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Check Six: 50 Moments of Statehood

November 18, 2016

From the Honolulu Magazine website

Star-Bulletin photographer Albert Yamauchi captured this image of news carrier Chester Kahapea selling copies of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on the day Hawaii became the 50th State. August 21, 1959. This photo epitomizes the joy and excitement of the day Hawaii became the last star on the US flag.

Star-Bulletin photographer Albert Yamauchi captured this image of news carrier Chester Kahapea selling copies of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on the day Hawaii became the 50th State. August 21, 1959. This photo epitomizes the joy and excitement of the day Hawaii became the last star on the US flag.


As only Honolulu Magazine can do, they produced this 2009 article that covers the 50 great moments in Hawaii’s history since statehood.  A short paragraph on each momentous event.

It’s an interesting list of 50, subject to your own opinions.

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