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U.S. Census In Hawaii

Hawaii Panel Votes to Include Military, Students

Hawaii Panel Votes to Include Military, Students

UPDATED Redistricting commission broadly defines "resident," decision will cost Big Island a Senate seat.
Counting Residents Begs the Question: Who’s Local?

Counting Residents Begs the Question: Who’s Local?

UPDATED 6/23/11 6:30 p.m. Redistricting panel debates age-old Hawaii question — with ramifications.

Census Bureau Releases New Data for Hawaii

Tables include tract-level data on age, sex, households, families, owners and renters and details on race.

Oahu Redistricting Panel: Military Should Count

UPDATED 6/15/11 6:30 p.m. Group recommends including nonresident military and their families in re-drawing Hawaii political boundaries.
Scholar Criticizes Census Portait of Native Hawaiians

Scholar Criticizes Census Portait of Native Hawaiians

Overcount and oversimplification could hurt efforts to help population.

Hawaii Redistricting Panel Votes Against Multimember Districts

Commission redrawing state voting boundaries decided 5-4 against the issue.

For Filipinos, Politics Is More Than Just Numbers

Filipino population growth in Hawaii could eventually translate into more political clout, community leader says.
Redistricting Chair Now in Supreme Court’s Hands

Redistricting Chair Now in Supreme Court’s Hands

UPDATED 4/21/2011 3:35 p.m. Despite missing deadline to name their own chair, commission members still hoping to advise court.
Politics Divides Hawaii Reapportionment Panel

Politics Divides Hawaii Reapportionment Panel

UPDATED 4/19/2011 1:04 p.m. Hawaii Supreme Court to settle impasse.
Even in Far-Flung Hawaii, Hispanic Population Grows

Even in Far-Flung Hawaii, Hispanic Population Grows

Census shows more than 120,000 Latinos now live in the islands.

First Look at Hawaii’s Official U.S. Census Data

Civil Beat's sneak peak at population counts that will shift future elections.
More Hawaii Residents White, Born in U.S. Than 10 Years Ago

More Hawaii Residents White, Born in U.S. Than 10 Years Ago

State remains nation's most diverse, with highest percentage of Asians and Pacific Islanders.
U.S. Census In Hawaii