White people in Hawaii

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White Americans in Hawaii
Total population
294,102 (24.7%) (2010)
Regions with significant populations
Hawaii (Big Island)31%
Christianity, Judaism, Atheism

White people in Hawaii, also known as Haole, are people of predominately European descent. They form 24.7% of the population according to the 2010 United States Census. There are around 294,102 White people in Hawaii. Including people with two or more races, the number of people with some European ancestry is 476,162 (39.3%), meaning that around 14.6% of the population is mixed race.


White-Americans began arriving in Hawaii in the 18th century.

Notable people

  • Neil Abercrombie, the seventh Governor of Hawaii from 2010 to 2014.
  • Alexander Adams, a Scotsman who served in the British Royal Navy and then came to the Hawaiian islands and served in the navy of the Kingdom of Hawaii
  • Linda Lingle, the sixth Governor of Hawaii from 2002 until 2010.

See also