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Funding to improve newborn survival reaches Hawai‘i
... and Infancy Act to include the Territory of Hawai‘i. The federal government provides matching funds to programs ...
Hawai‘i becomes a state; Native Hawaiian program funded
Hawai‘i becomes the 50th of the United States. By the terms of the federal Hawaiian Admission Act, the state of Hawai‘i assumes trust responsibility for Native Hawaiians. The Act ...
Hawai‘i under martial law; U.S. military takes sacred lands
Japan bombs Pearl Harbor at Honolulu, Hawai‘i. The United States declares war on Japan and enters World War II. The U.S. places the Territory of Hawai‘i under ...
No tuberculosis deaths reported in Hawai‘i
... antibiotics and other care for tuberculosis patients in Hawai‘i helped public health officials gain control of the ...
Heart disease, cancer replace infectious diseases as leading causes of death in Hawai‘i
Hawaiian Bureau of Mental Hygiene is established
... Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, the territorial legislature of Hawai‘i funds the Bureau of Mental Hygiene and places ...
Deadly tsunami leads to establishment of warning center
... Hawaiian Islands. At Hilo on the Island of Hawai‘i, it kills more than 100 people and causes $ ... Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Ewa Beach, Hawai‘i
Hawaiian Bureau of Public Health Nursing established
Hawai‘i establishes the Bureau of Public Health Nursing. ... Hawai‘i
Congress sets aside land for Native Hawaiian homesteading
... Native Hawaiians living on the Big Island of Hawai‘i concerning the taking of their land by agricultural ...
Native Hawaiian herbalists lose licensing
The state of Hawai‘i abolishes the Hawaiian Medicine Board, leaving Native Hawaiian herbalists without a licensing agency. However, the Board of Massage steps ...