Amazon Associates gives Hawaii the boot!

Yesterday I received an e-mail from the Amazon Associates Program informing me that my Associates account has been closed as of June 30, 2009. Here’s the e-mail itself:

Important Notice from the Amazon Associates Program - Posteingang - 'Yahoo! Mail'

Despite efforts from Hawaiian Amazon Associates throughout April 2009 and May 2009, Amazon decided to pull the plug on the Hawaiian Associates program.

The Motley Fool reports on a similar move of Amazon in North Carolina.