Modern History of Hawaii
Modern History of Hawai‘i was created to fulfill the specific needs articulated by Hawai‘i’s high school social studies teachers. It is a comprehensive history of Hawai‘i from 1891 to 2012 suitable for all readers. Beginning with the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and continuing to the Republic, Annexation, the Territorial years of World Wars I and II, statehood in 1959, the Hawaiian Renaissance and the ongoing sovereignty movement, and current economic, social, political, and cultural issues, Modern History of Hawai‘i presents a balanced, accurate, and readable history which includes essays by and about well-known leaders in the Hawaiian community.
by Dr. Ann Rayson