Hawaii was under an Monarchy, a queen. Other governments wanted Hawaii because it was good for ports and very nice land. The different governments came to Hawaii to start a war. The queen did not want her people to be killed so she surrendered. She was brought to jail and ended up dying waiting for justice. The United States was the highest bidder, so we acquired Hawaii in 1959.
From the Republic of Hawaii.
The US gained Hawaii through an annexation technically, but really Hawaii was conquered by America.
In 1898 by Act of Congress.
Hawaii- Pearl Harbor
In 1898 as a Territory by Act of Congress.
after spanish-american war:)
In 1898 Hawaii was annexed by the US. In 1959 it became a US State.
The United States acquired Hawaii by meeting with leaders from Hawaii and discussing it joining the United States. This was done in 1897 but Hawaii did not become a state until 1959.
It was annexed from the Republic of Hawaii which had overthrown the Kingdom of Hawaii five years earlier. It insured that a Naval Base in the middle of the Pacific Ocean would always be available.
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It was annexed by an Act of Congress from the Republic of Hawaii.
It annexed Hawaii in 1898 by Act of Congress because it was seen as a good property to control because of its location as a Pacific refueling station and Naval base.
The Louisiana purchase, Alaska and it forceably annexed Hawaii (for which it has tried to apologize since).
The US overthrew the government using Navy seals and kicked out the Queen from power so they could use Hawaii as a military base.
It became the Territory of Hawaii in 1898.
Hawaii is a state in the US
Hawaii us a part of the US, a US state and therefore a US dollar is worth in Hawaii just the same as a US dollar is worth in Chicago! The US dollar is the legal tender of Hawaii.
Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan.
Pretty much all territory west of the Mississippi River, with the exception of Alaska, but including Hawaii.
Hawaii has two US Representatives.
The US did not buy Hawaii.
Hawaii is in the US. If you mean distance between the CONTIGUOUS US and Hawaii, the answer would be approximately 2500 miles
It became a US Territory in 1898 by act of Congress.The Republic of Hawaii was the formal name of Hawaii from 1894 to 1898 when it was run as a republic. The republic period occurred between the administration of the Provisional Government of Hawaii which ended on July 4, 1894 and the adoption of the Newlands Resolution in Congress in which the Republic was annexed to the United States and became the Territory of Hawaii on July 7, 1898. The state was admitted to the Union on August 21, 1959, making it the 50th state.