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Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau to Release New Data About Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-Owned Businesses


The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to release new data about Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned businesses from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners. The data show the number and percent of Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned businesses, sales and receipts at the national, state and local levels, as well as other details.

The event will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. There will be no physical event associated with this conference. Information on accessing the online presentation is provided below. Reporters will be able to ask questions once the data presentation is complete. We suggest reporters log in and call in early.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011; 2 p.m. (EDT)
Thomas L. Mesenbourg, deputy director, U.S. Census Bureau
Alejandra Castillo, deputy director, Minority Business Development Agency
Dirk Soma, president, Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce

Audio conference — access information
Toll free number: 1-800-369-6091
Participant passcode: CENSUS
Note: Stay on the line until operator asks for the passcode. Do not key in passcode.

Online presentation — access information
Please login early, as some setup is required.

URL: <>
Conference/meeting number: PW1953669
Conference/meeting passcode: CENSUS

If closed captioning is required:

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | | Last Revised: September 09, 2014