By the Numbers



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PEDESTRIAN SAFETY
4th
Hawai‘i’s rank among 50 states and the District of Columbia in the number of pedestrian deaths per capita, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
$97
Fine for drivers who fail to stop for a pedestrian walking in the half of the crosswalk nearest to the driver’s car, under Hawai‘i’s recently amended crosswalk law.
233
Number of citations issued under the revised statute as of early June, according to the Hawai‘i State Judiciary.

COMMUTING
25.8
Average number of minutes it takes Hawai‘i workers to commute to their jobs, the 10th longest in the nation.
68.4
Percentage of Hawai‘i workers who drive alone to work, the third lowest in the nation.
16.4
Percentage who carpool, the highest in the nation.
Source: 2004 American Community Survey, U.S. Census

ANNUAL NUMBER OF VISITORS received by a few local attractions:
The USS Arizona Memorial
1,566,633
The Bishop Museum
333,900
‘Iolani Palace
64,552
The Polynesian Cultural Center
783,471
The Honolulu Academy of Arts
303,444
The Contemporary Museum
35,430
Atlantis Submarines
400,282
Source: 2004 State of Hawai‘i Data Book

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