Hawaiian Gathering Rights
Dive into the archives.
- The Indivisible ‘Ohana: Extending Native Hawaiian Gathering Rights to Non-Hawaiian Family Members by Ryan Kananiokahome Poiekeala Kanaka‘ole
In Hawai‘i, the right to access both government and privately owned lands for traditional and customary Native Hawaiian subsistence, cultural, and religious purposes is constitutionally protected. These constitutionally protected traditional and customary rights are essential to preserving the indigenous Native Hawaiian culture and maintaining Native Hawaiian identity. In a seminal gathering rights case, Public Access Shoreline [...]