Hawaii finished 45th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Hawaii was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Hawaii would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
Jay Boughanem, staff surgeon at Hawaii Health Systems Corp., earned $600,000 in 2018, making Boughanem the highest-paid public employee in Hawaii last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Hawaii arts agencies are projected to reach $7 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $4.92 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Hawaii who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 2,767, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Hawaii totaled $167.6 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $3,196,968 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Hawaii, the 33rd highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Hawaii two-year colleges charged students $3,920 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 19th lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of the two U.S. House of Representatives members representing Hawaii draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Hawaii four-year public university tuition and fees went from $4,587 in 2004-05 to $10,978 in 2019-20, the second largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in Hawaii now draw a base salary of $62,604 per year, in addition to varying travel outlays, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.