Hawaii’s First Governor and Hawaii Becoming American

Today in history — June 14, 1900 — In front of thousands of people at Iolani Palace, Sanford Ballard Dole took an oath to become Territory of Hawaii’s first governor. Hawaii became a territory of the United States. Read more about it in “Governor Dole Takes the Oath.”

“Governor Dole Takes the Oath”
The Honolulu republican. (Honolulu, T.H.) 1900-1902, June 15, 1900, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85047165/1900-06-15/ed-1/seq-1/

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4 Comments on “Hawaii’s First Governor and Hawaii Becoming American”

  1. You are perpetuating the LIE … PLEASE CEASE AND DESIST … NOW

    • hdnpC says:

      The Hawaii Digital Newspaper project of the University of Hawaii at Manoa is a part of the (U.S.) National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supported program to digitize *English-language* newspapers published between the years of 1880 and 1922. Our goal is to make primary research materials available for study. Our blog highlights the news as it was presented in the times it was created. Alternative news reporting may be found in Hoʻolaupaʻi Hawaiian Nūpepa Collection http://nupepa.org/gsdl2.5/cgi-bin/nupepa?l=en

  2. […] The Republic of Hawaii became the Territory of Hawaii. The president of the Republic of Hawaii, Sanford B. Dole just became the first territorial governor of Hawaii under the United […]

  3. […] Through Dominis’ death, Liliuokalani inherited Washington Place, his family home, which would house Hawaii’s future governors. […]


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