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This page about historic Hawaii is a supplement to Hawaii Social Studies where you will find additional material including history, colleges and universities, capital city profile, lesson plans, state government and more.

Go to Hawaii Social Studies - Hawaii History - Capital City Honolulu, Hawaii - Hawaii Tourism - Hawaii Disasters - Hawaii Geography - Hawaii Lesson Plans - Hawaii Colleges and Universities


A to Z Kids Stuff | Hawaii __ "Resources and activities for school age children on the state of Hawaii."  History resources too. - From atozkidsstuff.com - http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/hawaii.html

An Annexation Time-line ___"Sometimes its easier to understand the weight of duplicity by seeing the sequence of events unfold and in this way appreciate the larger scheme of history. Here, we present a time-line of the events which swept Hawai`i into annexation by the United States during that crucial period immediately following McKinley’s taking office as U.S. President." - Text only - From Gavan Daw’s Shoal of Time; Rich Budnick, Stolen Kingdom, William Russ, Jr.: The Hawaiian Republic (1894-98), Congressional Records, Howard Zinn’s A people’s History of the United States (1990), Helena G. Allen, The Betrayal of LILI`UOKALANI, 1982 - http://www.opihi.com/sovereignty/timeline.htm

ASCE HAWAII - History and Heritage ___"In March 1995, the Executive Board of the Hawaii Section approved a request by past president C. S. Papacostas to start a column relating to the History and Heritage of Civil Engineering in the Wiliki o Hawaii, the monthly engineering newsletter of the engineering societies in Hawaii. Listed below are (slightly edited) articles that have appeared in 2004. For other years, click on the above links." - Text only - From the Hawaii Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers - http://www.ascehawaii.org/heritage.html 

European Influences in Ancient Hawaii ___According to Cook's own observations (and archaeological evidence) other European nations, most probably Spain, might have beat Cook to the punch. Read about it here. - Illustrated - From Captain Richard W. Rogers - http://www.captainrick.com/influences.htm 


Find a Grave - Hawaii ___Brief biographies of 108 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave - http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php?page=state&FSstateid=13 
Hawaii ___A good overview of the history of Hawaii, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108204.html 

Hawaii Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From Ghosttowns.com - http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/hi/hi.html 

Hawai`i History Moments ___Access 107 stories about events in Hawai'i's history. Topics include the first automobile fatality, the earliest recorded bridge, the "first public cemetery," shipwrecks and refrigeration. - Text only - From the Hawaiian Historical Society - http://www.hawaiianhistory.org/moments/moments.html

Hawaii History ___Topics include Old Hawaii, the monarchy, missionaries, immigrants and hula. - Illustrated - http://www.hawaiian-roots.com/hawaiihistory.htm 

Hawaii: History ___Topics include Kamehameha I, annexation, World War II and statehood. - Text only - From The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. - http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/us/A0858564.html

Hawaii, Timeline of State History __ "Find a timeline detailing important dates, events, and milestones in Hawaiian's history as well as access to details on population, geography, and facts for this island." - From shgresources.com - http://www.shgresources.com/hi/timeline/


Historical Museums of Hawaii - A History Guide __ "Historical Museums of Hawaii. Learn about historic Hawaii and discover the history of Hawaii people. Locate history museums in Hawaii, state symbols, historic photos, history timeline and other Hawaii history data." - illustrated - From censusfinder.com - http://www.censusfinder.com/hawaii-historical-museums.htm  

History of Hawaii ___"These lovely islands were discovered by the Polynesians, who gave them the name Hawaii. When Captain Cook discovered Hawaii, he renamed them The Sandwich Islands." History of Hawaii. - Text only - From the book "From Mauka to Makai". - http://www.lava.net/~poda/history.html

History of Hawaii - Ancient Times through Current Day ___"Who's telling the story? Does it matter?" Find out here. - Text only - From Island Options - http://www.hawaiischoolreports.com/history.htm 

Mark Twain in Sacramento Daily Union - #14 ___A description of the life, death and funeral of Princess Victoria Kamamalu Kaahumanu. - Text only - From Mark Twain - http://www.twainquotes.com/18660716u.html 

Molokai, Hawaii - History and Culture on The Most Hawaiian Island ___"It's the fifth largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago; 260 square miles (420 sq km) in area, 38 miles (61km) long, and ten miles (16km) wide at its widest point." This is its history. - Illustrated - From Jeffrey Jumper - http://visitmolokai.com/hist.html 

Outrigger's Hawaii Destination Guide - Hawaiian History ___Topics include Hawaii's military importance, the monarchy and royal residences, and sugar and pineapple plantations. - Illustrated - From Outrigger Hotels & Resorts - http://www.outrigger.com/hawaii/destguide/h_time.asp 

Princess Kaiulani of Hawaii: The Monarchy's Last Hope ___This is the "story of the Scottish-Hawaiian Princess Victoria Kaiulani; the fragile beauty who, as heir-apparent was groomed all her life to be the future Queen of Hawaii. Despite the struggles of loyal Royalists who fought for the beleaguered throne, Kaiulani's birthright was swept away forever when the Monarchy was overthrown in January, 1893." - Illustrated - http://www.electricscotland.com/history/women/wh36.htm

Queen Liliuokalani ___A biography and portrait of "Queen Liliuokalani... the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian islands." - Illustrated - From the National Women's History Project - http://www.uic.edu/depts/owa/history/liliuokalani.html 

The Russian-American Company in Hawaii ___"For a few years, Hawaii was an important supply point for Russia's Alaskan trading posts." - Text only - From Murray Lundberg - http://www.explorenorth.com/library/yafeatures/bl-RussAmCo.htm 
Royalty.nu - The History of Hawaii - Hawaiian Royalty ___"Hawaii is the only U.S. state that was once a kingdom with its own monarchy." Don't miss this excellent history. - Text only - From Cinderella - http://www.royalty.nu/America/Hawaii.html 


Significant Dates in Hawaii's History ___Hawaiian history from the fourth/fifth centuries A.D. through to 1994. - Text only - From Barnes and Noble - http://www.hawaiianhistory.org/ref/chron.html 

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Hawaii ___A general state history overview and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and TheUS50.com - http://www.theus50.com/hawaii/history.php

The Woman Who Changed A Kingdom: Hawaiian Queen Kaahumanu ___"Without Queen Kaahumanu, the favorite wife of King Kamehameha I, it is doubtful that the man who united the Hawaiian Islands under his royal reign would have succeeded at all. Her power and influence, however, stretched far beyond supporting him. She would transform the foundations of a kingdom, while overthrowing an ancient religion and challenging the reigning religion of the west." - Illustrated - By Sophia Schweitzer - http://www.coffeetimes.com/july98.htm


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