posted on May, 20 2011 @ 02:19 AM
was the founder of the Koumintang
the Chinese Nationalist Party that controlled mainland China in the early part of the last century until the Communist took control in 1949 and they
retreated to the island that is known today as Taiwan.
According to Wikipedia(I know not Wikipedia!) and I quote.
Sun went to Hawaii in October 1894 and founded the Revive China Society to unveil the goal of a prospering China and as the platform for future
Members were drawn mainly from Cantonese expatriates and from the lower social classes. In March 1904, Sun Yat-sen obtained a Certificate of Hawaiian
Birth, issued by the Territory of Hawaii, stating he was born on November 24, 1870 in Kula, Maui.
So apparently it was easy even back then to bribe someone to come up with the proper documentation needed to show you were born there.
Nothing much has changed on those islands since then.
edit on 20-5-2011 by IamJustanAmerican because: poor spelling mistakes
edit on 20-5-2011 by IamJustanAmerican because: (no