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America wanted Hawaii because of its location in the Pacific Ocean. During World War II, it was the perfect spot to station warships on the way to Japan. Unfortunately, after the annexation, much of Hawaii's native culture was wiped out.

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Some US business leaders wanted Hawaii to be annexed to the United States because it would improve trade with pacific rim countries. Hawaii became a state on August 21, 1959.

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Why did some United State business leaders want Hawaii to be annexed to the US?

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