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Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

David L. Callies


Land use in Hawaiʻi remains the most regulated of all the fifty states. According to many sources, the process of going from raw land to the completion of a project may well average ten years given that 95 percent of raw land is initially classified by the State Land Use Commission as either conservation or agriculture. How did this happen and to what end? Will it continue? What laws and regulations control the use of land? Is the use of land in Hawaiʻi a right or a privilege? These questions and others are addressed in this second edition of this book, which will guide readers through the man ... More

Keywords: Hawaiʻi, land use, raw land, land use law, land use planning, land use regulation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780824834753
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David L. Callies, author
University of Hawai'i at Manoa