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Medical missionary arrives in Hawai‘i
Mosquitoes arrive in Hawai‘i
... and American ships carry the first mosquitoes to Hawai‘i, where there are no blood-sucking insects. Although ...
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 ...
Pulmonary epidemic hits Hawai‘i
Leprosy is suspected in Hawai‘i
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
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 ...
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
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