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Trade Agreement With Hawaii

Sloop of War Peacock Thomas ap Catesby Jones, appointed by the United States, and Guardians of Kauikeaouli, King of the Sandwich Islands: Elisabeta Kaahumanu, Queen Regentin; Karaimoku, the Prime Minister; Boki, governor of Oahu and personal tutor to the king; Howapili, guardian of Nahienaena, sister of the king; and Lidia Namahana, widow queen of Kamehameha I. This was the first treaty signed by the Kingdom of Hawaii with a foreign power. It was never ratified by Congress, although both countries acted in accordance with its articles. President Trump says the U.S. and Japan have achieved what he calls the „first step in a phenomenal new trade deal.“ But the full details are a little less clear……