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Monday, July 13, 2020
COVID Governors: Ige Best Performing Democrat in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:09 PM :: 159 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...Hawaii’s low numbers came at enormous cost....

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Saturday, July 11, 2020
DLIR Rejects 73,438 Invalid Unemployment Claims
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 557 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...151,071 valid claims are being paid....

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Thursday, July 09, 2020
Hawaii GET Taxes 105 percent of the state’s personal income
By Tax Foundation @ 2:52 PM :: 409 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii has the broadest sales tax in the United States, but it taxes many products multiple times and, by one estimate, ultimately taxes 105 percent of the state’s personal income.  This base is far wider than the national median, where the sales tax applies to 34.25 percent of personal income....

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Thursday, July 09, 2020
Hawaii Worst Taxpayer ROI in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:13 PM :: 413 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...nobody pays more for less....

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Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Corona Virus Restrictions Hawaii vs Alaska
By News Release @ 2:57 AM :: 785 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement, COVID-19

...Hawaii and Alaska have the lowest per capita COVID death tolls in the USA-- Hawaii is among the most restrictive states, Alaska is more moderate....

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Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Hawaii 3rd-Highest Beer Taxes in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 5:08 AM :: 400 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

“...Taxes are the single most expensive ingredient in beer, costing more than the labor and raw materials combined....”

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Saturday, June 27, 2020
State Education Systems with the Most Racial Equality -- Hawaii 16th
By Selected News Articles @ 11:42 PM :: 516 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...to determine which states have the most racial equality in education....

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Saturday, June 27, 2020
Hawaii 2nd Highest Tax Burden in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 6:25 AM :: 760 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...and the highest Total Sales & Excise Tax Burden....

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Friday, June 26, 2020
DoH Survey: Many Hawaii residents no longer see COVID-19 as threat
By News Release @ 10:43 PM :: 668 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... The number of respondents who view the virus as a “very serious” health concern has fallen from 73% to 54% in less than two months .... 

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Thursday, June 25, 2020
DLIR: Fraudsters Stole $15.8M Unemployment Benefits
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 1217 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...5,989 victims have reported Identity theft after receiving a letter about eligibility for PUA benefits....

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
AirBnB Occupancy Bounces Back – But Not in Hawaii
By News Release @ 10:53 PM :: 470 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tourism

...Hawaii AirBnB occupancy rates are running far below those of other US destinations....

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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Hawaii 20.2% Unemployment -- 3rd Highest in USA
By News Release @ 1:23 PM :: 628 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...only Nevada and Puerto Rico are higher....

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Thursday, June 04, 2020
Honolulu 7th Largest Increase in Unemployment
By Selected News Articles @ 10:59 PM :: 649 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Bureau of Labor Statistics recently disclosed that it misclassified many workers on temporary layoffs as “absent from work because of other reasons” rather than “unemployed.” Therefore, the real unemployment rate may be around 33 percent higher than reported....

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Public Hospitals: Hawaii Spends the Most, Gets Nearly the Least
By Selected News Articles @ 4:43 PM :: 661 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... Hawaii Ranks 45th for Public Hospital System Quality ....

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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Which Hawaii Zip Codes Have the Most Unemployed?
By UHERO @ 6:20 PM :: 2420 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, COVID-19

...claims are clustered in zip codes where the tourism industry is a particularly important source of employment....

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Friday, May 22, 2020
Hawaii Rural Roads & Bridges Have Significant Deficiencies & High Fatality Rates
By News Release @ 5:59 PM :: 724 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Thirty-two percent of Hawaii’s rural roads are rated in poor condition – the third highest rate in the nation- and 31 percent are in mediocre condition....

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Friday, May 22, 2020
Hawaii Now 3rd Highest Unemployment in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 PM :: 1076 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...only Nevada and Michigan are higher....

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 7:35 PM :: 609 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Hawaii is 9th at 36.6%....

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Friday, May 15, 2020
Hawaii 3rd-Highest Share of Workforce Filing for Unemployment
By News Release @ 4:32 AM :: 750 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...32.2% of Hawaii's workforce has filed an unemployment claim....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?
By Tax Foundation @ 8:56 PM :: 674 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... 22.2% of Hawaii State tax receipts come from individual income taxes ....

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
States with the Most Vulnerable Populations to Coronavirus--Hawaii 33rd
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 AM :: 657 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii has the lowest share of population diagnosed with COPD....

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Monday, May 11, 2020
Best States to Be a Police Officer -- Hawaii 13th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 615 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

...Hawaii 5th Highest Median Income Growth for Law Enforcement Officers 2018-2019....

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Monday, May 11, 2020
2020 Hawaii: How Safe is Your Hospital?
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 805 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii Hospitals Graded for overall performance in keeping patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors....

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Saturday, May 09, 2020
How Solvent is Hawaii Unemployment Trust Fund?
By Tax Foundation @ 3:17 AM :: 771 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims....

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Friday, May 08, 2020
New Hawaii Unemployment Claims Still Running 1338% Above Last Year
By Selected News Articles @ 5:33 AM :: 666 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...Refers to the increase in the number of unemployment insurance initial claims in the week of April 27, 2020 compared to the week of April 29, 2019....

