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Average tax refund in Hawaii ranks 7th lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Hawaii ranked 44th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Hawaii posts the lowest property tax rate in new national study

Hawaii ranked first in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Kauai County has fastest growing local economy in Hawaii

Kauai County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Hawaii in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Hawaii rank 37th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Hawaii ranked 37th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Hawaii ranks 4th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Hawaii finished fourth in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 96740 in Kailua Kona has 807th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 96740 zip code area was 883 in the third quarter of 2018, a 23-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Hawaii ranks 2nd least reliant on federal aid

Hawaii finished 49th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Hawaii ranks 14th best in corporate tax study

Hawaii finished 14th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Hawaii ranks 4th worst in state income tax study

Hawaii finished 47th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Brigham Young University-Hawaii ranked most selective of Hawaii schools

Brigham Young University-Hawaii was ranked the most exclusive school in Hawaii, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: A Hawaii medical center ranked among top U.S. hospitals

A Hawaii medical center was listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Hawaii ranks 24th best in sales tax study

Hawaii finished 24th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Hawaii has 6th highest average credit card debt

Hawaii finished sixth in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Hawaii ranks 16th best on property tax study

Hawaii finished 16th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Hawaii County has 100th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Hawaii County was nearly 1,300 in the third quarter of 2018, a 25-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Hawaii House members rank 3rd most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Hawaii ranked third lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Hawaii ranks 26th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Hawaii finished 26th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Hawaii ranks No. 37 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Hawaii was rated 37th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Hawaii ranked 4th most affected by government shutdown

Hawaii ranked No. 4 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

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