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Common Law and Statutes

HRS Chpt.115 PUBLIC ACCESS TO COASTAL AND INLAND RECREATIONAL AREAS

HRS 205A- COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT

HRS CZM 205A-1 DEFINITION OF SHORELINE

“Shoreline” means the upper reaches of the wash of the waves, other than storm and seismic waves, at high tide during the season of the year in which the highest wash of the waves occurs, usually evidenced by the edge of vegetation growth, or the upper limit of debris left by the wash of the waves.”

ACT 160 – RELATING TO COASTAL AREAS

June 2,2010 Amending sections 115-5, 115-9, and 205A-2(c)HRS  Vegetation, public access corridors.

HRS §§ 46-6.5- Public Access

 

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