About Contact Sponsor Volunteer
Info Grafik Inc.
Home Ancient Hawaii Hawaii Timeline articles photos Contribute
Sign InRegister
jump to:
Go to 1783   Go to 1788   1788 1789 1790 1791 1792   Go to 1790   Go to 1793

Overview of time periods in Hawaii's post-contact history

List all short stories from Hawaii's Timeline

Sources for Hawai‘i Timeline

Talk Story
Timeline Guest!
Find something to talk about on this page? Share your story here.

Add to the Timeline
Add an event or photo.
Add an article on a specific topic, person or detailed event.

Life in Hawai‘i Business & Economy Arts & Science World Events

Kamehameha's troops invade Maui.

Spanish naval officer E.J. Martinez encourages the Spanish government to occupy Hawai`i for strategic advantage.

The fur trading ship Columbia is the first American vessel to anchor in Hawaiian waters, off Kaua`i. The sandalwood industry in Hawai`i is inadvertently launched when logs of the fragrant wood are cut and burned as firewood.

Captain Douglas finds Nihoa Island, 125 miles northwest of the inhabited islands of Ni`ihau and Kaua`i.

The Boston ship Columbia Rediviva, first American vessel to circumnavigate the globe, arrives in the Islands under the command of Robert Gray.

The first Chinese arrive by jumping off a trading ship. A few years later, George Vancouver notices rice being grown on O`ahu.

George Washington elected first president of the United States.

French Revolution begins with the fall of the Bastille.

© Info Grafik Inc.     Privacy Policy & Terms of Use.     About the Hawaiian Language on this site.