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Hawaii hits 6-0 as a state without fanfare

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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1959

Chester Kahapea selling newspapers declaring Hawaii’s statehood.

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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1959

People celebrated statehood at Iolani Palace on March 18, 1959, the day the Act to Provide for the Admission of the State of Hawaii was signed by President Dwight Eisenhower.

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STAR-ADVERTISER / 1959

Kids celebrate Admission Day on the side of the road in front of Iolani Palace.