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The Massie Case: Injustice and Courage
This 2001 newspaper article by David Stannard tells the story of the case and its legacy.

Trial by Theater
Another newspaper article describes the 2004 debut of "Massie/Kahahawai," a play about the two famous trials.

American Experience: Hawai'i's Last Queen
Learn about Queen Lili'uokalani and the U.S. overthrow of her independent kingdom, take a Hawai'i quiz, and listen to a recording of the queen's famous song, "Aloha Oe."

The Hawaiian Historical Society
This site presents a collection of Hawaiian historical resources including library access to newspaper articles, manuscripts, photographs and maps. The site also features 100 Moments in Hawaiian History.

The Annexation of Hawai'i: A Collection of Documents
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa presents a collection of documents and histories concerning annexation.

Proclamation of Hawaiian Statehood
Listen to a speech delivered on August 21, 1959, when President Dwight Eisenhower signed a proclamation making Hawai'i the fiftieth state.

An Apology for the Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawai'i
Read the text of U.S. Public Law 103-50, which President Bill Clinton signed in 1993, formally apologizing on the 100th anniversary of the U.S. overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 2003 Report on Hawai'i
Curious about race relations in Hawai'i today? Access "Reconciliation at a Crossroads," a report that gives a concise history of Hawaiian annexation and its legacy, and discusses implications for Native Hawaiians.

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Black, Cobey. Hawaii Scandal. Honolulu: Island Heritage, 2002.

Rosa, John P. Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Politics of Local Identity in Hawai'i. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, forthcoming.

Stannard, David. Honor Killing: How the Infamous "Massie Affair" Transformed Hawai'i. New York: Viking Adult, April 2005.

Stirling, Yates, Jr. Sea Duty: The Memoirs of a Fighting Admiral. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1939.

Van Slingerland, Peter. Something Terrible Has Happened. New York: Harper & Row, 1966.

Wright, Theon. Rape in Paradise. New York: Hawthorn, 1966.

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Darrow, Clarence. "The Massie Trial." Scribner's Magazine. 9 (1932): 213-218.

Fortescue, Grace. "The Honolulu Martyrdom: Mrs. Granville Fortescue Tells Her Story At Last." Liberty, July 30, 1932: 5-10; August 6, 1932: 10-14; August 13, 1932: 12-16.

Rosa, John P. "Local Story: The Massie Case Narrative and the Cultural Production of Local Identity in Hawai'i." Amerasia Journal 26:2 (2000); pp. 93-115.

Stannard, David. "The Massie Case: Injustice and Courage." Honolulu Advertiser. October 14, 2001: B1, B4.

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