Maui County — Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kahoolawe — ranks healthiest in Hawaii while Hawaii County — the Big Island — is the least healthy county in the state.
Honolulu came in second, followed by Kauai.
That’s according to the sixth annual County Health Rankings, released this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
The rankings also compare the health of most counties across the country using local-level data.
The factors that influence health include education, housing, violent crime, jobs, diet and exercise.
Here are some study takeaways that apply nationally:
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