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WRRCTR No.120 The Enforcement of Consistency in Hawaiian Water Rights: An Introduction to Robinson v. Ariyoshi

ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title WRRCTR No.120 The Enforcement of Consistency in Hawaiian Water Rights: An Introduction to Robinson v. Ariyoshi
Creator Chang, Williamson BC
Subject water law water rights Federal jurisdiction State jurisdiction legal aspects judicial decisions litigation Hawaii McBryde v. Robinson Robinson v. Ariyoshi Water rights -- Hawaii. Water -- Law and legislation -- Hawaii.
Description One of the most critical questions regarding the future of water regulation in Hawai'i is the validity of the Hawaii Supreme Court's decision in the landmark case of McBryde Sugar Co. v. Robinson. In that case, the state supreme court overturned the assumption that surface waters in Hawai'i could be privately owned. To the parties involved in the litigation, the decision came as a surprise and upset the basis for their claims to waters of the stream. As a result, the parties sought to have...
Date 1978-06
Type Report
Identifier Chang WBC. 1978. The enforcement of consistency in Hawaiian water rights: an introduction to Robinson v. Ariyoshi. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 120. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2003
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Report 120
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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