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Hawai‘i Drives Its Way into the Union

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The mundane issue of roads helped clarify one of the most important questions of Hawai`i’s years as a U.S. territory: What was its status within the Union? In 1900 Congress organized a government for ... More


The Forsters: Cook’s Philosophers Abroad

Raylene Ramsay (ed.)

in Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832223
eISBN:
9780824871284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832223.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

J. R. Forster, the naturalist on board the Resolution, was an Enlightenment polymath of extremely wide-ranging interests. His writing covered numerous topics, his training several disciplines. A ... More


The Organic Act Becomes Law

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the passage of the organic act into law. Early in 1950, the Crawford bill, H.R. 4499, was transformed into the Peterson bill, H.R. 7273. The change of sponsorship reflected the ... More


Creating a “Pacific Hero”

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the commission of the monument of King Kamehameha's in the Hawaii State Archives in Honolulu. The handwritten letters between the artist and the commissioning body are mixed in ... More


Shipwreck

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter narrates the events surrounding the sinking of the ship, George F. Haendel, which had carried the sculpture of King Kamehameha. The ship encountered a storm in the south Atlantic off the ... More


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