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January 18, 1993 | Reuters
More than 10,000 native Hawaiians converged on Honolulu's Iolani Palace on Sunday in a solemn protest march marking the 100th anniversary of the U.S.-backed overthrow of the islands' last reigning monarch, Queen Liliuokalani. Smaller ceremonies were under way throughout the Pacific island chain in a sign of growing support for local autonomy and even outright secession from the United States. Under orders of Gov.
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January 18, 1993 | Reuters
More than 10,000 native Hawaiians converged on Honolulu's Iolani Palace on Sunday in a solemn protest march marking the 100th anniversary of the U.S.-backed overthrow of the islands' last reigning monarch, Queen Liliuokalani. Smaller ceremonies were under way throughout the Pacific island chain in a sign of growing support for local autonomy and even outright secession from the United States. Under orders of Gov.
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January 17, 1993 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Most Americans who come here probably know when Pearl Harbor was bombed--or can find out with the flick of a travel brochure. But how many tan-obsessed tourists--groggily extruding themselves from narrow seats in crammed jumbo jets for respites in paradise--know that the last monarch of the sovereign Kingdom of Hawaii was overthrown by a group of U.S. sugar planters and businessmen backed by 162 United States Marines? Not many, it seems safe to say.
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January 17, 1993 | GARRY ABRAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Most Americans who come here probably know when Pearl Harbor was bombed--or can find out with the flick of a travel brochure. But how many tan-obsessed tourists--groggily extruding themselves from narrow seats in crammed jumbo jets for respites in paradise--know that the last monarch of the sovereign Kingdom of Hawaii was overthrown by a group of U.S. sugar planters and businessmen backed by 162 United States Marines? Not many, it seems safe to say.
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