Hawaii by DK Publishing
By DK Publishing
Equipped district via district, this guidebook to Hawaii comprises in particular commissioned maps to teach each major sight, place, development, museum and gallery in addition to significant retailers, lodges and eating places. they're put on the web page along useful details.
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Imported diseases kill 10,000 Hawaiians 1866 Leprosy patients Father Damien (1840–89) 1850 1860 taken to Moloka‘i’s Kalaupapa Peninsula 1870 ascends the throne V issues constitution strengthening the monarchy 1873 Lunalilo reigns for a year 1864 Kamehameha from Lahaina to Honolulu 1880 1874 Kalākaua 1863 Kamehameha IV dies 1845 Seat of government moves Hāmākua Ditch, bringing widescale sugar production to Maui. Reciprocity Treaty with US 1890 1887 Royal power curtailed by Bayonet Constitution I N T R O D U C I N G 44 The king’s sister Lili‘uokalani took the throne in 1891 and attempted to broaden constitutional powers, but was deposed in 1893 by the all-white “Committee of Safety” backed by illegally requisitioned American troops.
Kingdom in 1809. Kamehameha II had bankrupted the When the old conqueror died in 1819, kingdom by now, he left a leadership despite stripping the void that his son native forests to sell Mid-19th-century painting of an enormous whale Kamehameha II was effortlessly destroying a whaling boat Hawaiian sandalunable to fill. The wood to China. To drunken youth was coerced that same distract himself from his problems, he year to abandon the strict kapu u system. and his wife sailed to England where The crucial moment came when he they arrived unannounced and unrecogshared a meal with women – his mother nized.
The barracks of Kalākaua’s royal guard, which date from 1871, serve as a gift shop and visitor center. Beretania St & Richards St. Map 1 B2. Tel (808) 586-0178. # 7:45am–4:30pm Mon–Fri. ¢ public hols. 7 8 by appointment. Washington Place 8 Mon–Fri; reservations required: (808) 586-0248. Crossing beneath the canopy of banyans from ‘Iolani Palace to the back of Hawai‘i’s State Capitol is a trip from old to new, from Victorian monarchy to contemporary crossroads of the Pacific. America’s youngest state boasts the most imaginative statehouse, its architecture symbolizing Hawai‘i’s majestic environment.