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State Economic Forecast Unchanged Despite Significant Downward Revision for the U.S. Economy
DBEDT released its fourth quarter 2022 Statistical and Economic Report today. DBEDT kept economic growth projections for 2022 and 2023 for the State unchanged at 2.6 percent and 1.7 percent, respectively.
State Economic Forecast Unchanged Despite Significant Downward Revision for the U.S. Economy
October 2022 Total Visitor Count 95.1 Percent of 2019 Level
According to preliminary visitor statistics released by DBEDT, a total of 757,182 visitors arrived in the Hawaiian Islands in October 2022, representing a 95.1 percent recovery from the same month in 2019.
October 2022 Total Visitor Count 95.1 Percent of 2019 Level
Hawaii’s October Unemployment Rate at 3.4 Percent
DBEDT today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 3.4 percent, compared to 3.5 percent in September.
Hawaii’s October Unemployment Rate at 3.4 Percent
Open Call for 2023 Creative Lab Hawaii Music Immersive Program Applications
Creative Lab Hawaii, founded by DBEDT's Creative Industries Division to accelerate new business and monetize opportunities for Hawaii's creative entrepreneurs is accepting applications for the 2023 Creative Lab Hawaii Music Immersive program.
Open Call for 2023 Creative Lab Hawaii Music Immersive Program Applications
September 2022 Total Visitor Count Was 95.5 Percent of the 2019 Level
According to preliminary visitor statistics released by DBEDT, a total of 703,270 visitors arrived in the Hawaiian Islands in September 2022, representing a 95.5 percent recovery from the same month in 2019.
September 2022 Total Visitor Count Was 95.5 Percent of the 2019 Level
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