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Friday, July 06, 2018
Strictest And Most Lenient States on Speeding and Reckless Driving
By Selected News Articles @ 1:16 AM :: 1922 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... Hawaii Ranks 24th ....

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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 5:13 PM :: 1665 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii Ranks 27th --Income taxes account for 22.8% of spending ....

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Monday, July 02, 2018
Best States to Start a Business? Hawaii 50th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:59 AM :: 1964 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...WalletHub compared the 50 states across 25 key indicators of startup success to determine the most fertile grounds in which to launch and grow an enterprise....

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Saturday, June 30, 2018
Hawaii ranks 24th in national child well-being
By News Release @ 12:22 PM :: 2565 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released June 27 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation....

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Friday, June 29, 2018
DBEDT: "Population and Economic Projections for the State of Hawaii to 2045"
By News Release @ 11:32 AM :: 1963 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...The report projects that Hawaii’s economy, measured by real gross domestic product (GDP), will grow at 1.7 percent per year between 2016 and 2045....

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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Hawaii 9th-Most Reliant on Sales Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 9:30 AM :: 1446 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...36.9% of State and Local Revenues come from the GE Tax....

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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Honolulu: Eleven Professions with no Money Left
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 2720 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...in some fields like Personal Care & Service and Food Preparation & Serving, Hawaii residents are left with debts ranging from $8,000 to $9,000.... 

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Thursday, June 21, 2018
More Than 8 Cents of Each State Revenue Dollar Goes to Medicaid
By Selected News Articles @ 2:21 AM :: 1808 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii spent the second-lowest share of its own dollars on Medicaid in 2016....

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Hawaii 6th Most Independent State?
By News Release @ 3:38 PM :: 1387 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...NOTE: Tourism is an export—WalletHub seems to have missed this....

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Property Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:32 PM :: 1624 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...17.6% of State and Local government revenue comes from property taxes in Hawaii....

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Monday, June 18, 2018
New Campaign Highlights 680 Beer Distribution Jobs in Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:24 PM :: 1733 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...National Beer Wholesalers Association launches 'Delivering Local Jobs'; Tells story of independent beer distributors in Hawaii....

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Sunday, June 17, 2018
Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card -- Hawaii Stuck on 'F'
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 2648 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The 2018 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card shows how each state ranks among its peers in several categories that are of particular interest to site selection experts for the manufacturing and logistics industries....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hawaii—Need $75K Income to Afford 2br Apartment
By News Release @ 4:36 AM :: 1939 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...On Oahu the ‘housing wage’ is $39.06 -- In Hawaii County it is $25.42, thanks to the subdivisions shifting the supply demand equation....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Mapping 2018 Tax Reform
By Tax Foundation @ 4:23 AM :: 1678 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by Congressional District....

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Best States for Working Dads--Hawaii 25th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:25 AM :: 1995 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 20 key indicators of friendliness toward working fathers....

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Sunday, June 10, 2018
Oahu Drivers Burn More Than $11K in Yearly Commuting Costs
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 2527 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Rail, Cost of Living

...Oahu commuters would save $11,773 by commuting through public transportation versus driving and absorbing all of its associated costs such as gas, insurance, car maintenance, parking, depreciation, etc....

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Friday, June 08, 2018
Tax Collections Soar for FY2018
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 1673 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...general fund tax deposits are up by 8.5% compared with the same period in FY 2017....

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Friday, June 08, 2018
As least we’re not as bad as California
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:05 PM :: 2079 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii does not perform well on the annual EFNA Index, ranking 45th out of the 50 states in terms of economic freedom....

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Thursday, June 07, 2018
Hawaii #3 in Sin Taxes
By Tax Foundation @ 4:09 PM :: 2223 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...The State of Hawaii is the senior partner in the sin business....

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Thursday, June 07, 2018
UH Manoa Ranks 302nd in Survey of 800 Universities
By News Release @ 2:40 AM :: 1862 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...the ranking most used and referenced by international students....

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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Safest States--Hawaii Ranks 8th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 1844 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...4th Fewest Fatal Occupational Injuries Per Total Workers....

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Monday, June 04, 2018
Hawaii Highest Government Surplus--Lowest Median Household Income
By Selected News Articles @ 1:27 PM :: 2666 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...2018’s Best & Worst State Economies....

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Saturday, June 02, 2018
2017: Google Generates $171M of Economic Activity in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 2578 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The value of Google Search and AdWords for businesses is the profit they receive from clicks on search results and ads minus their cost of advertising, estimated as $8 profit for every $1 spent....

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Friday, June 01, 2018
State Income Tax Collections--Hawaii Takes $1389 Per Capita
By Tax Foundation @ 3:44 AM :: 1895 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii income taxes 10th-highest in USA....

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Visitor Arrivals, Spending Up for April
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 2252 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Total visitor arrivals rose 6.6 percent to 803,005 visitors in April....

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Hawaii Job Market Schizophrenic
By Selected News Articles @ 9:53 AM :: 2542 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...lowest unemployment AND lowest starting salaries....

