Data Dictionary: ACS 2008 (1-Year Estimates)
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Table: B02012. Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander Alone Or In Combination With One Or More Other Races [1]
Universe: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination with one or more other races
Table Details
B02012. Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander Alone Or In Combination With One Or More Other Races
Universe: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone or in combination with one or more other races
Variable Label
B02012001
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2008 Summary File: Technical Documentation.
 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. It includes people who indicate their race as "Native Hawaiian," "Guamanian or Chamorro," "Samoan," and "Other Pacific Islander."
Native Hawaiian
Includes people who indicate their race as "Native Hawaiian" or who identify themselves as "Part Hawaiian" or "Hawaiian."

Guamanian or Chamorro
Includes people who indicate their race as such, including written entries of Guam or Chamorro.
Samoan
Includes people who indicate their race as "Samoan" or who identify themselves as American Samoan or Western Samoan.
Other Pacific Islander
Includes people who provide a write-in response of a Pacific Islander group such as Carolinian; Chuukese (Trukese); Fijian; Kosraean; Melanesian; Micronesian; Northern Mariana Islander; Palauan; Papua New Guinean; Pohnpeian; Polynesian; Solomon Islander; Tahitian; Tokelauan; Tongan; Yapese; or Other Pacific Islander, not specified. Three Pacific Islander cultural groups are identified in the base tables: Melanesian, which includes Fijian; Micronesian, which includes Guamanian and Chamorro; and Polynesian, which includes Native Hawaiian, Samoan, and Tongan.