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Kawaiaha'o Church (Photo Credit: Clifford's Photography, Arlington, VA)

The Life of the Land

Hawaii became a U.S. Territory JULY 7, 1898, as President McKinley signed the Treaty of Annexation. Hawaii’s Motto, “The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness,” was first uttered by Queen Ke’opuolani in 1825 as she was baptized into the Christian faith. Kawaiaha’o, one of the first Christian churches in Hawaii, was built between 1836-1842 in New England style architecture. It was called the “Westminster Abbey of Hawaii.”

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