European Contact & Colonization
European contact in the late 1700's forever changed Hawai'i and the lives of Hawaiians.
Kings and Queens
Hawaiian Royalty & The US Annexation
Kamehameha 1 united Hawai'i under one royal monarchy. In 1893, a US-led coup overthrew the monarchy and began the annexation of Hawai'i.
National Park Service History in HI
From 'Hawaii National Park' founded in 1916 to the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps, NPS history is part of Hawai'i history.
Forces of Nature
Hawai'i Women's History
Learn about the amazing contributions of the women of Hawai'i to their communities, culture, and the world.
War in the Pacific
World War II
From Pearl Harbor to Midway, Hawai'i was the front lines of America's Pacific front.
Last updated: August 21, 2019