Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

Every year, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands prepares and submits legislative proposals for inclusion in the Governor’s Administrative Package for the next session of the Hawaii State Legislature.  For the 2018 package, the department is soliciting recommendations from beneficiaries and the general public for consideration in our legislative package. The deadline for proposals is Thursday, August 10, ...
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The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is currently proposing two new sub-chapters for its Administrative Rules. These new sub-chapters would cover DHHL-owned Water Systems and would codify a Planning System. The proposals are intended to increase clarity and certainty in Department processes and functions. This is the second round of rule changes proposed by this ...
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HOUSE BILL 451 -LEGISLATION REDUCING BLOOD QUANTUM FOR SUCCESSORS Frequently Asked Questions & Answers Who will be affected by the legislation that reduces blood quantum for SUCCESSORS? This new legislation, House Bill 451 (HB451, CD1) only affects LESSEE beneficiaries of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, as amended (HHCA).  Today, there are nearly 10,000 LESSEES ...
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WAIMEA HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE PROPOSED LAND DISPOSITION OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS FOR A HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT IN THE WAIMEA DISTRICT, ON THE ISLAND OF KAUAI Public Notice is hereby given that the Hawaiian Homes Commission will conduct two (2) public hearings, pursuant to Chapter 171-95.3, Hawaii Revised Statutes, in Lihue, on the Island of ...
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SETTLEMENT REACHED IN WEST KAUA’I WAIMEA RIVER WATER DISPUTE Lands set aside for Homesteading by Congress in 1921 set to have water allocated to them for the first time HONOLULU, HI – The Hawai‘i State Water Commission recently approved a mediated settlement that will immediately restore mauka to makai flows in the Waimea River on ...
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