7 Facts You May Not Have Known About Hawaii’s Famous King Kamehameha The Great

From the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959, the Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history — but there is perhaps no historic figure more important to the islands than King Kamehameha the Great. We all know that Kamehameha I unified the Hawaiian Islands under one rule, but did you know these 7 facts about him?

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