For over a hundred years, Hawaii has been viewed as the ultimate paradise for tourists with its crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches, and tropical climate. But the true history and struggles of Hawaii’s Indigenous people have been swept under the rug.
Before January 17, 1893, Hawaii was a thriving independent nation with its own unique culture and practices. Yet, in a brutal and illegal act, the United States government overthrew the Hawaiian monarchy and imposed colonial rule over Hawaii. This led to the illegal annexation of Hawaii by the United States, creating a society that prioritized American values and interests while subjecting the Native Hawaiian people to severe oppression and racism.The story of Hawaii is a complicated and often untold one. Through interviews with Native Hawaiian activists, historians, and experts.