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Estimating the Need for Rental Assistance in Hawaii

By Philip ME Garboden and Isabelle Picciotto Renters in Hawaii are at significant risk due …

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Early UI Data Reveals Differential Impacts of the Economic Shutdown

By Justin Tyndall and Philip Garboden Two weeks ago the Hawaii Department of Labor and …

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Multipliers and the effectiveness of government policies

By Byron Gangnes, Rachel Inafuku, and Peter Fuleky The economic shutdown in Hawaii and elsewhere …

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Mapping Unemployment Claims in Hawai’i

By Justin Tyndall The labor market impact of COVID-19 is likely to vary across different …

Mountain to sea resource management to protect groundwater dependent ecosystems

By Christopher Wada, Kimberly Burnett, and Sittidaj Ponkijvorasin In Hawai‘i and other parts of the …

Positive net benefits for an agricultural import rule designed to protect native Hawaiian forests

Photo by Forest & Kim Starr By Kimberly Burnett and Christopher Wada Since its first …

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Saving the Class of 2020 From the COVID-19 Economic Crisis

By Sumner La Croix and James Mak At Hawai‘i’s high schools, 11,000+ students at public …

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County Results from Small Business Survey

An update to original state-level survey results: https://uhero.hawaii.edu/covid-19s-uneven-impact-on-businesses-and-workers-results-from-a-uhero-chamber-of-commerce-hawaii-survey/ The attached tables represent a county-by-county breakdown …

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COVID-19: Developing Economic Recovery Scenarios for Hawaii

By Carl Bonham, Peter Fuleky, and Byron Gangnes A significant part of Hawaii’s economy has …