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American Experience

First White Settlers in Hawai’i

Clip: Season 30 | 1m 8s

The first white Americans to settle in the Islands arrived in the 1820s intent on Christianizing aboriginal Hawaiians; they soon decided it was the Lord's will that they husband the Hawaiian lands to profitability.

Aired: 04/17/18

Rating: NR

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