1893 King Kamehameha Stamp Documents
Hawaii’s First Step Toward Democracy
Affordable overprint stamp documents the end of Hawaii’s monarchy – and the island nation’s path to statehood.
In 1893, rebels overthrew Hawaii’s ruling monarchy and formed a provisional government. Kingdom of Hawaii stamps, featuring portraits of the former ruling monarchs, were overprinted with “Provisional Govt. 1893” and used until the U.S. annexed Hawaii. Order your 1893 Provisional Government overprint stamp now.