The verdict was "Guilty of manslaughter. Leniency Recommended.", so just stay in my office for awhile.
The mother and husband of Talia were furious. The only way to guarantee a guilty verdict would be through a confession. They kidnapped one of the Hawaiian men, Joseph Kahahawai, and beat him to force out a confession. They eventually killed him and attempted to throw his body off a cliff before the police stopped them.
A new jury case came, but this time about the murder of Kahahawai. After many hours of indecisiveness, the jury voted guilty for manslaughter. The original sentence was ten years, but it eventually got changed to one hour in the sheriff’s office.
“Are we to infer from the Governor's act that there are two sets of laws in Hawaii--one for the favored few and one for the people generally?" – Princess KawanakoaThe Massie case changed the social structure of Hawaii, sparking solidarity movements from non-white races.