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                             HAWAIIAN   ISLANDS.	597
Total population, 1890, 89.990.   Total population, 1884, 80,578.
The island of Oahu, on which Honolulu is situated, appears, then, to have had a population of 31,194. The total 
population was 89,970. This total has been increased since by adding several thousand Japanese con tract 
laborers. Fifty-eight thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, a majority of the people, lived on the other islands.
Nothing was known of the revolutionary movement at Honolulu in the other islands until several days after its 
accomplishment, and no opportunity to consider and approve or reject it has been permitted.
Lieut. Fox, of Admiral Skerrett's staff, furnishes me the following information, in the shape of a memorandum, 
showing the movements of American troops to and from American vessels in Honolulu:
Account of the forces landed from the U. S. S. Boston at Honolulu, January 16, 1893, together with those 
landed from and returned to the ship at different times:
Landed at 4:30 or 5 p. m., January 16-
Three companies of blue jackets, 36 each.................................. 	108
One company marines and two musicians ..................................	  32
Musicians for battalion....................................................		  12
Officers-9 naval, 1 marine................................................		  10
162 
Extra men landed-
January 24 for Camp Boston ..........................................        2
February 16 for Camp Boston .........................................      1
March 15 for marine guard............................................         1
March 17 for Camp Boston ............................................     14
         					--   18
Total number of men and officers landed for service......................	180
Returned on board:
January 27, men ..........................................................	2
January 30, men ..........................................................	1
February 3, Lieut. Young's company ......................................	35
February 3, officers.......................................................	2
February 23, men .........................................................	2
February 27, men .........................................................	2
February 28, one marine and one blue jacket ..----.............--.........	2
March   1, men ............................................................	1
March 13, men ............................................................	1
March 15, men ............................................................	2
March 18, men ........----.--........-....-..--........--.--..........--..	1
March 20, Lieut. Coffman's company......................................	36
March 20, officers .........................................................	1
March 22, men ............................................................	1
89
Total number of men and officers returned before April 1.......................    89
Total number of men and officers landed before April 1......................... 180
Total number left on shore March 20, 1893...............................    91
On February 15 Lieut. Young's company   landed  for  the admiral's review  and returned after the review 
the same day.    There were 36 men. in the company and 2 officers. The total number of men at Camp Boston.-
April 1, men ..............................................................    52
April 1, officers ...........................................................      6
April 1, marines at Government building ..................................    33
April 1, officers ...........................................................      1
Total force withdrawn from shore April 1, 1893 ...................... --    92
The United States troops, it thus appears, were doing military duty for the Provisional Government before the 
protectorate was assumed, just as afterwards. The condition of the community at the time of the assumption of the 
protectorate was one of quiet and acquiescence,

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