Native Hawaiian Claim Dismissed by Supreme Court of Hawai’i

Here. Decision is from December, 2013.

Applying that test here, we hold that the circuit
court did not err in dismissing Plaintiffs’ complaint.
We also hold that the circuit court did
not abuse its discretion in denying Plaintiffs’ motion for leave to file an amended complaint. Accordingly, we affirm the circuit court’s December 6, 2011 judgment.

Hawaii SCT Rejects Constitutional Challenge to Native Hawaiian Homesite Tax Position

Here is the opinion in Corboy v. Louie. The majority would dismiss the challenge on standing grounds.

A concurring opinion disagreeing with the majority on the sanding issue is here. Justice Acoba would dismiss the challenge on grounds the United States was not joined as a necessary party.

Hawaii Supreme Court Ends Ceded Lands Case

From How Appealing:

“Ceded lands suit to be dismissed”: Today’s edition of The Honolulu Advertiser contains an article that begins, “The Hawaii Supreme Court yesterday ordered the dismissal of claims by the final plaintiff in the ceded lands case, setting the stage for the end of 15 years of litigation.”

And The Associated Press reports that “Hawaii Supreme Court ending ceded lands case.”

You can access yesterday’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Hawaii at this link.