I’m the first to admit that the ugly, despicable kind of racism that has and does still run rampant in some part of this country is not familiar to me. Hell, I thought it had been abolished with slavery! Let me explain.
I live on a volcanic rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and the majority of the population in my home state are of Asian ancestry; specifically Japanese, Filipino. and Chinese.
Hawaii residents claiming to be full blooded Japanese, Chinese or Filipino make up over a third of the entire Hawaii population, or, collectively, 35.5%, with our Japanese born locals coming in way in the lead at 16.7%. Oh, that doesn’t seem like a lot? To put that into perspective, only 6.6% of locals have Native Hawaiian blood.and less than 1% of that measly amount can speak Hawaiian. You know what, for further perspective, here’s another little tidbit: only 9.4% of Hawaii residents have some strain of pacific islander mojo. For