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Sunday, November 17, 2019
$136K to live 'comfortably' in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:36 PM :: 321 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii Median household income in 2018: $80,212....

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Friday, November 15, 2019
WSJ ranks Honolulu Airport 15th of 20
By Selected News Articles @ 9:56 PM :: 366 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...How the 20 next-largest U.S. airports performed in 15 categories....

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Friday, November 15, 2019
BEA: Hawaii Economic Growth Slowest in USA
By News Release @ 5:09 PM :: 425 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Wholesale trade was the leading contributor to slow growth in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Hawaii Sitting on $281M Unspent Federal Welfare Block Grant
By Selected News Articles @ 8:28 PM :: 544 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Idea: Use the money to FORCE the homeless into shelter with drug treatment and mental health care....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Hawaii Roads 3rd Worst in USA
By News Release @ 6:54 PM :: 504 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...the roads have potholes, illegible street signs and regular heavy congestion....

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Thursday, November 07, 2019
Economic freedom in Hawaii takes a fall
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:31 PM :: 540 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... Economic freedom in Hawaii dropped three notches to 40th place among all 50 U.S. states ....

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Thursday, November 07, 2019
​Fewer years of healthy life for Native Hawaiians, UH study finds
By News Release @ 1:43 PM :: 489 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, OHA

...Native Hawaiians in Hawaiʻi have a shorter life expectancy compared with other racial/ethnic populations in the state....

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Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Hawaii Counties Among Least Affordable Places for Renters
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 AM :: 567 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...We ranked 827 counties by the ratio of rent-to-income....

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Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Hawaii Highest Mortgage Fees in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:33 AM :: 554 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...and the lowest average interest rates....

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Monday, November 04, 2019
Honolulu Highest Homeless Veteran Count in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 543 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Military

...Honolulu Homeless Veterans per Veteran Population tied for worst in USA -- 46 times higher than first place Virginia Beach, VA....

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Sunday, November 03, 2019
HTA Releases Hawai‘i Vacation Rental Performance Report
By News Release @ 1:02 AM :: 756 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... The State of Hawai‘i has experienced record levels of visitor arrivals over the last seven years. However, during this time the number of traditional lodging units, such as hotels, condominium hotels, and timeshare resorts has increased minimally ....

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
First 3 Quarters: Tourism Up, Spending Down
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 434 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Total visitor arrivals increased 5.5 percent to 7,858,876 in the first three quarters of 2019--spending dropped by 0.1%....

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Hawaii Among Only 7 States to Tax Groceries at Full Rate
By Tax Foundation @ 3:40 PM :: 885 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...How Does Your State Treat Groceries, Candy, and Soda?....

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
More Hawaii residents hold a college degree
By News Release @ 6:53 AM :: 510 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...The current percent of college degree holders in Hawaiʻi is 46.3 percent, up 1.4 percent from 2017....

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Drops from 26th to 37th
By Tax Foundation @ 6:02 PM :: 753 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Hawaii ranks 37th on business tax climate, down 11 places since it re-imposed 3 'temporary' income tax brackets—with a top rate of 11%—and rolled back estate tax reforms....

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Saturday, October 19, 2019
Ige Approval Rate Drops to 36%
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 798 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

...Ige's approval rate ranks 48th among US governors....

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Friday, October 18, 2019
Hawaii Death Tax Will Soon be Tied for #1
By Tax Foundation @ 4:21 AM :: 1067 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Washington State’s 20 percent rate is the highest estate tax rate in the nation, although Hawaii is set to increase its top rate to 20 percent effective January 1, 2020....

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Hawaii: State of Childhood Obesity
By News Release @ 3:51 AM :: 805 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... age 10-17--obesity rate 11.5%....

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Hawaii: Lowest Percentage of Young Business Owners
By News Release @ 3:38 AM :: 560 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

...Hawaii had the lowest percentage of Millennial-owned businesses -- 3.65%....

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Monday, October 14, 2019
Fastest-Growing Cities? Honolulu Ranks 407th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:55 PM :: 720 Views :: Honolulu County, Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...some cities know the key ingredients for long-term prosperity better than others....

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Saturday, October 12, 2019
Hawaii 3rd-Lowest Uninsured
By Selected News Articles @ 6:15 PM :: 637 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Cities and States with the Highest and Lowest Uninsured Rates....

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Friday, October 11, 2019
UH enrollment drops another 2%
By News Release @ 9:34 PM :: 690 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

...Nine of the 10 UH campuses saw reductions in enrollment....

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Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Best Cities for People with Disabilities -- Honolulu 93rd
By Selected News Articles @ 7:09 PM :: 678 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Pearl City has the Lowest Percentage of People with Disabilities in Poverty in USA ....

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Monday, October 07, 2019
Housing Cost Puts Hawaii Among States With Worst Pay
By News Release @ 6:29 PM :: 933 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
...we calculated how many hours at the median hourly wage it took to afford the median one-bedroom apartment in each state....
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Saturday, October 05, 2019
Several schools see proficiency rates in math fall to single digits
By News Release @ 4:42 AM :: 1305 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...Just 3% of Waianae High juniors tested proficient in math last school year, from 11% the year before....

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Friday, October 04, 2019
Energy Efficiency: Hawaii Ranks 16th
By News Release @ 3:42 AM :: 746 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii improved 2.5 points, thanks in part to a new law that sets efficiency standards for products not covered at the federal level, including computers, faucets, and showerheads....

