Kamehameha IV Speeches & Audio

Eisenhower Proclaims Hawaii the 50th state

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Eisenhower Proclaims Hawaii the 50th state

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Eight months after Alaska became a U.S. state, President Eisenhower signs the official proclamation on August 21, 1959, admitting Hawaii into the Union as the 50th state and delivers a welcoming speech.