*Hawaii Suffering from Racial Prejudice via SPLU

Anti-white sentiments such as these have been more than 200 years in the making. The pivotal event occurred when American and European businessmen, backed by U.S. military forces, overthrew Hawaii's monarch in 1893 and placed her under house arrest two years later. The United States annexed the islands as a territory in 1898, and they became a state in 1959.

  • This is an add’l resource - written by a local - for understanding the complexities of Hawaii. Scroll to the bottom of the article for books and resources.