Spring, 2021

Hawaiian journal
Law and Politics

The Hawaiian Journal of Law and Politics is an online, annual research journal published in association with the Hawaiian Society of Law and Politics. The journal is edited by graduate students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and faculty advisers. The Journal aspires to be a general journal that focuses on national and international issues of the Hawaiian State. The Journal also welcomes relevant articles or commentaries that evoke discussion. Each issue will normally contain: Articles, Comments, Essays and Notes, Recent Developments, Book Reviews, and Selected Documents. Authors are invited to consult the style guide and accepted papers are required to conform to the Journal's format.

volume I


An Interdisciplinary Study of the Term "Hawaiian" – Dr. Kanalu Young
Hawaiʻi, History, and International Law – Dr. Matthew Craven

American Occupation of the Hawaiian State: A Century Gone Unchecked – David Keanu Sai

International Decisions: Lance Paul Larsen V. The Hawaiian Kingdom, 5 February 2001 – Dr. David Bederman
Kūʻē and Kūʻokoʻa: History, Law, And Other Faiths – Dr. Jonathan Osorio

Anglo-Franco Declaration, November 28, 1843
Hawaiian-American Treaty of Friendship, Commerce And Navigation, 1849
Hawaiian-American Postal Convention, 1870
Hawaiian-American Treaty of Commercial Reciprocity, 1875
Hawaiian-American Postal Convention Concerning Money Orders, 1883
Supplementary Convention to the 1875 Commercial Reciprocity Treaty, 1884
Report of U.S. Special Commissioner James Blount to Secretary of State Walter Gresham, July 17, 1893
Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham to U.S. Minister Albert S. Willis Concerning the Hawaiian Kingdom Investigation, October 18, 1893
Correspondence from Secretary of State Walter Gresham to President Grover Cleveland Concerning the Blount Report, October 18, 1893
President Grover Cleveland's Message to Congress, December 18, 1893
Correspondence from U.S. Minister Albert Willis to Secretary of State Walter Gresham concerning Queen Liliʻuokalani's Acceptance of President Cleveland's Conditions for Reinstatement, December 20, 1893
Petition of the Hawaiian Patriotic League to President Grover Cleveland, December, 27, 1893
Treaty of Annexation, June 16, 1897
Queen Liliʻuokalani's Protest of 1897 Treaty of Annexation, June 17, 1897
Joint Resolution of Annexation, July 6, 1898
Protest of Annexation by the Hawaiian Patriotic League and the Hawaiian Political Association, August 6, 1898
U.S. Apology Resolution Acknowledging Illegal Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom, November 23, 1993
Letter Confirming Telephone Conversation with U.S. State Department relating to Arbitral Proceedings at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, March 3, 2000
Larsen v. Hawaiian Kingdom Arbitration Award, Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague, February 5, 2001
Agreement between Lance Paul Larsen and the Hawaiian Kingdom for the Settlement of the Case in the Permanent Court of Arbitration Concerning Alleged Liabilities of the Hawaiian Kingdom Government, September 21, 2001
Hawaiian Complaint filed with the United Nations Security Council, July 5, 2001
Declaration of Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice by the Acting Council of Regency, August 29, 2001
Legal Opinion (Portion) by Dr. Matthew Craven Concerning the Continuity of the Hawaiian State, July 12, 2002
Plaintiffs' Closing Argument, December 17, 2003, Office of Hawaiian Affairs v. Housing Finance and Development Corporation et al.

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