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Tuesday, March 29, 2022
College enrollment down sharply
By News Release @ 4:28 AM :: 2099 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... public universities were hit the hardest with a 13.2 drop in new freshmen enrollment over the two-year pandemic period ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
Hawaii 4th Highest Gas Tax in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:23 AM :: 2248 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes, Cost of Living

... Including the federal tax, taxes account for 13.8% of the average price of a gallon of gas in the state ....

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Monday, March 28, 2022
33,234 in Hawaii Behind on Mortgage
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 AM :: 1708 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... in Hawaii 9.6% of mortgage holders are behind on their payments ....

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Saturday, March 26, 2022
Study: Hawaii sells the most expensive Starbucks in America
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 2593 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... $3.92 for a Tall Latte ....

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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Jobs Recovery: Hawaii Among Three Worst States
By News Release @ 6:49 PM :: 2367 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... Only Hawaii, North Dakota and Louisiana have not reached at least a 70 percent recovery of jobs lost as of the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. ....

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Thursday, March 24, 2022
Hawaii: 13,400 Renters May Soon Face Eviction
By Selected News Articles @ 6:42 PM :: 2310 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living, COVID-19

... Hawaii is home to some 70,410 renters who owe their landlords rent, and an estimated 19.1% of them reported being either somewhat likely or very likely to face eviction in the coming months - the fourth smallest share among states ....

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Innovative States? Hawaii Ranks 40th
By Selected News Articles @ 9:54 PM :: 1905 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... knowledge and technology outputs are America’s particular strengths--but not Hawaii's ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Hawaii Residents Spend Most on Groceries--as a Percentage of Income
By News Release @ 10:55 PM :: 2106 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Top 5: Hawaii, Mississippi, Kentucky, Maine, Kansas.   High income Hawaii is more costly--as a proportion of income--than the other four which are low income states ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Hawaii Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment
By Selected News Articles @ 9:50 PM :: 2032 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... high taxes for poor quality services ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Economic Freedom: Ige Ranks 43rd
By Selected News Articles @ 7:55 PM :: 2057 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Politicians

... Low taxes, school choice help inform ALEC's ranking of best, worst governors ....

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Hawaii Steepest Housing Cost Increases in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:20 AM :: 1933 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In terms of dollar figures, Hawaii spent the last two years in a class by itself. The state tallied the steepest increases in the country across every category and every time period throughout the entirety of the pandemic. ....

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Monday, March 21, 2022
Hawaii Among Worst States for Doctors
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 PM :: 1825 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... 2022’s Best & Worst States for Doctors ....

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Friday, March 18, 2022
Your house probably made more than you did last year
By News Release @ 9:06 PM :: 1917 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Expensive coastal markets in California and Hawaii saw home value growth wallop local median incomes by the largest amounts ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Hawaii highest household net worth in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:20 PM :: 2448 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii took home the top spot for state with the highest median household net worth in 2019 ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Hawaii 4th-Fewest One-Person Households
By Selected News Articles @ 12:10 PM :: 2015 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... In California and Hawaii, the reason for their relatively few single-person residences could be economics. Both have some of the most expensive housing costs in the nation ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Hawaii 6th-Worst Drivers in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:05 PM :: 1465 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii is one of the worst states for speeding-related fatal car accidents ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Fat City Survey: Honolulu Ranks 95th in Obesity
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 PM :: 2026 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

... slim pickings ....

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Individual Income Taxes -- Hawaii 5th Worst
By Tax Foundation @ 4:16 AM :: 1698 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

... Ranking Individual Income Taxes on the 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index ....

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Saturday, March 12, 2022
Hawaii Workforce Shrinks--Unemployment 4.4% for January
By News Release @ 10:56 AM :: 2899 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Small Business

...  the size of the labor force, which remains down by 12,000 workers compared with January 2019 in part because some people have moved out of the state, while others have given up looking ....

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Hawaii Moves to Weekly COVID Reporting
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 2096 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Case counts and vaccination updates will be published on the DOH COVID-19 dashboard every Wednesday beginning March 16 ....

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
State Releases Agricultural Land Use Baseline Study
By News Release @ 9:00 AM :: 1666 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics

... the 2020 baseline report for the state has 886,211 total agricultural acres, a decrease of 27,050 acres, or minus 3 percent from 2015. Total acres in planted crops in 2020 was 120,632, a decrease of 31,199 acres or minus 21 percent. The loss in planted acres was attributed to the closure of the Hawai`i Commercial & Sugar Company on Maui in 2016 which removed 38,810 acres in crop acreage ....

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
OSHA Raids: Hawaii 4th Most Likely Target
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 2645 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Law Enforcement, Small Business

... nine out of the top 10 states are State Plan states ....

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
How Hawaii’s Spike in Gas Prices Compares to the Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 9:38 PM :: 2449 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Hawaii gasoline prices are increasing more slowly than other states .... 

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Saturday, March 5, 2022
Inflation: 49% of Hawaii Households Have Difficulty with Monthly Bills
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 AM :: 1780 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... Changing economic conditions are making it more difficult for people to afford household expenses ....

