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More than a research firm.

John M. Knox & Associates, Inc. is a custom socio-economic research organization specializing in planning and policy issues in Hawai‘i and the Pacific islands. We work with private-sector, government, and nonprofit clients to promote the “triple bottom line” of public well-being: Economic, Socio-Cultural, and Environmental Well-Being.

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Our Services

Research for Planning, Permitting and Entitlements

  • Economic Impact Assessment
  • Social Impact Assessments
  • Stakeholder Outreach and Facilitation

Evaluation, Policy, and Economic Research

  • Summative and Formative Program Evaluation
  • Housing Policy and Market Analysis
  • Economic Planning and Research

Social and Community Research

  • Survey Design and Analysis
  • Community Needs Assessment
  • Strategic Planning

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"I have worked with John on a variety of projects and seen him shape many successful initiatives. The insights he brings to social and planning issues have been particularly useful to the HTA in sorting through our complex challenges." Frank Haas, Former Director of Marketing, Hawai‘i Tourism Authority

"John is masterful at bringing together diverse professional groups to address important community issues. His keen insight about their common concerns and his diplomatic touch make him an extraordinarily effective bridge among those organizations." Sanford Murata, President, Sanford Murata Inc.

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