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Census Snapshot: Ewa Villages Leads Way on Raising Educational Level

Census Snapshot: Ewa Villages Leads Way on Raising Educational Level

American Community Survey indicates the Leeward community saw largest increase in percentage of adults with high school diplomas over the past decade.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 30

Capitol Watch: Dec. 30

UPDATE 4:44 p.m. Dengue fever; BBQ for Barry O; Dim sum with Calvin Say; Hirono and Hanabusa; and money, money, money.
Census Snapshot: Waimanalo a Town on the Decline

Census Snapshot: Waimanalo a Town on the Decline

American Community Survey indicates the Windward community is struggling with one of Hawaii's worst economic dips.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 29 Flickr.com

Capitol Watch: Dec. 29

UPDATE 3:51 p.m. Council sees modest Hawaii growth in 2011; 'birther' to run for president; and POTUS extends Hawaii vacation until late Jan. 3.
Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

American Community Survey indicates North Shore community has one of Hawaii's most dramatically improved local economies.
Separated By a River, Princeville and Hanalei Tell Two Stories

Separated By a River, Princeville and Hanalei Tell Two Stories

Income and poverty data show wealth has shifted between adjacent towns on Kauai's North Shore since 2000.
Hawaii Outpaced U.S. In Income Growth, Poverty Decline Since 2000

Hawaii Outpaced U.S. In Income Growth, Poverty Decline Since 2000

American Community Survey shows the islands escaped the worst damage from the economic recession.

No Recovery for Hawaii Economy Anytime Soon

Hawaii's economy won't be making a broad recovery for at least another year despite strong summer for tourism.
Civil Beat Shares Hawaii Health Systems Corp. Salaries

Civil Beat Shares Hawaii Health Systems Corp. Salaries

Civil Beat shares the salaries of more than 4,000 employees with the Hawaii Health Systems Corp., the state's public hospital network.

Hawaii Council on Revenues Versus the Fed

Isn't Hawaii part of the U.S.? Two economic reports came out this week, a rosy forecast from Hawaii's Council on Revenues and a bleak one from the Federal Reserve.
Aiona: 99 Percent of State’s Businesses are Small

Aiona: 99 Percent of State’s Businesses are Small

Duke Aiona says nearly every business in Hawaii is a small business, and that more than two-thirds of private jobs come from these businesses.
Hawaii Economy