Hawaii Historical

Hawaii Historical (HM1UEZ)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.571', W 76° 46.956'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —


The islands were first settled by Polynesians from other Pacific islands by the 9th century. After James Cook first visited the islands in 1778, they were frequented by traders, but the British made on effort to colonize Hawaii. American missionaries converted Hawaiians to Christianity, and businesses were founded in the sugar and pineapple trade. United States recognition came in the 1840s, followed by reciprocal trade agreements. In 1893, the native royalists were defeated, Queen Liliuokalani was deposed, and the Republic of Hawaii was established the following year. Hawaii was annexed to the United States in 1898. The territory of Hawaii was organized in 1900.

1778-Explored by James Cook for England 1820-Permanently settled by American missionaries 1959-Admitted to the Union as the 50th state.
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Date Added Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341855 N 4121452
Decimal Degrees37.22618333, -76.78260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.571', W 76° 46.956'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 34.26" N, 76° 46' 57.36" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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