Kamehameha III pardons Linton L. Torbert, 1854.

PARDON FROM THE KING.

Whereas, Linton L. Torbert was, on the 24th day of February, A. D. 1846, convicted of the offense of manslaughter, and fined the sum of two-hundred dollars; and whereas, the said Torbert was not the person who actually committed the manslaughter; and whereas, the conduct of the said Torbert has ever since been that of an honest hard-working and in every way exemplary man. Continue reading

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Poi factory inspections, 1915.

REGULAR INSPECTION OF POI FACTORIES WILL BE ASKED IN ORDINANCE

Drafting of a new poi inspection ordinance will be recommended to the board of supervisors as a result of a trip of inspectors of the poi factories by Mayor Lane, Poi Inspector Edward Moreno, City and County Physician Wayson and Supervisors Ahia, Horner and Quinn Saturday. Continue reading

Hula law amendment in English, 1865.

AN ACT

TO AMEND SECTION 98 OF THE CIVIL CODE.

Be it enacted, By the King and the Legislative Assembly of the Hawaiian Islands, in the Legislature of the Kingdom assembled:

Section 1. That Section 98 of the Civil Code be and the same is hereby amended, by striking out the word “five” and substituting therefor the word “one,” in the last line but one; and by striking out the word “‘six” and substituting therefor the word “three,” in the last line of the said section, so that the section will read as follows: Continue reading

Hula law amendment in Hawaiian, 1865.

HE KANAWAI

E HOOLOLI AI KA PAUKU 98 O KE KANAWAI KIVILA.

E hooholoia e ka Moi a me ka Ahaolelo o ko Hawaii Pae Aina i akoakoa iloko o ka Ahaolelo kau Kanawai o ke Aupuni:

Pauku 1. E hoololiia a ma keia ua hoololiia no ka Pauku 98 o ke Kanawai Kivila, ma ke kapae ana i na huaolelo “elima,” me ka hookomo ana ma ia wahi ka huaolelo “hookahi” ma ka lalani eiwa, a me ke kapae ana i ka huaolelo “eono” a me ka hookomo ana ma kona wahi i ka huaolelo “ekolu” ma ka lalani hope loa oia pauku, a penei e heluheluia’i ua Pauku la: Continue reading

Laws pertaining to hula in English, 1859.

[Found under: “THE CIVIL CODE OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.”]

TO THEATERS CIRCUSES AND PUBLIC SHOWS.

Sec. 96. The Minister of the Interior may license any theater, circus, Hawaiian hula public show, or other exhibition, not of an immoral character to which admission is obtainable by the payment of money, for such time, not exceeding one year, and upon such terms and conditions as he shall think reasonable; provided, however, that not less than ten dollars shall be required for each performance licensed. Continue reading

Laws pertaining to hula in Hawaiian, 1859.

[Found under: “NA KANAWAI CIVILA O KO HAWAII PAE AINA.”]

No na palapala ae i ka poe hana keaka, keaka hololio, me na hana lealea imua o ka lehulehu.

Pauku 96. E hiki no i ke Kuhina Kalaiaina ke haawi aku i ka palapala ae no kekahi keaka, keakahololio, hula Hawaii, a no kekahi hoike lealea e ae imua o ka lehulehu, ke ole ia he hana ku i ka hilahila a pono ole paha, a ina hoi he hana e loaa mai ai ka uku o ka poe komo e nana a e makaikai, no ka manawa i oi ole aku i ka makahiki hookahi, a no ka uku, a mamuli hoi o na olelo hooponopono i kupono i ko ke Kuhina manao, aole nae e emi ka uku no kela hoike ana keia hoike ana malalo o na dala he umi.

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Princess Liliuokalani proclaimed heir apparent, 1877.

Her Highness, The Alii

LILIA KAMAKAEHA LILIUOKALANI

Heir Apparent.

At 1 in the afternoon on the past Thursday [April 12], the King, the Chief, was pleased, along with the alii, to appoint Her Highness, The Alii, the Princess, the Wohi, Lilia Kamakaeha Liliuokalani, as Heir Apparent to the Crown of Hawaii nei, Continue reading