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Hawaii Economy

UH Economists: Hawaii’s Recovery ‘Tenuous, Far From Complete’

UH Economists: Hawaii’s Recovery ‘Tenuous, Far From Complete’

UHERO cites weak jobs and construction work, but improving visitor numbers.

Hawaii Completes 2010 Financials 16 Months Later

For second year in a row, state's annual financial report delayed more than a year.
Benefits of a Hawaii Stock Exchange Unclear

Benefits of a Hawaii Stock Exchange Unclear

Investment community supports idea, but state's working group not so sure.

Announcing the Launch of a Campaign for Good Jobs

We need practical solutions to get our families back to work.
New Tax Laws Boost Hawaii Revenue Forecast to 14.5%

New Tax Laws Boost Hawaii Revenue Forecast to 14.5%

Hawaii Council on Revenues upgrades its revenue forecast for the state's general fund.
Hawaii Problems Won’t be Fixed by Patent Reform

Hawaii Problems Won’t be Fixed by Patent Reform

Experts say change in law won't cause state inventors to step up number of filings for patents.
UH Research a Story of Progress and Potential

UH Research a Story of Progress and Potential

Civil Beat analysis finds university on the move, but still lagging economic powerhouses.
Ranking Hawaii’s Return On Investment in University Research

Ranking Hawaii’s Return On Investment in University Research

Civil Beat finds Hawaii has fewest members of National Academies per $100 million from state.
University of Hawaii Research: Delivering on Its Promise?

University of Hawaii Research: Delivering on Its Promise?

Civil Beat comparison of state universities shows distance UH has to go to match top-rank research campuses.

The Seriousness of Hawaii’s Financial Situation

Excerpts from Richard Lim's speech to the Hawaii Economic Association.
Military Spending in Hawaii Tops $12 Billion, Surpasses Tourism

Military Spending in Hawaii Tops $12 Billion, Surpasses Tourism

Study suggests military outspent tourism in Hawaii in 2009.

Hawaii’s First Community ‘Makery’ Debuts In Palolo

Tool designed to promote innovation and entrepreneurship to be housed in community learning center.
Hawaii Economy