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              814                                          HAWAIIAN

write, if born since the  year 1840, and shall have 
caused his name to be entered on the list of voters of 
his district as may be provided by law, shall be entitled 
to one vote for the representative or representatives  of 
that  district:   Provided, however, That no insane or 
idiotic person, nor any person who shall have been 
convicted of any infamous crime within this Kingdom, 
unless he shall have been pardoned by the King, and 
by the terms of such pardon have been restored to all 
the rights of a subject, shall be allowed  to vote. 
Article 63. The property qualification of the 
representatives of the people, and of the electors, may 
be increased by law.
Article 64. The judicial power of the Kingdom shall be 
vested in  one supreme court and in such inferior 
courts as the Legislature   may,   from   time   to   time, 
establish. 
Article 65. The supreme court shall consist of a chief 
justice and not less than two associate justices, any of 
whom may hold the court.    The justices of the 
supreme  court  shall  hold   their   offices during good 
behavior, subject to removal upon impeachment, and 
shall, at stated times,  receive for their services a com-
pensation, which shall not be diminished during their 
continuance in office: Provided, however,  That  any 
judge   of  the supreme   court   or   any   other  court  
of record may be removed from office, on a resolution  
passed  by two-thirds of the legislative    assembly,   
for   good    cause shown to  the  satisfaction of the 
King. The judge against whom the legislative assembly 
may be about to proceed shall receive due notice 
thereof, accompanied by a copy of the causes alleged 
for his removal, at least ten days before the day on 
which the legislative assembly shall act thereon. He 
shall be heard before the legislative assembly.
Article 66. The judicial power shall be divided among 
the supreme court and the several inferior courts of the 
Kingdom in such manner as the legislature may, from 
time to time, prescribe, and the tenure of office in the 
inferior courts of the Kingdom shall be such as may be 
denned by the law creating them. Article 67. The 
judicial power shall extend to all cases in law and 
equity, arising under the constitution and laws of this 
Kingdom, and treaties made, or which  shall  be   made  
under   their  authority, to all cases affecting public 
ministers and  consuls,  and to  all cases of admiralty 
and maritime jurisdiction.

  ISLANDS.

of his district as may be provided by law, shall he 
entitled to one vote for the representative   or   
representatives  of   that district :  Provided, however, 
That the requirements of being domiciled   in the 
Kingdom for one year immediately preceding the 
election, and of knowing how to read arid write, 
either the Hawaiian, English,   or  some   European   
language, shall not apply to persons residing in this 
Kingdom at the time of the promulgation of this 
constitution if they shall register and vote at the first 
election which shall be held under this constitution. 
Article 63. No person shall sit as a noble or  
representative in the  Legislature unless elected 
under, and  in  conformity with, the provisions of this 
constitution.    The property or income qualification   
of   representatives,  of   nobles, and  of  electors  of 
nobles  may  be  increased by law ; and a property or 
income qualification of electors   of  representatives 
may be created and altered by law.
Article 64 . The judiciary power of the Kingdom 
shall be vested in one supreme court, and in such 
inferior courts as the Legislature may, from time to 
time, establish. 
Article 65. The supreme court  shall consist of a chief 
justice,  and not less than  two associate justices, any 
one of whom may hold the court.    The justices of 
the  supreme  court  shall hold  their offices during 
good behavior, subject to removal upon 
impeachment, and shall, at stated times, receive for 
their services a compensation, which shall not be 
diminished during their continuance in office: 
Provided, however, That any judge of the supreme 
court or any other court of record may be removed 
from office on a resolution passed by two-thirds of 
all the members of the Legislature, for good cause 
shown to the satisfaction of the King. The judge 
against whom the Legislature may be about to 
proceed  shall receive notice thereof, accompanied by 
a copy of the causes alleged for his removal, at least 
ten days before the day on which the Legislature 
shall act thereon.    He shall be heard before the 
Legislature,
Article 66. The judicial power shall be divided 
among the supreme court and the several inferior 
courts of the Kingdom, in such manner as the 
Legislature may, from  time to time, prescribe, and 
the tenure of office in the interior courts of the 
Kingdom shall be such as may be defined by the law 
creating them. 
Article 67. The judicial power shall extend  to all  
cases in law and equity, arising under the  
constitution and laws of this Kingdom, and  treaties 
made, or which  shall   be  made   under  their  au-
thority, to all cases affecting public ministers and 
consuls, and   to   :ill cases of admiralty and maritime 
jurisdiction.

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