The report surveyed a total of 34 Hawaii educational institutions to analyze the impact of students from overseas on Hawaii’s economy,
The responding institutions reported a total of 12,916 foreign students, both long-term and short-term.
DBEDT Director Luis Salaveria said:
International students in Hawaii are an important part of our economy. Students from around the world bring international perspectives into our classrooms, and often lead to longer-term business relationships and economic benefits.
The three top countries of origin for overseas students in Hawaii are: