New study shows international students contributed $498 million to Hawaii’s economy

The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy. DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis Division (READ) made the estimates and prepared the report, while the Business Development & Support Division (BDSD) led the state’s efforts for international student exchange. “The Economic Impact of International Students in Hawaii – 2018 Update,” shows the direct spending by foreign... Read More