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Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Auto Insurance: Hawaii Teens Cheapest in Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 3253 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 :: 2452 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 :: 3417 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 :: 3639 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 :: 3168 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 :: 2761 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 :: 4420 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 :: 6914 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 :: 2887 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 :: 3581 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 :: 2688 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 :: 6515 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 :: 3751 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 :: 2993 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 :: 2823 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 :: 2636 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 :: 2714 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 :: 3797 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits
“Business Tax Index 2013: Best to Worst State Tax Systems for Entrepreneurship and Small Business.”
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Hawaii Utilities Rank in Top 10 for Solar
By News Release @ 9:53 PM :: 3008 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics
... the Top 10 American electric utilities that have added the most new solar power ....
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Friday, April 05, 2013
Honolulu: 2nd Worst Traffic in USA
By News Release @ 1:21 PM :: 2723 Views :: Hawaii Statistics
On average, journey times in Honolulu are 30% longer than when traffic in the city is flowing freely....
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Monday, April 01, 2013
Hawaii: Worst State to Make a Living
By Selected News Articles @ 1:25 PM :: 4640 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
...the highest cost of living of any state, and a relatively high state tax burden....
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Friday, March 29, 2013
Report: Hawaii 47th in Freedom
By News Release @ 8:44 AM :: 3175 Views :: Hawaii Statistics
Freedom in the 50 States presents a completely revised and updated ranking of the American states....
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Friday, March 29, 2013
State Inspects 90% Fewer Scales, 78% Fewer Gas Pumps Since 2010
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 12:35 AM :: 3131 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

Currently, six of the branch’s 11 positions remain vacant, and we found that the branch’s two remaining inspectors can only perform eight of the branch’s 15 key regulatory functions....

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
USPIRG Flunks Hawaii on Tax Credit Secrecy
By Selected News Articles @ 1:57 PM :: 5021 Views :: Development, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits
Not a single Failing State provides information on the public benefits of economic development subsidies broken  down by recipient or makes its tax expenditure report available....
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Hawaii Health Insurance Rates to Rise 12% to 21% Next Year
By Andrew Walden @ 1:39 PM :: 4755 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care
“the costs shown in the tables are at projected 2014 levels”
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Honolulu Tops Nation for 'Emotional Health'
By Selected News Articles @ 1:35 PM :: 3252 Views :: Hawaii Statistics
Lincoln, Neb., had the highest Well-Being Index score.... Also in the top 10 are Boulder, Colo.; Provo-Orem, Utah; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Honolulu, Hawaii; Fort Collins-Loveland, Colo.; and Burlington-South Burlington, Vt.....
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Budget: Is Neil Abercrombie Four Times the Man Jack Burns Was?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:46 PM :: 3461 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics
...our operating budget has increased more than 4 times since 1967 – even taking inflation into account....
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Out of Reach: Hawaii Most Expensive Housing in Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 8:36 PM :: 3693 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

In Hawaii, the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,671.... 

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Honolulu City Auditor Survey: Environment Great, Living Tough
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 3401 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

Characteristics receiving the lowest excellent or good ratings were the availability of affordable quality housing (9%) .... 

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Hawaii Scores ‘F’ on Health Care Price Transparency Laws
By NCPA @ 2:36 PM :: 3435 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii Does Not Have A Single Health Care Price Transparency Law....

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Thursday, March 14, 2013
Hawaii ranked seventh in U.S. for solar energy
By Selected News Articles @ 6:42 PM :: 3399 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

Hawaii gets a greater percentage of its electricity from solar than any other state....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Hawaii Had Lowest Election Turnout in Nation – 44.1%
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 3638 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections
  • Texas – 50.1%
  • Oklahoma – 49.6%
  • West Virginia – 46.8%
  • Hawaii – 44.1%
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Sunlight: Hawaii Scores 'C' for Transparency
By News Release @ 1:22 AM :: 4138 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...six criteria on which each state could be evaluated, based on six of the Ten Principles for Opening Up Government Information....

