How Hawaii Became a State

The history of Hawaii stretches back much further than its 1959 admittance to the U.S.

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  • 1779 illustration of King Kalaniopuu of Hawaii bringing gifts to Captain James Cook.

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  • Princess Liliʻuokalani photographed in 1887, at Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in London.

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  • Photograph of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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