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British Culture in Hawaii

Information about British culture in Hawaii.

Hawaii Flag Includes the Union Jack
The flag of the state of Hawaii is the only U.S. flag that features within it the flag of a foreign country. The British Union Jack is in the upper left corner of the Hawaii state flag.
Hawaii Magazine "Story behind Hawaii's Flag" Article

1778 January 19: Captain Cook first visited Hawaii (again in 1793 and 1794)
1792: Captain George Vancouver first visited Hawaii
1843: Hawaii was temporarily under British Control

Captain Cook named Hawaii "The Sandwich Islands" after one of his expedition sponsors, the Earl of Sandwich.

Resources

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