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Hawaii has 39th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Hawaii finished 39th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Hawaii not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Honolulu ranks 26th fittest U.S. city, study finds

Honolulu finished 26th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Hawaii ranks 2nd highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Hawaii finished second in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Hawaii ranks 14th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Hawaii finished in a tie for 14th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Hawaii ranks the lowest among the 50 states, study finds

Hawaii finished 50th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Honolulu ranks the most dangerous of Hawaii cities, study finds

Honolulu was ranked the most dangerous city in Hawaii in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Hawaii ranks 28th best for police officers, study finds

Hawaii was ranked 28th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Ocean Pointe ranks the richest of Hawaii towns, study finds

Ocean Pointe was ranked the richest town in Hawaii in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Hawaii ranks 2nd lowest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Hawaii finished 49th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Hawaii ranks 6th highest for state tax collections per capita

Hawaii finished sixth in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Hawaiian Paradise Park ranks the poorest of Hawaii towns, study finds

Hawaiian Paradise Park was ranked the poorest town in Hawaii in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Hawaii is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Hawaii, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Hawaii ranks 21st in hospital safety analysis

Hawaii finished 21st in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Hawaii County ranks the poorest of Hawaii counties, study finds

Hawaii County was ranked the poorest county in Hawaii in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Honolulu County has fastest growing local economy in Hawaii

Honolulu 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.

Altres Industrial rated top employer in Hawaii, study finds

Altres Industrial employs 10,000 workers in Hawaii, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Hawaii ranks 30th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Hawaii finished 30th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Hawaii finishes 24th on best state ranking

Hawaii was ranked the 24th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in Hawaii rank 17th highest in nation

The average Hawaii teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $59,757, the 17th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

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