THE ALOHA SPIRIT LAW
The Aloha Spirit Lawis an ACTUAL law "on the books" in Hawai`i, encoded in the Hawai`i Revised Statutes, section 5-7.5 and acknowledges that The Aloha Spirit "was the working philosophy of native Hawaiians and was presented as a gift to the people of Hawai`i."
All citizens and government officials of Hawai`i are obligated by law to conduct themselves in accordance with this law, while performing their duties and obligations, as well as in their day-to-day living. Likewise, those visiting our fair islands are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with this Hawaiian law.
The Aloha Spiritelevates, empowers and ennobles its people, and KEEPS Hawai`i the uniquely special place that it is. The Aloha Spirit Law deserves our unmitigated support and compliance. As a model law for the world, it can serve the greatest number for its greatest good.
Together, we can makeThe Aloha Spirit as vibrant and REAL as it was for those who came before us. Those who have experienced The Aloha Spirit have an obligation to make it real for those who follow. An individual, conscious effort is required. Let it begin with you.
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[§5-7.5]The Aloha Spirit.
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These are traits of character that express the charm, warmth and sincerity of Hawaii's people. It was the working philosophy of native Hawaiians and was presented as a gift to the people of Hawaii.
(b) In exercising their power on behalf of the people and in fulfillment of their responsibilities, obligations and service to the people, the legislature, governor, lieutenant governor, executive officers of each department, the chief justice, associate justices, and judges of the appellate, circuit, and district courts may contemplate and reside with the life force and give consideration toThe Aloha Spirit. [L 1986, c 202, §1]
Other on-site links on Aloha:
>> The Aloha Spirit
>> Mahalo and Aloha
>> The Aloha Spirit: A Reminiscence
>>Source text of the Aloha Spirit Law
>> Overall Theme of the Hawai`i's Plan
>> THE APOLOGY: U.S. Public Law 103-150
>> Native Hawaiian Gathering Rights
>> Native Hawaiian Water Rights
>> Hawaiian Cultural & Sovereignty Links
>> The Mining Company's Article on The Aloha Spirit
May Your Life Brilliantly Shine with the Light ofThe Aloha Spirit!
>>the hawaiian home page
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