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Monday, August 27, 2018
Hawaii--6th Best Economy in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:24 PM :: 639 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii has the most expensive real estate in the country. However, it also has one of the most affluent populations in the country....

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
DBEDT Slashes Hawaii economic growth projection from 1.9% to 1.5%
By News Release @ 3:17 AM :: 607 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii’s economic growth during the first quarter of 2018 was at 1 percent and the Honolulu consumer inflation was at 1.6 percent for the first half of 2018. Both numbers came out much lower than projected....

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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 :: 731 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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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Misunderstanding Economics: Interview with Paul Brewbaker
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:05 PM :: 902 Views :: Economy

...What do volcanoes, trade wars, and housing bubbles have to do with each other? These are just a few of the economic topics with which many of Hawaii's policymakers are woefully unfamiliar....

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Sunday, June 17, 2018
Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card -- Hawaii Stuck on 'F'
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 1158 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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Monday, June 11, 2018
​Public-Private Partnerships in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:41 PM :: 1140 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Labor

...how to ease barriers to public-private partnerships in the state, and the benefits that could result if done right....

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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 :: 875 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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Monday, June 04, 2018
Hawaii Highest Government Surplus--Lowest Median Household Income
By Selected News Articles @ 1:27 PM :: 1218 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 :: 1122 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
UHERO: Healthy county economies face growing pains
By UHERO @ 9:47 PM :: 600 Views :: Economy

...Tourism keeps surprising to the upside, even as visitor numbers strain infrastructure and communities....

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Hawaii Job Market Schizophrenic
By Selected News Articles @ 9:53 AM :: 1160 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

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

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
VIDEO: Free Market Thinking is Good for You
By Video @ 2:57 AM :: 718 Views :: Economy

...Keli'i Akina and Professor Schoolland demonstrate how free market thinking is good for the economy and our personal lives....

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Saturday, May 05, 2018
Hawaii Towns Ranked for Economic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 960 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 :: 1057 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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Friday, April 20, 2018
Boom Over? Hawaii Construction Employment Drops
By News Release @ 2:03 PM :: 1551 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Rail

...Hawaii lost 1.9 percent of construction jobs between February and March....

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Thursday, April 05, 2018
Grassroot: Low unemployment masks Hawaii’s unhealthy economy
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:37 PM :: 1535 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Labor

....Grassroot president says high taxes, regulations discourage higher-paying jobs....

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Financial Literacy--Hawaii Ranks 41st
By Selected News Articles @ 2:12 PM :: 1338 Views :: Family, Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...The housing-market collapse and following financial crisis reminded Americans of our obsession with debt and the dangers of quick access to finances for under-informed consumers....

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Sunday, March 04, 2018
Republican Tax Cuts Pump $1.3B into Hawaii Economy
By UHERO @ 1:30 AM :: 2387 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Democrat media unanimous: 'Nothing to see here'....

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Thursday, March 01, 2018
VIDEO: Why economic freedom matters to Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:59 PM :: 2047 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...José Torra, an economist and research director for Caminos de la Libertad in Mexico City....

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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Hawaii Tourism Industry Set New Record Totals in 2017
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 1367 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...$16.78 Billion in Visitor Spending; $1.96 Billion in Generated Tax Revenue; 9.38 Million Visitor Arrivals; 12.23 Million Air Seats Serving Hawai‘i; 204,000 Jobs Supported Statewide....

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Hawaii: Economic Impact of Immigration
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 1290 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...comparing the economic impact of foreign-born populations on the 50 states and the District of Columbia...

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Captive Insurance Puts $1B into Hawaii Banks
By News Release @ 12:46 PM :: 1222 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii was ranked third in the U.S. based upon total premium, fourth in the U.S. for largest captive domiciles and eleventh in the world based on total number of active captive licenses....

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Friday, December 15, 2017
UHERO: Hawaii’s Long Expansion Gets Global Economic Lift
By UHERO @ 3:38 PM :: 1706 Views :: Economy, Tourism

...Improving global conditions provide a favorable environment for continued expansion in the Islands....

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Friday, December 15, 2017
One Down—44 to go
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:21 PM :: 1348 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii's extremely modest creep up the ladder of economic freedom....

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Monday, November 27, 2017
New DLIR Website Tracks Military Spending in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 1629 Views :: Economy, Military

The Hawaii Defense Economy project is focused on enhancing understanding of the economic impact of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contracts and grants....

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Thursday, November 23, 2017
DBEDT: 9.5M Tourists Expected in 2018
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 1791 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

"...air seats will increase by 8.5 percent during the first three quarters of 2018....”

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Monday, October 30, 2017
HR3990: Congress Moves to Limit Presidential Monument Authority
By News Release @ 9:06 PM :: 1928 Views :: Environment, Economy, Obama

...“Congress never intended to give one individual the power to unilaterally seize enormous swathes of our nation’s public lands…."

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Fastest Growing? Honolulu Ranks 333rd
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 PM :: 1513 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... Shortage of Affordable housing:  Its not the demand, its the supply ....

