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ʻĀpANA ʻOhana
Workshop Series

About

ʻĀpana ʻOhana was a five-part series that ran from September to November 2020. The purpose of these workshops was to educate and empower Hawaiian and local long-time ʻohana struggling to mālama their kuleana and ʻohana heir lands. Speakers shared their expertise and led discussions on important topic areas such as

The Importance
of ʻĀina Research

Pūlama Lima and

Donovan Preza

Property Tax

Leanora Kaiaokamalie, Mike Hubbard and Mason Chock

Foundations of Access, Easements, and Right of Entry

Peter Morimoto and

Shae Kamakaʻala

Quiet Titles and
Adverse Possession

Lance Collins and

Bianka Isaki

Estate and Trust Planning

Nicholas Mirkay and

Kelley Uyeoka

Over 194 people/ʻohana participated in this workshop series with 388 total participation hours. As part of this workshop series, a number of new and innovative resources were developed by Huliauapaʻa.

 

Resources

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Maps and Where to Find Them Handout

  • Provides examples of different types of maps

  • Includes links to map repositories and collections

  • "How-To" Steps for finding county Tax Map Keys

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How to Family Search Guide

  • Step-by-step instructions on how to find Bureau of Conveyences documents

  • Color-coded aid for understanding how to read the index

  • Step-by-step instructions for how to find and download land deeds

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Hawaiʻi County Calendar for Tax Relief, Annual Filing, and Tax Exemptions

  • Tax exemption calendar deadlines

  • Exemptions are categorized by themes which include short summaries of what each entails

  • Clickable links to download online applications

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Maui County Calendar for Tax Relief, Annual Filing, and Tax Exemptions

  • Tax exemption calendar deadlines

  • Exemptions are categorized by themes which include short summaries of what each entails

  • Clickable links to download online applications

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Honolulu County Calendar for Tax Relief, Annual Filing, and Tax Exemptions

  • Tax exemption calendar deadlines

  • Exemptions are categorized by themes which include short summaries of what each entails

  • Clickable links to download online applications

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Kauaʻi County Calendar for Tax Relief, Annual Filing, and Tax Exemptions

  • Tax exemption calendar deadlines

  • Exemptions are categorized by themes which include short summaries of what each entails

  • Clickable links to download online applications

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Types of Access Handout

  • Includes description of different types of access

  • Clickable links to State statutes and county ordinances 

  • Defines important terminologies related to types of access

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Glossary for Quiet Titles and Adverse Possesion

  • Glossary indexed into four main sections:

  1. Quiet titles

  2. Adverse Possession

  3. Land Court

  4. County Tax Records 

  • Includes narratives and diagrams for understanding concepts, words, and phrases concerning Quiet Title and Adverse Possession.

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Basic Guide to Conservation Easements

  • Learn the basics of conservation easements

  • Outlines the benefits and function of conservation easements

  • Discusses property rights and conservation easement management plans

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Hawaiʻi Estate Planning Resources

  • Hawaiʻi Estate Planning Resources organized by categories:

  1. Lawyer Referral

  2. Estate Planning Resources,

  3. Advance Care/ Incapacity Planning 

  • Clickable links embedded for each resource

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