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The dark history of the overthrow of Hawaii - Sydney Iaukea


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On January 16th, 1895, two men arrived at Liliʻuokalani’s door, arrested her, and imprisoned her. The Missionary Party had recently seized power and now confiscated her diaries, ransacked her house, and claimed her lands. Liliʻuokalani was Hawaii’s queen and she ruled through one of the most turbulent periods of its history. Sydney Iaukea shares how the ruler fought the annexation of Hawaii.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Sydney Iaukea
  • Director Luísa Holanda, Hype CG
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Storyboard Artist Luísa Holanda
  • Animator Murilo Jardim
  • Hype Producer Taíla Soliman
  • Art Director Luísa Holanda
  • Sound Designer Gabriel Maia
  • Composer Gabriel Maia
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Cella Wright
  • Content Associate Abdallah Ewis
  • Script Editor Iseult Gillespie
  • Fact-Checker Jennifer Nam

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