DHHL committee to consider hiring private attorney

  • Hundreds attend a Hawaiian Homes Commission meeting in Hilo on Monday. (Nancy Cook Lauer/West Hawaii Today).

HILO — The Hawaiian Homes Commission took the first step Monday to hire an outside attorney to put a dollar figure on what the state owes Native Hawaiian beneficiaries for land, including the Maunakea Access Road, that was the subject of a 1995 state law.