He Kanawai Pono no ka Wai (A Just Law for Water): The Application and Implications of the Public Trust Doctrine in In re Water Use Permit Applications

Ede, Keala C.
August 2002
Ecology Law Quarterly;2002, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p283
Academic Journal
Discusses the decision of the Hawaii Supreme court to subject all the state's fresh waters to the Public Trust Doctrine (PTD) as exhibited in the case In Re Water Use Permit Applications or Waiahole. Overview of the history of PTD; Outline of the procedural history and State Supreme Court holding in the case; Identification of potential conflicts in PTD purposes.


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