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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Hawaii: Highest Electric Rates, Lowest Consumption
By News Release @ 12:35 PM :: 442 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Electricity prices are highest in Hawaii but due to low consumption, expenditures are 'only' 4th highest in the USA....

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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Hawaii GE Tax hits many products multiple times
By Tax Foundation @ 8:16 PM :: 473 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...and, by one estimate, ultimately taxes 105.08 percent of the state’s personal income....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
How Ethnically Diverse are Towns in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 AM :: 300 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...comparing more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities across three key indicators of cultural diversity....

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Gallup-Sharecare: Hawaii Ranks 3rd in Well-Being
By News Release @ 5:52 PM :: 469 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...this report examines well-being across the nation, including how well-being varies by state and which states lead and lag across the five elements of well-being....

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Monday, February 12, 2018
Honolulu 8th Healthiest City in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:43 PM :: 276 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...data set ranges from cost of doctor visit to fruit and vegetable consumption to fitness clubs per capita....

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Saturday, February 10, 2018
Hawaiian Electric Companies Claims 27% Renewable for 2017
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 621 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

...Meanwhile: While Most States Clean Up, Hawaii CO2 Emissions Rise Since '08....

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Saturday, February 10, 2018
Oahu Study: Child Molesters Exploit Drug-Addicted Homeless Youth
By News Release @ 4:06 AM :: 1288 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness

...44% of homeless youth are from the Mainland...48% first became homeless with their homeless parents....

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Thursday, February 08, 2018
Hawaii Highways Rank 47th in Cost-Effectiveness
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 455 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Ranking each state's highway system in 11 categories, including highway spending, pavement and bridge conditions, traffic congestion, and fatality rates....

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Thursday, February 08, 2018
50-State Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2018
By Tax Foundation @ 10:43 AM :: 452 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

...Forty-four states levy a corporate income tax. Rates range from 3 percent in North Carolina to 12 percent in Iowa....

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Economist: Why economic freedom matters to Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:59 PM :: 469 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...José Torra, an economist and research director for Caminos de la Libertad in Mexico City.  Please join us on Oahu Monday, Feb. 26, or on Maui Wednesday Feb 27....

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Hawaii Ranks #4 for Millionaires per Capita
By News Release @ 7:25 PM :: 673 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Study shows Democrats have become party of the rich ....

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Traffic: Honolulu 19th Worst in USA
By News Release @ 12:33 PM :: 556 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

...Honolulu drivers spend 11% of drivetime in congestion....

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Thursday, February 01, 2018
List: 66 Structurally Deficient Bridges in Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:15 PM :: 580 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Of the 1,135 bridges in the state, 66, or 5.8 percent, are classified as structurally deficient....

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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Dental Health--Hawaii Ranks 15th
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 PM :: 380 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...25 key indicators of dental wellness....

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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Hawaii Tourism Industry Set New Record Totals in 2017
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 359 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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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Report: Hawaii is an Expensive Place to Get Married
By Selected News Articles @ 2:47 PM :: 544 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tourism, Cost of Living

...the cost only adds more stress, with the average couple shelling out over $35,000 for their big day....

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Hawaii: Economic Impact of Immigration
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 515 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 :: 501 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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Saturday, January 27, 2018
What is the state of our state? 
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:26 PM :: 596 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...the 2017 Economic Freedom of North America report, ranks Hawaii a low 46th in the nation in terms of economic freedom, due to its high taxation, high regulation and high cost of living....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Hawaii Hotels Set New Records in 2017
By News Release @ 6:03 PM :: 915 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Statewide Average Daily Rate Rose to $319 in December -- Highest of Any Month in 2017....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Hawaii Cigarette Taxes 5th Highest in USA
By Tax Foundation @ 3:55 PM :: 523 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Taxes, Cost of Living

...Connecticut and New York share the highest tax rate with $4.35 per pack, trailed by Rhode Island ($4.25), Massachusetts ($3.51), and Hawaii ($3.20)....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Hawaii 2nd Most Unionized State
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 731 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii -- 21.3 percent of employees are union members....

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Screening for Health Barriers to Learning--Hawaii Schools Receive Mixed Scores
By News Release @ 3:36 AM :: 673 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Missed Opportunities: Do States Require Screening of Children for Health Conditions that Interfere with Learning....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Hawaii 2nd-Fewest Car Repair Shops per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 3:59 PM :: 734 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

... Auto Repair Shops per Capita – 49th ....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Honolulu does not have enough money to pay its bills
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 PM :: 2213 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

... Truth in Accounting released its second Financial State of the Cities report ....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Hawaii Residents Most Indebted in Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 12:46 AM :: 857 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Residents of Hawaii spend, on average, 36.2% of their monthly paychecks on credit card, student loan, and housing payments—the highest percentage in the nation....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Most Educated States--Hawaii Ranks 17th
By Selected News Articles @ 12:15 AM :: 713 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

"...Quality of Education -- 36th...."

