High-quality data, research, and analysis are critical to children’s well-being. By deeply understanding the issues, we can explore how children and families are faring, uncover disparities, and develop evidence-based public policy solutions.

Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network has long invested in research and analysis as a cornerstone of our work to ensure all children are healthy, safe, and ready to learn. As of January 2021, HCAN is the Hawaiʻi state partner for KIDS COUNT, a nationwide network organized by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. By providing high-quality data and trend analysis through its KIDS COUNT Data Center, the Annie E. Casey Foundation seeks to enrich local, state, and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children — and to raise the visibility of children's issues through a nonpartisan, evidence-based lens.

This page collects HCAN’s research and analysis, including its projects through Hawaiʻi KIDS COUNT. Hawaiʻi KIDS COUNT is a partnership between HCAN, the University of Hawaiʻi Center on the Family, Hawaiʻi Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice, and the Hawaiʻi Budget and Policy Center. KIDS COUNT® is a registered trademark of The Annie E. Casey Foundation., Inc., and is used with permission of the Foundation.


Hawaiʻi KIDS COUNT Data Dashboard

See 19 key indicators about Hawaiʻi’s children and families, statewide and by county.

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See even more data at the national KIDS COUNT Data Center.


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