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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Women’s Equality: Hawaii #1 in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:28 AM :: 1824 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii Scores #1 in every category....

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Sunday, August 21, 2016
Obesity? Hawaii 3rd-Slimmest State
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 1381 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Obesity among Hawaii high schoolers declines, bucking national trend....

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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Maili Most Stressed Place in Hawaii, Mountain View Least
By Selected News Articles @ 5:05 PM :: 2354 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

Percentage of population with a long commute, Hours worked, Percentage of income spent on rent....

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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Construction 5.9% of Hawaii GDP—#2 in USA
By News Release @ 7:18 PM :: 1954 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Rail, Small Business

Hawaii’s construction industry made the second largest contribution to state GDP at 5.9 percent with an increase of 0.5 percent from 2014, the largest year-over-year improvement of any state....

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
DBEDT Releases 2015 Hawaii Data Book Online
By News Release @ 2:50 PM :: 1213 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

The state’s Data Book is the most comprehensive statistical book about Hawaii in a single compilation....

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Monday, August 15, 2016
Cato: Hawaii Ranks 48th in Freedom, Near Top in Cronyism
By Selected News Articles @ 7:20 PM :: 3073 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Hawaii does badly in almost every area of regulatory policy, but its two worst categories are land-use and labor-market freedom....

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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Hawaii Budget: Taxes on the Horizon
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:46 AM :: 1561 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

Hawaii’s Legislators are well on their way to depleting the state’s $890 million cash balance....

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Saturday, August 13, 2016
Hawaii: How to Quit Paying Union Dues—Legally
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 1915 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...nearly 30% of union members would quit if they could....

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Honolulu Most Expensive in USA--$100 worth only $80
By Tax Foundation @ 6:52 PM :: 2035 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

But in rural Hawaii $100 is worth $101.70....

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Hawaii: Fewest Malpractice Suits Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 5:07 PM :: 1400 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii has only 4.9 malpractice lawsuits per 100K residents per year....

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
UH community colleges most affordable in the nation
By News Release @ 4:52 AM :: 1203 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...but don't worry, UH Administrators are doing everything they can to change this....

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Saturday, August 06, 2016
Occupational Licensing: Hawaii Most Burdensome Requirements in USA
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:00 PM :: 1727 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

Hawaii has the most burdensome licensing requirements for low to middle income jobs compared to the rest of the nation....

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Friday, August 05, 2016
Hawaii Seed Crop Worth $151M—Up 7%
By News Release @ 10:24 PM :: 1286 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics

...This increase is the first in the industry since the 2011- 12 crop year....

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Friday, August 05, 2016
Hawaii: 41% of Children Dependent on Government
By News Release @ 3:29 AM :: 1683 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

Federal and state safety net programs lift an estimated 220,000 Hawaii residents above the poverty line each year....

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Thursday, August 04, 2016
Hawaii: $100 Worth only $85.62
By Selected News Articles @ 12:57 PM :: 2156 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...your purchasing power is among the worst in the country....

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Thursday, August 04, 2016
Hawaii School System Quality Ranks 42nd
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 AM :: 1448 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...With school resuming session, many parents might be wondering whether they’ve selected the best school to secure their children’s academic success....

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Thursday, August 04, 2016
US News Ranks Best Hospitals in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:23 AM :: 1779 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Ratings for 28 Hospitals in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Elderly 45.8% More Likely to Suffer Traffic Fatality
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 867 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

Traffic fatalities, 65 and older: 9.1 per 100,000....

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Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Feds Contradict Caldwell: Hawaii Veteran Homelessness Only Down 3%
By News Release @ 3:57 AM :: 1529 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Feds say in Hawaii the drop was only 3% not the 58% claimed by Caldwell....

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Saturday, July 30, 2016
Almost All Hawaii Catholic School Graduates go on to College
By News Release @ 3:42 AM :: 1484 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

One hundred percent of Maryknoll High School seniors have been accepted to colleges....

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Saturday, July 30, 2016
Visitor Arrivals, Expenditures Increased in First Half of 2016
By News Release @ 3:03 AM :: 1192 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

June 2016 Arrivals Up 4.2 Percent, Expenditures Gained 4.3 Percent....

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Hawaii Capital Gains Taxes 29.2%
By Selected News Articles @ 9:57 PM :: 3290 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...the combined federal, state, and local rate paid by the taxpayer on capital gains income....

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Honolulu Tops Cities Where Coffee Costs the Most
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 PM :: 1343 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

The most expensive nationwide is Honolulu, where coffee costs an average of $7.56....

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Hawaii Police Departments decreasing in size per capita
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:12 AM :: 1649 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

There are less police officers on the streets today per person than there were in the 1990’s....

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
Hawaii 3rd Highest Excise Taxes in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 7:29 PM :: 1423 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Some of the most common excise taxes include gas taxes, cigarette taxes, and taxes on the purchase of beer, wine, and liquor....

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Saturday, July 16, 2016
Feds: Honolulu Highest Consumer Prices in USA
By News Release @ 6:38 PM :: 1502 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Prices in urban Honolulu are 23.5% higher than average....

