And more on the regulation of names.
Pertaining to Names.
Because we come across all sorts of names, and because we believe that the Law passed on the 24th of August, 1860; that being the Law called, “An Act to regulate names” [“He Kanawai e hooponopono ana i na inoa”] has not been followed, therefore, we wanted to discuss this Important matter with our friends. So that our friends do not fail to recognize this, we print the aforementioned Law, and here it is:
TO REGULATE NAMES.
Be it enacted, By the King, the Nobles and Representatives of the Hawaiian Islands, in Legislative Council assembled:
Section 1. All married women now living, and all that may be married hereafter on these Islands, shall, from and after the passage of this Act, adopt the names o f their husbands as a family name.
Section 2. All children born in wedlock after the passage of this Act…
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