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Letters to the Editor

For Sunday, July 13, 2014


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 13, 2014

~~<p><strong>Law is murky about sovereignty issue</strong></p>
<p>It is doubtful that the United States never acquired sovereignty over the Hawaiian Islands, but University of Hawaii professor Williamson Chang implies that the Newlands Resolution was invalid because it was unilateral, as opposed to a treaty <a href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/letterspremium/20140710_letters_to_the_editors.html?id=266546721">(&quot;Annexation based on illegitimate act,&quot; Star-Advertiser, Letters, July 10</a>).</p>
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Law is murky about sovereignty issue

It is doubtful that the United States never acquired sovereignty over the Hawaiian Islands, but University of Hawaii professor Williamson Chang implies that the Newlands Resolution was invalid because it was unilateral, as opposed to a treaty ("Annexation based on illegitimate act," Star-Advertiser, Letters, July 10). Login for more...



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