When a press release crossed my desk on Martin Luther King Jr. Day that said Hawai‘i is 2019’s “3rd Most Racially Integrated State,” I smiled. Of course it is. Those of us who live here have known we are a fairly integrated state, but statistics about being the “most” or the second or third keep surfacing. Upon digging, I discovered that WalletHub, the website that conducted … [Read more...] about Hawai‘i Ranked 3rd in Racial Progress
1. According to a July 31 Pacific Business News story on a recent Wallethub survey, Hawaii is tied with four states for having the worst median ACT college admissions test in the nation. Three of the states are North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama. What’s the fourth state? A. Georgia B. Missouri C. Mississippi D. Tennessee E. Arkansas 2. The Food & Drug … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about a recent price hike at Maui Memorial Medical Center?
1. A new Honolulu Civil Beat poll shows Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D–Second District, has a 58 percent approval rating in her home district. What was her approval rating in the Second District in the same poll back in 2015? A. 87 percent B. 77 percent C. 67 percent D. 57 percent E. 47 percent 2. On May 30, U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono announced that Kahului Airport would get … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s approval rating in Hawaii’s 2nd District?
1. On Apr. 21, maritime archaeologist Dr. Hans Van Tilburg spoke at the Maui Ocean Center about World War II wrecks (aircraft, ships, tanks, etc.) lying off the Hawaiian Islands. According to Van Tilburg, about how many such wrecks are in Hawaii waters? A. 120 B. 520 C. 1,120 D. 1,620 E. 2,120 2. According to an April 21 Pacific Business News story on a recent WalletHub … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about World War II wrecks in Hawaiian waters?