The Hawaii State Constitution

Hardcover | April 29, 2011

byAnne Lee

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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 manysignificant changes that have been made since its initial drafting. This treatment, along with a table of cases, index, and bibliography provides an unsurpassed reference guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of Hawaii's constitution. Previously published by Greenwood, this title has been brought back in to circulation by Oxford University Press with new verve. Re-printed with standardization of content organization in order to facilitate research across the series, this title, as with all titles in the series, is set to join thedynamic revision cycle of The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States.The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States is an important series that reflects a renewed international interest in constitutional history and provides expert insight into each of the 50 state constitutions. Each volume in this innovative series contains a historicaloverview of the state's constitutional development, a section-by-section analysis of its current constitution, and a comprehensive guide to further research. Under the expert editorship of Professor G. Alan Tarr, Director of the Center on State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers University, this series provides essential reference tools for understanding state constitutional law. Books in the series can be purchased individually or as part of a completeset, giving readers unmatched access to these important political documents.

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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 manysignificant changes that have been made since its...

Anne Feder Lee has taught political science at universities in Ohio and Hawaii and has authored articles on governmental, political, and legal issues. She served as president of the League of Women Voters of Hawaii, as a member of the Hawaii Bicentennial Commission on the U.S. Constitution, and was recently reappointed by the governor...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 6.38 × 9.61 × 0.87 inPublished:April 29, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199779058

ISBN - 13:9780199779055

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G. Alan Tarr: Series ForewordGovernor John Waihee: ForewardPart I: The Constitutional History of HawaiiIntroductionConstitutional Monarchy And The Republic Of HawaiiConstitution of 1840The Great MaheleConstitution of 1852Constitution of 1864Constitution of 1887: The Libayonet ConstitutionRepublic of HawaiiPart II: The Hawaii Constitution And CommentaryPreambleFederal Constitution AdoptedArticle I. Bill of RightsArticle II. Suffrage And ElectionsArticle III.Article IV.Article V. The ExecutiveArticle VI.Article VII.Article VIII. Local GovernmentArticle IX. Public Health And WelfareArticle X. EducationArticle XI. Conservation, Control And Development Of ResourcesArticle XII. Hawaiian AffairsArticle XIII. Organization; Collective BargainingArticle XIV. Code Of EthicsArticle XV. State Boundaries; Capital; Flag; Language And MottoArticle XVI. General And Miscellaneous ProvisionsArticle XVII.Article XVIII.Notes To Part IIBibliographical EssayTable Of CasesIndex