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Who is Driving Electric Vehicles in Hawaii?
By UHERO @ 9:42 PM :: 2519 Views :: Energy, Environment, Hawaii Statistics

...An analysis of factors that affect EV adoption in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Top Universities: UH Manoa Ranks 306th
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 2421 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...“We’re all really gratified at this wonderful ranking.” said Interim Chancellor David Lassner....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Hawaii Tax Revenue up 20.2% Since Great Recession
By Selected News Articles @ 7:02 PM :: 1787 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Pew's analysis compares state tax receipts from when the Great Recession began in December 2007 to the fourth quarter of 2017....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Hawaii 5th-Highest Beer Tax in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 6:49 PM :: 1717 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...$0.93 per gallon....

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Hotel Occupancy Increases on Kauai Despite Flooding
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 3112 Views :: Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...All Counties and All Classes of Hawai‘i Hotel Properties Reported Solid RevPAR and ADR Increases in April....

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Monday, May 21, 2018
United Way Report: 49% of Hawaii Households Can't Afford Basics
By News Release @ 5:53 PM :: 2164 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...the percentage of struggling families ranges from 32 percent in North Dakota to 49 percent in California, New Mexico and Hawaii....

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Monday, May 21, 2018
Childcare: Mapping the Gap in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:21 PM :: 2422 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii has shortfall of 30,000 licensed child care slots, study finds....

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Monday, May 21, 2018
Best States for Military Retirees -- Hawaii Ranks 37th
By Selected News Articles @ 1:38 PM :: 2324 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...Hawai ties California and DC for the highest percentage of Homeless Veterans -- 33 times higher than lowest percentage state, Mississippi....

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
How Well-Funded are Pension Plans in Your State? -- Hawaii 45th
By Tax Foundation @ 5:56 PM :: 2452 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... the Hawaii ERS is only 51% funded -- 5th worst in USA ....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hawaii Gun Permits Down 24%
By News Release @ 7:02 PM :: 2042 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

...A total of 16,443 personal firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2017, marking a 23.2% decrease from the tally in 2016....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Launch a Career? Honolulu Lowest Starting Salaries in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 AM :: 2520 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...Honolulu and Pearl City tie Sta Rosa, Ca and Rancho Cucamonga, Ca for lowest monthly avg starting salaries adjusted for cost of living....

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Monday, May 14, 2018
Drug Use by State: 2018’s Problem Areas
By Selected News Articles @ 3:26 PM :: 2663 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... Hawaii ranks 46th ....

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Saturday, May 12, 2018
Property Taxes Cost Hawaii $1070 per Person
By Tax Foundation @ 3:45 AM :: 2184 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Average Per Capita Property Taxes: How Does Your State Compare?....

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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Hawaii Timeshares Average 89.5% Occupancy for 2017
By News Release @ 7:57 PM :: 2029 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...In comparison, occupancy of hotel properties statewide averaged 80.0 percent in 2017....

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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Follow the Money? Not so Easy in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 3510 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Tax Credits

... Following the Money 2018 -- How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data ...

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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Best & Worst States to Be a Police Officer
By Selected News Articles @ 2:38 PM :: 2088 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... Hawaii Ranks 24th ....

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Monday, May 07, 2018
Homeless Count Drops 10% Statewide as More are Pressured to Accept Shelter
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 2023 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Every county experienced a decrease in homelessness. Kaua‘i County saw the largest decrease at 28.9 percent, O‘ahu saw a 9.4 percent decrease, Hawai‘i County saw an 8.8 percent decrease, and Maui County saw a 2.6 percent decline....

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Monday, May 07, 2018
Best States for Working Moms -- Hawaii Ranks 24th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:09 PM :: 1940 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... WalletHub compared state dynamics across 15 key metrics to identify the Best & Worst States for Working Moms ....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
OHA releases report on health of Native Hawaiian women
By News Release @ 2:24 PM :: 2281 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, OHA

... Haumea: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women and Empowering Wāhine Well-Being, a 150-page report ....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Funds for Treating Individuals with Mental Illness: Is Your State Generous or Stingy?
By News Release @ 3:12 PM :: 1947 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...study reveals dramatic eight-fold difference in percentage of state funds allocated to helping mentally ill....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Social Capital Index for Hawaii Counties
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:12 PM :: 2075 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Everyone Needs a Close Community, but Those Are Fewer and Fewer....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Hawaii Towns Ranked for Economic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 2130 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...America’s transformation is more than skin-deep — it’s economic, too....

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Friday, May 04, 2018
UHERO: Hawaii set for more growth
By UHERO @ 4:59 PM :: 2269 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Tourism has surged again in the first part of 2018, extending one of the longest periods of sustained visitor growth. Construction, while volatile month to month, also remains on a high plateau....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Commonwealth Fund: Hawaii Among Top Health Systems
By News Release @ 6:04 PM :: 1877 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...40 measures of access to health care, quality of care, efficiency in care delivery, health outcomes, and income-based health care disparities....

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