Hawaii's Legal Case Against the United StatesOriginally Posted by danarhea
You might be interested in that. Not sure how much I believe, as I only really read this article, but it seems to be a compelling argument.
"But Sai points out that a Congressional joint resolution is American legislation restricted to the boundaries of the United States. The key to Hawaii's legal status, he says, remains with the 1893 executive agreement between two heads of state: President Grover Cleveland and Queen Liliuokalani."