Hawaii today, is really and actually, a totally independent and occupied sovereign State, not an annexed territory "state" of the United States of America!
watch/stream a ~90 min Most Enlightening (as well as entertaining & engrossing!) March 2012 lecture on the subject from Dr. Keanu Sai's website:
view/download the August 11th, 2012 press release and PDF of the
Hawaiian Kingdom Protest and Demand filed with United Nations General Assembly against the United States of America and one hundred seventy-two (172) member-States of the United Nations:
other lawsuits in international and federal courts can be found at:
follow updates and such at:
the Hawaiian Kingdom Independence Blog