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September 19, 2017

Study: Hawai‘i Residents Sleep Poorly But Live Longer

The study assessed life expectancy, sleep health and obesity rates nationwide.
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August 16, 2017

New Hawai‘i Data Book Released

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) today released the 2016 edition of the State of Hawaii Data Book.
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August 03, 2017

Senators Lead Effort to Lower Prescription Drug Costs for Seniors

With 41 million seniors, including nearly 70,000 in Hawai‘i, participating in Medicare Part D, Medicare could negotiate bigger discounts with pharmaceutical companies.
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July 28, 2017

UH Study: Inadequate Housing Plays Role in Unnecessary Hospitalizations

Homelessness and inadequate housing are major causes of unnecessary hospitalizations, according to a study by University of Hawai‘i researchers.
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April 17, 2017

Study: Asians and Hispanics Live Shorter Lives in Hawaiʻi

Hawaiʻi is widely recognized for having the best quality of life in the nation. But a new study shows that the Aloha State is home to the lowest life expectancy for two major ethnic groups nationwide. People with Asian-American or Hispanic heritage in Hawaiʻi have among the lowest average life expectancy compared with the rest... Read more »
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March 23, 2017

Hawai‘i County Unemployment Rate 3.2%

The not-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for Hawai‘i Island was 3.2% in February 2017, .2% less than the previous month...
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March 17, 2017

Big Island Unemployment Rate at 3.4% in January

The unemployment rate for Hawai‘i County was 3.4% in January, up slightly from December 2016's 3.1% and down .4% from January 2016.
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March 15, 2017

CDC: Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Report

In 2014, NHPI adults reported a consistent pattern of poorer health compared with single-race Asian adults for all 10 measures in this report.
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December 16, 2016

Data Shows Areas of Concern as Hawai‘i Ranked Healthiest State

Hawai‘i was ranked the healthiest state for five years in a row, however some health areas and population groups might not have been included in the data.
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December 15, 2016

Hawai‘i Ranks as Healthiest State for Fifth Year

Hawai‘i ranks as the healthiest state in the U.S. in 2016 for the fifth straight year.
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October 13, 2016

Statewide Employment Projected to Expand by 5.6%

Education and Health Services, the state’s largest industry, will add the most number of jobs, picking up 12,170 jobs—almost 1/3 of the state's total increase.
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August 17, 2016

It’s All About Hawai‘i: New Data Book Available Online

With more than 800 data tables, it covers a broad range of statistical information in areas such as population, education, labor, business, government...
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December 18, 2015

Hawai‘i Sees Lowest Unemployment Rate Since Jan. 2008

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 3.2%, down from 3.3% in October.
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