Poka Laenui of the Institute for the Advancement of Hawaiian Affairs relates the history of the Bayonet Constitution, the 1893 act of war against the Hawaiian Kingdom, and the formation of the self-proclaimed Republic of Hawai‘i on July 4, 1894.
Videotaped at ‘Iolani Palace, Honolulu, July 4, 1992.
Other speakers include Bumpy Puuhonua Kanahele, Kawehi Kanui, Puanani Burgess and Kekuni Blaisdell.
length: 1 hour
Hawai‘i public access channels