Economy

Waikiki Beach (photo by little plant from Unsplash)

Annual Hawaii Forecast With Global Outlook: Mainland COVID-19 surge means a bleak winter, but vaccines promise 2021 growth

The Hawaii economy began to recover from the COVID-19 downturn by the end of the …

UHERO partnering in Back on the Wave Oʻahu

The City and County of Honolulu and UHERO’s Ruben Juarez have developed a COVID-19 health …

Reopening Japanese Tourism in Hawaii: Is it Safe?

In this short policy brief, we aim to answer four questions. 1. Will Japanese tourists …

Ka’ena Point State Park, Oahu (Photo by James Mak)

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

By James Mak “Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono” [1] In …

Hawaii Nonfarm Payroll Growth

Estimating economic conditions during the COVID-19 crisis

By Carl Bonham and Peter Fuleky When the long-lived expansion of the past decade was …

Recover to Resilience Steps Toward the Post-COVID Economy

Recovery to Resilience: Steps Toward the Post-COVID Economy

Wednesday, October 21, 8:00 am Register on Zoom and submit questions in advance HERE. Covid-19 …

Recovery: Challenges & Opportunities for Hawai‘i’s Economy

Date Friday, October 23, 2020 at 11:00am – 12:00pm Details Join Provost Michael Bruno for …

Screenshot of Carl Bonham speaking on Big Island Video News.

Carl Bonham on Hawaii’s Recovery for Big Island News

On Monday, economic recovery in Hawaiʻi was discussed by members of the House Select Committee …

Waikiki

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 …