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Published:June 21st, 2006 05:56 EST
Census Bureau to Release Details About Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-Owned Businesses

Census Bureau to Release Details About Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-Owned Businesses

By SOP newswire

  • What:
  • The rate of growth for Native Hawaiian- and other Pacific Islander-owned businesses between 1997 and 2002 was more than three times faster than the national average. The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a news conference to discuss the details about these firms.

    A new report gives the number, percent, sales and receipts of Native Hawaiian- and other Pacific Islander-owned businesses by subgroup. Other highlights include industry data, local data sets and firms with paid employees by type of business.

    This information originates from the 2002 Economic Census, the Census Bureau’s most detailed source of information about Native Hawaiian- and other Pacific Islander-owned businesses.


  • When:
  • Wednesday, June 28, 10 a.m. (Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time)

  • Who:
  • James T. Christy, regional director, Los Angeles Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau
    Warren Asing, president, Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce
    Caroline Kim, director, Honolulu Center, Hawaii Small Business Development Center
    Maile Meyer, partner, Native Books/Na Mea Hawaii
    Valerie Strang, project manager, Survey of Business Owners, U.S. Census Bureau

  • Where:
  • Leiopapa a Kamehameha Building (State Office Tower)
    235 South Beretania Street, Room 204
    Honolulu, HI 96813