When the flag of the Hawaiian people came down in 1898, there was an amazing wailing. The Hawaiian people had done everything in their power not to be annexed by the United States.
The first white Americans to settle in the Islands arrived in the 1820s.
The suspects — two Native Hawaiians, two Japanese, and one Chinese-Hawaiian — would become known as the "Ala Moana boys."
Thalia's privileged social status had always afforded her the freedom to get away with mischief.