August 21: Hawaiian Statehood
On this date in 1959 Hawaii became the 50th state.
Hawaiian Statehood Banner
Share this banner on social media to celebrate the addition of the 50th state to the United States of America.
Fifty Star U.S. Flag
The 50th star on the U.S. flag represents Hawaii. Illustration from the ClipArt ETC website.
Great Seal of the Hawaiian Islands
The Great Seal of the Hawaiian Islands from the ClipArt ETC website. The motto means “The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness.”
Captain James Cook
Portrait of James Cook from the ClipArt ETC website. Captain Cook was the first documented European to make contact with Hawaii.
King David Kalakaua
David Kalākaua was the last king of Hawaii reigning from 1874 until his death in 1891. Illustration from the ClipArt ETC website.
Queen Lydia Liliuokalani
Lydia Kamekha Liliuokalani was the last monarch of Hawaii reigning from her brother David’s death in 1891 until the overthrow of the monarchy in 1893. Illustration from the ClipArt ETC website.
Sanford Ballard Dole
Sanford Dole was President of the Republic of Hawaii from 1893-1900 and Hawaii’s first territorial governor from 1900-1903. Illustration from the ClipArt ETC website.
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Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Six videos by the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park available on the ClipVvideo ETC website.