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TABLE 11

GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION


                                                                             
                                                                 % of total
           Total            Native      % Native Hawaiian     Native Hawaiian
                           Hawaiian      of Island's pop.        population  

Hawaii     82,900           27,510           33.2                   15.7
Maui       55,300           12,555           22.7                    7.2
Oahu      696,600          123,000           17.7                   70.4
Kauai      35,500            7,206           20.3                    4.1
Molokai     6,660            3,932           57.3                    2.2
Lanai       2,957              587           19.8                    0.3
   Total  860,177          174,790                                   100
                                                                             

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Evaluation and Research, Memorandum to Lloyd Aubry (March 30, 1982). (Data originally compiled by Hawaii Health Surveillance Program, according to comments from Robert C. Schmitt.)

TABLE 12

PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION OF SCHOOL AGE OR OLDER WHO WERE LITERATE, 1890-1930

                                              
       AGE SIX AND OVER     AGE TEN AND OVER   
                 1896     1910    1920    1930 
Hawaiian         84.0     95.3    97.0    96.6
Part-Hawaiian    91.2     98.6    99.2    99.3
Portuguese       27.8     74.6    81.1    90.3
Other Caucasian  85.7     96.5    99.2    99.7
Chinese          48.5     67.7    79.0    84.3
Japanese         53.6     65.0    79.2    87.3
Korean                    74.1    82.7    82.4
Filipino                  66.4    53.3    61.5
Puerto Rican              26.8    53.3    68.0 
                                              
  TOTAL
  POPULATION     63.9     73.2    81.1    84.9

Source: Lind, p. 88. (Data for year l890 omitted since, according to Robert C. Schmitt, they are not comparable to later years because the 1890 data did "not take account of literacy in Asian languages, thus understating the rates shown for Chinese and Japanese.")

TABLE 13

PERCENTAGE OF 16- AND 17-YEAR OLDS ATTENDING SCHOOL 1910-1950

                                                                
                       1910     1920      1930     1940     1950  
                                                                
Hawaiian               38.4     41.3      37.0     38.8    }78.1     
Part-Hawaiian          58.0     57.5      55.6     58.8    }^^^^
  Caucasian-Hawaiian   59.7     60.2      58.3
  Asiatic-Hawaiian     54.3     51.9      52.5
Caucasian              25.9     34.0      49.1     56.6     77.4
  Portuguese           15.5     25.8      35.6
  Other Caucasian      63.8     64.0      70.2
Chinese                57.3     69.1      76.7     88.9     94.1
Japanese               29.9     35.1      54.3     72.8     94.1
Filipino               21.7     17.6      24.2     50.2     81.8
Korean                 53.1     65.4      68.0
Puerto Rican            8.4      9.3      15.2 
                                                                
TOTAL POPULATION       35.9     40.1      51.4     67.1     85.8

Source: Lind, p. 91

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