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5 Fun Facts About June 25 In Hawaii History

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1. The Battle of Kuamo'o: On this day in 1819, the Battle of Kuamo'o took place on the Big Island of Hawaii. The battle was a key moment in the end of traditional Hawaiian religion and the beginning of Christianity on the islands.

2. Hawaii becomes a state: On June 25, 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Hawaii Admission Act into law, officially making Hawaii the 50th state of the United States.

3. Birth of Duke Kahanamoku: Duke Kahanamoku, the "Father of Modern Surfing," was born on June 25, 1890, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kahanamoku was a three-time Olympic medalist and helped popularize surfing around the world.

4. Hawaiian Air Flight 862: On June 25, 1989, Hawaiian Air Flight 862 made an emergency landing at Hilo International Airport after suffering from an engine failure. All 50 passengers and 7 crew members survived the incident.

5. Lava flows on the Big Island: On June 25, 2014, lava flows from the Kilauea volcano began to threaten the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. The lava eventually destroyed homes and forced residents to evacuate, highlighting the ongoing volcanic activity on the island.
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