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)


Hawaiʻi Restaurant Surveys

Back to the Table: A Hawai‘i Restaurant Survey

Coming Back: Reopening Hawai‘i’s Restaurants

Resetting the Table: Keeping and Bringing Back Hawai‘i's Restaurants

Other Reports

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

Crush the Curve: Urgent Steps Hawai‘i Can Take to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic