

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Visitor Spending Increases 9.8% in July 2017
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 932 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Visitor spending statewide increased through the first seven months of 2017 (+8.9% to $9.95 billion)....

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Monday, August 28, 2017
Hawaii: Fewest Nurses Per Capita in USA
By News Release @ 11:14 PM :: 1291 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Burned Out: Is Your State Full of Overworked Doctors and Nurses?....

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Saturday, August 26, 2017
Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 2028 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...If you retire with $1 million in Hawaii, you have just shy of a dozen years to ride out your savings....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Which Counties Benefit Most From the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
By Tax Foundation @ 5:16 PM :: 1169 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...how much U.S. taxpayers deduct in home mortgage interest by county....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Some Women are More Equal than Others
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 PM :: 732 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...According to the Center for American Progress....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
College Rankings: BYUH, HPU, Chaminade Trounce UH Campuses
By News Release @ 1:45 PM :: 1744 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...College Choice Releases 2017 Rankings of the Best Colleges in Four Western States....

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Hawaii Rankings: How Good is Your Community College?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:16 AM :: 1198 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

....2017’s Best & Worst Community Colleges....

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Honolulu: $100 worth only $80.32
By Tax Foundation @ 3:29 PM :: 1400 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Honolulu is the most expensive city in the USA, but in rural Hawaii $100 is worth $99.90 ....

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
DBEDT Releases 2016 Hawaii Data Book
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 841 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...the 2016 edition of the “State of Hawaii Data Book.”....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Youth Homelessness--Hawaii Ranks 5th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 PM :: 1111 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...2017’s States with the Most Underprivileged Children....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Tough On DUI? Hawaii Ranks 26th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 750 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...compare drunk driving penalties in all 50 states and D.C.....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
DBEDT: Hawaii Economy Slowing
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 1079 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...After two years of consecutive growth above 2 percent, Hawaii’s economy grew by 0.9 percent during the first quarter of 2017....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Honolulu Rents Jump Another 6.7%
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 1135 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Honolulu, HI, hit #3 in July with an increase of 8%, and returns to the list at #4 in August for another 6.7% increase. For August, that means median one-bedroom rent is $1,766 — the tenth highest in the country....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Which States Benefit Most from the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
By Tax Foundation @ 7:51 PM :: 973 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii ranks 4th with an average deduction of $2629 ....

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Hawaii -- Lowest Percentage of MDs Accepting Medicare
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 AM :: 1415 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2017’s Best & Worst States for Health Care....

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Monday, August 07, 2017
Why Hawaii Isn't Rich Like Texas
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 12:01 AM :: 1954 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Taxes

Texas has no personal income tax....

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Friday, August 04, 2017
Hawaii Value of $100? -- $84.18
By Tax Foundation @ 12:23 PM :: 2014 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...the same amount of cash can buy you more in a low-price state than in a high-price state....

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Thursday, August 03, 2017
Hawaii Among States with Least Student Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 AM :: 862 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...data set ranges from average student debt to unemployment rate among the population aged 25 to 34 to share of students with past-due loan balances....

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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Honolulu Among 10 Worst Markets for House Flippers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 AM :: 1576 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...“Flip or Flop”....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Tourism: $8.4B in First Six Months
By News Release @ 1:46 PM :: 377 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Visitor Arrivals Increased 4.3 Percent to 4.6 Million....

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Monday, July 31, 2017
Hawaii not College-Ready -- Second lowest median scores on ACT
By Selected News Articles @ 6:38 PM :: 1554 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Hawaii among states with lowest median scores on college admissions test, study finds....

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
How High Are Individual Income Tax Collections in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:42 PM :: 1270 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Before the latest increase, Hawaii ranked 11th ....

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
DBEDT: International Students Spend $255M in Hawaii
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 967 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... report analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy ....

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Homeless Youth: Hawaii Ranks 5th
By Selected News Articles @ 5:15 PM :: 1085 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...2017’s States with the Most At-Risk Youth....

