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TABLE 21

NUMBER OF HAWAIIANS AND PART-HAWAIIANS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL IN THE STATE

                  Hawaiian             Part-Hawaiian
                   Male     Female               Male     Female
Oahu                716       838               12,618    14,697
Hawaii              287       364                3,751     3,466
Kauai               112        72                  414       612
Maui                 74       130                1,238     1,447
Molokai/Lanai        23        50                  291       283
Total             1,212     1,454               18,312    20,505
Total Male 
  and Female            2,666                       38,817
Grand Total                        41,843

<u>Source: 1975 OEO Census Update

TABLE 22

PERCENT OF NATIVE HAWAIIANS IN EACH WELFARE CATEGORY COMPARTED TO PERCENT OF NATIVE HAWAIIANS IN TOTAL POPULATION

                                Welfare Categories        
                                 General
             State      AFDC-     Assistance     Food
          Population     UP         ABD         Stamps  Medical

State

Total       964,691   54,819     9,713    41,577   20,269
Hawaiian    115,500   16,878     2,144     6,331    2,171
Percent        12.0     30.8      22.1      15.2     10.7

Oahu
Total       762,565   40,101    7,372     28,123   14,166
Hawaiian     80,172   12,302    1,363      3,797    1,116
Percent        10.5     30.7     18.5       13.5      7.9

Hawaii
Total        92,053    8,797    1,441      7,864    3,344
Hawaiian     17,274    2,778      451      1,453      594
Percent        18.8     31.6     31.3       18.5     17.8

Maui         
Total        70,991    3,825      553      3,153    1,551  
Hawaiian     12,350    1,273      220        805      279
Percent        17.4     33.3     39.8       25.5     18.0

Kauai        
Total        39,082    2,096      347      2,437    1,208
Hawaiian      5,704      525      110        276      182
Percent        14.6     25.0     31.7       11.3     15.1

Source: State population obtained from The State of Hawaii Data Book, 1982. Welfare data obtained from Department of Social Service* and Housing, October- December 1982.

TABLE 23

POPULATION AND ARRESTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF ETHNIC STOCK, STATE OF HAWAII, 1981

                            Population  1/               Arrests
                            Number    Percent     Number   Percent

Caucasian                  318,770      33.0      13,110      35.3
Black                       17,364       1.8       1,506       4.1
Indian                       2,655        .3          10       --
Chinese                     56,285       5.8         691       1.9
Japanese                   239,748      24,9       2,871       7.7
Filipino                   133,940      13.9       3,966      10.7
Samoan                      14,073       1.5       1,507       4.1
Korean                      17,962       1.9         512       1.4
Hawaiian/
  Part-Hawaiian            115,500      12.0       8,551      23.0
Other                       48,394       5.0       4,408      11.9
TOTAL                      964,691     100.0      37,132     100.0

Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding.

1/ Population figures from State of Hawaii, Department of Planning and Economic Development. By self-identification or race of mother. Data are not comparable to Health Surveillance Program tabulations used in previous years' reports

Source: State of Hawaii, Hawaii Criminal Justice Information Center, Crime in Hawaii 1981; A Review of Uniform Crime Reports (April 1981), p. 39

TABLE 24

POPULATION AND ARRESTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF ETHNIC STOCK, STATE OF HAWAII, 1981 (USING STATE OF HAWAII POPULATION FIGURES)

                           Population 1/         Arrests
Ethnicity               Number       % Dist.          %
Caucasion               244,832        26.3         35.3
Japanese                218,176        23.5          7.7
Hawaiian/
  Part Hawaiian         175,453        18.9         23.0
Filipino                104,547        11.2         10.7
Chinese                  47,275         5.1          1.9
Korean                   11,802         1.3          1.4
Black                    11,799         1.3          4.1
Samoan                   11,173         1.2          4.1

1/ Population figures from State of Hawaii Health Surveillance Program; provided to the Commission by the Hawaii Department of Social Services and Housing.

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