All about Hawaii: The Recognized Book of Authentic Information on Hawaii, Combined with Thrum's Hawaiian Annual and Standard Guide

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Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1890 - Hawaii
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Page 58 - French, taking into consideration the existence in the Sandwich Islands of a government capable of providing for the regularity of its relations with foreign nations, have thought it right to engage reciprocally to consider the Sandwich Islands as an Independent State, and never to take possession, either directly or under the title of Protectorate, or under any other form, of any part of the territory of which they are composed.
Page 42 - Where are you, chiefs, people, and commons from my ancestor, and people from foreign lands ! Hear ye, I make known to you that I am in perplexity, by reason of difficulties into which I have been brought without cause, therefore I have given away the life of our land, hear ye. ! But my rule over you, my people, and your privileges, will continue ; for I have hope that the life of the land will be restored when my conduct is justified.
Page 44 - The president, with the approval of the cabinet, is hereby expressly authorized and empowered to make a treaty of political or commercial union between the republic of Hawaii and the United States of America, subject to the ratification of the Senate.
Page 43 - In consequence of the difficulties in which we find ourselves involved, and our opinion of the impossibility of complying with the demands in the manner in which they are made by her Britannic Majesty's representative upon us, in reference to the claims of British subjects; we do hereby cede the group of islands known as the Hawaiian (or Sandwich) Islands unto the Right Honorable Lord George Paulet, Captain of her Britannic Majesty's Ship of War Carysfort...
Page 120 - KAMEHAMEHA I. was the founder of the kingdom, and to him belonged all the land from one end of the islands to the other, though it was not his own private property. It belonged to the chiefs and people in common, of whom Kamehameha I. was the head, and had the management of the landed property.
Page 144 - Government by its own declared limitation was only "to exist until terms of union with the United States of America have been negotiated and agreed upon...
Page 8 - In the year 1887 there will be four eclipses, two of the Sun and two of the Moon. I. — A Partial Eclipse of the Moon, February 7-8, visible at Washington and also in the Pacific Ocean and part of Asia.
Page 58 - Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and the Ambassador Extraordinary of His Majesty the King of the French, at the Court of London, being furnished with the necessary powers, hereby declare, in consequence, that their said Majesties take reciprocally that engagement.
Page 144 - Government is hereby abrogated. 33 2. A Provisional Government for the control and management of public affairs and the protection of the public peace is hereby established, to exist until terms of union with the United States of America have been negotiated and agreed upon.
Page 43 - Majesty's Ship of war Carysfort, representing Her Majesty Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, from this date, and for the time being: the said Cession being made with the reservation that it is subject to any arrangement that may have been entered into by the Representatives appointed by us to treat with the Government of her Britannic Majesty; and in the event that no agreement has been executed previous to the date...

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