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After nearly 30 years of working towards an agreement with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), Governor Neil Abercrombie today signed into law a measure that settles OHA’s unresolved claims to income and proceeds from ceded lands. Senate Bill 2783 conveys contiguous and adjacent parcels in Kaka'ako Makai valued at $200 million to resolve this dispute.

Governor Abercrombie signs law to resolve OHA’s claims with ceded lands

After nearly 30 years of working towards an agreement with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), Governor Neil Abercrombie today signed into law a measure that settles OHA’s unresolved claims to income and proceeds from ceded lands. Senate Bill 2783 conveys contiguous and adjacent parcels in Kaka’ako Makai valued at $200 million to resolve this […]

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Settlement on ceded lands heading to governor’s desk

Settlement on ceded lands heading to governor’s desk

MEDIA RELEASE Senate Bill 2783, relating to public trust lands, was passed out of the House of Representatives Friday. The bill will make its way to Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s desk next. This is an historic day for the State of Hawaii, as many have waited decades for a resolution to this issue regarding ceded lands,” […]

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OHA public meeting over ceded lands (Dec. 9)

OHA public meeting over ceded lands (Dec. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is hosting a community meeting to discuss the state proposed settlement regarding ceded lands. The meeting is 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 at Kaniohale community center, 74-5100 Haleolono street in Kona. Share concerns and learn about the state’s proposed land settlement relating to past due ceded land revenue, […]

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Lingle's position on ceded lands

Lingle’s position on ceded lands

MEDIA RELEASE During her January radio show, Gov. Linda Lingle reiterated her position on the pending lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the state Supreme Courts’ decision about ceded lands in Hawaii. The following is a transcript of the governor’s remarks: “I’d like to take a few minutes and explain the (ceded lands) issue […]

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