The BOSS Survey

The Business Outlook and Sentiment Survey is conducted by Qmark Research in collaboration with Hawaii Business magazine. Over 400 business owners and top executives participate in Hawaii's only survey of business owners' actual feelings on the economy.

To participate in the survey or provide feedback, kindly contact:

Qmark Research: Barbara Ankersmit
Hawaii Business: Steve Petranik

Download the full December 2013 Survey Data Results. (PDF, 31 pages, 600kb)

Download the full June 2011 Survey Data Results. (PDF, 28 pages, 1mb)

Download the full December 2011 Survey Data Results. (PDF, 27 pages, 1mb)

The BOSS Survey

Hawaii Business BOSS Survey - June 2014

BOSS survey asks 403 local business leaders about profits, hiring, fraud, shoplifting, cybersecurity and the future.

Hawaii Business BOSS Survey - December 2013

402 local business leaders explain what’s happening on the front lines of the local economy and what’s ahead

Hawaii Business BOSS - June 2013

401 Hawaii business leaders weigh in on the economy, with a special outlook on construction

Hawaii Business BOSS Survey - December 2012

401 Hawaii business leaders offer an inside look at Hawaii's economy and its near future

Hawaii Business BOSS Survey – June 2012

Poll of 400 business leaders show revenue, profits and optimism are high, and the state's retail sector is performing better than others.

BOSS Survey - December 2011

Poll of 400 local business leaders goes inside the local economy and forecasts what's ahead

Hawaii Business BOSS Survey 2011

400 local business leaders gauge the economy in the Hawaii Business Magazine and QMark Research Business Outlook and Sentiment Survey

BOSS Survey: Tourism, Big Companies Lead Hawaii’s Recovery

The state’s top survey of business leaders shows that tourism companies and big businesses are leading Hawaii’s slow and uneven economic recovery.

BOSS Survey: Optimism & Concern

Hawaii companies forecast overall economy and reveal staff and spending plans for coming year