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Tuesday, May 05, 2020
COVID Wipes Out 69% of Jobs on Maui
By UHERO @ 9:45 PM :: 1809 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Kauai County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...total job reductions between January and April in Honolulu county were 34% of full-time jobs and 41% of part-time. These numbers were much higher on Hawaii (50% and 67%), Maui (69% and 68%), and Kauai (56% and 62%)....

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Monday, May 04, 2020
Hawaii 3rd Worst State for Nurses
By Selected News Articles @ 1:43 PM :: 897 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

...2020’s Best & Worst States for Nurses....

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Friday, May 01, 2020
Cellphone Tracking Data Reveals Which Hawaii Counties are Best at 'Social Distancing'
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 1086 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Phone data reveals if states have mastered social distancing: Nevada, Vermont and Hawaii are best....

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Monday, April 27, 2020
COVID Risk: Hawaii #1 State for Multi-Generational Homes
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 893 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...it may be harder to social distance or self-isolate in multigenerational households....

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Friday, April 24, 2020
A 50-State Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims
By Tax Foundation @ 9:24 PM :: 800 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...another 4,267,395 people filed initial unemployment benefit claims during the week ending April 18, the second week of a decline in the rate of new claims, but still among the highest levels in U.S. history....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Hawaii Air Quality Cleanest in the Nation
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 692 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics

...Honolulu City and County set record levels for low amounts of annual particle pollution....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Hawaii is State Slowing Down the Most During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By News Release @ 6:51 PM :: 1167 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...WalletHub compared the 50 states across six key metrics. Each metric measures the percentage point increase or decrease in visits to various types of places due to coronavirus....

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Thursday, April 16, 2020
How Well-Funded Are Pension Plans in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:59 PM :: 787 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii pension plan only 55% funded ranks 43rd among states....

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Monday, April 13, 2020
Hawaii #1 -- States with the Most Affected Small Businesses due to Coronavirus
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 1233 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, COVID-19

... 35 percent say that their business cannot last more than three months in current conditions ....

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Friday, April 10, 2020
March Hawaiian Air Passenger Count Down 45%
By News Release @ 2:39 PM :: 664 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

...Hawaiian Airlines March and First Quarter 2020 Traffic Statistics Reflect Effects of COVID-19....

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Friday, April 10, 2020
Hawaiian Electric sees drop in demand during pandemic
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 740 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...For Oahu, the average system peak demand (the point of highest energy use) for the week of March 22 was 7 percent less than in previous weeks. On Maui, the decrease was 14 percent and on Hawaii Island, it was 7 percent....

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Thursday, April 09, 2020
COVID Crisis: Hawaii #1 Search for Payday Loans
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 661 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii #1 in search for 'payday loans', but #42 in search for home equity loans....

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Sunday, April 05, 2020
Worst Return on Investment. Again.
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 916 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...a 50-state study called “2020’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI....”

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Friday, April 03, 2020
How Healthy is Your State’s Rainy Day Fund? -- Hawaii Ranks 39th
By Tax Foundation @ 2:05 AM :: 848 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...Hawaii has 4.8% of GDP in its 'Rainy Day Fund'  -- and now its raining....

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Friday, April 03, 2020
A Visual Guide to Unemployment Benefit Claims
By Tax Foundation @ 1:50 AM :: 713 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

...8.9% of Hawaii's workforce was receiving or filing for unemployment as of March 28, 2020....

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Friday, April 03, 2020
State Economies Most Exposed to Coronavirus
By Selected News Articles @ 12:55 AM :: 659 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

...It’s led to the closing of scores of non-essential events and businesses, hurting the livelihood of many people....

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Thursday, April 02, 2020
States with the Biggest Increase in Unemployment--Hawaii 15th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 PM :: 844 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

...unemployment claim increases for the week of March 23....

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Friday, March 27, 2020
COVID Hawaii: 14 New Cases, 120 Total
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 635 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...To date, there have been more than 5,800 tests conducted for COVID-19 samples from Hawai‘i with 120 positive results.... 

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Hawaii Worst Taxpayer ROI in USA
By Wallet Hub @ 8:47 PM :: 794 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii 2nd highest taxes paid per capita....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Most Aggressive States Against the Coronavirus -- Hawaii Jumps from 46th to 11th
By Wallet Hub @ 1:22 PM :: 949 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

...what a difference a week makes....

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Monday, March 23, 2020
Hawaii Medicaid Spending High, Quality Low
By Wallet Hub @ 12:44 PM :: 614 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii ranks 17th for Medicaid spending, 46th for quality....

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Sunday, March 22, 2020
UPDATE: 56 COVID Cases in Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:58 PM :: 1027 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Another eight cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Hawai’i as of noon Sunday, state officials said....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Hawaii COVID Hits 37: 11 New Cases
By News Release @ 6:57 PM :: 824 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

"...Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Anderson confirmed that two of the cases show evidence of community spread...."

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Corona Virus: Hawaii Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:41 PM :: 821 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...with 26 cases and no deaths, Hawaii has the 43rd highest count of Corona Virus cases in USA....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID: 26 Cases -- All Travel Related
By News Release @ 3:32 AM :: 768 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...The DOH has received 124 negative results from test samples selected from sites statewide with the goal of identifying possible community transmission of COVID-19.... 

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