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Blogs for December 2009

Personal Income in Hawaii Versus US

Posted on December 25, 2009
Personal Income in Hawaii Versus US

By Mark Harbison

Personal income was down for Hawaii by $2 billion in the third quarter this year, as opposed to the third quarter of 2008. The number went from $54.3 billion to $52.26 billion, according to data published by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Personal… Continue Reading

Maui Economic Gains

Posted on December 18, 2009
Maui Economic Gains

By Mark Harbison

Things are chugging along towards recovery on Maui lately with some pretty good news coming from different economic sectors.

Maui visitors and residents will be pleased to hear that hotel occupancy was up by 4.2 percentage points to 51.1 percent on the week ending on December fifth.… Continue Reading

National Employment Trend Rising

Posted on December 11, 2009
National Employment Trend Rising

By Mark Harbison

The Conference Board's national Employment Trends Index rose again in November for the fourth month in a row. This is great news for the labor market which is still in a severe recession.

Since the revised October figure, the index is up 1.8 percent to 90.8,… Continue Reading

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