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Synopsis: The House takes on House Concurrent Resolution 107.

Ma ka lā 23 o Malaki nei, hālāwai ihola ke kōmike pili i nā hana Hawai’i o ka Hale (YouTube: HCR107. Executive Agreement) no ke kūkākūkā ‘ana e pili ana i ka ‘ōlelo ho’oholo a ka Hale, helu 107, ‘o ia kekahi hana e ho’okumu ai i kekahi kōmike nāna e ho’okolokolo i ke kūlana o ‘elua ‘aelike pelekikena i holo i ka 1893 ma waena o ka Pelekikena Grover Cleveland lāua ‘o ka Mō’ī Wahine Lili’uokalani i ho’oili ‘ia ai ka mana mō’ī i ka pelekikena o ‘Amelika no ka manawa ā ho’iho’i hou ‘ia ke aupuni o ke Aupuni Mō’ī Hawai’i. Ma ia kōā o ka manawa, ‘o nā kānāwai o ke Aupuni Mō’ī Hawai’i nā kānāwai mana o ka Pae’āina nei, me ka ho’okō ‘ia aku nō e nā ‘ākena o ‘Amelika ā hiki i ka ho’onoho hou ‘ia ‘ana o ke aupuni o ke Aupuni Mō’ī. Ua puka nō ho’i ka ‘ōlelo ho’oholo me ke kāko’o laulā a e ho’opane’e ‘ia i ka ‘aha holo’oko’a o ka Hale no ke kūkā pū ‘ana.

Ma ka ‘ōlelo ho’oholo, ‘o kekahi mana e hā’awi ‘ia i ua kōmike nei i makemake ‘ia, ‘o ia ka mana e kēnā i ka po’e kūpono e hō’ike waha no ua mau ‘aelike lā.

‘O ke kumu no kēia hana a ka Hale, no ka mea ho’i, mai ka 1849 ā hiki i ka 1875, ua ho’opa’a ‘ia ‘elima ku’ikahi ma waena o ‘Amelika Hui ‘ia a me ke Aupuni Mō’ī Hawai’i. Hui pū nō me nā ‘aelike pelekikena ‘elua o ka 1893 i ‘ōlelo ‘ia ma luna a’e nei e ho’ohiki ana i ka ho’iho’i hou ‘ia mai o ke aupuni o ke Aupuni Mō’ī, lilo kēia mau hana aupuni ‘o ia ke kānāwai ki’eki’e loa o ka ‘āina ‘o ‘Amelika Hui ‘ia, e like me ka ‘ōlelo o ka Paukū VI o ke Kumukānāwai o ua ‘āina lā. Ma ia mana’o nō, ‘o ke kuleana o nā luna aupuni o ia mea i kapa ‘ia ‘o ka ‘State of Hawai’i’, ‘o ia ka ho’okō aku i nā kānāwai o kona haku, ‘o ‘Amelika Hui ‘ia a ho’okō i nā ‘aelike pelekikena ‘elua o ka 1893 a kōkua i ka mālama ‘ia ‘ana o ke koho pāloka e koho ‘ia ai nā luna aupuni hou o ke Aupuni Mō’ī.

Ma ka 1898, ua ho’oholo a’ela ka ‘Aha’ōlelo o ‘Amelika i ka ‘ōlelo ho’oholo hui i kapa ‘ia ‘o ka Newlands Resolution e ho’ohui ana i ka Pae’āina ‘o Hawai’i me ua ‘āina lā. ‘O ka pilikia na’e, e like me ka ‘ōlelo a ka mea kākau, ‘o Sarah Vowell, ma ke ki’i pahu ho’olele ki’i ‘o ka Daily Show ma ka lā 21 o Malaki nei, ua like nō ka mana o kekahi ‘ōlelo ho’oholo hui me ka ho’oholo ‘ana o ke aupuni o ka moku’āina ‘o New Jersey i kekahi lā, ‘o ia ka lā John Bon Jovi. Ua pili nō i ia moku’āina wale nō, a ‘o ia wale iho nō. Pēia pū nō ho’i ka mana o ka ‘ōlelo ho’oholo hui ‘o Newlands, ua pili nō i ka ‘āina, ‘o Amelika Hui ‘ia, a ‘a’ohe kau mai i luna o kekahi ‘āina ‘ē e like me ke Aupuni Mō’ī Hawai’i nei, no ka mea, he ‘āina kū’oko’a nō ia me kona mau kānāwai pono’ī iho i pili i ua ‘āina nei, a ‘o ia wale nō.

Ma ka ho’okō ‘ole ‘ana o nā luna aupuni o ka ‘State of Hawai’i’ i nā kānāwai o ‘Amelika, hewa lākou i ke kipi i ko lākou aupuni. ‘O ka ho’okō ‘ia ‘ana o nā kānāwai o ‘Amelika ka mea e hō’ike ai i ke aloha o nā kupa o nā moku’āina 49 o ua ‘āina lā i ko lākou aloha i ko lākou ‘āina.

E ho’ouna ‘ia mai nā leka iā māua, ‘o ia ho’i ‘o Laiana Wong a me Kekeha Solis ma ka pahu leka uila ma lalo nei:
» kwong@hawaii.edu
» rsolis@hawaii.edu
a i ‘ole ia, ma ke kelepona:
» 956-2627 (Laiana)
» 956-2624 (Kekeha)
This column is coordinated by the Hawaiian Language Department at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, supported by the Initiative for Achieving Native Hawaiian Academic Excellence.

 

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