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Monday, July 17, 2017
2017’s Best & Worst Places for First-Time Home Buyers--Honolulu Ranks 268th
By Selected News Articles @ 8:28 PM :: 1345 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...23 key indicators of market attractiveness, affordability and quality of life....

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Thursday, July 13, 2017
Road Funding: Nobody Pays More Than Hawaii Drivers
By Tax Foundation @ 1:33 PM :: 1119 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...the share of state and local road spending that is covered by tolls, user fees, and taxes varies drastically. It ranges from only 12 percent in Alaska to 76.3 percent in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Hawaii Energy Costs--Low Usage vs High Rates
By Selected News Articles @ 9:23 PM :: 1428 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii ranks 37th in monthly energy cost....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Honolulu 6th-Worst City to Drive in
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 1106 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...average gas prices to average annual hours of traffic delays to auto-repair shops per capita....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
CNBC: Hawaii 2nd-Worst State for Business
By Selected News Articles @ 9:57 AM :: 1311 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... Hawaii's disadvantages, like the regulatory regime and the roads, are not beyond its control ....

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Saturday, July 08, 2017
GE Tax Equivalent to 13% Sales Tax
By Andrew Walden @ 1:51 PM :: 2228 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii GET taxes many products multiple times and ultimately taxes 99.21 percent of the state’s personal income compared to the national median sales tax which applies to 34.46 percent of personal income....

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Best States to Start a Business? Hawaii Ranks 46th
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 1402 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...access to cash, human capital and affordable office space....

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Friday, June 30, 2017
Hawaii Visitor Spending up 8.7% in May 2017
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 996 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...In addition, total visitor arrivals rose 4.5 percent to 751,191....

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Sunday, June 25, 2017
Hawaii named 'worst state to make a living' (again)
By Selected News Articles @ 1:41 AM :: 3648 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Taxes, Cost of Living

It really comes down to workers not getting much out of their paychecks because of a high cost of living and high taxes....

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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Hawaii Homes Lowest Average CO2 Production in USA
By News Release @ 3:01 PM :: 1221 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii also stood out as having one of the lowest average home size of all states.... 

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Thursday, June 22, 2017
How High Are Spirits Taxes in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:15 PM :: 976 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii taxes the spirit at $5.98 per gallon....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
How Economically Independent is Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 AM :: 1076 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...2017’s Most & Least Independent States....

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
10 Buildings With the Highest Honolulu Property Taxes in 2016
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 1858 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Honolulu raked in over $50 million in property taxes last year, from the top 10 taxpaying properties alone....

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Thursday, June 15, 2017
The Economic Security of Older Women and Men in Hawaii
By News Release @ 2:08 AM :: 1709 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...economic security of women and men aged 65 and older in Hawaii, including their marital status, poverty, and various sources and amounts of income....

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Thursday, June 15, 2017
Wine Taxes: Hawaii Ranks 12th
By Tax Foundation @ 2:04 AM :: 1412 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Check out today’s map below to see where your state lies on the wine tax spectrum....

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Honolulu 2nd-Lowest Average Internet Speed
By Selected News Articles @ 1:48 AM :: 1518 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Honolulu average Internet download speed ranks 99th of 100 US cities....

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
UH: Housing First Keeps 89% of Homeless Housed
By News Release @ 1:41 AM :: 1491 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

Clients were 64% less likely to visit the emergency room and 74% less likely to be admitted to a hospital....

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Kids Count: Hawaii Ranks 17th in Child Well-being
By News Release @ 1:39 AM :: 1631 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...families continue to offer a strong foundation for Hawaiʻi’s children, according to the 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book....

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Friday, June 09, 2017
CyberStates: Hawaii Lags
By Selected News Articles @ 12:46 AM :: 579 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

The laggards are Alaska, Hawaii, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia....

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Friday, June 09, 2017
Hawaii: To Afford 2BR Must Earn $73K
By News Release @ 12:38 AM :: 827 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Out of Reach documents the gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing....

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