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Hawai`i Laws 1822-1959: 1834-1898 Hawaiian Language Laws

Where can you locate Hawaii Laws? This guide is an attempt to answer that question.

Hawaiian Language Documents

Date Title Pages Remarks Location
1834 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii.  15 Compiled Laws
1834
LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=34645518
1835 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 12 1835 - 2d edition of 1834 Laws LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=34645533
1840 He Kumu Kanawai, He Kumu Kanawai, a me ka kanawai hooponopono waiwai, no ko Hawaii nei pae aina; Na Kamehameha III; I kau Honolulu: 24p, Oahu, 1840 24 Compiled Laws
Pimsleur identifies this as a 2nd ed. of the 1939 work, also offered on this site.
LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=18155418
1841 Ke Kumu Kanawai a me na kanawai o ko Hawaii pae aina; Ua kauia I ke kau ia Kamehameha III: iv+155+1p, Honolulu, 1841. (Contains the Constitution of 1840 and laws.) 160 Compiled Laws
1840 Constitution & 1841 Laws in Hawaiian
LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=18155442
1842 Ke Kumu Kanawai a me na kanawai o ko Hawaii pae aina; Ua kauia I ke kau ia Kamehameha III: iv+196p, Honolulu, 1841, i.e. 1942.  129 Compiled Laws
Includes laws passed in 1841 & 1842 and laws prior to 1840 still in force.
LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=18155497
1845-46 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 229 Compiled Laws 1846 LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=34645545
1847 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 116 Compiled Laws
Includes laws passed in 1841 & 1842 and laws prior to 1840 still in force.
LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=18155497
1848 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii.  64 April-June 1848 LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=34645890
1850 He kanawai hoopai karaima, no ko Hawaii pae aina, I hoololoia e na’lii a me ka poeikohoia I ka la 21 o Iune, MH 1850; A ua huiiaa me kakahi mau kanawai e ae I hoololoia e na’lii a me ka poeikohoia I ko lakou akoakoa ana I ka makahiki 1850: Lee, iv+5-136p, Honolulu, 1850. 137 1850 Penal Code LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=33160863
1851 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 72 April-June 1851 LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45177717
1852 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 55 1852 April-July (incl Constitution 1852) LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45177750
1853 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 43 April-July, November 1853 LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45145809
1854 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 23 1854 April-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45145811
1855 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 46 1855 April-June LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45145834
1856 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 38 1856 April-June LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45177839
1860 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 68 1860 May-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45145877
1862 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 46 1862 May-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45145904
1864-65 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 100 1864-65 October-January LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45177913
1868 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 69 1868 April-June LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45145968
1869 Ke kanawai hoopai karaima o ko Hawaii pae aina, I hoohuiia mailoko ae o ke kanawai hoopai karaima, MH 1850, a me na kanawai karaima I hooholoia ma ia Manawa mai …: Davis & Stanley, viii+314+14p, Honolulu, 1869.  337 1869 Penal Code LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=36955215
1870 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 80 1870 April-June LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178004
1874 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii.  81 1874 April-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178045
1876 He olelo no na kanawai, o ko Hawaii nei Pae Aina, na Kauikeaouli ke Alii. 160 1876 April-September LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178087
1878 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii pae aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki  73 1878 April-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178169
1880 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii pae aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki  73 1880 April-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178203
1882 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki  139 1882 April-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178237
1884 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki 150 1884 April-August LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45146315
1886 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki 201 1886 April-October LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45146383
1887 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki 94 1887 November-December Special LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178493
1888 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki 268 1888 May-September LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45146514
1889 Na kanawai kivila o ke aupuni Hawaii I pakuiia me na hoololi kanawai: (McCully), 5+862p, Honolulu, government printer, 1889. 867 This is the Hawaiian language version of the 1884 compiled laws, but with the addition of amendments from the legislative sessions of 1884 and 1886. LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=4998569
1890 Na kanawai o ka Moi Kalakaua, ka Alii o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, i kauia e ka hale ahaolelo, iloko o ka ahhaolelo o ka makahiki 262 1890 May-November LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45146659
1892-93 Na kanawai o ka Moi Liliuokalani, ka Alii o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, i kau ia e ka hale ahaolelo kau kanawai 431 1892-93 May-January LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45178805
1893 Na Kanawai o ke Aupuni Kuikawa 94 Acts 1 to 42 LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45146983
1893 Na kanawai o ke Aupuni Kuikawa 210 Acts 1 to 86 LLMC (Haw.):
 
1894-95 Kumukanawai o ka Republika o Hawaii 139 1894-95 Jul-Mar  LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45179189
1895 Kumukanawai o ka Republika o Hawaii 130 1895 Jun-Aug Spec LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45179250
1896 Kumukanawai o ka Republika o Hawaii 342 1896 Feb-June LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45147269
1897 Na kanawai kivila o ko Hawaii pae aina, 1897: comp. by Sidney M. Ballou, xiii+902p, Honolulu, 1897. 999 Includes the constitution of the Republic. As to civil laws, Ballou’s work was based on the compiled laws of 1884, but with a total reorganization of chapters and other changes. Of course, changes were made to comply with the 1894 Republic Constitution. An English language version of this title is also offered on this site. LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=5000352
1897 Na kanawai karaima o ko Hawaii pae aina, 1897: comp. by Sidney M. Ballou, Ballou, viii+643p. Honolulu, 1897 643 1897 Penal code LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=36079785
1898 Kumukanawai o ka Republika o Hawaii 238 1898 Feb-July LLMC (Haw.):
http://www.llmc.com/OpenAccess/docDisplay5.aspx?textid=45147447