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Friday, September 22, 2017
How High Are Property Tax Collections Where You Live?
By Tax Foundation @ 3:19 PM :: 181 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii counties collect an average of $980 in property tax per capita....

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Record setting applications for UH Manoa--But Enrollment Still Drops
By News Release @ 2:32 PM :: 393 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...the most received in a quarter century--But Fall 2017 enrollment at UHM still dropped 2.5% from Fall 2016.....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Hawaii is #1 in Teacher Absenteeism at 79% 
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 PM :: 508 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

In Hawaii about 79 percent of traditional public school teachers are chronically absent. In Hawaii charter schools it’s 23 percent…..

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Hawaii 6th Most Indebted State
By News Release @ 9:49 PM :: 361 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Taxes

...$27,100 = Each taxpayer's share of Hawaii's debt....

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Hawaii: 10,464 Student Loan Debtors Over Age 60
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 249 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...up 25% since 2012....

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Survey: Texas More Diverse Than Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 1:59 PM :: 237 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...2017’s Most & Least Diverse States in America....

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Monday, September 18, 2017
Report: Hawaii Health Insurance Jumps by Avg of $341
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 429 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... Only five states had statistically significant increases in single coverage premiums 2015 to 2016 -- Hawaii is 5th ....

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Hawaii Uninsured Rate Drops 4.36% Since 2010
By Selected News Articles @ 3:21 PM :: 336 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Change in Uninsured Rate Between 2010 & 2016 -- -4.36%....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Census: Hawaii Highest Rents in USA
By News Release @ 2:19 AM :: 525 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau released income, poverty, health insurance, housing and other data from its American Community Survey (ACS) for 2016 on September 14, 2017....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Hawaii GE Tax Highest Sales Tax in USA on Per Capita Basis
By Tax Foundation @ 4:36 PM :: 650 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii and North Dakota collect the most in statewide sales tax per capita at $2,090 and $1,835 respectively....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
How Much Does Your State Collect in Corporate Income Taxes Per Capita?
By Tax Foundation @ 11:59 PM :: 477 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...in FY 2015, the corporate income tax only comprised 5.3 percent of state tax collections....

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Thursday, September 07, 2017
2017 Hawaii ACT Scores 4th Worst in USA
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 687 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ACT Composite score beats only Nevada, Mississippi, and South Carolina coming in 4th-worst in the USA....

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Thursday, September 07, 2017
Dropping college enrollment shows Americans are no longer buying the college lie
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 12:01 AM :: 704 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...University of Hawaii college enrollment has plummeted by 15 percent in just six years, from a high of 60,300 students in 2012 to 51,300 as of 2017....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
93% of Hawaii Dams at 'High Hazard Risk'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:17 PM :: 586 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ranked No. 1 for state with worst infrastructure....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Best Place to Raise a Family? Honolulu Ranks 62nd
By Selected News Articles @ 1:22 PM :: 700 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Hawaii Statistics

... analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities based on 41 key metrics ....

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Monday, September 04, 2017
Hawaii Small Business in Facts and Figures
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 581 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...The state's economic engine starts on Main Street....

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Saturday, September 02, 2017
Risky, Overused Medications Prescribed Far Less Often in the Aloha State
By Selected News Articles @ 4:33 AM :: 667 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...Medicare patients in Hawaii take fewer opioid painkillers and fewer antibiotics, on average, than those in any other state. Physicians and health policy experts cite demographics and healthier lifestyles as possible reasons why....

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Friday, September 01, 2017
Hawaii 4th-Lowest Obesity Rate
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 492 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Hawaii's adult obesity rate is currently 23.8 percent, up from 15.7 percent in 2000 and from 8.9 percent in 1990....

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Friday, September 01, 2017
Hawaii Crime Index -- Murder, Rape Increasing
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 2017 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...the release of the State of Hawaii’s annual Uniform Crime Report, Crime in Hawaii, 2016....

