Refine Results by:
Hawai‘i-U.S. treaty ratified
The Hawaiian-American Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation is ratified. Both nations pledge ...
Sugar industry booms; resources abused
Hawai‘i’s sugar industry booms and becomes incredibly profitable after the Kingdom of Hawai‘i enters ...
‘Bayonet Constitution’ takes Native Hawaiians’ rights
The all-white Hawaiian League, formed in 1883, advocates the overthrow of the monarchy and annexation ...
Businessmen plan for annexation
Congress enacts the McKinley tariff, denying Hawaiian sugar producers the competitive advantages they ...
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, ...
Native Hawaiians oppose U.S. annexation
Nearly half the Native Hawaiians sign a petition to Congress opposing annexation. Liliu‘okalani, the ...