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Mililani Trask

The longtime activist sees the PLDC as a way to benefit Hawaiians

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 15, 2013

~~<p>There was a time when the name Mililani Trask brought to mind phrases such as &quot;native sovereignty&quot; and &quot;Hawaiian activist.&quot; If anything, the term &quot;development&quot; was on top of the &quot;don't&quot; list for Mililani and her sister, Haunani-Kay Trask, an equally well known University of Hawaii professor.</p>
<p>So it's surprised many to see that the longtime Hawaiian rights advocate and attorney is championing the controversial Public Land Development Corp. (PLDC), a legislative creation now fighting for its life in the Legislature.</p>
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There was a time when the name Mililani Trask brought to mind phrases such as "native sovereignty" and "Hawaiian activist." If anything, the term "development" was on top of the "don't" list for Mililani and her sister, Haunani-Kay Trask, an equally well known University of Hawaii professor.

So it's surprised many to see that the longtime Hawaiian rights advocate and attorney is championing the controversial Public Land Development Corp. (PLDC), a legislative creation now fighting for its life in the Legislature. Login for more...



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