COVID-19 & Hawaii’s Economy

To monitor Hawaii’s economic conditions during the COVID-19 outbreak, DBEDT put together this dashboard to compile the most recent economic data. Readers can go to each section to see more detailed and historical data.

Domestic Passenger Count Comparison – 2019 vs. 2020
As of April 3
International Passenger Count Comparison – 2019 vs. 2020
As of April 3
Summary of Passenger Count Growth, Year-to-Date
April – last updated 4/3

State/county Total Domestic Int’l Japan Other int’l
State -98.7% -98.3% -99.9% -99.8% -100.0%
Oahu -97.4%
Hawaii -98.8%
Maui -99.7%
Kauai -99.4%

Int’l = international



Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims
Week Ending 3/28/2020

State/county 2020 2019 Number change Percent change
State 48,639 1,258 47,381 3,766.4%
Oahu 27,020 681 26,339 3,867.7%
Hawaii 6,467 337 6,130 1,819.0%
Maui 10,933 182 10,751 5,907.1%
Kauai 4,037 47 3,990 8,489.4%
Agent* 182 11 171 1,554.5%

*Agent claims are filed in Hawaii against another state.

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims – 2019 vs. 2020
Week Ending 3/28/2020
Change in Jobs – Feb. 2019 vs. Feb. 2020
Bankruptcy Filings, All Chapters – 2017 to 2020
General Fund Tax Revenue – 2016 to 2020