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January 18, 2018

Onipaa Kakou

On January 17, 1893, Queen Liliuokalani was imprisoned in Iolani Palace by a group of sugar barons and capitalists, yielding soverignty to the United States. Five years later Hawaii was made a territory of the U.S., and became the 50th state in 1959. Today, Hawaiiʻs people gathered together at the state capitol to recognize the 125th anniversary of the Hawaiian Kingdomʻs overthrow.

Oli: Ku Ha’aheo E Ku’u Hawai’i By Kumu Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu (Kumu Hina)

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