Our Kupuna As Heroes

The women's and men's branches of the Hui Aloha ʻĀina (Hawaiian Patriotic League) gathered the signatures of our kūpuna to oppose annexation of Hawaii to the U.S.  Their good work stopped the treaty.

[Read "Strangling Hands Upon A Nations Throat"]

[Emma ʻAʻima Aiʻi - Nāwahī]

[Joseph 'Iokepa" Nāwahī]

Kūʻē Petition Continues is how you can connect to the heroes - those supporters of Queen and country who successfully opposed the annexation of Hawaiʻi to the United States in 1897.

The Hawaiian Kingdom Continues  -- The Kūʻē Petition Continues

Kūʻē Petition Continues is a live, in-person, interactive experience. You can now search for ancestors, amoungst the 20,000+ signatures who signed the 1897 Petition Against Annexation using our alphabetized database.

Come find them, and join them by signing with them.

Queen Liliʻuokalani directed the aloha ʻaina to sign their names on the Great Petition opposing annexation of Hawaiʻi to the U.S.  The Queen and makaʻainana prevailed!

[Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen by Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii (1838-1917). Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1898. ]


Queen And Country


The Truth Of History

The Kūʻē Petition prevented the Treaty of Annexation from taking place.

[see www.hawaiiankingdom.org]

Why Kūʻē Petition Continues Matters