Economy

Hawai’i Quarterly Forecast Update: A Hard Fall for Hawai’i Tourism

The U.S. downturn and record-high oil prices have taken a big bite out of the …

Quarterly Hawai’i Forecast Update: Oil Surge Fuels Inflation, Threatens Deeper Downturn

Prospects for the Hawai’i economy have worsened significantly since our March Annual Hawai’i Forecast. The …

County Economic Forecast: Zero Growth Expected Statewide

To varying degrees, each of the four counties has shared in the state’s broad pattern …

Financial Integration in the Pacific Basin Region: RIP by PANIC Attack?

We exploit advances in panel data econometrics to test whether real interest parity holds in …

UHERO Sponsors Hawai’i Economic Conference: “Housing, Development and Hawaii’s Economic Outlook”

UHERO is partnering with the Bank of Hawaii, the State Department of Business, Economic Development, …

Annual Hawai’i Forecast: Economy Grinds to a Halt

The Hawai’i economy that powered its way through much of this decade slowed to a …

Hawai’i Construction Forecast Update: Slow Decline But No Contracting Crunch

While the external environment has become decidedly more risky since last fall, this forecast makes …

Riding the Wave: Transformations and Cycles in the Hawaii Economy

Dr. Bonham, UHERO’s executive director will give the Plenary Address at the Western Regional Science …

Japanese Investment in Hawaii: Past and Future

The volume of Japanese direct investments in Hawaii surged during the late 1980s. This corresponds …