Availability of Electronic Versions of the Data Book Tables

Selected
State of Hawaii Data Books
are available to the public on CD-ROMs and the Internet

Electronic versions of the Data Book on CD-ROM are distributed on the Hawai’i Data Disc series. The first Hawai’i Data Disc, produced by the Research and Economic Analysis Division of DBEDT in 1993, contained the 1989 through 1992
Data Books
. The 2002 Hawai’i Data Disc became available in September 2002 and included the
Data Books
for 1998 through 2001; the 2003 Hawai’i Data Disc was offered in November 2003 with the
Data Books
for 2001 and 2002; the 2004 Hawai’i Data Disc in November 2004 with the
Data Books
for 2002 and 2003; and the 2005 Hawai’i Data Disc in August 2005 with the
Data Books
for 2000 through 2004.; and the 2006 Hawai’i Data Disc in August 2006 with the
Data Books
for 2001 through 2005. There were two releases of the 2007 Hawai’i Data Disc. The first, Version 1.0, was released in August 2007 and the second, Version 2.0, was released in January 2008. Both versions included the
Data Books
for 2002 through 2006, but Version 2.0 also included revised and updated
Data Book
tables. The 2008 Hawai’i Data Disc became available in August 2008 and included the
Data Books
for 2003 through 2007. The latest CD-ROM, the 2009 Hawai’i Data Disc, was released in August 2009 and included the
Data Books
for 2004 through 2008.

Since 1996, the
Data Book
and other DBEDT publications and information have been made available on the internet. The current DBEDT site is
http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt
.
Data Book
tables may be viewed or downloaded from this web site. Updates and revisions to the tables will also be accessible throughout the year on the DBEDT Internet site.

A related online product is
the State of Hawaii Data Book
Time Series. Information from
Data Books
published between 1969 to the present were combined to produce a time series for selected tables. Only tables that had at least five years of continuous data were selected. This product is also found on the current DBEDT Internet site.

A new Internet site which hosts the DBEDT Data Warehouse is now available at
http://www.hawaiieconomicdata.com/
. Time-series data from the
Data Book
may be obtained using the quick or the customized report functions. Recent
State of Hawaii Data Books
as well as
Data Book
table updates may also be accessed on this site under the “Reports” section.

For further information about available data and sources, users should call the Research and Economic Analysis Division at (808) 586-2466.