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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 ...
Hawai‘i’s last monarch is crowned
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, the U.S. outlaws traditional healers known as kahuna . Punishments ...
Native Hawaiians oppose U.S. annexation
... and President William McKinley signs it into law. Hawai‘i becomes a territory of the U.S., with ... Hawai‘i
Hawai‘i under martial law; U.S. military takes sacred lands
Japan bombs Pearl Harbor at Honolulu, Hawai‘i. The United States declares war on Japan and enters World War II. The U.S. places the Territory of Hawai‘i under ...
Native Hawai‘i movement protests eminent domain
... and commercial development. The protest launches the Native Hawai‘i movement, modeled on the U.S. civil rights ...
Native Hawaiian group calls for reparations from U.S.