|Data Dictionary:||ACS 2009 (1-Year Estimates)|
|Data Source:||U.S. Census Bureau|
Universe: Total Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone population
|Excerpt from:||Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey 2009 Summary File: Technical Documentation.|
|ACS 2009-1yr Summary File: Technical Documentation -> Appendix A. Supplemental Documentation -> 2009 Subject Definitions -> Population Variables -> Race -> 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."
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.
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.