Hawaiian History Books and Information
- History: Before James Cook (8)
- History: Republic - Present (7)
- History: The Monarchy Years (11)
- History: World War II (10)
Tragedy at Sea
The USS Greeneville, a nuclear submarine, sinks a Japanese training vessel while conducting an emergency main ballast blow off the coast of Hawaii
A Brief History of Pearl Harbor Prior to World War II
We look at the early history of Pearl Harbor and how the area became home to the United States Pacific Fleet in the years just prior to World War II.
Admission Day in Hawaii - Third Friday in August Celebrates Hawaii Statehood in 1959
The third Friday in August is Admission Day in Hawaii. It celebrates Hawaii's admission to the Union on August 21, 1959. The following article appeared in the New York Times on August 21, 1959, the actual day of Hawaii's statehood.
History of the Polynesian Cultural Center and the LDS in Hawaii
As early as 1844, missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were working among the Polynesians in Tahiti and surrounding islands.
Kahmehameha the Great
June 11 is King Kamehameha I Day in Hawaii, honoring the king who unified all of the Hawaiian Islands and who ruled the Hawaiian Kingdom from 1795-1819.
Lest We Forget - December 7, 1941
We look at the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and its aftermath in the Teritory of Hawaii. We then examine why we must remember what happened on December 7, 1941.
Pearl Harbor Historical Photos
Hundreds of actual photos were taken before, during and after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Many were classified for years. Check out some real photos of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Statehood Day - Hawaii's Forgotten Holiday
On the third Friday in August the state of Hawaii celebrates the anniversary of its statehood in 1959 - only except for state workers getting a day off, you'd never know that it's a holiday.
Statues of King Kamehameha I
From your About.com Guide - photos of the four statues of Kamehameha in Honolulu, Kapaau, Washington D.C. and Hilo.
Top Books About the Attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941
Our selection of the top books, both new and old, written about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Visitng Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial
Hawaii's most popular tourist attraction has over 1,500,000 million tourists a year. We will help you plan your visit to this most solemn of places in Hawaii.