The Constitution of the State of Hawaii Article XII, § 6

The board of trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall exercise power as provided by law:  to manage and administer the proceeds from the sale or other disposition of the lands, natural resources, minerals and income derived from whatever sources for native Hawaiians and Hawaiians, including all income and proceeds from that pro rata portion of the trust referred to in section 4 of this article for native Hawaiians;  to formulate policy relating to affairs of native Hawaiians and Hawaiians;  and to exercise control over real and personal property set aside by state, federal or private sources and transferred to the board for native Hawaiians and Hawaiians.  The board shall have the power to exercise control over the Office of Hawaiian Affairs through its executive officer, the administrator of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, who shall be appointed by the board.


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