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Kamehameha

(Encyclopedia) Kamehameha kämā´hämā´hä, dynasty of Hawaiian monarchs. Kamehameha I (Kamehameha the Great), c.1738–1819, was king of the island of Hawaii after 1790. Through conquest he became (1810)…

Judd, Gerrit Parmele

(Encyclopedia) Judd, Gerrit Parmele, 1803–73, missionary and statesman, b. Paris, N.Y. He arrived in Hawaii as a medical missionary. He ended his mission service in 1842 and became a Hawaiian…

Hawaii

(Encyclopedia) Hawaii həwī´ē, hävä´ē, 50th state of the United States, comprising a group of eight major islands and numerous islets in the central Pacific Ocean, c.2,100 mi (3,380 km) SW of San…

Daniel Kahikina AKAKA, Congress, HI (1924)

Senate Years of Service: 1990-2013 Party: Democrat AKAKA Daniel Kahikina , a Senator and a Representative from Hawaii; born in Honolulu, Hawaii, September 11, 1924; attended the public schools of…

Hawaii

Capital: Honolulu (on Oahu) State abbreviation/Postal code: Hawaii/HI Governor: David Ige, D (to Dec. 2018) Lieut. Governor: Shan Tsutsui (to Dec. 2018) Senators: Mazie Hirono (D) (to Jan. 2019…

State Holidays

Below is a list of the official holidays of every U.S. state—plus Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—on which state employees have the day off…

The 50 State Quarters Program Act

The 50 State Quarters Program Act began in 1999 and ran through 2008, with five new quarters released every year. The quarters were released in the order…