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By Candace Fujikane, Jonathan Y. Okamura

Asian Settler Colonialism is a groundbreaking assortment that examines the jobs of Asians as settlers in Hawai'i. participants from a variety of fields and disciplines examine features of Asian settler colonialism to demonstrate its diversified operations and influence on local Hawaiians. Essays diversity from analyses of jap, Korean, and Filipino cost to bills of Asian settler practices within the legislature, the felony business advanced, and the U.S. army to reviews of Asian settlers' claims to Hawai'i in literature and the visible arts.

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The State of Hawai‘i (2000) claimed that the Rice decision gave non-Hawaiians the right to run in elections for OHA trustees. 46 In a March 2002 lawsuit, Arakaki et al v. S. Supreme Court in the Rice case to level the differences between Natives and settlers, Asian settlers also revealed their own political interests in erasing those differences. S. Senator Daniel Inouye by appointing a Japanese settler as interim OHA trustee following the Rice ruling. ” 49 Cayetano’s and Ota’s statements thus illustrate how Asian settlers attempt to “indigenize” themselves to protect their political investments in settler control over Native peoples and resources.

As we can see from all three sets of figures, however, Asian settlers make up the largest group in Hawai‘i. In addition to these population percentages, the 2000 census data regarding the educational, economic, and occupational status of different groups make visible the ethnic/racial stratification of Hawai‘i. S. Census for ethnic groups in Hawai‘i indicate that Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans and Whites continue to be the dominant groups in the ethnic stratification order, while Native Hawaiians and Filipino Americans continue to occupy subordinate positions” 78 (see table 2).

Settler colonialism that Asian settlers sustain: these include Mililani Trask’s historical outline of the United States’ violation of Hawaiians’ right to self-determination, David Stannard’s examination of interlocking social service organizations that blame Hawaiians for their health crises, and Kyle Kajihiro’s account of the impact of militarism on Hawai‘i and resistance to it. These essays resonate with and amplify arguments made elsewhere in the book that specifically outline Asian settler colonial practices.

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