land ownership

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Adverse possession is a doctrine under which a person in possession of land owned by someone else may acquire valid title to it, so long as certain common law requirements are met, and the adverse possessor is in possession for a sufficient...

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In 1893, the Republic of Hawaii became a territory of the United States, and ceded 1.8 million acres of land to the federal government. See Office of Haw. Affairs v. Housing and Cmty. Dev. Corp. of Haw., 177 P.3d 884, 891 (Haw. 2008). When Hawaii...