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Hawaii’s population continues decline that began in 2017, new data shows

Hawaii’s population continues to shrink and age on average, according to federal data released over the past two weeks. The state’s population fell by more than 10,000 in the year ending July 1, continuing a trend since 2017, state economist Eugene Tian said, citing population estimates released Thursday. At the same time, Hawaii’s senior community […]

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Pandemic hasn’t halted Hawaii’s population decline as thousands more flock to mainland

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii’s population continued to decline in 2021, largely because more residents left the state for the mainland than moved in, new Census Bureau estimates show. Oahu saw the most dramatic decline, losing a net total of more than 12,300 residents. Maui County also saw a decline in population – by just over […]

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Hawaii’s population has plummeted

HONOLULU (KHON2) — More than 73% of U.S. counties experienced a natural decline last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report released Thursday. Natural decline means there are more deaths than births over a given period, which was intensified last year by the COVID-19 pandemic. Declining births, aging populations and increasing mortality have contributed […]

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Hawaii’s population declines for fifth straight year

For the fifth consecutive year, Hawaii’s population has declined, according to the annual report of the United States Census Bureau. population estimates. From July 2020 to July 2021, Hawaii’s population decreased from 1,451,911 to 1,441,553. This is a population decrease of 10,358 or 0.7%. Hawaii ranks fourth in the country for the highest population decline. […]

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Hawaii’s population depletion exceeds most states – again

A few years ago, despite having the lowest unemployment rate in the country, Hawaii was one of the few states to lose population: a situation so striking that a national newspaper described it with the headline:Hawaii has record unemployment and it’s not a frozen hellscape. Why do people leave?” Population decline continued in the islands, […]

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Actual vaccination rate for the population of Hawaii | News, Sports, Jobs

What is the actual vaccination rate of the population of the State of Hawaii? Here are the statistics: With a total state population of approximately 1,416,360 as of September 19, 1,078,968 have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine, or 76% of the population. On the same date, 807,186 people received two vaccines against COVID-19, or […]

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US Census shows Hawaii’s population has grown 7% over the past decade

U.S. Census data released today pegs Hawaii’s population at 1,455,271, a 7% increase from the last decennial census in 2010. Kauai and Hawaii counties saw the strongest percentage growth, at 9.2% and 8.4%, respectively. Kauai’s population was pegged at 73,298, an increase of 6,207 over the 10-year period, according to the data. Hawaii County’s population […]

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Will 70% of Hawaii’s population get the coronavirus vaccine?

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Officials have said things will return to normal once 70% of the state is vaccinated. But what does this mean and what happens if the state cannot reach this benchmark? We are Hawaii’s weather station, get the latest forecast and radar information here The state is doing everything it can to get […]

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Getting the second half of Hawaii’s population to take the COVID-19 vaccine is a challenge

While Hawaii residents once clamored for who got the first shots for the COVID-19 vaccine, lines these days aren’t necessarily that long and appointments are wide open. After passing the milestone of one million vaccine doses administered, Hawaii health officials now face the challenge of how to inject the second million needed to reach herd […]

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Hawaii’s population is growing but at a slower rate, census says

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Hawaii’s population has grown 7% over the past decade, and the state has maintained its ranking of 40th among the 50 states, according to the 2020 census, released Monday by the US Census Bureau. The census counted 1,455,271 people in Hawaii, 94,970 more than here at […]

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Hawaii population climbs 7% in 10 years according to US census

STAR ANNOUNCER / 2020 With strong waves, Waikiki was teeming with surfers, boogie boarders and sunbathers. Hawaii’s population has grown 7% over the past decade, according to 2020 census data released today by the US Census Bureau. The state had a population of 1,455,271, up 94,970 from the 2010 census. The Census Bureau only […]

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Hawaii’s population continues to decline

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story stated that the number of residents leaving Hawaii had doubled in 2020, based on a misinterpretation of data from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii press release, which relied on another source for his numbers. July 1 population figures from the US Census Bureau estimate that Hawaii’s population […]

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Hawaii’s population is shrinking. The pandemic could make things worse

Erina Peters, a single mother who has lived in Hawaii since she was 3, packed her bags and made the difficult decision to move to Nevada in mid-February. The worsening pandemic and its ripple effect on the tourism industry, on which her two jobs depended, threatened her livelihood, she said. It wasn’t going to be […]