Here’s some good reading about the truth of Hawai`i’s history:

In 1861 Hawaiian language newspapers in opposition to the religious press of the missionaries appeared. (started in September), edited by David Kaläkaua, was followed by in October. This latter newspaper was to become the longest lasting Hawaiian language newspaper, published monthly in October, November, and December of 1861, and weekly thereafter until December 29, 1927. In the course of its history it would absorb a number of rival newspapers. According to Helen Chapin the editors of

Davis, in Hawaiian Journal of History, Vol.

He named Hawai'i the Sandwich Islands in honor of the Earl of Sandwich.

Forbes in Hawaiian Journal of History, Vol.

The Hawaiian people are still seeking justice through legal means reparations, a fulfillment of trust commitments, settlement of land claims and the return of lands.

Hawaiian Kingdom Blog | Weblog of the acting government …

A comprehensive index of the newspapers is available in the library.The Journalism Department Library also has copies of "in-house" histories prepared by The Advertiser and by the Hawaii Newspaper Agency. The newspapers' histories are also briefly sketched in Collier's Encyclopedia.

By 1810, he had unified all the inhabited islands of Hawai'i under his rule.

Hawaiian Kingdom | Kauilapele's Blog

—Messres. Richards and Haalilio arrived in Washington early in December, and had several interviews with Daniel Webster, the Secretary of State, from whom they received an official letter December 19th, 1842, which recognized the independence of the Hawaiian Kingdom, and declared, “as the sense of the government of the United States, that the government of the Sandwich Islands ought to be respected; that no power ought to take possession of the islands, either as a conquest or for the purpose of the colonization; and that no power ought to seek for any undue control over the existing government, or any exclusive privileges or preferences in matters of commerce.” *

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Hancock, Stephen. “On the Overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy, 1893.” BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History. Ed. Dino Franco Felluga. Extension of Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net. Web. [Here, add your last date of access to BRANCH].

The defeated king fled across the channel between the Islands of Hawaii and Maui.

Hawaiian Journal of History, Volume 42, 2008

—Messres. Richards and Haalilio arrived in Washington early in December, and had several interviews with Daniel Webster, the Secretary of State, from whom they received an official letter December 19th, 1842, which recognized the independence of the Hawaiian Kingdom, and declared, “as the sense of the government of the United States, that the government of the Sandwich Islands ought to be respected; that no power ought to take possession of the islands, either as a conquest or for the purpose of the colonization; and that no power ought to seek for any undue control over the existing government, or any exclusive privileges or preferences in matters of commerce.” *

The Kingdom of Hawaiiproduced its own English/Hawaiian newspaper, the Polynesian, first in 1841 and then for a 20-year run from 1844-1864.

Canadian Kanakas were all Hawaiian in origin

Now to avoid any collision of armed forces, and perhaps the loss of life, I do this under protest and impelled by said force yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representatives and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the Constitutional Sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands.”

The Hawaiian legends tell us Pili, a very high chief of Samoa, was persuaded by messengers from Paao to move to the islands of the north.

Americans overthrow Hawaiian monarchy - …

Thurston. Noted financier Chinn Ho, at the same time, resigned his position as a member of the Advertiser's Board of Directors to lead a group that bought the Star-Bulletin from the Farrington family.Twigg-Smith and the Chinn Ho hui then put together a Joint Operating Agreement that moved the two papers into the same building to share the same printing press.The agreement set up the Hawaii Newspaper Agency, jointly owned by the papers, which handles the business (advertising, circulation, accounting) and production (composing, printing) responsibilities for both.