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" The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it. "
PAPERS RELATING TO THE ANNEXATION OF THE HAWAIIN ISLANDS TO THE UNITED STATES - Page 48
1893
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Hawaiian Native Claims Settlement Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs - Hawaiians - 1975
...which in a letter to the State Department dated February 1. isltt. he declares: "The Hawaiian peur is now fully ripe and this is the golden hour for the United Stales to pluck it." As a further illustration of the activity of this diplomatic representative, attention...
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Establishing the Hawaiian Aboriginal Claims Settlement Study Commission ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - Hawaiians - 1976 - 428 pages
...Legation in Honolulu wrote to Secretary of State John W. Foster on February 11, 1893, and I quote: The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it. Gentlemen, the Hawaiian pear was indeed plucked, with the help of armed forces of the United States,...
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Native Hawaiians Study Commission: Appendix

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Hawaii - 1984
...exultant enthusiasm with which in a letter to the State Department dated Feb. 1, 1893, he declares: "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." As a further illustration of the activity of this dipolmatic representative, attention is called to...
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Native Hawaiians Study Commission: Hearings Before the Committee on Energy ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Hawaiians - 1985
...US forces, proclaimed an American protectorate, and raised the American flag; he wrote Washington: The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United Kbit*)* to pluck it. However, due to the subsequent informed opinion of President Cleveland and Secretary...
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Hearings on the Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act of 1965 ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Human Resources - Eskimos - 1991
...exultant enthusiasm with which in a letter to the State Department dated February i, 1893, he declares : "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and this is the golden hortir for the United States to pluck it" As a further illustration of the activity of this diplomatic...
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Reauthorization of the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act: Hearing ...

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs - Government publications - 1992 - 498 pages
...and proclaimed Hawaii to be a protectorate of the United States. He wrote to the State Department: "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." (9) The Provisional Government's commissioners arrived in Washington, DC on February 3, 1893 and were...
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Hawaii: Islands under the Influence

Noel J. Kent - History - 1993 - 240 pages
...Minister Stevens, gloating over the success of the operation, wrote home to the secretary of state: "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it."" During the months that followed, a period in which annexation negotiations were held in Washington...
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Year 501: The Conquest Continues

Noam Chomsky - Civilization - 1993 - 331 pages
...the country," in the words of the commanding officer. Stevens informed the Secretary of State that "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." Long before, John Quincy Adams had used the same imagery with regard to the second of "the places of...
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Native American Estate: The Struggle Over Indian and Hawaiian Lands

Linda S. Parker - Social Science - 1996 - 256 pages
...that he declared an American protectorate over Hawai'i, Stevens wrote to the secretary of state that "the Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it."74 Congress delayed action on the annexation treaty until President-elect Grover Cleveland took...
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Facing West: The Metaphysics of Indian-hating and Empire-building

Richard Drinnon - Social Science - 1997 - 572 pages
...view given concurrent visual form in this cartoon — the US minister to Hawaii pronounced it finally "fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." A succession of golden hours seemingly struck when Hay joined McKinley's administration, though Canada...
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