American Experience

Lowering the Hawaiian Flag

Clip: Season 30 | 50s

When the flag of the Hawaiian people came down in 1898, there was an amazing wailing. The Hawaiian people had done everything in their power not to be annexed by the United States.

Aired: 04/17/18

Rating: NR

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