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  • Leung, PingSun; Sharma, Khem R; Nakamoto, Stuart T (University of Hawaii, 2000-02)
    In this publication, we examine four methods of estimating agriculture’s economic activity. First, the most common measure used historically in Hawaii has been the farmgate value of production agriculture. To avoid the ...
  • Leung, PingSun; Loke, Matthew K (University of Hawaii, 2002-02)
    This publication updates and refines a previous study on the same subject. As in the previous analysis, three measures of contribution by an industry are used—industry sales, value added (industry’s gross state product), ...
  • Leung, PingSun; Loke, Matthew K (University of Hawaii, 2002-02)
    When we describe the contribution of agriculture to Hawaii’s economy, we can portray it in several ways. The actual estimates may vary depending on what is defined as “agriculture” and on the methodology applied to develop ...
  • Cai, Junning; Leung, PingSun (University of Hawaii, 2002-08)
    The present publication focuses on the significance of agriculture’s relations to the rest of the economy. In particular, we measure both the backward and forward linkages of agriculture to other sectors in Hawaii’s economy. ...
  • Cox, Linda J (University of Hawaii, 2003-01)
    While tourism replaced plantation agriculture as a mainstay of Hawaii’s economy, landscape services became increasingly more important relative to agricultural production activities. The evidence presented here confirms ...
  • Cai, Junning; Leung, PingSun (University of Hawaii, 2004-04)
    The purpose of this publication is to assess the economic repercussions of a complete shutdown of Hawaii’s sugarcane cultivation and processing industry. The sugar industry has gone through another dramatic transformation ...
  • Yanagida, John F; Friday, James B; Illukpitiya, Prabodh; Mamiit, Rusyan J; Edwards, Quincy (University of Hawaii, 2004-12)
    A set of surveys was conducted to estimate the economic value of the Hawai‘i forest industry’s revenue and employment for 2001. The term forest industry comprises all activities involving locally grown wood including forest ...
  • Friday, James B; Yangida, John F; Illukpitiya, Prabodh; Mamiit, Rusyan J; Edwards, Quincy (University of Hawaii, 2006-02)
    Hawai‘i’s forest industry makes an important contribution to the state’s economy and sense of place. We conducted a survey of the entire forest industry in 2001, including forest landowners, loggers and millers, general ...
  • Cai, Junning; Leung, PingSun (University of Hawaii, 2006-04)
    The present publication examines the growth and stability of agricultural production in Hawaii over the past four decades. This examination provides information about individual agricultural industries’ growth and stability ...
  • Cai, Junning; Leung, PingSun; Loke, Matthew (University of Hawaii, 2007-04)
    As an island economy depending mainly on maritime transportation, Hawai‘i tends to have transportation disadvantage compared to foreign competitors relying on truck transportation. As an economy with a small agricultural ...
  • Cai, Junning; Leung, PingSun; Loke, Matthew (University of Hawaii, 2007-10)
    This economic analysis attempts to answer the question, Which of Hawai‘i’s agricultural products are relatively more competitive and stand a better chance to thrive in the long run? Eleven products are subjected to analysis.
  • Chan-Halbrendt, Catherine; Krishnakumar, Jyotsna; Love, Ken; Sullivan, Pauline (University of Hawaii, 2007-11)
    This report describes production trends and the current situation in terms of the industry structure, identifies unique features of the Hawai‘i avocado industry in terms of the varieties available and grown, evaluates how ...
  • Leung, PingSun; Loke, Matthew K (University of Hawaii, 2008-01)
    This sequel to two previous CTAHR publications provides an update to the estimates of agriculture’s contribution to Hawai‘i’s economy.
  • Barber, Silvia G; Chan-Halbrendt, Catherine; Krishnakumar, Jyotsna; Radovich, Theodore J; Love, Ken (University of Hawaii, 2008-07)
    Test panels assessed Hawaii consumers' and chefs' preferences for avocados. Several locally named cultivars were preferred over the commonly grown 'Sharwil', which is the main competitor of imported 'Hass' in Hawaii markets. ...
  • Leung, PingSun; Loke, Matthew (University of Hawaii, 2008-12)
    Not much of the food consumed in Hawaii is produced in Hawaii; approximately $3.1 billion leaves the state annually to support agribusinesses elsewhere. The publication focuses on the economic multiplier effect of increasing ...
  • Nagao, Mike (University of Hawaii, 2009-01)
    Hawai‘i has the potential to be a major supplier of specialty fruits. To achieve this potential, a consistent supply, reliable production methods, and postharvest management practices are of paramount importance. This ...
  • Parcon, Hazel; Yu, Run; Loke, Matthew; Leung, PingSun (University of Hawaii, 2010-05)
    This publication extends and updates a recent CTAHR publication that assessed Hawai‘i’s comparative advantage (CA) in selected agricultural products in the U.S. mainland market. It examines the CA patterns of Hawai‘i’s ...
  • Parcon, Hazel; Loke, Matthew; Leung, PingSun (University of Hawaii, 2010-06)
    This publication describes the factors involved in the costs of transporting fresh fruits and vegetables to Honolulu from Hilo and Los Angeles. Transportation cost of food represents a significant factor of Hawaii's cost ...
  • Loke, Matthew; Geslani, Cheryl; Takenaka, Brooks; Leung, PingSun (University of Hawaii, 2012-03)
    This study compares Hawai‘i and the U.S. mainland in terms of seafood consumption and import. It looks at total, per capita, species grouping, historical and global consumption.

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