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Land Rights

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  • Hawaiian Customary and Traditional Rights

    The Public Access Shoreline Hawaii (PASH) case ruling by the Supreme Court ensures that in the future, the permitting process to develop lands in Hawaii will allow the interests of Native Hawaiians to be brought to the table for consideration. Read More

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    Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation
  • Hawaii State Department of Hawaiian Homelands

    The mission of the Department of Hawaiian Homelands (DHHL) is to manage the Hawaiian Home Lands trust effectively, and to develop and deliver land to native Hawaiians. Read More

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    Hawaii State Department of Hawaiian Homelands
  • Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation

    The Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation (NHLC) provides families and individuals with affordable and effective legal representation in the unique area of Native Hawaiian Rights. Read More

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    Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation
  • Native Hawaiian Rights Handbook

    This book discusses and analyzes the rights of Native Hawaiians Read More

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    Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation
  • Owning Land With Others: Your Cotenancy Rights

    This brochure provides a general idea of your rights as a cotenant, concerning the most frequently encountered situations facing cotenants in Hawaii Read More

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    Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation
  • Protecting Burials and Sacred Sites

    The Burial Sites Program (BSP) to ensure the respectful treatment and protection of ancestral native Hawaiian burials and unmarked burials. Read More

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    Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation
  • Summary of Native Hawaiian Burial Laws

    This booklet provides an outline summarizing the law that directly relates to the burial councils as the law exists as of April 2009. Citations to the Hawaii Revised Statutes and Hawaii Administrative Rules are provided in the outline. Unofficial copies of the statutes and rules are included in this booklet for easy referen Read More

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    State of Hawaii State Historic Preservation
  • What Happens When Others Want to Claim Your Land

    A Quiet Title lawsuit is a judicial method of settling, determining or securing title to real property in Hawaii which results in a confirmation of title (ownership). Learn more about what happens when others want to claim your land. Read More

    By:
    Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation