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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Asian American/Pacific Islander History and Culture in the United States

The only royal palace in the United States

'Iolani Palace in downtown Honolulu on the island of Oahu is the only royal palace in the United States and is an enduring symbol of Hawaiian independence. It was the official residence and capitol of the last ruling monarchs of the Kingdom of Hawaii- King Kalakaua and his sister Queen Lil'uokalani. 

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TED Talk: I Am Not Your Asian Stereotype

Web resources about Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders

Remembering Manzanar Documentary

TED Talk: Not Your Model Minority

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American Heroes: Japanese American Soldiers in WWII