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Clinton sings Apology The "Apology Resolution" Excerpts or Full text
U.S. Public Law 103-150 (S.J. Res. 19), Nov. 23, 1993

* US Senate Congressional Record, October 27, 1993
* US House Congressional Record, November 15, 1993

Boyle Legal Testimony of Prof. Francis Boyle, Dec. 28, 1993
Excerpts or Full text
"Interpretation of U.S. Public Law 103-150 under International Law, and its Implications for the Restoration of the Independent and Sovereign Nation State of Hawai'i"

* Proclamation of Restoration, Jan. 16, 1994
Excerpts or Full Text

A Literary Analysis Thesis

* The Role of International Relations in the Development of the Independent and Sovereign Nation of Hawai'i, by Patrick Gary Sickels, Saturday, March 5, 1994

Hawaii Constitution, Jan. 16, 1995

* Hawaiian Kingdom Writ of Mandamus filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, November 24, 1997


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KINGDOM OF HAWAII DOCUMENTS

Constitutions of the Kingdom of Hawai`i

*Declaration of the United Kingdom and France recognizing the independence of Hawaii, 1843

*Treaties, Conventions & Other International Agreements of the Kingdom of Hawaii, 1826-1893

*To Steal a Kingdom - Book by Michael Dougherty, 1992


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OVERTHROW DOCUMENTS (1893)

* President Cleveland's Message to Congress, December 18, 1893

*Letter from W. Q. Gresham of the US Department of State to President Cleveland, October 18, 1893

videoAct of War - 1993 video on the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom


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ANNEXATION DOCUMENTS (1898)

* MEMORIAL - To the President, Congress and People of the USA (Opposing Annexation), Oct. 8, 1897

* Official Protest to the Treaty of Annexation Presented by Lili`uokalani in Washington D.C., June 17, 1897

* Resolution of the Senate of Hawaii Ratifying the Treaty of Annexation, June 16, 1897

* Joint Resolution Annexing the Hawaiian Islands to the United States, July 17, 1898

videoWe Are Who We Were, 1998 video on "The Annexation that Never Was"

* Annexation Hawaii : Fighting American Imperialism, 1998 book by Thomas J. Osborne

Anti-AnnexAnnexation Centennial Commemoration Slideshows, August 12, 1998


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TERRITORIAL DOCUMENTS (1900-1959)

* The Organic Act (An Act to Provide a Government for the Territory of Hawaii), April 30, 1900

*Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, July 9, 1921

* Article 73 of the United Nations Charter, 1946


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HAWAII STATEHOOD DOCUMENTS (1959)

State Flag upsidedown Is Hawaii Really a State of the Union?

*Statehood - A Second Glance

*The Statehood Admissions Act (An Act to Provide for the Admission of the State of Hawaii into the Union), March 18, 1959

*Hawaii State Constitution - Article XII - Hawaiian Affairs

* Hawaii State Constitution - Bill of Rights, 1968

* Hawaii State Constitution in full


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INTERNATIONAL LAW DOCUMENTS

* Definition of Sovereignty (Black's Law)

* Article 73 of the United Nations Charter, 1946

* Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Dec. 10, 1948

*Factors which should be taken into account in deciding whether a Territory is or is not a Territory whose people have not yet attained a full measure of self-government, UN Resolution, 742 (VIII), November 27, 1953

*Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, UN Resolution 1514 (XV), 14 December 1960

*Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, UN General Assembly Resolution 260 (III) A, 9 December 1948

* International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the International Crime of Apartheid, UN General Assembly resolution 3068 (XXVIII), 30 November 1973

* International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, UN General Assemby Resolution 2200A (XXI), 23 March 1976


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OTHER U.S. LAW DOCUMENTS

Internet Law Library: Treaties and International Law

Internet Law Library - Hawaii

*Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, US Public Law 101-601, 16 November 1990

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