I also changed the background of this LJ to show a letter from Queen Liliuokalani (pronounced "LEE-LEE-OOH-OH-KAH-LAH-NEE") to Albert Willis, U.S. Envoy, June 20, 1894 protesting the establishment of the Republic of Hawaii.
Here is a picture of her:
If you want to read the words you can see them here:
I have traveled throughout the states and one thing that annoys me is how American schools and libraries lack Hawaiian history books. I can understand that we want our country to look good but it's an important part of our (U.S.) history so I think that more people should read about it.
Her story, "Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen" by Liluokalani, 1898, can be seen here for free:
If you have extra time please check it out.
Last but not least I am going to my office tomorrow morning and to do some work. Am I looking forward to it? Nope but hard work never hurt anyone. Okay... maybe not but I'm working tomorrow for most of the day.