Millennial History

By Steve Jackson

The Pineapple State

On January 17, 1893, a group of American sugar planters led by Sanford Ballard Dole, the founder of the Dole Pineapple Corporation, overthrew the Hawaiian monarch Queen Liliuokalani and established a new provincial government in Hawaii. The coup was supported by John L. Stevens, the U.S. minister to Hawaii, and the U.S. Marines from the […]