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.
In the waning days of summer 1931, Honolulu's tropical tranquility was shattered when a young Navy wife made a drastic allegation of rape against five nonwhite islanders.
Nanette Napoleon specializes in the history and cultures of Hawai'i. She sheds light on the history of the Massie case.