Hawaiians Want Special Rights

Should Hawaiians be recognized by the United States as a distinct indigenous group, similar to the recognition given to American Indians and Alaska Natives?

Yes 70%
No 18%

Should Hawaiians have a right to make decisions about their land, education, health, cultural and traditional practices, and social policies?

Yes 77%
No 22%

Source: Ward Research Inc. / The Honolulu AdvertiserMethodology: Telephone interviews to 380 Hawaii adult residents, conducted from Aug. 15 to Aug. 27, 2007. Margin of error is 5 per cent.

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