Hawaii is the 43rd Best State for Business 2014
Tourism for the first quarter was down slightly from the same period last year. Hawaii lawmakers passed an increased minimum wage bill earlier this year, increasing it from $7.25 to $10.10. And in April, the governor approved a bill that would allow the University of Hawaii to grow a crop of hemp, for use in biodiesel. The program should provide new jobs on the island.
May 8 2014 by JP Donlon
State-Local Tax Burden
|Development Trend Indicator: Negative|
|Workers’ paradise keeps losing ground on job growth and entrepreneurship.|
Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net