Mei 6: Kuʻikahi me Beretania

May 6, 1852: Ratification of Treaty between Britain and Hawaiʻi

Available in Treaties, Great Britain 1851.

Exchange of Ratifications.–The undersigned, having met together for the purpose of exchanging the ratifications of a Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation between her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and His Majesty the King of the Hawaiian Islands, concluded and signed at Honolulu on the tenth day of July, 1851; and the respective ratifications of the said instrument having been carefully compared, and found to be exactly conformable to each other, the said exchange took place this day in the usual form. In witness whereof, they have signed the present certificate of exchange, and have affixed thereto their respective seals. Done at Honolulu the sixth day of May, 1852.

[L.S.] /s/ Robert Crichton Wyllie

[L.S.] /s/ Wm Miller


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Mei 5: Kuʻikahi me Potugala

May 5, 1882: Provisional Treaty with Portugal – Containing Revisions

Available in Treaties Collection, Portugal folder.

His Majesty the King of the Hawaiian Islands and His Majesty the King of Portugal and of Algarves, equally desirous of finding and strengthening the relations of friendship and commerce which happily exist between their respective States, here resolved to conclude a Convention to regulate temporarily these relations, until a definite treaty can be made, and for this Purpose have appointed their Plenipotentiaries . . . .

Available in Treaties Collection, Portugal folder.

. . . . In testimony of which the respective Plenipotentiaries hereby sign and place their respective seals.

Made in Lisbon, in duplicate, on the fifth day of May [(in the year of Our Lord)] Eighteen Hundred and Eighty Two.

Mei 4: He Kānāwai e Hoʻoponopono ai i ke Paʻi ʻana a me ka Hoʻolaha ʻana i nā Nūpepa

May 4, 1893: Act 33 – “An Act to Regulate the Printing and Publishing of Newspapers and Other Publications”

Prior to the the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, freedom of the press was guaranteed. For example, in 1852, freedom of speech was guaranteed in Article 3 of the Hawaiʻi Constitution which provided, “All men may freely speak, write and publish their sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech, or of the press.” Continue reading “Mei 4: He Kānāwai e Hoʻoponopono ai i ke Paʻi ʻana a me ka Hoʻolaha ʻana i nā Nūpepa”

Aperila 30: Kamehameha III iā Kanikela Beritania no ka Nonoi ʻana mai i nā Pahu Waina

April 30, 1839: Kamehameha III’s Response to British Consul Richard Charlton’s Request for Duty-Free Wine

Available in Chronological Files 402-5, dated April 30, 1839.

Ua loaa iaʻu kau palapala e nonoi ana i palapala ae i ka hoopae uku ole mai i na pahu waina elua. Ua makemake no wau e haawi aku i na pono a pau a ko Beritania poe alii e haawi ai i na Kanikela o na aina e e noho ana ilaila.

No ia mea, ke makemake nei au e haawi mai oe i ka olelo, a i ke kanawai paha o kou aina i pili i keia wahi, a e lilo no ia i kumu no kau hana ana.

Naʻu na Ta_ III

Ka Huakaʻi no ka Papa ʻEwalu a ke Kula Ānuenue

He huakaʻi kēia i mālama ʻia no nā haumāna o ka papa ʻewalu o ke Kula Kaiapuni ʻo Ānuenue i maopopo ai iā lākou ke ʻano o ka hana a ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe o Hawaiʻi nei.  A kau ka hana a ka ʻAha i kekahi hihia i pili loa iā lākou, no ka mea, ma ua huakaʻi nei, nānā ʻia kekahi hihia i hoʻokolokolo hou ʻia no ka nīnau nui ma lalo o ke Kumukānāwai e pili ana i ke ʻano o ka pono o kēlā me kēia keiki e kula ʻia ana ma ka ʻōlelo makuahine o nei ʻāina aloha. Kapa ʻia kēia hihia ʻo Clarabal kūʻē i Ke Keʻena Hoʻonaʻauao o Hawaiʻi Mokuʻāina. A ma laila i hoʻopiʻi hou ai kekahi poʻe kaikamahine nō Lānaʻi i ka hōʻole ʻia ʻana o ka noi e mau ana kā lākou hoʻonaʻauao ʻia ʻana ma ka ʻōlelo kanaka ma ka mokupuni a Kaululāʻau, ʻoiai, ua hoʻomaka ʻē ʻia kā lāua hele kula ʻana ma ke Kula Kaiapuni o Maui.

Ma mua o kā lākou huakaʻi ʻana, aʻo ʻia akula e Kumu Iokana ka ʻike pili nō ke kulana a me ke kuleana o ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe, ke ʻano pono o ka noho ʻana a ka anaina i loko ona, a me ka pōʻaiapili o ka hihia no Clarabal mā.

A laila, i ke kipa ʻia ʻana mai o ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo Kiʻekiʻe e nā haumāna iā ia i mālama ai i ka hoʻokolokolo hou ʻana i ia hihia, ʻike maka akula ka paio ʻana a nā loio i mua o nā Lunakānāwai hanohano. Pau akula kēlā hana, a o ka launa pū akula nō ia o nā haumāna, ka ʻohana Clarabal a me kā lākou poʻe loio a ka “Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation.”

Mahalo a nui no ka hana a Kumu Kamanaʻo Kū, Kumu Puhi Adams, a me Kumu Iokana Aronowicz no ka mālama ʻana i kēia huakaʻi.  Manaʻolana ʻia e lilo wale ana nō ua huakaʻi nei i hanana poina ʻole no nā haumāna.

E ola mau i ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi

 

 

Ka Puke a H.Hitchcock – Nā Huaʻōlelo Lākina, Palani, Ikalia

Eia i luna aʻe nei kekahi kiʻi mai kekahi puke mai i paʻi ʻia i ka makahiki 1887.  He puke i kākau ʻia e H.R. Hitchcock, kekahi poʻo kumu o ke kula ʻo Lahainaluna. ʻO ka inoa o ua puke nei, ʻo ia ʻo “An English-Hawaiian Dictionary: With Various Useful Tables: Prepared for the Use of Hawaiian-English Schools.”  He hana hoʻonanea paha ka heluhelu ʻana i kekahi mau ʻaoʻao o ia puke e pili ana i nā huaʻōlelo kahiko Lākina a me nā manaʻo Hawaiʻi no lākou? Inā pēlā, e hoʻomau i ka heluhelu ʻana ma lalo nei no ke ʻano o ka wehewehe ʻana i ia mau huaʻōlelo.

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Maxims of Equity: Nā Rula Kaulike / Nā ʻŌlelo ʻAlakaʻi Kumu o ke Kaulike

Na J.M. Poepoe i kākau i puke no nā rula kaulike. Wehewehe ʻia ia mau rula ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, a he mau rula nō hoʻi ia i unuhi ʻia mai ka ʻōlelo Lākina mai. A loaʻa akula ka manaʻo laulā o ua rula nei.  Eia malalo iho nei kekahi o kēlā mau rula i hōʻākāka maiau ʻia e Poepoe, kekahi loio kūpuna keu a ke akamai.

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Nā Hua Hōʻailona: L.K., mak.

Ka Puke Moʻolelo o ka ʻAha ʻĀpana o Honolulu

Eia mai i lalo nei kekahi mau kiʻi mai ka Puke Moʻolelo o ka ʻAha Hoʻokolokolo ʻĀpana o Honolulu i ʻike ka makamaka heluhelu i kekahi laʻana o ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi e pili ana i ka ʻoihana hoʻokolokolo o ka wā i hala.

  • L.K. – Lunakānāwai
  • Mak. – Makahiki