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
CNBC: Top States for Business—Hawaii Ranks 49th
By Selected News Articles @ 7:52 PM :: 1744 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...costs are the highest in the nation....

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Report: $10K ‘Affordability Gap’ for Hawaii College Students
By News Release @ 3:10 PM :: 1318 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

Between low wages and high net prices, no state can claim that the average four-year college is affordable for low-income students....

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Sunday, July 10, 2016
Hawaii Legislature: 52% ‘Big Fail’
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 6:18 PM :: 1709 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

...2016 VoterVoice Survey Results....

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Wednesday, July 06, 2016
State and Local Sales Taxes: How Does Hawaii Compare?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:48 PM :: 1667 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

The sales taxes in Hawaii and South Dakota have bases that include many services and so are not strictly comparable to other sales taxes....

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Friday, July 01, 2016
Tourism: Visitors Up, Spending Down
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 1390 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... Average daily spending by Japanese tourists is down 10.1% ....

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Friday, July 01, 2016
Hawaii Property Taxes Lowest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:33 PM :: 1353 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Hawaii has the lowest effective rate at 0.28 percent....

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Thursday, June 30, 2016
Hawaii Homelessness Grows 4%—Mostly on Big Island, Kauai
By News Release @ 5:32 AM :: 2098 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Homeless growth on Maui and Oahu less than 1%....

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Study: Home Care Costs Increase in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:46 PM :: 1398 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...the costs can add up to as much as $57,772 per year in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
DBEDT: Housing Over 40% of Consumer Spending for Kauai, Hawaii Co
By News Release @ 5:16 PM :: 2202 Views :: Hawaii County , Kauai County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...An average household in Hawaii County spent an average of $51,700 in 2014....

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Sunday, June 26, 2016
Best states for driving: Hawaii Ranks 15th
By News Release @ 4:28 AM :: 998 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...CarInsurance.com ranked states on eight metrics to identify which ones are more favorable for motorists....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Child Well-Being: Hawaii Ranks 23rd
By News Release @ 6:21 PM :: 1831 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book....

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Monday, June 20, 2016
Study: Hawaii Ex-Con Recidivism 48.9%
By News Release @ 8:07 PM :: 1800 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Justice Reinvestment

This study is comprised of 2,464 offenders from the Fiscal Year 2012 cohort....

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
Video: How Free is Hawaii Economically?
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:13 PM :: 1475 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

Hawaii Ranked in Bottom Five States for Economic Freedom....

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Friday, June 17, 2016
Hawaii #1 in Percentage of Transportation Costs Funded by Fuel Taxes, Registration Fees
By Selected News Articles @ 5:07 PM :: 1421 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

The share of infrastructure expenditures funded by tolls, user fees, and user taxes ranges from 14.3 percent in Alaska to 79.8 percent in Hawaii....

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Sunday, June 12, 2016
Hawaii Economy 10th-Worst in USA
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 1941 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...2016’s States with the Best & Worst Economies....

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Saturday, June 11, 2016
Hawaii Wine Tax: $1.38 Per Gallon
By Selected News Articles @ 10:19 AM :: 1439 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... California's wine tax is only $0.20 ....

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Thursday, June 09, 2016
Survey: More High-Risk Behavior from Hawaii Public High School Youth
By News Release @ 4:54 PM :: 1695 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey is administered in odd-numbered years to Hawai‘i public school students in grades 6–12....

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Saturday, June 04, 2016
Hawaii Taxes the Spirit at $5.98 per Gallon
By Selected News Articles @ 6:05 PM :: 1393 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Compared to taxes on alcoholic beverages such as wine and beer, distilled spirits are taxed at much higher rates....

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Friday, June 03, 2016
DBEDT: Housing, Transportation, and Food Cost $46,700/year
By News Release @ 4:11 PM :: 1447 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

A typical Maui household spent an average of $65,197 in 2014. About 72 percent of the total household spending went towards the three basic needs categories....

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Thursday, June 02, 2016
Education Week: Hawaii DoE Graduation Rate 82%
By News Release @ 5:59 PM :: 1745 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... for Asian-Americans the Hawaii Graduation rate is 6th-lowest in USA ....

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Thursday, June 02, 2016
Financial Solvency: Hawaii Ranks 45th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:16 AM :: 1728 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...liabilities are equal to 73 percent of total state personal income....

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Honolulu Third-Fastest Construction Job Growth
By News Release @ 3:31 PM :: 2379 Views :: Development, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

Honolulu Metro Area Hits All-Time April Construction Employment High as Employers add 5,000 New Jobs....

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Hawaii: 9th Best State for Military Retirees
By Selected News Articles @ 4:55 PM :: 1768 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...the average officer is only 47 years old upon retirement from service....

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Monday, May 30, 2016
Report: Hawaii 5th-Healthiest Seniors
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 3480 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Next-generation seniors set to be less healthy than current seniors, with 55 percent growth in diabetes, 25 percent increase in obesity....

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