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The past year’s population growth rate in the United States was the slowest in a century due to declining births, increasing deaths and the slowdown of international migration, according to figures released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Five percent of Hawaiʻi's population came from the mainland or abroad between 2013 and 2017 but the state continues to see a declining population overall.

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The latest data show that number of babies are being born in Hawaii has been declining for a decade. That follows a national trend of falling birthrates.

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Wikimedia Commons

The independence movement in West Papua has been fueled by demographics. After a census in 2010, experts believed that settlers from other parts of Indonesia already outnumbered indigenous Melanesians, or would very soon. Now, a new study shows that indigenous people remain the majority. We have more from Neal Conan in today’s Pacific News Minute.

The Conversation: Monday, June 6th, 2016

Jun 6, 2016
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Mayor or Manager for Maui?; Streetlight Cadence; Maui's Changing Demographics; An Original Play on Vivaldi

Maui Mayor or Maui Manager? Mike White

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Flickr / Coconut Wireless

All this week, we’ve been taking a closer look at the people who live here in Hawaii…as part of a series we call “Neighbors, An Island Story.” Today, some census figures on population density—and who’s coming and who’s leaving. HPR’s Bill Dorman has the numbers.

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Flickr / st3v3l33

All this week, HPR news is taking a closer look at who lives here in Hawaii. It’s part of a series we’re calling “Neighbors: An Island Story.” Hawaii is by far the most ethnically diverse state in the nation.—and if you had any questions about specifics, the U-S Census Bureau has some answers. HPR’s Bill Dorman has details.

New Study on Hawaii residents of Mexican Heritage

Sep 23, 2013
Migration Policy Institute
Migration Policy Institute

A new study takes a look at Hawai’i residents of Mexican ancestry. The report was released today at the State Capitol and focuses on a rapidly growing sector of the state’s population, those of Mexican heritage up 165% since 1990. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.