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Why Crown Lands are not public lands, 1909.

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The Claim of Liliuokalani, Former Queen of Hawaii.

HATCH’S STATEMENT BEFORE THE COMMITTEE.

Mr. Chairman and gentlemen, I am very glad to have the opportunity to appear before you to make a statement in regard to the claim of the late Queen, especially because I was concerned in the provisional government which carried on the contest with her some twelve years ago. I may state that I have been a resident of the Hawaiian Islands for thirty-one years. I was not in Honolulu at the moment of the overthrow of the throne, being in California attending to some private business. I returned within a few weeks after that event, and from that time to the time of the signing of the treaty of annexation I had something to do, as an advisor and minister of President Dole, with the revolutionary government.

Mr. Graham. And the former sovereigns who had to…

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What a sweet obituary for Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea! 1906.

THE DEATH OF A VETERAN TEACHER

BENJAMIN KAHOOPAI KAIWIAEA FOR 23 YEARS IN THE SERVICE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

HANA, February 28.—After a short period of illness, Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea died at Haou School, Hana, Maui, at 11:30 p. m. February 24, 1906. He left behind a wife, a daughter, a brother and sister. He was born at Kipahulu, Maui, on August 7, 1858, his father and mother being Kaiwiaea and Miomioi. Continue reading