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Niihau comes under sway of Kamehameha, 15.
NOOTKA, ship, arrives, 11.
Nootka Sound, 12.
Nuanuu Valley, battle of, 14.
Oahu, Kamehameha invades, 14.
OBOOKIAH discovered in New Haven, 21; his escape from
Islands, 22; death of, 22.
Officer of navy, remarkable interview with, 222, 223.
Opium ring becomes prominent, 176; bill for franchise
of passes and is signed, 177.
Oregon, boundary settled, 110; admitted to Union, 110.
Oregon coast visited by Columbia, 30.
PARAGON, ship, visits the Islands, 37.
Park Street Church, 23.
Paulet episode, the, 71 et seq.
PAULET, Lord GEORGE, arrives on Carysfort, 71; demands
redress of Charleton's alleged grievance, 78 ; threatens
attack on town, 78; accepts cession from Kame-
hameha III, 80, 82, 83; his act disavowed, 84.
PEACOCK, United States steamship, visits Islands, 55.
Pearl Harbor, rights in granted, 51; its importance, 146;
description of, 146, 147 ; its situation, 147; examined
by military commission, 148; report of same on, 148,
149; impression of report at Washington, 150; ces-
sion of concluded, 157; cession regarded by some as
provisional, 153 ; Great Britain protests against ces-
sion of, 154; cession continues in force, 156; Presi-
dent Harrison recommends improvement of, 170.
Pearls, trade in, 33.
Pearl shell, trade in, 33.
PEARSON, Rev. G. L., chaplain at ceremony of annexa-
PENSACOLA, United States steamship, conveys Kalakaua
PERCIVAL, Lieut. John, 58.
PHILADELPHIA, United States steamship, troops on
beaten to arms and make feint of landing in force,
PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, American military expedition to,
245; calls at Honolulu, and is entertained by govern-
ment and people, 245.
PIERCE, HENRY A., establishes commercial house at
Islands, 38; appointed United States minister, 133;
hints possible approaching death of king, 133; sug-
gests annexation, I
PIERCE, President, 111; requested by Congress to furnish
PINTARD, JOHN MARDEN, 29.
POLK, President, attacked by Ten Eyck, 90.
Polynesian race, origin of, 1.
PORTLOCK, Capt., 9.
PORTSMOUTH, L'Aigle arrives at, 63.
PORTSMOUTH, United States steamship, arrives, 138.
POTOMAC, United States frigate, arrives, 68.
Provisional Government declared, 186; sends commission
to Washington, 187; is recognized by foreign govern.
ments except France and Great Britain, 187, 189;
requests provisional protectorate by United States,
and flag to be raised, 190; Blount's letters hostile to,
204; prepares for defence, 214; withdraws permission
to American troops to land, 214; Willis demands its
relinquishment of authority and restoration of queen,
217; refuses the demand, 217, 218; reply to Minister
Willis, 218; receives no reply to inquiry as to use of
force, 219; makes preparations for defence, 219, 222.
QUEEN CHARLOTTE, ship, arrival of, 9.
Queen's Hospital founded, 28.
RASSELAS, ship, 38.
RESOLUTION, ship, 3.
Revolution of 1893, 173 et seq.
RICHARDS, WILLIAM, 71.
Rives, John, his opposition to missionary labors, 62;
joins royal party on its journey, 62 ; seduces the king
into gambling habit, 63; employed as interpreter,
63; dismissed for ill-behavior, 63 ; leaves royal train,
63; goes to France, 63; tells stories of adventures, 63;
advertises for artisans and priests, 64; violates prom.
ises and disappears, 65.
RIVES, WILLIAM C., 94,
ROOKE, EMMA, marries Kamehameha IV, 118.
Royalists visit Washington, 231; suggest revolt against
Hawaiian Republic and solicit aid, 231; suggest with-
drawal of American war vessels from Islands, 231 ;
their suggestion followed, 231 ; purchases and ships
arms to Islands, 231 ; are elated at withdrawal of
American war vessels, 231; claim that withdrawal
was to aid a revolt, 232; make revolt against
Hawaiian government, 232; many of them impris-
RUGGLES, SAMUEL, 23, 24.
RUSSEL, Lord EDWARD, 69, 70.
Russian flag displayed, 17.