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Visitor Spending Increases 9.8% in July 2017
By News Release @ 4:49 PM :: 443 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Visitor spending statewide increased through the first seven months of 2017 (+8.9% to $9.95 billion)....

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Monday, August 28, 2017
Hawaii: Fewest Nurses Per Capita in USA
By News Release @ 11:14 PM :: 792 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Burned Out: Is Your State Full of Overworked Doctors and Nurses?....

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Saturday, August 26, 2017
Hawaii Millionaire Will Go Broke Faster Than Any Other State
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 1542 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...If you retire with $1 million in Hawaii, you have just shy of a dozen years to ride out your savings....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Which Counties Benefit Most From the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
By Tax Foundation @ 5:16 PM :: 731 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...how much U.S. taxpayers deduct in home mortgage interest by county....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Some Women are More Equal than Others
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 PM :: 443 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...According to the Center for American Progress....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
College Rankings: BYUH, HPU, Chaminade Trounce UH Campuses
By News Release @ 1:45 PM :: 1232 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...College Choice Releases 2017 Rankings of the Best Colleges in Four Western States....

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Hawaii Rankings: How Good is Your Community College?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:16 AM :: 786 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

....2017’s Best & Worst Community Colleges....

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Honolulu: $100 worth only $80.32
By Tax Foundation @ 3:29 PM :: 908 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Honolulu is the most expensive city in the USA, but in rural Hawaii $100 is worth $99.90 ....

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
DBEDT Releases 2016 Hawaii Data Book
By News Release @ 4:30 AM :: 602 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...the 2016 edition of the “State of Hawaii Data Book.”....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Youth Homelessness--Hawaii Ranks 5th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 PM :: 700 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...2017’s States with the Most Underprivileged Children....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Tough On DUI? Hawaii Ranks 26th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 550 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...compare drunk driving penalties in all 50 states and D.C.....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
DBEDT: Hawaii Economy Slowing
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 610 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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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Honolulu Rents Jump Another 6.7%
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 738 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Honolulu, HI, hit #3 in July with an increase of 8%, and returns to the list at #4 in August for another 6.7% increase. For August, that means median one-bedroom rent is $1,766 — the tenth highest in the country....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Which States Benefit Most from the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
By Tax Foundation @ 7:51 PM :: 722 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii ranks 4th with an average deduction of $2629 ....

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Hawaii -- Lowest Percentage of MDs Accepting Medicare
By Selected News Articles @ 2:50 AM :: 1012 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...2017’s Best & Worst States for Health Care....

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Monday, August 07, 2017
Why Hawaii Isn't Rich Like Texas
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 12:01 AM :: 1426 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Taxes

Texas has no personal income tax....

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Friday, August 04, 2017
Hawaii Value of $100? -- $84.18
By Tax Foundation @ 12:23 PM :: 1604 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...the same amount of cash can buy you more in a low-price state than in a high-price state....

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Thursday, August 03, 2017
Hawaii Among States with Least Student Debt
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 AM :: 547 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...data set ranges from average student debt to unemployment rate among the population aged 25 to 34 to share of students with past-due loan balances....

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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Honolulu Among 10 Worst Markets for House Flippers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 AM :: 1087 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...“Flip or Flop”....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Tourism: $8.4B in First Six Months
By News Release @ 1:46 PM :: 129 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Visitor Arrivals Increased 4.3 Percent to 4.6 Million....

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Monday, July 31, 2017
Hawaii not College-Ready -- Second lowest median scores on ACT
By Selected News Articles @ 6:38 PM :: 1018 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Hawaii among states with lowest median scores on college admissions test, study finds....

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
How High Are Individual Income Tax Collections in Your State?
By Tax Foundation @ 2:42 PM :: 964 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 :: 672 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 :: 732 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 :: 997 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 :: 832 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 :: 907 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 :: 758 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 :: 963 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 :: 1929 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 :: 1015 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...access to cash, human capital and affordable office space....

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