The Annexation of Hawaii

Today in history — July 14, 1898 — the United States of America claimed Hawaii as its own. Pro-annexationists celebrated and raised the American flag. Royalists mourned Hawaii’s colonization, and Native Hawaiians previously protested through a petition.

Read more about it in “ANNEXATION!: HERE TO STAY!”

Note: This article does not represent HDNP’s views.

“ANNEXATION!: HERE TO STAY!”
Pacific commercial advertiser, July 14, 1898, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85047084/1898-07-14/ed-1/seq-1/

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