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Tahitian settlers in Hawai‘i set up social classes
The first Hawaiian monarch is born
... become the first monarch of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i after the chiefdoms of all the islands are ... Choris, an artist on a Russian expedition to Hawai‘i under the direction of Otto von Kotzebue, painted ...
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
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 ...
Protestant missionaries begin teaching in Hawai‘i
Ka‘ahumanu orders Catholic missionaries out of Hawai‘i
... who has fought against the kapu tradition in Hawai‘i and accepted the Protestant Congregationalist missionaries in Honolulu ...
Hawaiian Constitution established
... Chiefs and a group of Western advisors, establishes Hawai‘i’s first Constitution. The document provides Hawaiian citizens ...
Hawai‘i’s independence recognized
... the independence and sovereignty of the Hawaiian Kingdom. (Hawai‘i Pono‘ī, “Key Points in Hawaiian History.”)
Queen’s Hospital established to protect ‘Hawaiian race’
Hawaiian children promised education
... Kamehameha Schools for the education of Hawaiian children. (Hawai‘i Pono‘ī, “Key Points in Hawaiian History.”)