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  1. Antiquity
    Today, all tribes tell stories of their origins. There are as many creation stories as there are tribes, ...
  2. 40,000–10,000 BC
    Contemporary Native peoples from many nations teach that they originated in their traditional lands. ...
  3. AD 400
    Marquesan Islanders sail north to Hawai‘i
    People from the Marquesas Islands arrive in the Hawaiian Islands and settle there but continue to sail ...
  4. AD 1200
    Tahitian settlers in Hawai‘i set up social classes
    Led by chief-priest Pa‘ao, Tahitian settlers in the Hawaiian Islands set up a stratified society of ...
  5. AD 1400
    Tahitians control trade routes
    Tahitians, sailing double-hulled canoes, take over the oceanic trade routes between Hawai‘i and Tahiti.
  6. 1758
    The first Hawaiian monarch is born
    Kamehameha is born to Chief Keouakupuapaikalaninui and Chiefess Keku‘iapoiwa. In 1810 he will become ...
  7. 1806–07
    Famine devastates the Hawaiian islanders of Maui
    Maui Natives suffer from drought and famine. No rain falls from October 1806 to April 1807. Plants, ...
  8. 1810
    Kamehameha I unifies the Hawaiian Islands
    King Kamehameha I, also known as Kamehameha the Great, is the nephew of Kalani‘opu‘u, the former king ...
  9. 1815
    Cattle ranching comes to the Big Island of Hawai‘i
    John Parker, who had jumped ship as a young sailor a few years earlier, finds favor with King Kamehameha. ...
  10. 1819
    Hawaiian queen lifts kapu, or taboos
    Before the arrival of Europeans in the 18th century, an extensive system of taboos, or kapu , regulates ...
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