Updated: Sep. 27, 2022 at 7:00 AM HST|
Howard Dicus breaks down currency exchange rates. A strong dollar is costly for exports and tourism is a virtual export.
Updated: Sep. 23, 2022 at 7:00 AM HST|
Howard Dicus breaks down vacation rental numbers in Hawaii, showing that while supply and demand are down, rates are up.
Updated: Sep. 23, 2022 at 5:00 AM HST|
A new report from the University of Hawaii released Friday predicts the U.S. economy will enter a recession in the coming months. But, there’s a glimmer of hope for Hawaii.
Updated: Sep. 9, 2022 at 7:00 AM HST|
Hawaii arrivals by air are actually up 4% from 2019 so far this September, but the daily counts haven't hit 30,000 since Friday of last week.
Updated: Sep. 5, 2022 at 7:00 AM HST|
Friday's job report was "just right" -- not too hot, not too cold. Wages rose but less than expected.
Updated: Aug. 22, 2022 at 9:01 AM HST|
Howard Dicus explains how population increase affects everything -- from tourism, retail sales, banking, health care, culture, education and politics.