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DHHL must tighten up its loan policies


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 20, 2013

~~<p>Along with Hawaii's statehood in 1959 came the responsibility to make available for lease 200,000 acres of land, for $1 yearly per lease, that had been ceded to the United States for Native Hawaiians unable to afford home purchases in the regular market.</p>
<p>The state auditor found 20 years ago that the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) had failed to perform responsibly in carrying out that function, and, sadly, a new audit this week concludes that not much has changed.</p>
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Along with Hawaii's statehood in 1959 came the responsibility to make available for lease 200,000 acres of land, for $1 yearly per lease, that had been ceded to the United States for Native Hawaiians unable to afford home purchases in the regular market.

The state auditor found 20 years ago that the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) had failed to perform responsibly in carrying out that function, and, sadly, a new audit this week concludes that not much has changed. Login for more...



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