WE, THE PEOPLE OF CHUUK, blessed by the Grace of Almighty God, source of our sovereign power, and moved by our faith to control and chart our own destiny, do hereby ordain and establish this Constitution as the supreme reaffirmation of our sacred bond, and as the guiding star in our journey across the seas.

     With this Constitution we declare our solemn duty to uphold the principle of democracy, to protect our lands, waters, and cultures which sustain as and bind us together, to live together in peace and harmony, guided by law, custom, and tradition as one people, now and forever.