First government with six ministers and a privy council forms the executive body of the kingdom.
Danish corvette Galathea
arrives; Captain Bille negotiates Danish treaty with Hawai'i.
The French naval frigate Virginie
arrives to restore the $20,000 taken by the captain of the Artemise
The British sidewheel steamer Cormorant
arrives, first steamer to visit Hawai'i under power.
Oahu Temperance Society forms.