Friday, January 27, 2017

Fact of the Day: Japanese Hawaii

Hawaii's population of Japanese immigrants (and future generations) is huge and vastly important in the history of the state even back when Hawaii was still its own country. At one time (1920) Japanese immigrants made up 43% of Hawaii's population. 

11 comments:

  1. I'm seeing the population change in recent years as more Caucasians move into the state.

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  3. Never knew they had that many there

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  4. wow, that is interesting. i love the photo!!

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  5. The story of immigrants ~ admitted to do the dirty work, until they overcame a generation or two later.

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  6. Didn't know that, Adam. You will be all ready for Jeopardy with all the trivia you know/find!

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  7. Another interesting fact! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. I bet that segment of the population felt uncomfortable on December 7th 1941.

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