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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 ...
Mosquitoes arrive in Hawai‘i
... and American ships carry the first mosquitoes to Hawai‘i, where there are no blood-sucking insects. Although ...