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Thursday, August 11, 2022
Honolulu Inflation Lowest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:43 PM :: 1499 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living
... Consumer Price Index Change ​6.8% year over year ....
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Hawaii Gun Permits Down 10.8%
By News Release @ 5:44 AM :: 1397 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... A total of 23,299 personal/private firearm permit applications were processed statewide during 2021, marking a 10.8% decrease ....

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Mental Health Pandemic for Youth
By News Release @ 4:52 AM :: 2170 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... overall child well-being--Hawaii Ranks 22nd ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Honolulu Average Studio Apartment Rent $2,705
By Selected News Articles @ 7:11 PM :: 1964 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Think your Hawaii rent is high? It probably is ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Hawaii is the most difficult state to buy a home
By Selected News Articles @ 6:55 PM :: 1829 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... the average mortgage payment is 78.3% of the state's median income ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Kauai: Highest car rental rates in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 6:35 PM :: 1845 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... rental car rates at the top 100 U.S. airports for the month of August 2022 ....

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most--Hawaii 45th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 2413 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, COVID-19

... based on changes in unemployment claims for several key benchmark weeks ....

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Early Education: Hawaii Pays the Most Per Pupil
By Selected News Articles @ 9:57 PM :: 1578 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... States with the Best & Worst Early Education Systems ....

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Hawaii Skin Cancer Rates up 14%
By Selected News Articles @ 8:29 AM :: 1834 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... Hawaii's 14% increase is second only to Arizona which increased 21% ....

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Friday, July 29, 2022
Bill to Address Disparities in Data Collection for U.S. Territories
By News Release @ 5:34 PM :: 1415 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii Statistics

... H.R. 8593, the Territories Statistics Collection Equity Act ....

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Friday, July 29, 2022
Tourist Count 89% of Pre-Pandemic, Spending hits 112.3%
By News Release @ 12:22 AM :: 1707 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism, COVID-19

... 842,927 visitors came to the Hawaiian Islands in June, 2022 ....

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
Hawaii -- Fewest Guns Per Capita Traced to Crimes
By Selected News Articles @ 10:13 PM :: 1590 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... In Hawaii, the ATF traced a total of 145 firearms in 2021 - or 10.2 for every 100,000 people, the fewest among states ....

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Highest HOA Fees in USA
By News Release @ 5:38 AM :: 2319 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... On average, HOA monthly fees in Hawaii are about $762 a month ....

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Monday, July 25, 2022
Report: Hawaii Housing Deficit Increases 98% Since 2012
By News Release @ 7:54 PM :: 2346 Views :: Development, Hawaii Statistics, Land Use, Cost of Living

... First-of-its kind report quantifies housing shortage by metropolitan and county levels, finds underproduction in state reached more than 7,600 homes in 2019, up from 3,900 in 2012 ....

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Saturday, July 23, 2022
COVID Unemployment Recovery -- Hawaii 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:08 PM :: 1815 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Changes in Unemployment Rate by State ....

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Friday, July 22, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.3%
By News Release @ 6:09 AM :: 1815 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

... the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 4.3 percent, compared to the revised rate of 4.1 percent in May ....

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Monday, July 18, 2022
CNBC: America’s Top States for Business--Hawaii 46th
By Selected News Articles @ 5:03 PM :: 1825 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

... To rank America’s Top States for Business in 2022, CNBC scored all 50 states on 88 metrics in 10 broad categories of competitiveness ....

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Wednesday, July 13, 2022
State Tax Receipts up 34.8%
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 2042 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... FY2022 corporate income tax collections up 60.1% from the previous year, IIT collections up 22.3% from the previous year, and General Fund tax collections up 34.8% ....

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Monday, July 11, 2022
What the US Military Spends in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:03 AM :: 1630 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

... On a per capita basis, defense spending in Hawaii is equal to about $5,506 per person, the third most among states ....

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Saturday, July 9, 2022
Visitors Less Likely to Return
By News Release @ 2:38 AM :: 1793 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... The high cost of a vacation in Hawai‘i was the top reason cited among visitors from both markets for being unlikely to revisit in the next five years ....

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Sunday, July 3, 2022
It’s the Economy, Mooooo
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1722 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... “2022’s Best and Worst State Economies.”  In that site, our humble little state had lots of reasons to be humble, coming in at a bottom-scraping 48th ....

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Friday, July 1, 2022
Honolulu Auditor Releases Annual Citizen Centric Report
By News Release @ 9:05 PM :: 1402 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics

"...The overall economic health of Honolulu was rated positively by 25% of respondents, up from 18% last year...."

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Friday, July 1, 2022
Compared to 2019 Tourist Count Down 8.4% -- Spending up 10.6%
By News Release @ 5:09 AM :: 1502 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... a 91.6 percent recovery from May 2019. Though this recovery rate is lower than that of April (96.3%), it is the second highest recovery rate since March 2020 ....

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Counties in Hawaii with the most pre-war homes
By Selected News Articles @ 6:33 PM :: 1585 Views :: Development, Hawaii Statistics

... how many houses built before 1939 and after 2000 ....

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Hawaii: Worst Place for Bitcoin Mining
By Selected News Articles @ 5:18 PM :: 2241 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... $54,862 to mine one bitcoin in Hawaii ....

