HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii faces some cultural and linguistic challenges in trying to educate and market the state's new health insurance exchange to limited-English speakers and hard-to-reach populations. Roughly 11 percent of 1.2 million people age 5 and older say they speak English less than very well.
Here are the most commonly spoken languages besides English for people age 5 and older in the state:
|Number of Speakers||Spoke English less than "very well"|
|Hawaii population, 5 years and older||1,194,450||133,631|
Source: US Census, 2007 estimates.