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Okinawa Migrants to Hawaii

  title={Okinawa Migrants to Hawaii},
  author={Y. Matsumoto},
  • Y. Matsumoto
  • Published 1982
  • Geography
  • Hawaii has the oldest and largest Okinawan community outside of Okinawa itself. In 1900 the first group of 26 Okinawan immigrants arrived in Hawaii. In 1980, Okinawan immigrants and their descendents numbered approximately 40,00c). In all official census statistics, the Okinawans are recorded as Japanese, making demographic analysis of the growth of the Okinawan population in Hawaii a difficult undertaking. Both the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Health Statistics of the Territory in past… CONTINUE READING
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