Quiz #5 - Hawai`i's Land History

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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The Hawaiian people have always believed that land stewardship or Malama `Aina was required by everyone including their leaders. Malama `Aina is land that can never be purchased, sold or owned. Stewardship is the people caring for the land and the land caring for the people.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which 3 goverments did foreigners living in Hawai`i complain to about not being able to "own" land in Hawai`i?
  • 2. 
    Unfortunately, treates and laws did not cure the foreigners' desire to "own" land and more  disagreements occured.  What happened in 1843, was it justified, and how did it end?
  • 3. 
    Crown lands (managed) by the king turned into public lands and illegally taken by the United States when Hawai`i was annexed is known as ___________ land
    • A. 

      Free

    • B. 

      Ceded

    • C. 

      Owned

    • D. 

      Allowed

  • 4. 
    The Hawaiian people did not barter or trade they _________________ by giving gifts of material, services and most of all food.
    • A. 

      Destributed

    • B. 

      Allocated

    • C. 

      Shared

    • D. 

      Provided

  • 5. 
    Many foreigners were unhappy because they could not "own" land in Hawai`i  ________  ________.
    • A. 

      Owner occupant

    • B. 

      Fixed rate

    • C. 

      Property tax

    • D. 

      Fee simple

  • 6. 
    In 1840 the first _________________ was signed declaring that the Hawaiian people were protected from the arbitrary taking of their property,
  • 7. 
    Under the new laws foreigners could _________ the land for 50 years but could not "own" the land in Hawai`i.
  • 8. 
    The British warship  Carysfort arrived in Hawai`i and _________________ demanded the Islands be ceded to Great Britain
  • 9. 
    Perplexed and confused Kauikeauli Kamehameha III ________________ the Hawaiian Islands to England on February 25, 1843.
  • 10. 
    Who came to Hawai`i by order of the Queen of Enland to restore Hawai`i to the King Kauikeaouli Kamehameha III?
    • A. 

      Rear Admiral Richard Thomas

    • B. 

      Warrant Officer Bishop

    • C. 

      Lord George Paulet

    • D. 

      British Consul, Lord Charlton

  • 11. 
    The English Treaty Of Lord Edward Russell Article I state that all foreigners are permitted to reside in the islands as long as they _________ to the laws of these islands...
  • 12. 
    The English Treaty Of Lord Edward Russell Article I state that British subjects shall be permitted to reside in their homes as long as they _________________ to the laws of these Island.
  • 13. 
    The English Treaty Of Lord Edward Russell Article I state that British subjects can build homes and warehouses with the ______________ of the King.
  • 14. 
    The English Treaty Of Lord Edward Russell Article II state that British subjects can dispose of their _____________ with the previous knowledge of the King.
  • 15. 
    The English Treaty Of Lord Edward Russell Article II state that British subjects can sell or dispose of their property without any ___________________.
  • 16. 
    The English Treaty Of Lord Edward Russell Article III state that if a British subject dies in Hawai`i is property shall not be searched or touched and must be delivered to his ______________.
  • 17. 
    When the land was restored to King Kauikeaouli Kamehameha III, he said a famous line in Hawai`i which is " ________________________________________."
  • 18. 
    During the reign of Pai`ea Kamahameha the people worked 2 days during the week as a form of tribute or taxation.
  • 19. 
    During the time of Pai`ea Kamehameha, the King "gave" land for foreigners to "use".  This was known as __________________.
    • A. 

      Use right

    • B. 

      Fee simple

    • C. 

      Effects policy

  • 20. 
    Samuel Kamakau stated that "the Hawaiian man from Kona will not willingly _____________ to 'Ewa or Ko`olau because the `aina and the man are inherently connection from birth to his ancestors."
  • 21. 
    The purpose of land to a foreigner is to be bought and sold like a __________________.
  • 22. 
    Marion Kelly is an ___________________________ that studied the early Hawaiians and the ahupua`a system that encouraged sharing or giving services, materials and food stuff as "gifts."
  • 23. 
    The ancient Hawaiian people living in the `ahupua`a bartered and traded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    To the ancient Hawaiian the land was administered by the chiefs for the people to use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    To the ancient Hawaiian the land was not a life-source but necessary for trade and ownership
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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