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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Hawaii: State of Tobacco Control
By News Release @ 3:25 AM :: 3866 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Taxes

... The 20th annual American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control" report evaluates states ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
How Much Drivers Pay in Taxes at the Pump in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 2695 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... On top of the federal gasoline tax of 18.4 cents per gallon, Hawaii levies an additional excise tax of 51.7 cents - the fourth highest gas tax rate among states ....

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Honolulu 3rd Worst 'Sinkhole City'
By News Release @ 8:33 PM :: 3872 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... HONOLULU remained a Sinkhole City because it needed more than $3.9 billion, or $31,700 from each taxpayer, to pay its bills ....

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 5.7% for December
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 2554 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 5.7 percent compared to 6.0 percent in November. Statewide, 610,350 were employed and 37,050 unemployed ....

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Monday, January 24, 2022
DoH: 69% of Seniors are Boosted
By News Release @ 3:38 PM :: 1851 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... This revision results in the current percentage of the population that has received a booster dose increasing from 31.4% last Friday to 33.1% today ....

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Sunday, January 23, 2022
Where People from Hawaii Are Moving to the Most
By Selected News Articles @ 5:47 PM :: 5842 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In a 2019 poll by Pacific Resource Partnership, 45% of the island residents surveyed said they were leaving the state or considering a move. Of those contemplating leaving, 47% named the cost of living as the most important reason ....  

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Saturday, January 22, 2022
Free Needles for Addicts: Hawaii Grade B for Hepatitis Elimination
By News Release @ 7:36 PM :: 3357 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

... Free needles.  Lots of free needles ....

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Saturday, January 22, 2022
DBEDT: Hawaii Family of Four Must Earn $85,372 to Stay off Welfare
By News Release @ 4:26 PM :: 4459 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, Tax Credits

... the amount of money that individuals and families require to meet their basic needs without government and/or other subsidies ....

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Saturday, January 22, 2022
Report: Hawaii Worst State to Drive in
By Selected News Articles @ 4:10 PM :: 1797 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 2022’s Best & Worst States to Drive in ....

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Solar: 1,000 megawatts now online
By News Release @ 11:00 AM :: 2899 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... Nearly 4,700 rooftop solar systems installed in 2021; 92,500 now online ....

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Best Cities for Remote Workers? Honolulu 2nd Worst
By Selected News Articles @ 2:06 AM :: 1811 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... LawnStarter ranked nearly 200 of the largest U.S. cities on remote worker-friendliness ....

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Thursday, January 13, 2022
Which County has the Most Small Businesses?
By News Release @ 11:01 PM :: 1536 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... According to the study, Maui County ranked as the top place in Hawaii for small business owners ....

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Hawaii: Cost Per Tobacco Smoker $2.8M
By Selected News Articles @ 9:38 PM :: 2242 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...  In Hawaii, smoking can burn a nasty hole through your wallet .... 

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
States with the Most Racial Progress--Hawaii 31st
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 AM :: 1344 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 2022’s States with the Most Racial Progress ....

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Friday, January 7, 2022
Hawaii population continues to dwindle
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:02 PM :: 2321 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... the fifth year in a row that the state has shown a population decline ....

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Thursday, January 6, 2022
COVID: Hawaii Shutdowns Among Harshest in USA
By News Release @ 8:44 PM :: 3182 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business, COVID-19

... The study showed a statistically significant correlation between how severe state governmental actions were in shutting down their economies and negative impacts on employment more than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began ....

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Saturday, January 1, 2022
Hawaii Ranks 12th for Property Crime
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 1839 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... There were a total of 33,928 property crimes reported in Hawaii in 2020 ....

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021
DLIR Reports Seven Workplace fatalities in 2021
By News Release @ 7:54 PM :: 1766 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... seven fatalities to date occurred in 2021 among twenty-three major incidents reported unrelated to the COVID-19 Pandemic ....

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Here’s How Life Expectancy in Hawaii Compares to the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 5:34 PM :: 3337 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Life

... life expectancy at birth in Hawaii is 82.3 years, the highest among states and well above the comparable national average of 79.2 years ....

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Tourist Spending Down 11.5% from 2019
By News Release @ 4:28 PM :: 2144 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... November 2021 visitor spending was lower compared to the $1.34 billion (-11.5%) reported for November 2019 ....

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Monday, December 27, 2021
March of Dimes: Hawaii Grade 'C' for Premature Births
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 2189 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... score improves from D+ ....

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Monday, December 27, 2021
Retire in Hawaii: Got $1.48M?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:47 PM :: 2715 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Goods and services in the state are 19.3% more expensive than they are on average nationwide, and the average 65 year old should plan on spending $1,481,336 throughout retirement, nearly $361,000 more than the national average .... 

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Sunday, December 26, 2021
Number of initial unemployment claims up in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 AM :: 2165 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... New weekly unemployment claims increased by 291 in Hawaii to 1,615 for the week ending Dec. 18 ....

