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Community Surveys and Reports

As part of the recovery process, we asked residents about their current situation and needs, in addition to their hopes for the future. Check out the results below. 

Youth Response Report

The future starts with our youth. Click here to find out what they had to say. Results reflect a compilation of engagement activities, including written responses, talk-story sessions and group conversations at Puna schools. 

Students story

Community Survey

Nearly 400 residents participated in our Community Impact & Opportunity Assessment. Of those, 69% currently reside in Puna. Results showed strong agreement with recovery objectives. 

Business Survey

Prepared by the Institute for Sustainable Development, the Business Impact Assessment Survey sought input on economic recovery following the Kīlauea eruption and Hurricane Lane. More than 200 surveys were completed. 

Household Survey

More than 600 residents participated in our Household Impact Assessment. Of those surveyed, 40% said their living condition had worsened after the eruption, while 45% said it stayed the same. Another 15% said their living situation improved.