Hawaii: Profile

Government 
Governor:David Ige (D)
Treasurer:Wesley Machida (D)
Senators:Brian Schatz (D)
Maize K. Hirono (D)
Entered Union:August 21, 1959
U.S. Representatives:2
Area 
Total Area28,313 km2 / 10,932 mi2
Land Area16,635 km2 / 6,423 mi2
Water Area11,678 km2 / 4,509 mi2
Water Area Percentage41.25 %
Time Zone  
Standard TimeGMT -10
Daylight-Saving TimeGMT -10
Weather 
Record High Temperature100°F / 38°C , Pahala (April 27, 1931)
Record Low Temperature12°F / -11°C , Mauna Kea (May 17, 1979)
GDP 
Total Gross Domestic Product (USD Billions)$79,745 (2015)
Per Capita Real GDP (USD)$49,479 (2015)
Population 
Population1,431,603 (2015)
Under 19 Population341,204 / 23.834% (2015)
65 and older Population237,153 / 16.566% (2015)
Male Population724,635 / 50.617% (2015)
Female Population706,968 / 49.383% (2015)
Non-English Speaker (at home) 159,497 (2013)
Net International Immigration 17,751 (2015)
Birth Rate (per 1,000)18,550 per 1,000 (2014)
Percent of People Under Poverty Level (%)11.5% (2014)
Major Cities 
CityPopulation (2015)
Honolulu352,769
Employment 
Employment 647,600 (2016)
Average Weekly Wage (USD)$832 (2016)
Unemployment Rate (%)3.3% (2016)
Expenditures 
Per Capita State Spending (USD)$8,878 (2014)
Energy Expenditures per Person (USD)$8,878 (2014)
Expenditures of State and Local Government Employee-Retirement Systems (USD Thousands)$1,162 (2015)
Revenue 
Per Capita Personal Income (USD)$48,288 (2015)
State Internal Revenue Collection (USD Thousands)$8,221 (2015)
Cash and Security Holdings by State Government (USD Thousands)$19,177 (2014)
Per Capita State Tax Collection (USD)$4,283 (2014)
Education 
High School Graduation Rate (%)90.7% (2014)
Percent of Population with a Bachelor's Degree (%)30.5% (2014)
Percent of Population with an Advanced Degree (%)10.3% (2014)
Logistics 
Public Road Length (Miles)4,430 Miles (2015)
Gas Tax Rate (%)44% (2016)
Number of Public Airports 14 (2015)
Main Airports 
CodeNameCity
HNLHonolulu InternationalHonolulu
ITOHilo InternationalHilo
KOAKona International at KeaholeKailua Kona
LIHLihueLihue
OGGKahuluiKahului
Ports 
Barbers Point
Hilo
Honolulu
Kahului
Kawaihae Harbor
Kona
Nawiliwili

Sources:
Air Nav (2009)
American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) (2009)
Bureau of Business and Economic Research (2009)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009)
Bureau of Transportation (2008)
Education Portal (2010)
Federal Aviation Administration (2009)
Internal Revenue Service (2009)
National Association of State Budget Officers (2008)
National Climatic Data Center (2009)
National Governors Association (2011)
Tax Foundation (2008)
U.S. Census Bureau (2000, 2007, 2008, 2009)
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (2009)
U.S. Energy Information Administration (2008)
U.S. House of Representatives (2011)
United States Senate (2011)

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