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Pre-Travel Testing and Hawaii’s Daily Trans-Pacific Visitors

With the start of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program on October 15, more than 8,000 trans-Pacific passengers flew into Hawaii compared to an average of less than 2000 the week before.

Hawaii Rental Property Survey

In order to understand the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Hawaii’s rental housing, UHERO is fielding a monthly survey of rental property owners and managers.

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Charging Higher User Fees to Tourists at Hawaii’s State Parks

DLNR had not raised the entrance fees at Diamond Head State Monument since they were first established in 2000.

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Estimating economic conditions during the COVID-19 crisis

When the long-lived expansion of the past decade was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many economists turned their attention to new sources of data to track economic conditions.

UHERO State Forecast Update

Hawaii in early stages of recovery, then a setback

Hawaii’s COVID-19 resurgence put the brakes on a very tentative economic recovery.

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Pre-Travel Testing and Hawaii’s Daily Trans-Pacific Visitors

By James Mak and Carl Bonham The front page headline on Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s October 16 issue read: SOLID REOPENING DAY. Indeed, it was. On October 15, …

Congratulations to UHERO’s Timothy Halliday

Congratulations to UHERO’s Timothy Halliday on his new publication in the Journal of Public Economics, “Intergenerational mobility in self-reported health status in the US.” Halliday …

Reopening Japanese Tourism in Hawaii: Is it Safe?

In this short policy brief, we aim to answer four questions. 1. Will Japanese tourists coming to Hawaii be COVID-19 free after taking a pre-departure …

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UHERO State Forecast Update: Hawaii in early stages of recovery, then a setback

Hawaii’s COVID-19 resurgence put the brakes on a very tentative economic recovery. The further delay of the visitor industry restart and renewed strict social distancing …

Implications of a “Green Tariff” for the University of Hawai‘i, Hawaiian Electric Company, and other Customers

In June 2015 the State passed a law setting a goal for the University of Hawai‘i (UH) to produce as much renewable energy as the …

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