2 edition of The constitution of the State of Hawaii. found in the catalog.
The constitution of the State of Hawaii.
|Contributions||Hawaii. Statehood Commission.|
|LC Classifications||KFH401 1950 .A44|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||31|
|LC Control Number||2007617772|
Get this from a library! The constitution of the State of Hawaii, as amended by the constitutional convention, , and adopted by the electorate on November 5, [Hawaii.]. The Hawaii Constitution was framed by a Constitutional Convention under Act , Session Laws of Hawaii It was adopted by the people at the election held on November 7, , and was deemed amended when three propositions submitted to the people in accordance with the Act of Congress approved Ma , 73 Stat 4, Public Law , were adopted by the people at the election held .
The Constitution is here published as it is in effect following the approval of amendments and revisions on November 6, The text of the original signed copy of the Constitution filed in the office of the Secretary of State is retained unless it has been repealed or superseded by amendment or revision. Justia US Law Hawaii Law Hawaii Constitution Article 3 Article 3. THE LEGISLATURE LEGISLATIVE POWER Section 1. The legislative power of the State shall be vested in a legislature, which shall consist of two houses, a senate and a house of representatives. Such power shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation not inconsistent with this.
Hawaiian Constitution; Additional reading. Time, "Should Hawaii Rewrite It's Constitution - Again?" Time, "Hawaii: The Big Change" Hawaiian , "Constitutional History" , " Americans overthrow Hawaiian monarchy" Lee, Anne (). The Hawaii State Constitution, New York, New York: Oxford University Press. The Hawaii State Constitution may only be amended through a constitutional convention or the legislature proposing constitutional amendments to the electorate. The Hawaii State Constitution does not provide for an initiative process. View printable State Constitutional Amendments FACTSHEET. For complete information, please refer to Hawaii State Constitution Article XVII.
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Expand sections by using the arrow icons. Search Hawaii Revised Statutes. Search by Keyword or Citation. THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII. As Amended and in Force January 1, _____ The Hawaii Constitution was framed by a Constitutional Convention under ActSession Laws of Hawaii It was adopted by the people at the election held on November 7,and was deemed amended when three propositions submitted to the people in.
hereby ordain and establish this constitution for the State of Hawaii. [Am Const Con and election Nov 7, ] FEDERAL CONSTITUTION ADOPTED The Constitution of the United States of America is adopted on behalf of the people of the State of Hawaii. ARTICLE I BILL OF RIGHTS POLITICAL POWER Section Size: 62KB.
The Hawaii State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. In addition to an overview of Hawaii's constitutional history, it provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting.
The Constitution of the State of Hawaii (Hawaiian: Kumukānāwai o Hawaiʻi) refers to various legal documents throughout the history of the Hawaiian Islands that defined the fundamental principles of authority and governance within its sphere of jurisdiction.
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The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three.
Each state in the United States has its own constitution. Of course, all state constitutions are inferior (in a legal sense) to the United States Constitution, and when reading state constitutions, this must be kept in mind — a state constitution, for example, cannot validly authorize a state religion.
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
The landmark legal document of the United States, the U.S. Constitution comprises the primary law of the Federal Government. Signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on Septemthe Constitution outlines the powers and responsibilities of the three chief branches of the Federal Government, as well as the basic rights of the citizens of the United s: The Guide to Law Online contains a selection of Hawaii legal, judicial, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet | Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics.
On Mathe U.S. Congress accepted Hawaii as a state and Congress suggested that the constitution be amended. In the Act of MaCongress accepted the new state constitution, as amended.
Hawaii was admitted into the Union on Aug The new Hawaii Constitution came into effect on the same day. ] The State Officers to be voted for at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be a Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Members of the Senate and House of Representatives, three Supreme Judges, nine District Judges, and a Representative to Congress.
The Constitution of the United States of America and Selected Writings of the Founding Fathers is a collection of classic works that traces the founding of America, from the birth of our nation in the s to the creation of a more perfect union in the early s. It celebrates the pursuit of life, liberty, and the freedoms that define America through notable documents as well as significant.
The Hawaii State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. In addition to an overview of Hawaii's constitutional history, it provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting.2/5(1).
Translation of the Constitution and Laws of the Hawaiian Islands, Established in the Reign of Kamelhameha III. Statute Law Book Company, - Constitutional law - pages 0 Reviews. The Constitution of the Hawaiian Kingdom was a legal document prepared by anti-monarchists to strip the Hawaiian monarchy of much of its authority, initiating a transfer of power to American, European and native Hawaiian elites.
It became known as the Bayonet Constitution for the use of intimidation by the armed militia which forced King Kalākaua to sign it or be deposed. The lands granted to the State of Hawaii by Section 5(b) of the Admission Act and pursuant to Article XVI, Section 7, of the State Constitution, excluding therefrom lands defined as "available lands" by Section of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act,as amended, shall be held by the State as a public trust for native Hawaiians and the.
The Hawaii State Student Council shall select a public high school student to serve as a nonvoting member on the board of education. [Am HB 4 () and election Nov 3, ; ren and am Const Con and election Nov 7, ; am HB () and election Nov 8, ]. The Constitution of the State of Hawaii.
Incorporating the November 7, election changes, and including the annotation. Drafted and adopted by the people of Hawaii, and submitted for approval of the Congress of the United States under the provisions of the S.
50, 85th Congress. Transmitted to the members of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the Senate, by Henry M. Jackson of Washington.The U.S. Constitution is the landmark legal document of the United States. GPO provides access to Constitution Annotated editions and supplements from forward.
The volume has been published as a bound edition every ten years, with cumulative updates issued in the intervening years biannually as inserts that address new constitutional case.The Web site of the acting Hawaiian Kingdom Government presently operating within the occupied State of the Hawaiian Islands.
Contact: Promulgated by His Majesty Kamehameha V., by the Grace of God, King of the Hawaiian Islands, on the Twentieth Day of August, A.D.with amendments by the Legislative Assembly.