Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism - Noenoe K. Silva

Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism

Noenoe K. Silva

Book Summary

In 1897, as a white oligarchy made plans to allow the United States to annex Hawaii, native Hawaiians organized a massive petition drive to protest. Ninety-five percent of the native population signed the petition, causing the annexation treaty to fail in the U.S. Senate. This event was unknown to many contemporary Hawaiians until Noenoe K. Silva rediscovered the petition

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