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WRRCTR No.150 Water Rights, Water Regulation, and the “Taking issue” in Hawaii

ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title WRRCTR No.150 Water Rights, Water Regulation, and the “Taking issue” in Hawaii
Creator Kloos, William Aipa, Nathan Chang, Williamson BC
Subject water rights riparian rights legal aspects water allocation public trust doctrine groundwater streams constitutional law Hawaii Native Hawaiian water rights appurtenant water rights in-stream uses regulatory mandate McBryde v. Robinson constitutional mandate Water -- Law and legislation -- Hawaii. Water rights -- Hawaii.
Description The unique situation concerning water rights in Hawaii presents some particularly difficult legal questions. This report analyzes the constitution, "taking" issues involved if Hawaii were to move from its present, judicially created system of water rights to a system allocating water based on limited-duration permits. Such a problem arises under the fifth amendment of the United States Constitution (prohibiting the taking of property without just compensation) because present Hawaiian water...
Date 1983-05
Type Report
Identifier Kloos W, Aipa N, Chang WBC. 1983. Water rights, water regulation, and the “taking issue” in Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 150. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1991
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Report 150
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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