I was reading this little letter by the fellow who traces his ancestry back to one of the missionaries who pulled this thing off saying, "We should stop all this debate, these are real genuine patriots, et cetera, et cetera, and of course they were entitled to do what they did." Well, apparently he didn't bother to read the law. Okay, he can say whatever he wants, but Congress has now made it very clear what happened. And he can argue till the cows come home but this is now the law. He'd better read it. And in fact Congress has condemned what his ancestors had done. And now the simple question is: Where do the Native Hawaiian people want to go from here?
Prof. Francis A. Boyle
Dec. 28, 1993