Kalahui Hawaii: Overthrow Remembered

On January 16, 1893, United States diplomatic and military personnel conspired with a small group of individuals to overthrow the constitutional government of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Under the direction of the American Minister, John L. Stevens, U.S. Marines were directed to land at Honolulu Harbor, ostensibly to protect American lives and property. This action led to the subversion of the constitutional Government of Hawaii in the interests of annexation to the United States.
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