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History of Hawaii: King Kamehameha

History Of Hawai'i

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Father Damien of Molokai
Father Damien or Saint Damien of Molokai was a Roman Catholic priest from Belgium and member of the Congregation of the…
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Early History
The first people to set foot on Hawaii were probably Polynesian fishermen, or perhaps defeated warriors whose canoes…
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Captain Cook
Captain James Cook is credited with discovering the Hawaiian Islands in 1778. He named them the Sandwich Islands, in…
Colonial History
Colonial History
At the time of Cook’s arrival in Hawaii in 1778, the islands were divided into separate warring chiefdoms. Kamehameha…
Queen Liliuokalani Relinquishes Throne
Territorial History
Queen Liliuokalani (1891-1893) was even more determined than Kalakaua to strengthen the power of the monarchy. However,…
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Statehood History
On December 7, 1941, a wave of Japanese bombers attacked Pearl Harbor, jolting the USA into WW II. The attack caught…
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