Hawaii - Far East

Religion: Protestant 44%, Catholic 22%, Buddhist 6%, Mormon 5%, Hindu 1%, Judaism .5%, Islam .5%, Irreligion 17% (including agnostics, atheists and deists)

Population: 1,404,054

Capital: Honolulu 347,884

Language: English, Hawaiian & Hawaiian Creole English also called Pidgin. Pidgin derives "words from Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Ilocano and Tagalog." (Wikipedia)

Nationality: Hawaiian

Major urban areas: Oahu 953,200 (Honolulu 347,884; Pearl City 49,316; East Honolulu 48,315; Kailua 39,227; Waipahu 38,399; Kaneohe 33,234; Mililani Town 29,969); Hawaii (The Big Island - Hilo 41,705) 185,079; Maui 144,444 (Kahului 27,312; Kihei 21,556); Kauai 66,921 (hawaii-demographics.com)

Time difference: 7 hours behind Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Ethnic groups: "Hawaii is distinctive in having the highest percentage of Asian Americans and Multiracial Americans...of any state." (Wikipedia)

Island information:
• There are eight main islands - Hawaii, Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, Kahoolawe and Niihau.
• The capital city of Honolulu is on the island of Oahu and is 3/4 of the population of the islands.

((Statistical information taken from CIA World Factbook))


Missionaries in Hawaii:

Kevin & Roxanne Akana
Rafael & Cara Soto

Far East Director

David & Jenny Harris

Read more about the Harris family.
Cell: 770-656-4917
He can be contacted through the BIMI office (423) 344-5050 ex. 2402.

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