CHAPTER 182

RESERVATION AND DISPOSITION OF

GOVERNMENT MINERAL RIGHTS

 

Section

182-1 Definitions

182-2 Mineral rights reserved to the State

182-3 Bond; compensation to occupiers

182-4 Mining leases on state lands

182-5 Mining leases on reserved lands

182-6 Exploration

182-7 Lease

182-8 Number of leases; acreage limitations; area covered

by lease

182-9 Deposit; first year's rental

182-9.5 Unitization

182-10 Revocation of mining leases

182-11 Assignment

182-12 Acquisition of rights-of-way

182-13 Surrender of mining leases

182-14 Rules

182-15 Other use of surface of state lands

182-16 Levy and assessment of general excise tax

182-17 Penalty for violation

182-18 Geothermal royalties

 

Note

 

Consultation and public input from Native Hawaiian community and general public when developing geothermal energy resources with public land trust lands. L 2012, c 193, 2.

 

Cross References

 

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

 

Attorney General Opinions

 

Section 206 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act controls over the provisions of this chapter as applied to Hawaiian home lands, and the department of Hawaiian home lands has the authority to manage and dispose of geothermal resources on its lands. Att. Gen. Op. 14-1.

 

Law Journals and Reviews

 

Comment, Ownership of Geothermal Resources in Hawaii. 1 UH L. Rev. 69.

 

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