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Hawaii Least Affordable State in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 AM :: 1881 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... With inflation rates soaring and the cost of living spiraling, more and more people are moving away ....

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Monday, June 27, 2022
How Many Anti-Vaxxers at Your School?
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 2634 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... A Map of Regressive Progressives:  School by school data shows anti-vaxxers concentrated in areas known for anti-GMO and anti-Superferry protests ....

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Monday, June 27, 2022
Hawaii: Fewest Elected Officials Per Capita in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 AM :: 1886 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

... Hawaii has 1.7 elected officials per 10,000 citizens, fewest in USA -- this is largely because Hawaii has only 92 elected officials below the state level.  The next lowest state, Rhode Island, has 983 ....

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Sunday, June 26, 2022
Pearl City -- Highest Credit Card Debt in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 AM :: 2533 Views :: Honolulu County, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... total outstanding credit card debt stood at $222.6 million in the first quarter of 2022, or an average of $15,709 per household ....

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Friday, June 24, 2022
Hawaii Household Bills Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 6:27 PM :: 1835 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... The typical Hawaii household spends an average of $2,911 per month--42% of income--on bills ....

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
COVID Unemployment Bounce Back? Hawaii 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 3:34 AM :: 1911 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... In May, there were notable gains in sectors including leisure and hospitality but Hawaii still lags ....

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Monday, June 20, 2022
Hawaii Loses 4.3% of Construction Jobs
By News Release @ 5:57 PM :: 2246 Views :: Development, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii lost 1,600 construction jobs, -4.3 percent, the largest percentage loss in USA ....

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Sunday, June 19, 2022
Hawaii's labor force participation rate increasing, jobs report shows
By Selected News Articles @ 5:08 PM :: 2057 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

... Hawaii's labor force increased by 7,400 people from May 2021 to May 2022 ....

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Sunday, June 19, 2022
We’ve Got Bills – Lots of Them
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1582 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... how Hawaii compares on the ten most common household bills ....

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Saturday, June 18, 2022
News That Criminals Can Use: Girls Used to Commit Crimes will not be Jailed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:57 AM :: 2046 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

...  Another world is possible.  A world where girls can get away with anything ....

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
Hawaii Unemployment Rate 4.2% for May
By News Release @ 8:07 PM :: 1563 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 4.2 percent, compared to the revised rate of 4.1 percent in April ....

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
Hawaii Best Health Care During COVID
By News Release @ 6:30 AM :: 1737 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, COVID-19

... Hawaii and Massachusetts top the 2022 State Scorecard rankings, based on overall performance across 56 measures of health care access and quality, service use and cost, health disparities, and health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 ....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Honolulu Among Least Affordable Housing on Earth
By News Release @ 11:26 PM :: 1788 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Demographia United States Housing Affordability – 2022 Edition Released ....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Honolulu Most Diverse Large Metro in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:43 PM :: 1358 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii also ranks the highest among U.S. states, with a DI score of 78.4% for millennials ....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 PM :: 1848 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

... Stacker compiled a list of the counties with the highest unemployment rate in Hawaii using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ....

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Hawaii #1 for Catalytic Converter Theft
By Selected News Articles @ 1:55 PM :: 2082 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Law Enforcement

... Hawaii has averaged 68 catalytic converter thefts per 100,000 registered vehicles in just the first four months of 2022 ....

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Monday, June 13, 2022
Hawaii State Tax Burden: 14.1% of Income -- 3rd Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:09 PM :: 1635 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... State-local taxes paid $8,410 -- 14.1% of income ....

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Sunday, June 12, 2022
Oahu and Maui Have Some of the Highest Rents in the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 AM :: 1692 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In the Urban Honolulu metro area the median monthly rent price is $1,779 - 62.3% higher than the national average ....

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Saturday, June 11, 2022
Hawaii Per-Capita Pension Liability 4th Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:04 PM :: 1799 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii per-capita pension liability $39,939.43 ....

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Thursday, June 9, 2022
Hawaii Gun Industry Among Smallest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 5:27 PM :: 1490 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Second Amendment

... 1st place Kentucky has 69x more NCIS background checks per capita than 50th place Hawaii ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
2022 State of the States Municipal Credit Report -- Hawaii Moves out of Basement
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 1914 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Hawaii improved significantly in 2021 after initially being hard hit by the pandemic ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Racial Equality in Education -- Hawaii Ranks 11th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:08 PM :: 1323 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... data compares the difference between white and black Americans in areas such as high school and college degrees, test scores and graduation rates ....

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Biden Admin Claims Hawaii is Economic Success Story
By News Release @ 2:07 PM :: 2047 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

"...In the largest sector (government), the Hawaii economy added 400 jobs between January 2021 and April 2022...."

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Monday, June 6, 2022
State Economy: Hawaii Ranks 48th
By Selected News Articles @ 5:47 PM :: 1649 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

... 2022’s Best & Worst State Economies ....

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Monday, June 6, 2022
Hawaii Cost of Living Matched by Cost of Dying
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 AM :: 1835 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... The Cost of Dying: Average cost of funerals, cremations, and medical care ....

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