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54 U.S. Code § 300313 - Native Hawaiian

In this division, the term “Native Hawaiian” means any individual who is a descendant of the aboriginal people who, prior to 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the area that now constitutes Hawaii.

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16 U.S.C. 470w(17).

Pub. L. 89–665, title III, § 301(17), as added Pub. L. 102–575, title XL, § 4019(a)(12), Oct. 30, 1992, 106 Stat. 4764.