Part I.  Historic Preservation Program


     6E-1 Declaration of intent

     6E-2 Definitions

     6E-3 Historic preservation program

   6E-3.5 Consultation

     6E-4 Administration

     6E-5 State historic preservation officer

   6E-5.5 The Hawaii historic places review board; creation;

          powers; appointments; composition

     6E-6 Depositories for certain specimens and objects

     6E-7 State title to historic property

     6E-8 Review of effect of proposed state projects

     6E-9 Investigation, recording, preservation, and salvage;


    6E-10 Privately owned historic property

  6E-10.5 Enforcement

    6E-11 Civil and administrative violations

  6E-11.5 Civil penalties

  6E-11.6 Administrative penalties

    6E-12 Reproductions, forgeries, and illegal sales

    6E-13 Injunctive relief

    6E-14 Preservation activities by political subdivisions

    6E-15 Regulations, special conditions or restrictions

    6E-16 Hawaii historic preservation special fund

    6E-17 Archaeological data survey database


        Part II.  Monuments and Memorials

    6E-31 Monuments; reservation of land; relinquishment of

          private claims

    6E-32 Diamond Head State Monument

  6E-32.5 Mount Olomana state monument

    6E-33 Repealed

    6E-34 Capitol site

  6E-34.5 State capitol; state capitol management committee;

          established; oversight and management; powers and


    6E-35 Iolani Palace

    6E-36 Sand Island

    6E-37 National statuary hall; Father Damien

    6E-38 National statuary hall; King Kamehameha I

  6E-38.5 Kohala Historical Sites State Monument

    6E-39 Jurisdiction over World War II memorial

    6E-40 Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

    6E-41 Cemeteries; removal or redesignation

    6E-42 Review of proposed projects

  6E-42.2 Excluded activities for privately-owned

          single-family detached dwelling units and townhouses

    6E-43 Prehistoric and historic burial sites

  6E-43.5 Island burial councils; creation; appointment;

          composition; duties

  6E-43.6 Inadvertent discovery of burial sites

    6E-44 Veterans memorial commission

    6E-45 Korean and Vietnam memorial

    6E-46 Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame

    6E-47 Pearl Harbor historic trail


        Part III.  Pacific War Memorial System

    6E-51 Department of land and natural resources; powers

    6E-52 Transfer of lands


       Part IV.  Miscellaneous Provisions

    6E-61 Biological survey; designation


        Part V.  Criminal Offenses

    6E-71 Taking, appropriation, excavation, injury,

          destruction, or alteration of historic property

          or aviation artifact; penalty

    6E-72 Taking, appropriation, excavation, injury,

          destruction, or alteration of a burial site; penalty

    6E-73 Failure to stop work upon discovery of a burial site;


    6E-74 Criminal penalties not in lieu of civil or

          administrative penalties

    6E-75 Part not applicable to family burial plots


        Part VI.  South Kona Wilderness Area

    6E-81 South Kona wilderness area; establishment

    6E-82 Lands included

    6E-83 Government-owned land; construction prohibited




  Department of transportation's bridge rehabilitation and replacement program; temporary exemption from certain construction requirements of this chapter through June 30, 2017 or until completion.  L 2012, c 218.

  State law enforcement memorial.  L 2011, c 14.

  Survey to identify potential historic districts and single-family residences for listing on Hawaii register of historic places; report to 2018 legislature.  L 2015, c 89, §1.


Cross References


  Allowance of indigenous Hawaiian architecture by county ordinances, see §46-1.55.

  Kaho‘olawe island reserve, see chapter 6K.

  Environmental courts, jurisdiction over proceedings arising under this chapter, see §604A-2.

  ‘Ulu‘ulu:  The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni moving image archive of Hawai‘i, see §304A-1864.


Law Journals and Reviews


  Ensuring Our Future by Protecting Our Past:  An Indigenous Reconciliation Approach to Improving Native Hawaiian Burial Protection.  33 UH L. Rev. 321 (2010).

  Ke Ala Pono--The Path of Justice:  The Moon Court's Native Hawaiian Rights Decisions.  33 UH L. Rev. 447 (2011).


Case Notes


  As the protections provided by this chapter to human skeletal remains and burial sites do not turn on religious distinctions, plaintiff's interest in protecting family members' unmarked burials and native Hawaiian burials were not extinguished by the burials being "Christian burials"; plaintiff thus had standing on plaintiff's claims under this chapter.  128 H. 455 (App.), 290 P.3d 525 (2012).

  Where plaintiff asserted that: (1) plaintiff had family members buried on the church grounds; (2) plaintiff was a native Hawaiian and a recognized cultural descendant of the iwi found on the church grounds; (3) plaintiff had a traditional and customary practice of caring for iwi; (4) plaintiff was concerned that family members may be buried in unmarked burials on the church grounds; and (5) the disturbance of unmarked burials of family members or other cultural ancestors would cause plaintiff injury and harm, plaintiff had standing to raise claims under this chapter.  128 H. 455 (App.), 290 P.3d 525 (2012).



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