DOI Extends Public Comment Period to August 12

Posted on Jul 16, 2015 in Community News, Public Information, Public Notice

The Department of the Interior announced earlier this week that it is extending the comment period for the proposed rule governing land exchanges involving Hawaiian home lands and amendments to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act proposed by the State of Hawaii until August 12, 2015.

You may submit comments on the rulemaking by either of the methods listed below. Please use Regulation Identifier Number 1090 – AA98 in your message.

  1. Online – Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov
  2. By Mail, Courier, or Hand Delivery – Office of Native Hawaiian Relations, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240.

For further information, contact: Ka’i’ini Kimo Kaloi, Director of Native Hawaiian Relations (202)208-7462.

Click here for a PDF of the DOI Announcement

For more information on the Hawaiian Homes Commission’s position on the DOI’s proposed rules, click here.