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5 Fun Facts About April 10 In Hawaii History

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1. In 1872, the first boatload of Chinese laborers arrived on the island of Maui to work on sugar plantations. This marked the beginning of a significant wave of immigration from China to Hawaii, which eventually helped shape the state's multicultural identity.

2. On April 10, 1893, five days after Queen Liliuokalani was forced to abdicate her throne, the Provisional Government of Hawaii was established with Sanford B. Dole as its President. This eventually led to Hawaii's annexation by the United States five years later.

3. Famous surfer Duke Kahanamoku was born on April 10, 1890, in Honolulu. Known as the "Father of Modern Surfing," Kahanamoku popularized the sport and helped establish it as a cultural icon in Hawaii and beyond.

4. On April 10, 1946, a massive tsunami hit the islands of Hawaii, causing widespread destruction and killing over 150 people. The event, which was the result of an earthquake in the Aleutian Islands, led to significant improvements in Hawaii's warning and evacuation systems.

5. The Hawaii International Film Festival was founded on April 10, 1979. The annual event, which takes place in Honolulu, showcases a diverse array of films from around the world and celebrates the art of cinema.
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