Exchange of government lands, Territory of Hawaii.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Government property,
  • Land use,
  • Public lands

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Edition Notes

Other titlesExchange of Government lands in Hawaii
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16135756M

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Coordinates. The Territory of Hawaii or Hawaii Territory was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from Ap until Aug , when most of its territory, excluding Palmyra Island, was admitted to the Union as the fiftieth U.S. state, the State of Hawaii Admission Act specified that the State of Hawaii would not include Palmyra Island Capital: Honolulu. Republic of Hawaii, then to the Territory of Hawaii, and then to the State of Hawai‘I. The Crown lands were to be held as a public trust “for one or more” of five purposes listed in the Act admitting Hawai‘i as a State of the United Size: KB. It is because the Federal government has an independent interest in implementing the Trust and because Congress understood that the State and its subdivisions might have interests that conflict with the interests of the beneficiaries, that Congress required Secretarial approval or disapproval of the HHC Chairman-proposed land exchange or State.   The Land Division is responsible for managing State-owned lands in ways that will promote the social, environmental and economic well-being of Hawaii’s people and for ensuring that these lands are used in accordance with the goals, policies and plans of the State. Lands that are not set aside for use by other government agencies come within.

  Section 4. Citizenship. That all persons who were citizens of the Republic of Hawaii on Aug are hereby declared (!) to be citizens of the U.S. and citizens of the Territory of Hawai'i. "Land Matters in Hawaii," by Curtis J. Lyons, published in the Islander in , and reprinted in the Report of the Surveyor of the Territory of Hawaii for "A History. of the Hawaiian Government Survey, with Notes on Land Matters in Hawaii," by Curtis J. Lyons, published in   Land Research Toggle Dropdown. ), a “provisional government” was in place. On July 7, , President McKinley signed the Newlands Resolution of , which officially annexed Hawaii to the United States; thus, the Republic of Hawaii become the Territory of Hawaii. On Aug , Hawaii became the 50th state of the union. (3) The term "public lands" includes all lands in the Territory of Hawaii classed as government or crown lands previous to Aug , or acquired by the government upon or subsequent to such date by purchase, exchange, escheat, or the exercise of the right of eminent domain, or in any other manner; except (1) lands designated in section.

Land & politics in Hawaii. East Lansing, Bureau of Social and Political Research, College of Social Science, Michigan State University, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Horwitz; Norman Meller. In , the Department of Land and Natural Resources launched the Public Land Trust Information System, a web-based inventory of state and county-managed lands. A number of facilities, including airports and military bases, are located on former Kingdom Government and Crown lands, which contributes to controversy surrounding the issue. At statehood in , all but , acres of Government and Crown Lands were transferred to the State of Hawai'i. The legal status of Crown Lands remains controversial and misunderstood to this day. In this engrossing work, Jon Van Dyke describes and analyzes in detail the complex cultural and legal history of Hawai'i's Crown Lands. According to the Congressional Research Service, the state of Hawaii has a total acreage of million acres. Of that total, percent, or , acres, belongs to the federal government. From to , the federal government increased its ownership of land in Hawaii by , acres.