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.
Hawai‘i During COVID-19: A Community Impact Survey (September 21, 2020)
A community impact survey on the attitudes of Hawai‘i residents to a variety of challenges presented by COVID-19: Trust in government, frequency of wearing masks, views on long-term health impacts, the likelihood of receiving a vaccine when available, society and life impacts, and attitudes about tourism.
Coming Back: Reopening Hawai‘i’s Restaurants
- Report (pdf)
Life Under Lockdown: Hawai‘i Resident Assessment of COVID-19 Restrictions
Resetting the Table: Keeping and Bringing Back Hawai‘i's Restaurants
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)