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TABLE 9

POPULATION BY GEOGRAPHIC AREAS: 1850 TO 1896


                                                                                            
                                                           Oahu           
Year  Total    Hawaii  Maui    Lanai   Molokai   Total    Honolulu   Other   Kauai    Niihau
                                                                     Oahu
                                                                                            
1850  84,165   25,864  21,047   604      3,540    25,440     a/       ---     6,956      714
1853  73,138   24,450  17,574   600      3,607    19,126    11,455    7,162   6,991      790
1860  69,900   21,481  16,400   646      2,864    21,275    14,310    6,965   6,487      647
1866  62,959   19,808  14,035   394      2,290    19,799    13,521    6,278   6,299      325
1872  56,897   16,001  12,334   348      2,349    20,671    14,852    5,819   4,961      233
1878  57,985   17,034  12,109   214      2,581    20,236    14,114    6,122   5,634      177
1884  80,578   24,991  15,970      2,614          28,068    20,487    7,581        8,935
1890  89,990   26,754  17,357      2,826          31,194    22,907    8,287       11,859
1896 109,020   33,265  17,726   105      2,307    40,205    29,920   10,285  15,228      164
                                                                                            

a/ Not shown in the official reports, but later given as 14,484 (The New Era and Weekly Argus, Honolulu.)

Source: Schmitt, p. 70. (Changes were made in the table as it appeared in the draft report based on comments received from Robert C. Schmitt.)

TABLE 10

POPULATION BY ISLAND: 1900 to 1960

                                                                                          
Island            1900       1910        1920       1930      1940       1950       1960
                                                                                           
All Islands      154,001    191,874     255,881    368,300   422,770     499,794   632,773

Oahu a/           58,504     81,993     123,496    202,887   257,696     353,020   500,409                    
  Honolulu a/     39,306     52,183      81,820    137,582   179,358     248,034   294,194
  Rest of Oahu    19,198     29,810      41,676     65,305    78,338     104,986   206,215

Other Islands     95,497    109,881     132,385    165,413   165,074     146,774   132,363
  Hawaii          46,843     55,382      64,895     73,325    73,276      68,350    61,332
  Maui          } 25,416 {   28,623      36,080     48,756    46,919      40,103    35,717
  Lanai         }  ^^^   {      131         185      2,356     3,720       3,136     2,115
  Kahoolawe         ...           2           3          2         1        ...       ...      
  Molokai          2,504      1,791       1,784      5,032     5,340       5,280     5,023
  Kauai           20,562     23,744      29,247     35,806    35,636      29,683    27,922 
  Niihau             172        208         191        136       182         222       254

Percent of total

Oahu                36.0       42.7        48.3       55.1      61.0        70.6      79.1
  Honolulu          25.5       27.2        32.0       37.4      42.4        49.6      46.5
  Rest of Oahu      12.5       15.5        16.3       17.7      18.5        21.0      32.6
Other islands       62.0       57.3        51.7       44.9      39.0        29.4      20.9
                                                                                           

a/ Data for Island of Oahu and City of Honolulu include minor outlying islands legally part of the City: 32 in 1940 (all in Palmyra), 14 in 1950 (all on French Frigate Shoals), and 15 in 1960 (all on French Frigate Shoals). Excludes Midway, never part of the Territory or State of Hawaii but sometimes reported with Hawaii for census purposes.

Source: Schmitt, p. 116.

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