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Friday, September 29, 2017
UHERO: Economy Slowing, Despite Arrivals Boom
By UHERO @ 3:49 PM :: 1427 Views :: Economy

...the consequence of a flattening construction path and the natural effects of tightening labor markets....

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Friday, September 22, 2017
Oahu Construction Boom Ending: What Excuse Will HART Use Next?
By UHERO @ 4:04 PM :: 2596 Views :: Honolulu County, Economy, Rail

...number of significant condo and retail projects have wrapped up on Oahu, while fewer new buildings have broken ground, resulting in an overall reduction in construction activity and employment....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
DBEDT: Hawaii Economy Slowing
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 1963 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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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Matson: Construction-Related Shipments Down
By Michael Hansen @ 11:59 PM :: 1679 Views :: Economy, Jones Act

...lower construction related cargo to Hawaii as the boom of high-rise condominium developments in Honolulu has begun to ebb....

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
2017’s Best State Economies–Hawaii 39th
By Selected News Articles @ 11:47 PM :: 2481 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...48th – Percentage of Jobs in High-Tech Industries....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Paris Protocol: Devastating Economic Costs, Essentially Zero Environmental Benefits
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:59 PM :: 3174 Views :: Energy, Environment, Economy

...policies like those resulting from the Paris agreement will have little impact on global temperatures....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Honolulu Construction Employment Down 1%–Maui up 8%
By News Release @ 9:35 PM :: 2660 Views :: Economy, Labor, Rail

...boom over, Honolulu down 300 jobs....

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Friday, May 19, 2017
UHERO County Forecast: Economies Still Growing, But Slowing
By UHERO @ 11:59 PM :: 1805 Views :: Economy, Tourism

Prospects are good for continued growth in each of Hawaii’s four counties, if at a slower pace than in recent years....

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Hawaii Politicians Steering a Course for Economic Decline like Bankrupt Puerto Rico
By News Release @ 10:03 PM :: 1899 Views :: Economy

...Hawaii's elected officials have been pursuing the same economic policies which led Puerto Rico, Detroit and Greece to become economic basket cases....

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Hawaii Expats: There's No Place Like Home
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:57 PM :: 3157 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

We're the Hawaii expats....

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Saturday, May 06, 2017
UHERO: Hawaii economy begins Trump Era in fine form
By UHERO @ 4:38 PM :: 1583 Views :: Economy

...the economic outlook for Hawaiʻi, which remains favorable, despite tremendous uncertainty about future U.S. policy....

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Friday, April 28, 2017
And the Winner is—Not Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:57 PM :: 2229 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

The most recent version of Rich States, Poor States has been released, and once again, Hawaii ends up on the wrong end of that title....

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Rich States-Poor States: Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By News Release @ 10:13 PM :: 3212 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...after the Legislature finishes raising taxes, Hawaii will be back up to 50th....

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Monday, April 17, 2017
Video: Free Market Solutions for Hawaii's Economy
By Video @ 11:51 PM :: 1815 Views :: Economy

Affordable housing, homelessness, the high cost of living, and unfunded state worker liabilities. These are just a few of the serious problems facing Hawaii's economy....

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Friday, March 03, 2017
UHERO Fears Trumpmonster: “Many things could go wrong in Washington”
By UHERO @ 3:51 PM :: 1797 Views :: Economy

"...Trump and the Republican Congress could disrupt health care, government employment, and public services...."

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Economy: DBEDT Drops 2017 Growth Projection to 1.8%
By News Release @ 9:44 PM :: 2666 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism
“The downward adjustment in Hawaii’s economic growth for 2017 was mainly due to the new projection on visitor expenditures for 2017”
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Sunday, January 15, 2017
UHERO Adjusts Economic Forecast Upward Thanks to Trump
By UHERO @ 1:37 AM :: 2014 Views :: Economy

...we have adjusted upward modestly our forecast for gross domestic product in 2017 to 2019....

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Friday, December 16, 2016
UHERO Panic Attack: Trump More Dangerous than China
By UHERO @ 2:47 PM :: 2289 Views :: Economy

...China (is not) as large a risk as the possibility of policy errors by the incoming Trump administration....

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Thursday, December 01, 2016
Harbors Division Fee Hike designed to boost $77M OHA Slush Fund?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:48 PM :: 4349 Views :: Economy, OHA, Taxes, Cost of Living

...OHA milked $12,684,000 from Harbors Division in 2015....

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Saturday, November 26, 2016
Are capitalism and spirituality incompatible?
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:44 PM :: 3040 Views :: Economy, Religion
Free markets can help the rich, but what about the poor?
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Saturday, November 19, 2016
What the Trump presidency might mean to Hawaii’s economy
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:25 AM :: 2605 Views :: Economy

...a prosperous society is where the rich get richer and the poor get richer....

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Monday, October 31, 2016
Worst Zombie States Deteriorate Faster, Further (Hawaii #6)
By Selected News Articles @ 4:22 PM :: 2940 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

Is Hawaii Too Big to Fail?

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