Thousands of civilians were evacuated from Hawaii in the weeks and months after the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941. Many never returned. This is their story.
A small group of islands with a large, densely-packed population, and which is a crossroads for international travel, is at very high risk of catastrophic [...]
Hawaii's sovereign monarchy did not survive to see the 20th century. Barely 120 years after Captain Cook and his crew first set foot in the [...]
Hawaii is smack in the center of the Pacific Ocean, and as such it was always destined to be the crossroads of empires. The two [...]
The rather dour-looking faces you see at the top of this article are regarded in many ways as the "pioneers" of Hawaii. They were among [...]
One of the most important events in the history of Hawaii was the arrival, in January 1778, of legendary British mariner Captain James Cook, the [...]
Did an ancient race of humans colonize Hawaii centuries before Tahitians and other Polynesian settlers arrived there in the Middle Ages? We don't know.
So, you may have noticed I do a lot of history on my blog. There's been no real rhyme or reason to the subjects I [...]