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Statue of King Kamehameha in Honolulu
Statue of King Kamehameha in Honolulu

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King of All Hawaii
King Kamehameha I was an autocratic ruler, one who rules without any limits to his or her power. In America, the system of rule is a federal, democratic, republic form of government, the people rule through their elected representatives. Although Kamehameha answered to no one, he did establish a system of governors for each of Hawaii's islands.
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