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August 13, 1998 | Associated Press
The sounds of conch shells, whistles and cheers erupted from about 5,000 Hawaiians on Wednesday as the state flag was raised over Iolani Palace to denounce 100 years of U.S. control over these tropical islands. When the oversized flag reached the top of the staff, the Royal Hawaiian Band struck up "Hawai'i Pono'i," the anthem written by an imprisoned Queen Lili'uokalani after her 1893 overthrow.
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August 13, 1998 | Associated Press
The sounds of conch shells, whistles and cheers erupted from about 5,000 Hawaiians on Wednesday as the state flag was raised over Iolani Palace to denounce 100 years of U.S. control over these tropical islands. When the oversized flag reached the top of the staff, the Royal Hawaiian Band struck up "Hawai'i Pono'i," the anthem written by an imprisoned Queen Lili'uokalani after her 1893 overthrow.
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