New road on Maui opens to Haleakala crater and a carriage road of "easy grade" is being constructed from Lahaina to Wailuku.
Track laid through nine streets of Honolulu for a street railroad or tramway; covering 12 miles, the tracks are divided into four routes: King Street, Waikiki, Beretania and Nu`uanu.
Kohala Girls' Seminary reopens.
Kaua'i Industrial School established at Lihue.
Robert Wilcox leads an attempt to overthrow the reform government.
Father Damien dies at Kalaupapa of leprosy, contracted during his years of ministry work at the leper colony.
Captain T.H. Hobron dies.