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Constitution of the State of Hawai'i
|Contributor||Gerald Farinas |
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|Description||Constitutional Convention of 1978 |
Approved by election November 7, 1978
We, the people of Hawai'i, grateful for Divine Guidance, and mindful of our Hawai'ian heritage and uniqueness as an island State, dedicate our efforts to fulfill the philosophy decreed by the Hawai'i State motto, "Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono."
We reserve the right to control our destiny, to nurture the integrity of our people and culture, and to preserve the quality of life that we desire.
We reaffirm our belief in a government of the people, by the people and for the people, and with an understanding and compassionate heart toward all the peoples of the earth, do hereby ordain and establish this constitution for the State of Hawai'i.