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Hawai’i – Let Truth Be Told: Keanu Sai

Organizer: Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis
Venue: 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor Conference Room
20 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Add to Calendar 06/11/2016 01:00 PM 06/11/2016 03:00 PM America/New_York Hawai’i – Let Truth Be Told: Keanu Sai More detail: https://apa.nyu.edu/event/hawaii-let-truth-be-told-keanu-sai/ 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor Conference Room, New York, NY, 10003

Hosted by the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. Cosponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

On July 6, 1844, the United States recognized the Hawaiian Kingdom as an independent State and entered into extensive treaty and diplomatic relations with the Hawaiian Kingdom, where the United States maintained an embassy in Honolulu and Consulates throughout the islands, and the Hawaiian Kingdom maintained an embassy in Washington, DC, and consulates throughout the United States. Keanu Sai’s talk addresses the question: What happened to the Hawaiian Kingdom, and why did the US Congress enact a joint resolution in 1993 apologizing for the admitted illegal overthrow of the government of the Hawaiian Kingdom?