The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement is conducting a survey of Native Hawaiian Small Businesses to identify the demographics of our Small Business Community and better understand the needs of Native Hawaiian Business owners.  The results of this survey will be used to inform small business programs and advocacy for CNHA and it's partners.  This survey is funded in part by a grant from the US Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency.  Please complete Part 1 of this survey, which should take you approximately 10 minutes.  If you have time, please complete the optional Part 2 of this survey.  Mahalo for your time and consideration.

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* 1. Is your business Native Hawaiian Owned?

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* 2. Are you the majority owner of your business?

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* 3. What is the ownership structure?

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* 4. In what year was your business established or acquired?

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* 5. Is your business currently operating?

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* 6. Where are your offices or headquarters located?

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* 7. How is your company organized?  (Select all that apply)

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* 8. Which industry is your business in?

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* 9. Please describe what your business generally does:

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* 10. Are you currently receiving any Federal or State loans or funding?

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* 11. Have you been or are you currently a government contractor? (city, state and/or federal)?

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* 12. Are you interested in city, state or federal contracting?

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* 13. Does your business currently have any paid employees, excluding owner(s) and contract workers

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* 14. If you do NOT have paid employees (excluding owners or contract workers):

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* 15. What are your top challenges in doing business?  (select all that apply)

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* 16. Roughly, what is your business's total revenues in 2018?

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* 17. At the end of 2018, was your business operating at:

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* 18. How does your business PRIMARILY fund its operations? (Select all that apply)

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* 19. Has your business experienced any financial challenges during the past 12 months?  (Select all that apply)

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* 20. If additional capital were made available, where would you spend it?

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* 21. What training/education would you be interested in receiving if made available?

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* 22. Does local government prioritize either of the following to drive the local economy?

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* 23. How would you rate Hawai'i's support for small businesses, 1-5 with 5 being the highest

1 - Poor 3 - Moderate 5 - Excellent
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* 24. How would you rate Hawai'i's support for Native Hawaiian businesses, 1-5 with 5 being the highest

1 - Poor 3 - Moderate 5 - Excellent
i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

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* 25. How friendly is Hawai'i and local government with regard to business regulations and policies generally?  1-5 with 5 being the highest

1 - Poor 3 - Moderate 5 - Excellent
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* 26. Is this the only business that you own?

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* 27. Comments about the availability of business financing:

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* 28. Comments about general business conditions and/or needs:

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* 29. How did you hear about this survey?

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