Russian government disavows aggressions, 18.
Russian vessels visit Islands, 17.
SALISBURY, Lord, suggests triple compact for protection
of Islands, 154.
Sandalwood trade, beginning of, 16; assumes great impor-
San Domingo, acquisition of urged by President Grant, 46.
SANDWICH, Earl of, 4.
Sandwich Islands, 4.
SCHOFIELD, Major-Gen. J. M., head of military commis-
sion to examine Pearl Harbor, 148; his report, 148,
149; appears before a Congressional committee, 150.
SEVERANCE, LUTHER, United States minister to Hawaii,
95; communicates with State Department, 96 ; letter
to Daniel Webster, 96–99; officers of king offer him
sovereignty of Islands for United States, 99; receives
instructions from Secretary Webster, 102.
SEWALL, HAROLD M., minister of United States at
Hawaii, 249; receives surrender of sovereignty from
President Dole, 250.
SEWARD, WILLIAM H., favors treaty of reciprocity, 42;
Spain, war with United States breaks out, 244; fleet of
destroyed in Manila Bay, 245; consul of protests
against entertainment of American troops, 245.
SPALDING, Z. S., letter of Secretary of State to, 128.
Spanish settlers, early, 2.
STARBUCK, Capt., 63.
STEVENS, John L., United States minister at Islands, 164;
his letter to Secretary Blaine, 164; writes to State De-
partment regarding discontent with queen's plans,
168, 169; correspondence shows rising discontent,
173; goes as passenger on cruiser Boston, 178; Com-
mittee of Public Safety appeals to him for protection,
184; he responds, 184; requests Captain Wiltse to
land troops, 184, 185; charged by queen of assisting
in revolt against her authority, 186; requested to raise
flag of United States for protection against foreign
aggressions, 190; raises flag of United States, 190;
sees ripening fruition, 194; notifies State Department
of revolution, 195; urges prompt action on annexa-
tion, 195; resigns position as minister at Hawaiian
Islands, 198; remains until relieved, 198; writes
Secretary Gresham, 198; Foster's letter to, 198, 199;
his reply to Foster, 199; writes Gresham of impend-
ing Japanese aggressions, 200; attacked by Cleveland,
Sugar-cane, adaptability of Islands for discovered, 40; its
cultivation begun, 40, its culture becomes chief in-
dustry, 40; 120.
Sugar-refining interests instigate abrogation of reciproc-
ity treaty, 153.
SUHR, ED., 181.
SUMNER, CHARLES, opposes annexation of San Domingo,
TAMOREE continues missionary work begun by Obookiah,
22; assists to organize a missionary party at Boston,
23; death of, 28.
TENEDOS, British war vessel, lands force of marines, 139.
Ten Eyck, A., appointed United States commissioner,
89; not acceptable, 89; instructed to negotiate treaty,
90; antagonizes Secretary of State Buchanan, 90;
his relations with Hawaii strained, 90; abuses Polk's
administration, 90; attacks Buchanan, 90, 91; re-
signs office, 91; ignored by United States govern-
THADDEUS, brig, sails with missionary party, 24.
THOMAS, Rear-Admiral, visits Honolulu with intelligence
of disavowal of act of Paulet, 84.
THURSTON, ASA, 23.
THURSTON, LORRIN A., member Committee of Public
Safety, 181; commissioner to Washington to negotiate
treaty of annexation, 188; Hawaiian minister at Wash-
ington, 229; Secretary Gresham's antagonism toward,
229; his recall demanded, 229; withdraws, and re-
turns home, 230; returns to Washington as annexa-
tion agent, 230.
Treaty of annexation, commission goes to Washington to
negotiate, 188; Liliuokalani sends commissioner to
Washington to oppose, 188, 189; transmitted to
Senate by President Harrison, 196; fails of ratifica-
tion for lack of time, 200; Cleveland withdraws it
from Senate, 201; Cleveland refuses to recommit to
Senate, 207 ; new drawn, 243; President McKinley
signs, 244; debate upon in Senate, 244 ; it lacks
sufficient votes for ratification, 244.
Treaty of friendship and commerce negotiated by Capt.
Jones, 56; its terms and provisions, 56; not ratified
by Senate, 57; first negotiated at San Francisco and