What was the Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii (1893)?

Introduction The overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom began on 16 January 1893, with a coup d’état against Queen Liliʻuokalani on the island of Oahu by foreign residents residing in Honolulu, and the unlawful invasion of the Kingdom of Hawaii by US Marines. While some insurgents were subjects of the Hawaiian Kingdom, a majority were foreigners.… Read More