HawaiiCompact of Free Association

No Aloha for Micronesians in Hawaii

·By Chad Blair

Chad Blair/Civil Beat

About the Author

Civil Beat Staff

Chad Blair

Chad Blair is a reporter for Civil Beat. You can reach him by email at cblair@civilbeat.com or follow him on Twitter at @chadblairCB.

Discussion

Should Hawaii tolerate discrimination against an immigrant group that has been guaranteed rights by the U.S. government? Join our Race and Ethnicity in Hawaii discussion.





  1. An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that the state's cost to provide medical care to Micronesians was more than $100 million a year. A 2007 study by the Department of the Attorney General found that the cost of providing all state services to Micronesians was about $100 million. Last December, a spokesperson for the Department of Human Services said the cost was about $120 million.