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Monday, March 11, 2013
Naming Names: Big Pharma Pays $3.2M to Hawaii MDs
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 PM :: 4142 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

Drug companies have long kept secret details of the payments they make to doctors and other health professionals for promoting their drugs....

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Friday, March 08, 2013
Honolulu Ranked 8th-Worst City for Drivers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:42 PM :: 4167 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail

We analyzed the data to bring you a list of the ten absolute worst U.S. cities to drive a car according to the following three questions....

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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Gallup: Hawaii Again Tops Nation in Well-Being
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 6350 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor, Cost of Living

Between 2011 and 2012 Hawaii jumped from 44th to 1st in “Work Environment” but fell from 4th to 14th  in “Basic Access"....

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Hawaii Welfare Recipients 2nd Healthiest in US: 75% Not Disabled
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 3645 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

SSI, SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, or other government assistance....

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Hawaii Nursing Homes Ranked by US News
By Selected News Articles @ 11:37 PM :: 3898 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

About 38 percent of all nursing homes in Hawaii earned an overall five-star rating....

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Monday, February 25, 2013
The Numbers Don’t Match: Obama vs Harkin on Hawaii Sequester Impact
By Andrew Walden @ 11:39 PM :: 6597 Views :: Education K-12, National News, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Here is a point-by-point comparison of the White House numbers for Hawaii and Sen. Harkin’s numbers for Hawaii

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Prosperity? Hawaii Congressional Delegation Scores Zero
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 3373 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics

We’re giving you a sneak peek of AFP’s Congressional Scorecard....

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Saturday, February 16, 2013
Transparency: Hawaii State, County Websites Score Mixed Reviews
By Selected News Articles @ 3:28 PM :: 3345 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

Selected details from SunshineReview.org review of State, County, and DoE websites....

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Friday, February 15, 2013
Gallup: 5% of Hawaii Residents Gay
By Selected News Articles @ 2:34 PM :: 4406 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

It is also possible that LGBT adults make conscious choices to reside in certain states rather than others....

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Friday, February 15, 2013
KOS: Hanabusa Underperformed Obama the Most for any Incumbent in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:22 PM :: 5829 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections, Republican Party

...Colleen Hanabusa underperformed Obama by the most of any incumbent in the nation....

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Friday, February 15, 2013
OIP: "Obvious Problems" with UIPA Records
By News Release @ 1:43 PM :: 3040 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...it appears that over 301,000 government record requests were routinely fulfilled by the reporting agencies....

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Monday, February 11, 2013
Gallup: Alaska, Hawaii Follow D.C. in Highest Gov't Employment
By Selected News Articles @ 10:59 PM :: 2932 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Alaska and Hawaii ranked second and third, respectively, with about 28% of each state's workers employed by government....

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Monday, February 11, 2013
Hawaii Teacher Absenteeism 2nd-Worst in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 5052 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...advocates could potentially use these new data from the Department of Education to support a civil rights complaint....

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Thursday, February 07, 2013
PEW: Hawaii Elections Performance Index Ranks 44th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:11 PM :: 3276 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

Highest rate of nonvoting due to registration or absentee ballot problems: Hawaii was the only state with an increase in the rate of registration and absentee voting problems of more than 1 percent between 2008-2010.

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Gallup: Hawaii Ranks Third in 'Economic Confidence'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:24 AM :: 3411 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

Minnesota (-8) and Hawaii (-9)  -- the first time since Gallup initiated daily tracking in 2008 that confidence has been this close to crossing into positive territory in any of the 50 states. 

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Friday, February 01, 2013
Hawaii Charter School Law Improves from 35th to 14th in Nation
By News Release @ 3:03 PM :: 4364 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

Hawaii’s law still needs significant improvement in several areas, including beefing up the requirements for charter application....

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Thursday, January 31, 2013
Honolulu at the Bottom of Top 300 Cities
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 10:45 PM :: 3431 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

Global Metro Monitor update of the Brookings Institution. Yet another non-flattering economic statistic....

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