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Big Island homesteaders still waiting on DHHL

Beneficiaries got land decades ago but no help in making it usable

By Rob Perez

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 02, 2014

~~<p>SOUTHPOINT, Hawaii island &raquo; They consider themselves a neglected bunch.</p>
<p>Nearly three decades after signing 99-year leases with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, several dozen homesteaders in this arid and isolated region of the Big Island still are waiting for the agency to deliver the one thing critical to their ranching and farming lots: water.</p>
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SOUTHPOINT, Hawaii island » They consider themselves a neglected bunch.

Nearly three decades after signing 99-year leases with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, several dozen homesteaders in this arid and isolated region of the Big Island still are waiting for the agency to deliver the one thing critical to their ranching and farming lots: water. Login for more...



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