Hawaiian Affairs Committee (HWN) Hearing SB2868 & SB2994 2/8/16 1:15pm

Sara Perry byline80Hearing notice:

Monday February 8th at 1:15PM in room 016 (HWN/JDL)

SB2868 lowers the required blood quantum to one-thirty second Hawaiian for the lessee’s relatives currently eligible to succeed to a lease with one-thirty second Hawaiian including a lessee’s husband, wife, children, grandchildren, brothers or sisters.


SB 2994 allows the Hawaiian homes commission or the department of Hawaiian home lands to retain independent legal counsel as needed. Authorizes the Hawaiian homes commission and the department of Hawaiian home lands to use the services of the attorney general as needed and when the interests of the State, Hawaiian homes commission, and department of Hawaiian home lands are aligned. Provides that funds paid to independent legal counsel shall be paid by the State. Effective June 30, 2016.


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