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Senator's family receives pass on land, critics say

Democratic state Sen. Malama Solomon's mother wants to subdivide a leased Hawaiian Home Lands parcel after violating a rule for years

By Rob Perez

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 05, 2014

~~<p>The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is supporting the efforts of a state senator's family to subdivide a DHHL homestead parcel leased to her mother, a move that could rectify violations at least a decade old of having too many residences on the property.</p>
<p>Critics of the agency say the deal is another example of DHHL's tendency to give preferential treatment to certain lessees, including the politically connected. DHHL denies the charge.</p>
~~

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is supporting the efforts of a state senator's family to subdivide a DHHL homestead parcel leased to her mother, a move that could rectify violations at least a decade old of having too many residences on the property.

Critics of the agency say the deal is another example of DHHL's tendency to give preferential treatment to certain lessees, including the politically connected. DHHL denies the charge. Login for more...



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