Living in Hawaii - Questionnaire for Residents
Welcome to's "Living in Hawaii" questionnaire for residents of all the Hawaiian Islands. If you, or someone you know, currently or recently lived in Hawaii - would you take a minute to answer these questions? This will be posted live at our website - and will help people decide whether or not they could (or should) move to Hawaii.
What Is Your First and Last Name? *
(We'd like to get real people, not anonymous responses)
Your answer
Do You Have a Website or Something Else You Would Like Us To Link To?
List your links - we'll add them when we publish the survey responses.
Your answer
Which Hawaiian Islands Have You Lived On? *
How Many Years and Months Did You Spend Living in Hawaii? *
(ex; 4 years 2 months)
Your answer
How Many Members of Your Family Stayed in Hawaii With You? *
Don't include pets - that question is next!
Pets - Choose One That Applies *
Dogs, cats, birds, horses, something substantial. Does not include fish or insects, spiders.
If You Had a Pet, Would You Recommend Pet Owners Moving to Hawaii Bring Their Pets to the Islands?
If no pets - skip this question
Your answer
Was Your Income Adequate to Do 90% of What You Wanted To Do Beyond Your Normal Living Expenses?
This question is optional. To clarify, it means, after all bills were paid, were you able to do most of what you wanted to do each month, or was money a real issue?
Your answer
What Were Your Main Activities Outside of Work - And, Did You Find You Had Enough to Keep You Occupied? *
Or, did you find that living in Hawaii didn't offer you as much as you'd have liked?
Your answer
Did You Find It Easy to Make New Friends in Hawaii? And, Were People "Like You" Easy to Find? *
Your answer
Did You Experience Any Incidents of Racial Discrimination, Hate, Etc? Can You Please Explain As Much As You're Willing? *
If no bad experiences, please say so.
Your answer
What Did You Think About the Traffic and Parking Situation? *
If you want to comment about the situation on each island, please use separate paragraphs.
Your answer
What Do You Like Most About Living in Hawaii? *
2-3 Things You Liked Best
Your answer
What Did You Dislike Most About Living in Hawaii? *
2-3 Things You Disliked Most
Your answer
Rate Your Happiness Living in Hawaii... *
Scale 1-10 (10 being - VERY happy)
Your answer
Did You Have Any Experience With Public or Private Schools in Hawaii?
If you had children attending school, can you please comment on what you liked or didn't like about the experience?
Your answer
Was There Enough Shopping On the Island? *
Food, clothes, electronics, hard to get items...
Your answer
Roughly How Much Money Did You Spend on Food Each Month?
Please mention for how many people - just you, or you and your entire family, etc.
Your answer
Do You Have (Did You Have) a Business in Hawaii?
Please comment on how difficult it was to start your business - and whether you would recommend it for residents just arriving on-island.
Your answer
Is Hawaii the Ultimate Place to Live Whether You Have Money or Not? *
Your answer
Anything You Want to Say???
Thank You So Much for Completing this Little Survey of Questions! We will post all responses (all serious responses) at, a Hawaii focused website within a week or so after you submit your form. MAHALO! - Vern L.
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