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Sunday, December 26, 2021
Hawaii Ranks #4 for Dental Health
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 AM :: 1812 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Connecticut has the best dental health, followed by the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Hawaii and New Jersey ....

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Thursday, December 23, 2021
HTA: Fewer Tourists Paying More Money
By Hawaii Tourism Authority @ 9:53 PM :: 1960 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... Compared with November 2019, RevPAR was 3.8 percent lower, driven by lower occupancy (-19.4 percentage points) which could not be offset by increased ADR (+27.5%) ....

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Hawaii Roads 2nd Worst in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 9:44 PM :: 1743 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Residents in each state rated their local roads on a scale from 1 to 10 ....

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Election Integrity? Hawaii Dead Last
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:02 PM :: 3069 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Office of Elections

... Assessing the Status of State Election Fairness and Security ....

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Honolulu: Largest percentage of homes with inadequate kitchens
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 2368 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... 2021’s Neediest Cities ....

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Ige Releases Supplemental Budget--Boosts Spending 12.2%
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 1908 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... $942.3 million over the current appropriation level of $7.759 billion ....

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Monday, December 20, 2021
Hawaii--2nd Lowest Job Growth in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 3705 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... States Whose Unemployment Rates Are Bouncing Back Most from COVID ....

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Friday, December 17, 2021
Honolulu most expensive car rental destination for Christmas
By News Release @ 12:13 AM :: 2571 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, Cost of Living

... Honolulu travelers spend a minimum of $754 for a rental car Christmas week ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Hawaii Unemployment Drops to 6% for November
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 1703 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... unemployment rate for November was 6.0 percent compared to the revised rate of 6.4 percent in October ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Honolulu--Lowest Charitable Giving in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:04 AM :: 1820 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

... Honolulu gives three times less than first place Tulsa, Memphis, Atlanta, Wichita ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Soaring Unfunded Pension Liabilities Threaten Taxpayers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:35 AM :: 2381 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... As Crisis Intensifies, Union Dons Push For Even More Spending ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Fatal Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:23 AM :: 2102 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

... There were an estimated 268 fatal overdoses in Hawaii over the 12 months ending in April 2021, compared to 252 over the same period the year prior ....

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021
How Consumer Debt in Hawaii Changed During the Pandemic
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 1691 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... In Hawaii, the median amount of debt in collections fell from $1,999 to $1,926 between February and October, 2020 ....

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
How the Murder Rate in Hawaii Compares to the Rest of the Country
By Selected News Articles @ 9:20 PM :: 2607 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... There were a total of 41 murders in Hawaii in 2020, or 2.9 for every 100,000 people -- the seventh lowest murder rate among states ....

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Cato: Hawaii second least-free state in USA
By News Release @ 7:28 PM :: 1881 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii has experienced a net outflow of residents to the rest of the United States since at least the beginning of the past decade ....

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Saturday, December 11, 2021
COVID Brings More Students to Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:10 PM :: 2304 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... Hawaii colleges and universities saw a 3.3% increase in students transferring to their institutions amid the pandemic ....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
DBEDT: State Economic Performance Better Than Expected
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 2428 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... DBEDT revised its economic growth projection for 2021 to 3.9 percent, up from the 2.7 percent projected in August  ....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
How Much Do You Need To Be ‘Rich’ in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 PM :: 2697 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The minimum income to be in the top 5% in Hawaii is $150,863; that is second only to California among West Coast states ....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Hawaii Ranks #2 for Potholes
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 1819 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

...“Riding a motorcycle in Hawaii is a mixture of absorbing breathtaking views and then nearly dying by driving into a pothole big enough to be a bomb crater”....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Elder Abuse: Hawaii Rankings Mixed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 PM :: 1859 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... 2021’s States with the Best Elder-Abuse Protections ....

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
October, 2021 Visitor Spending Down 15.3% from 2019
By News Release @ 1:17 AM :: 2397 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... A total of 550,781 visitors arrived by air service to the Hawaiian Islands in October 2021, mainly from the U.S. West and U.S. East. ...

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Saturday, November 27, 2021
Conservative Rankings of Hawaii State Legislators --2020 Session
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 2402 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... How Does Your Legislator Rank? ....

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Friday, November 26, 2021
Study Estimates 870 Vegans Live in Hawaii
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 1816 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii is the 4th most Vegan state ....

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Friday, November 26, 2021
Safest States During COVID: Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 2370 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... but Hawaii has the highest transmission rate in USA ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Hawaii Top Ten Hospitals Ranked for Outcomes, Efficiency
By News Release @ 10:10 PM :: 3141 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... NOTE: Hospitals ranking best for outcomes and efficiency rank lowest for equity ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Report: Hawaii third-worst millennial homeownership rate in USA
By News Release @ 9:11 PM :: 2641 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... the millennial homeownership rate in Hawaii is 32.7% ....

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Monday, November 22, 2021
Hawaii Ranks 47th in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 2165 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

... The state’s pavement quality is very poor, among the worst in the country and the primary driver for the state’s low ranking ....

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