Yes to Hawaiian language. No to Dole, 1903.

DOLE’S VETOES TURNED DOWN

SENATE UNANIMOUSLY SAYS HIS LANGUAGE RESOLUTION VETO IS ALL RIGHT BUT IT WON’T DO.

The Senate played football with Governor Dole’s vetoes this morning. The language veto was thrown into the scrap heap first. This veto disapproved the joint resolution asking Congress to make the Hawaiian the official language the same as English. Continue reading

Dole vetoes Hawaiian language, 1903.

DOLE’S FIRST VETO

Governor Dole sent a message to the Legislature this afternoon announcing his veto of the joint resolution requesting an amendment of the Organic Act to allow the use of the Hawaiian language.

The Governor has also vetoed the beer license bill.

(Evening Bulletin, 4/8/1903, p. 1)

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Evening Bulletin, Volume XIII, Number 2425, Page 1. April 8, 1903.