[10H-8] Reaffirmation of delegation of federal authority; governmental authority and power; negotiations. (a) The delegation by the United States of authority to the State of Hawaii to address the conditions of the indigenous, native people of Hawaii contained in the Act entitled "An Act to Provide for the Admission of the State of Hawaii into the Union", approved March 18, 1959 (Public Law 86-3), is reaffirmed.

(b) Consistent with the policies of the State of Hawaii, the members of the qualified Native Hawaiian roll, and their descendants, shall be acknowledged by the State of Hawaii as the indigenous, aboriginal, maoli population of Hawaii. [L 2011, c 195, pt of 2]



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