Aloha and Welcome
The Public Policy Center (PPC), within the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, brings together expertise, commitment, and a strong desire to enhance the quality of community life through teaching, research, civic engagement and interdisciplinary work towards the development and analysis of good public policies.
Community Impact Surveys
Managing Tourism in Hawai‘i: A Survey of Resident Attitudes on Destination Management Issues
A survey of resident attitudes about the visitor industry. Topics include tourism and COVID-19, government actions to regulate tourism, destination management roles and financing, and the organization of destination management.
Hawai‘i during COVID-19: A Community Impact Survey for November 2020 (December 7, 2020)
Hawai‘i During COVID-19: A Community Impact Survey (September 21, 2020)
Life Under Lockdown: Hawai‘i Resident Assessment of COVID-19 Restrictions
Do No Harm: How Hawai‘i State Government Can Mitigate the COVID-19 Economic Crisis
- Do No Harm (pdf)
Crush the Curve: Urgent Steps Hawai‘i Can Take to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Crush the Curve (pdf)