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Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Vaccinations? Hawaii Ranks 34th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:36 PM :: 595 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...vaccines prevented 732,000 deaths in the U.S. between 1994 and 2013....

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Sunday, September 29, 2019
They’re Taking Their Business Elsewhere
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1246 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...We, among many others, have long warned that if government squeezes our population too hard with taxes, regulations, and other impediments, people will vote. Not necessarily at the ballot box, but with their feet.... 

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Debt: Hawaii Owes $31,200 Per Taxpayer
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 1172 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii is tied with Massachussets for 4th-highest debt per taxpayer....

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Hawaii Public School Spending 16th Highest per Pupil
By Selected News Articles @ 12:05 AM :: 1024 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...and teachers salaries are the lowest in USA when adjusted for cost of living....

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Friday, September 20, 2019
Drivers of well-being in Hawaii: Quantifying individual and community impacts
By UHERO @ 6:15 AM :: 759 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...In Gallup’s annual well-being index, Hawaii occupied the #1 spot among US states for six out of the past 10 years....

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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hawaii unable to make progress in improving grade for shared parenting efforts
By News Release @ 5:26 PM :: 918 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... 2019 Shared Parenting Report Card ....

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Monday, September 16, 2019
Most Traffic: Honolulu Ranks 9th
By News Release @ 2:51 PM :: 735 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...Average commute time 29.1 minutes....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
Hawaii: 'Natural Resources Management' Jobs up 33%
By News Release @ 5:00 AM :: 944 Views :: Environment, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Land Use

...Hawai‘i’s natural resource management jobs were at least 4,697 in 2018....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
State of Play: Youth Sports in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 759 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...a snapshot of how well adults are serving youth through sports, including sections describing the sport ecosystem in each of the four counties....

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Friday, September 13, 2019
Road Fees and Taxes: Nobody Pays More than Hawaii Drivers
By Tax Foundation @ 3:26 AM :: 971 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...the amount of state and local road spending covered by gas taxes, tolls, user fees, and user taxes varies widely among states. It ranges from only 6.9 percent in Alaska to 71 percent in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Hawaii 2nd Most Likely to Slip into Recession
By Selected News Articles @ 4:04 AM :: 886 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...Probability of weak economic fundamentals in Q4 2019: 30.53%....

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
US News Ranks UH campuses
By News Release @ 3:48 AM :: 802 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... UH Mānoa is ranked 79 as a top U.S. public school, 166 among national universities and 177 as a best value school ....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
DoE Enrollment Drops Again--Charter School Enrollment Up
By News Release @ 4:26 AM :: 1153 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

...This year, Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) schools enrolled 167,454 students (down from 168,152 last year) and charter schools enrolled 11,877 students (up from 11,546 last year)....

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Monday, September 09, 2019
Hawaii Among States with Lowest Death Rate
By News Release @ 9:07 PM :: 648 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... The average age-adjusted death rate for the five states with the highest death rates was 49% higher than that for the five states with the lowest death rates ….

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Monday, September 09, 2019
The Experience of Homeless, Runaway and Other Street Youth on O‘ahu
By News Release @ 8:46 PM :: 1114 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...Hawai‘i’s 2017 homeless point-in-time count reported 319 unaccompanied youth, with 82.0% of these youth living unsheltered....

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Friday, September 06, 2019
The cure for Hawaii’s doctor shortage
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:13 PM :: 1409 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...doctors can make 50 percent more if they work on the mainland instead of in Hawaii....

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Thursday, September 05, 2019
VIDEO: Hawaii residents are leaving the state in record numbers
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:40 PM :: 1785 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...video Hawaii residents are leaving the state in record numbers....

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Monday, September 02, 2019
2019 Report: Fixed Wireline Broadband Speeds in Hawaii
By News Release @ 7:41 PM :: 885 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...reports are based upon an analysis of Hawaii data obtained from consumer-initiated wireline speed tests taken using Speedtest....

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Friday, August 30, 2019
Survey: Over 2,200 Healthcare Jobs Open in Hawaii
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 1312 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education

...more than 2,200 healthcare jobs open across the state, with an average vacancy rate of 10% and most jobs taking six to 12 months to fill....

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Thursday, August 29, 2019
Hawaii: $100 goes a lot further on Sister Isles
By Tax Foundation @ 6:45 PM :: 963 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

Metropolitan Area --Real Value of $100

  • 4th Lowest in USA -- Urban Honolulu, HI -- $80.19
  • Maui County $93.20
  • Kauai and Hawaii Counties – $99.50
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Sunday, August 25, 2019
Hawaii: How Middle-Class Friendly is Your Community?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:20 AM :: 1400 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

...69 Communities in Hawaii Ranked for Middleclassness....

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
DoT Among Most Inefficient: Hawaii Highways Rank 47th
By News Release @ 3:04 AM :: 1251 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Study Ranks Every State’s Highway System, Finds Road Conditions Worsening In Important Categories....

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Saturday, August 24, 2019
Oahu Traffic 4th Worst in USA
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 1369 Views :: Honolulu County, Maui County, Hawaii Statistics

...The average Oahu driver spends 64 hours in congestion each year....

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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Traffic: Number of 'Super Commuters' up 81% on Oahu
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 941 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...workers who rely on public transit are most likely to be super commuters, by a wide margin....

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