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Future Hawaiian king meets British explorer
Kamehameha, the 25-year-old future monarch of Hawai‘i and nephew of King Kalani‘opu‘u of the Big Island of Hawai‘i and part of Maui, is present when the ...
Epidemic strikes Kamehameha’s warriors on O‘ahu
Famine devastates the Hawaiian islanders of Maui
Kamehameha I unifies the Hawaiian Islands
... the former king of the Big Island of Hawai‘i and part of Maui. For the first time, ... Hawai‘i
Cattle ranching comes to the Big Island of Hawai‘i
... known as Kamuela) on the Big Island of Hawai‘i, was founded in 1847. ... Hawai‘i
Hawaiian queen lifts kapu, or taboos
Heiau (temple) at Kealakekua Bay, Hawai‘i, 1782. Engraved by W. Walker based on an illustration by William Ellis. Ellis, an English missionary and naturalist, traveled on the ...
Commercial agriculture and whaling transform Hawai‘i
... Hawaiians are displaced. European and American whalers use Hawai‘i as their base and play a major role ...
Protestant missionaries begin teaching in Hawai‘i
Leprosy is suspected in Hawai‘i
Kamehameha II dies at 27 of measles
King Kamehameha II and Queen Kamamalu of Hawai‘i sail to London to seek an audience with King George IV to negotiate an alliance. After a ceremonial visit to the Royal Military ...