Who owns the Crown lands of Hawaii?

Van Dyke, Jon M

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  • Creator Jon M. Van Dyke
  • Format Books
  • Publication Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 485 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 0824832116, 9780824832117, 0824832108, 9780824832100
  • OCLC ocn163812857

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-469) and index.

Contents

  • Land tenure on the eve of Western contact -- Before the Mahele -- The Mahele -- The government lands -- The transfer of lands from Kauikeaouli to Alexander Liholiho (1854-55) -- The passing of Alexander Liholiho (1863) -- In the matter of the estate of his Majesty Kamehameha IV (1864) -- The 1865 statute making the Crown lands inalienable -- The ascension of William Charles Lunalilo to the throne (1872) -- The transition between the Kamehameha line and Kaläkaua's Keawe-a-heulu line -- Claus Spreckels, Princess Ruth Keelikolani, and the claim to a half interest in the Crown lands -- The inalienable Crown lands (1865-93) -- 1887 Bayonet Constitution and the Reciprocity/Pearl-Harbor Treaty : preludes to overthrow -- Population, voting and citizenship in the Kingdom of Hawaii -- The 1893 overthrow of the kingdom -- The Republic of Hawaii (1894-98) -- The 1895 Land Act -- Annexation by the United States (1898) -- The Crown lands during the territorial period (1898-1959) -- Liliuokalani v. United States (1910) -- The Hawaiian homes Commission Act (1921) -- Statehood (1959-present) -- The "painful irony" of Rice v. Cayetano (2000) -- The Kamehameha schools -- The other Alii trusts -- The British crown lands -- Claims of Alii descendants -- Summary and conclusions
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