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022
DBEDT: Tourists Back at Record Levels by 2025
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 2609 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Visitor arrivals are projected to increase to 9.7 million in 2023, 10.0 million in 2024, and 10.4 million in 2025 ....

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Monday, February 28, 2022
Tourist Spending Down 19% from Pre-Pandemic Numbers
By News Release @ 6:53 PM :: 1587 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... tourist headcount down 29.8% ....

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Monday, February 28, 2022
Hawaii 2nd-Lowest COVID Deaths Per Capita
By Selected News Articles @ 2:47 AM :: 1945 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... Total COVID-19 deaths in Hawaii: 91 per 100,000 people ....

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Saturday, February 26, 2022
Hawaii: Second-Largest Families in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:42 PM :: 1813 Views :: Family, Hawaii Statistics

... The average household size in Hawaii is 2.95 ....

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Hawaii 3rd Highest Jobs Opening Rate
By Selected News Articles @ 1:51 AM :: 2792 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... where employers are struggling the most in hiring ....

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022
What Census Data Reveals About Hawaii AntiVaxxers
By Selected News Articles @ 1:36 AM :: 3804 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, COVID-19

... analysts looked at the latest information on vaccine hesitancy to find the main reasons why parents don’t want to vaccinate their children ....

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Monday, February 21, 2022
Record graduation rates at UH campuses across the state
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 1895 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education, COVID-19

... University of Hawaiʻi campuses across the state achieved record highs in important graduation and retention metrics for the academic year 2020–21, the first full academic year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic ....

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Monday, February 21, 2022
Hawaii Cost of Living 93% Above US Average
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 AM :: 3323 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... the cost of living in Hawaii ranks as the highest among states ....

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Monday, February 21, 2022
Hawaii is the #2 state with the most pothole complaints
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 1793 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii Pothole complaints: 20.6 for every 1,000 km of road ....

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Change in Long-Term Care Costs in Hawaii Mixed
By News Release @ 11:32 PM :: 2163 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

... in Hawaii the increase in the cost for assisted living facility care surpassed the national trend while the increase in costs for home care services was less than what was seen nationally ....

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Hawaii Towns Ranked for Money Management
By Selected News Articles @ 5:03 PM :: 1456 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 16 Hawaii towns compared ....

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Friday, February 11, 2022
HDOT reports 94 traffic-related deaths on Hawaii roads in 2021
By Toni Schwartz @ 1:34 AM :: 1596 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... These figures are up from 2020 (85 fatalities), when nationwide traffic fatalities trended up, but down from the 108 fatalities recorded for 2019 ....

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Thursday, February 10, 2022
Hawaiian Electric hits 38% renewable energy in 2021
By News Release @ 3:59 AM :: 1803 Views :: Energy, Hawaii Statistics

... Return of geothermal boosts Hawaii Island to 60% ....

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Who's Overpaying for Cars--16 Hawaii Towns Compared
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 PM :: 1683 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Cost of Living

... auto-loan balances have grown ....

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Tuesday, February 8, 2022
​Here’s How Many People Quit Their Jobs in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 2610 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

... 16,000 people in Hawaii quit their jobs in November 2021, the most recent month of available data - a 45.5% increase from one year earlier ....

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Monday, January 31, 2022
Unemployment Recovery? Hawaii Dead Last
By Selected News Articles @ 3:40 PM :: 2426 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, COVID-19

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

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Monday, January 31, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Worst Racial Wealth Gap
By Selected News Articles @ 3:26 PM :: 2016 Views :: Hawaii Statistics

... 2022's States with the Biggest and Smallest Wealth Gaps by Race/Ethnicity ....

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Astronomy Adds $221M to Hawaii Economy
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 4419 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

... The total economic impact of $221 million, which also accounts for indirect and induced impacts, is nearly as much as farming statewide ....

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
Hawaii Second Highest Homelessness Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 3:51 AM :: 4666 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Cost of Living

... In Hawaii, an estimated 6,458 people are experiencing homelessness - or about 45.6 for every 10,000 people, the second highest homeless rate among states ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
Hawaii Most Unionized State in USA
By News Release @ 3:03 AM :: 2754 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

... Hawaii has the highest union membership rate at 22.4 percent ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
December, 2021: Tourist Spending Down 5.5% from 2019
By News Release @ 2:51 AM :: 2772 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

... the tourist headcount is down 20.9% ....

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Friday, January 28, 2022
2022 State Business Tax Climate Index--Hawaii Ranks 41st
By Tax Foundation @ 2:37 AM :: 3695 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

... The states in the bottom 10 tend to have a number of afflictions in common: complex, nonneutral taxes with comparatively high rates ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Which States are Seeing the Biggest Interest in Homeschooling Amongst Parents?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:17 PM :: 3121 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics

... Hawaii ranks 13th ....

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Thursday, January 27, 2022
Hawaii: State of Tobacco Control
By News Release @ 3:25 AM :: 3863 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 :: 2694 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 :: 3869 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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