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Businessmen call on U.S. military to invade Hawai‘i
... Queen Liliu‘okalani of being a “revolutionary” against Hawai‘i. None is Native Hawaiian; all are white plantation ...
Japanese and other foreign workers enter Hawai‘i
Japanese laborers arrive in Hawai‘i, followed by Korean workers in 1903, and Filipino workers in 1906.
U.S. annexes Hawai‘i; seizes land; suppresses healers
The U.S. annexes Hawai‘i and seizes royal and government lands. Launching aggressive assimilation policies, the U.S. outlaws traditional healers known as kahuna . Punishments ...
Sugar industry booms; resources abused
Hawai‘i’s sugar industry booms and becomes incredibly profitable after the Kingdom of Hawai‘i enters into ...
Chinese workers come to Hawai‘i
... smoking opium. Smoking opium became a problem in Hawai‘i; the government began regulating the growing industry in ...
Hawai‘i regulates Asian immigrant labor
Hawai‘i’s last monarch is crowned
Native Hawaiians oppose U.S. annexation
... and President William McKinley signs it into law. Hawai‘i becomes a territory of the U.S., with ... Hawai‘i
Hawaiian monarch divides land; paves way for foreign ownership
... and the ‘ali‘i ‘ali‘i (chiefs) of Hawai‘i was recorded
Native Hawaiian workers mistreated on sugar plantations