Earliest Hawaiian Guidebook aimed at visitors and potential visitors published by Henry M. Whitney.
Reciprocity treaty with the United States signed in Washington, to go into effect in 18 months. Fifteen years later, sugar tonnage will increase tenfold and thereafter sugar shipments double every 10 years.
First export of Hawaiian rum (from the He'eia Plantation to Bremen).
$1,682,000 worth of imports arrive in Hawai'i; exports total $2,028,000.