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2015 Hawaiʻi and Pacific Displays: January - ʻOnipaʻa

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January 17, 1893 - Queen Liliʻuokalani is overthrown by a group of citizens called, "The Committee of Safety". The events of this day would forever change the course of Hawaiʻi's history. Learn more about this day and the Queen by exploring resources at the UHWO Library. If you need extra assistance, please see the Librarian on duty at the Reference Desk or use the chat reference option during operating hours.

Find books, e-books and other items in the UHWO Library

Use OneSearch or Voyager to find items in the UHWO Library or other libraries within the UH System. Try doing a subject search for the following headings:

* Please note that due to the nature of this subject, there may be other books that have chapters or sections about the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom or are cataloged under other subject terms.

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Find articles

The following databases have a number of Hawaiʻi (and Pacific) related articles. Start with a simple search for Hawaii AND Overthrow to see what kinds of results come up and go from there.

*These databases are RESTRICTED to UHWO students and faculty.

Other databases at UHWO Library

The UHWO Library also subscribes to a few databases that offer streaming video services.*

*These databases are RESTRICTED to UHWO students and faculty.