These 13 Photos Of Hawaii From The Early 1900s Are Beyond Fascinating
By Megan Shute|Published March 06, 2018
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
Hawaii has undergone monumental changes in the last century, including the development of Hawaii as a tourist destination, and in 1959, the islands’ admittance as the youngest state in America. These 13 photographs, taken in the early 1900s, give us a glimpse into life before Hawaii became an American state when the monarchy thrived and life was much simpler. The images that follow depict an era of old Hawaii you’ve only imagined in your wildest dreams. Let’s take a step back in time, shall we?
Wondering what Hawaii looked like during the decade before it became an American state? Take a look at these vintage shots from the 1950s for a unique glimpse into a monumental era of Hawaiian history.
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