Since federal recognition legislation has been unsuccessful, Hawai'i State
lawmakers made a move toward state-level recognition with the passage of Act 195 in 2011.
These events include the 1978 Hawai'i State
Constitutional Convention that laid the groundwork for the return of federal lands (such as the island of Kaho'olawe, which had been confiscated by the U.
3 days in the prior 30 days at the time of the survey (see Hawai'i State
Department of Health, 2002; Pobutsky, 2003, pp.
Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund, on behalf of a citizen's group from the island of Moloka'i and with the help of expert testimony from C-SAW, continues to seek an injunction to block all future visits by the industry to Moloka'i until the planning process mandated by Hawai'i state
law is undertaken and completed.
Also, through the UH Board of Regents and the Hawai'i State
legislature, Hawaiian students can get tuition waivers to attend UH System institutions, including the community colleges.
Hawai'i Information Consortium works with Hawai'i state
and county government agencies to enable them to conduct state business online and improve public access to government information.
The 'Spirit of the Islands' contest is an opportunity for students to unleash their creativity and innovation," said Kathryn Matayoshi, superintendent of the Hawai'i State
Department of Education.
The reports are located at the Hawai'i State
Archives and the Hawaiian Collection, Hamilton Library, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
Kalani English , chairman of the Hawai'i State
Senate Committee on Transportation and Senator for Hana, East and Upcountry Maui, Moloka'i, Lana'i and Kaho'olawe said, "I am elated that people on Lana'i will have over more opportunities to travel to visit their 'ohana on other islands.
Hawaii Newspapers: A Union List, 68, sent by Mary Ann Ahao, Historical Records Branch, Hawai'i State
Archives, February 10, 1988.