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Thursday, July 20, 2017
How High Are Individual Income Tax Collections in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:42 PM :: 458 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 :: 236 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 :: 324 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 :: 506 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 :: 429 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 :: 468 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 :: 387 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 :: 532 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 :: 1403 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 :: 611 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 :: 363 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 :: 2452 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 :: 569 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 :: 436 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 :: 710 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 :: 1140 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 :: 940 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 :: 681 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 :: 884 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 :: 685 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 :: 646 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 :: 278 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 :: 307 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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Thursday, June 08, 2017
Beer Taxes: Hawaii 5th-Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 12:35 AM :: 628 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

All fifty states and the District of Columbia impose some tax on beer above and beyond the general sales tax....

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Thursday, June 08, 2017
Potholes Cost Hawaii Drivers $708 per Year
By News Release @ 12:20 AM :: 548 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...ASCE Hawaii Infrastructure Report....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Hawaii: Most Expensive State to Put Your Kid Through College
By Selected News Articles @ 12:03 AM :: 320 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, Cost of Living

At $10,670, the average in-state tuition and fees are by no means the highest in the nation. However, the cost of necessities is higher here than in any other state....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
2017’s Safest States in America–Hawaii 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 680 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...37 key safety indicators grouped into five different categories....

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
90 mins to work: Hawaii Supercommuters up 63%
By Selected News Articles @ 11:58 PM :: 494 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...The number of Hawaii residents commuting 90 minutes or more increased 63 percent from 2010 to 2015, to almost 17,000....

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
2017’s Best State Economies–Hawaii 39th
By Selected News Articles @ 11:47 PM :: 597 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

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

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Saturday, June 03, 2017
OHA releases report on the health of Native Hawaiian men
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 612 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, OHA

...Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Men, a 45-page report on the well-being of Hawaiian kāne....

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Friday, June 02, 2017
Hawaii: Lowest Pay in the USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:10 PM :: 525 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii has he lowest Median Annual Income (adjusted for cost of living) of all 50 states....

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Friday, May 26, 2017
Intermarriage: Honolulu is #1 in USA
By News Release @ 4:20 AM :: 386 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...17% of US newlyweds were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015 -- in Honolulu is was 42%....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Report: Hawaii Shows Little Growth in Preschool Funding
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 358 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii continues to support only a few hundred children in public preschool....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Hawaii Visitor Spending Rose 9 Percent in April 2017
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 332 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Four Largest Visitor Markets Reported Growth in Spending and Arrivals....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Trying to Save Money? Honolulu Among Worst Places to do it
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 375 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Where you live can have a big impact on your wallet....

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Monday, May 22, 2017
DBEDT: Hawaii Consumers Highest Mortgage Debt in USA
By News Release @ 3:43 PM :: 357 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
...Hawaii’s home ownership increased 10 percentage points from 46.9 percent in 1970 to 56.9 percent in 2015 while the U.S. home ownership increased less than one percentage point from 62.9 percent to 63.8 percent during the same time period....
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Monday, May 22, 2017
State Scores ‘F’ -- Balance Sheets Hide Retirement Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 12:21 PM :: 114 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics
...state government officials continue to obscure large amounts of retirement debt on their balance sheets, despite new rules to increase financial transparency....
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Which Places Pay the Most in Property Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 6:12 PM :: 538 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

Property taxes are assessed as a percentage of home values, so it follows that higher property taxes are paid where housing prices are higher than average....

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Drug Use Per Capita: Hawaii Ranks 38th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:37 AM :: 630 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

...comparing the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 15 key metrics, ranging from arrest and overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and meth-lab incidents per capita....

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Saturday, May 13, 2017
Grassroot Institute video goes viral
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:29 AM :: 1130 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii reached almost half a million people in just six days with a video about how locals are fleeing Hawaii’s high taxes and cost of living....

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Abortion Safety? Hawaii is 10th Worst Abuser
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 778 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Life

“When the Supreme Court rejected Texas’ abortion safety standards, abortion advocates celebrated, but they ignored the fine print....”

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Hawaii Expats: There's No Place Like Home
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:57 PM :: 1255 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

We're the Hawaii expats....

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Friday, May 12, 2017
10 Hawaii Towns Ranked for Socioeconomic Diversity
By Selected News Articles @ 2:07 AM :: 833 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...other kinds of diversity, ranked....

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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Cost of Living? $75,698 in Honolulu
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 1355 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...a breakdown of the most and least expensive states to call home....

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Oahu Homeless Count Up—Sister Isles Down
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 740 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

Hawai‘i County saw the largest decrease at 32 percent, Maui County saw a 22 percent decline and Kaua‘i County a seven percent drop compared to 2016. O‘ahu saw a half percent increase in homeless ....

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
How High Are Cigarette Taxes in Your State?–Hawaii Ranks 5th
By Tax Foundation @ 12:50 PM :: 789 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

For this week’s map, we look at state cigarette tax rates across the country....

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Thursday, May 04, 2017
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 755 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Hawaii ranks 31st at 21.5% of collections ....

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Hawaii--Worst State for Nurses
By News Release @ 4:28 PM :: 1125 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

Hawaii--Avg Annual Wage for Nurses (adj for cost of living) – 51st

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Boom Over: Honolulu Construction Jobs Down 4%
By News Release @ 2:03 PM :: 944 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Rail

...Construction employment in Urban Honolulu dropped 4% from 28,400 in March, 2016 to 27,200 in March, 2017 for a net loss of 1,200 jobs....

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Fake Methodology: Health Department Claims 11% of Hawaii HS Students are LGBTQ
By Andrew Walden @ 3:46 PM :: 1298 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care
Are you committing a thought crime right now?
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