Registered to vote. 1919.


Amongst the different ethnicities to register in the registration book of those eligible to vote, in the office of Clerk Kalauokalani, Hawaiians were the greatest number, although this is but a small fraction of the total number of Hawaiians.

In accordance with the new law, everyone who is eligible to vote is required to register again this year, to make clear those who have died and who have moved to other islands outside of Oahu. Continue reading

Rights of Hawaiians abroad, 1860.

Rights of Native Hawaiians in California.—The San Francisco Mirror of a recent date makes the following remarks on the rights accorded to Hawaiians in that State. The same rules apply to Oregon and Washington Territory: Continue reading

The first Kamehameha Day, 1872.


Tuesday, the 11th inst., the Commemoration Day of Kamehameha I., will be observed as a Public Holiday, and all Government Offices will be closed.

Ferd. W. Hutchison,
Minister of the Interior.

Interior Office, June 4, 1872

(Hawaiian Gazette, 6/5/1872, p. 2)


Hawaiian Gazette, Volume VIII, Number 21, Page 2. June 5, 1872.

Kamehameha Day proclaimed, 1871.


We, Kamehameha V., by the Grace of God, of the Hawaiian Islands, King, do hereby proclaim, that it is OUR will and pleasure that the Eleventh day of June of each year be hereafter observed as a Public Holiday in memory of OUR Grandfather and Predecessor, KAMEHAMEHA I., the founder of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Continue reading

Kukala ia ka la hoomanao no Kamehameha I, 1872.


Ma ka Lokomaikai o ke Akua, o Makou o Kamehameha V., ka Moi o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, ma keia, ke kukala aku nei o ko makou makemake a me ka oluolu, e malamaia ma keia hope aku ka La Umikumakahi o Iune, o kela a me keia makahiki i La Kulaia no ka hoomanao ana i ko Makou Kupunakane a me ko Makou Mua, Kamehameha I., ka mea nana i hookumu i ke Aupuni Hawaii. Continue reading