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Monday, January 22, 2018
Federal Shutdown: Hawaii Ties DC With Most Federal Jobs Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 12:41 PM :: 562 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...and Hawaii ranks 48th for Small Business Lending per capita....

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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid? -- Hawaii 48th
By Tax Foundation @ 11:29 PM :: 847 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii Federal Aid equals 22.8 percent of State revenues....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Best States to Retire--Hawaii Ranks 42nd
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 PM :: 913 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...highest cost of living in USA....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Hawaii: Smoking Costs $40K Per Year
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 PM :: 675 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

...Smoking doesn’t just ruin your health. It can also burn a nasty hole through your wallet....

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
Honolulu Lowest Pay for STEM Professionals in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:15 PM :: 725 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Cost of Living

...and the most unaffordable housing....

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Friday, January 12, 2018
Study: Hawaii Most Expensive Electric Car Ownership in USA
By News Release @ 1:12 AM :: 1450 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...The current average annual cost of driving a typical new gasoline vehicle in the United States is $1,117, with a maximum of $1,509 in Hawaii and a minimum of $993 in Alabama....

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Thursday, January 11, 2018
DoTax Data: 25,500 Vacation Rentals paying TAT in Hawaii
By Rep Gene Ward @ 7:15 PM :: 952 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Tourism

..."This means there are way more than suspected filers actually paying their transient accommodation taxes than originally estimated"....

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Thursday, January 11, 2018
HTA Maps: How Many TVRs in Your Neighborhood?
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 838 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Land Use, Tourism

...Hawaii Visitor Accommodation Units Surpassed 80,000 Statewide in 2017....

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Thursday, January 11, 2018
DCCA Releases Hawaii Insurance Premium Price Comparison Guide
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 902 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Hawaii Insurance Division Releases Annual Premium Comparison Guides to Help Consumers Compare Insurance Premiums....

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Report: 48% of Hawaii Households Can't Afford basics
By News Release @ 1:51 AM :: 1333 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...not high enough to afford a basic household budget that includes housing, child care, food, transportation and health care....

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Hawaii: Happiest Workers in America?
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 634 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Creativity was a big factor in job satisfaction — Video Game Producer, Film Director, Music Producer and Comedian were labelled as the happiest jobs in the country, along with Neurosurgeon....

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Hawaii Most Integrated State in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 1:35 PM :: 606 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...This ranking measures the current integration levels of whites and blacks....

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Traffic & Pedestrian Fatalities Down for 2017
By News Release @ 2:32 AM :: 572 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...pedestrian fatalities dropped in every county and overall were reduced from 32 in 2016 to 14 in 2017....

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Monday, January 08, 2018
Red tape tally long overdue
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:46 PM :: 738 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...It is commonly said that Hawaii has too many government regulations, but how many regulations are there exactly?....

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Monday, January 08, 2018
Bed Bugs: Honolulu Ranks 48th
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 755 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Tourism

...“They were virtually unheard of in the U.S. 10 years ago”....

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Monday, January 08, 2018
Hawaii--Lowest Family Salary in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 828 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...and the least affordable housing....

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Friday, January 05, 2018
Atlas Van Lines: Hawaii #5 State for Outbound Moves
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 792 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 59.8% of Hawaii moves are outbound ... 

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Thursday, January 04, 2018
DBEDT: 31% of Hawaii families can't cover basic needs
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 1332 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...this study defines economic self-sufficiency as the amount of money that individuals and families require to meet their basic needs without government and/or other subsidies....

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Thursday, January 04, 2018
Report: 3 Patients Responsible for 25% of Assaults at Mental Hospital
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 857 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Analysis of data revealed that just 10% of active patients (55 of 532) were responsible for all assaults on staff. In fact, more than one-fourth were attributable to 3 highly-assaultive patients.... 

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Have Honolulu Rents Peaked?
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 1043 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

...Currently, median rents in Honolulu stand at $1,550 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,060 for a two-bedroom....

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Best Place to Find a Job? With Record Low Unemployment Honolulu Still Ranks 42nd
By Selected News Articles @ 2:13 PM :: 842 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living

...comparind more than 180 U.S. cities across 26 key indicators of job-market strength....

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Monday, January 01, 2018
Hawaii Most Sleep Deprived State
By Selected News Articles @ 2:51 PM :: 874 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii reported the lowest levels of adequate sleep at 56 percent, while South Dakota got the most sleep at 72 percent....

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Saturday, December 30, 2017
Tourist Arrivals up 7.3% in November
By News Release @ 12:40 PM :: 552 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.29 billion in November 2017, an increase of 4.5 percent compared to a year ago....

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