Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status
From our private database of 19,800+ case briefs...

Public Access Shoreline Hawaii (PASH) v. Hawai'i County Planning Commission

Supreme Court of Hawaii
79 Hawai'i 425, 903 P.2d 1246, cert. denied, 517 U.S. 1163, 116 S.Ct. 1559, 134 L.Ed.2d 660 (1995)


Facts

Nansay Hawai’i, Inc., (Nansay) sought to build a resort in a Special Management Area (SMA) on the Big Island. Nansay applied to the Hawai’i County Planning Commission (HPC) (defendant) for an SMA use permit. Public Access Shoreline Hawaii (PASH) (plaintiff), a public interest group representing native Hawaiians who have traditionally used undeveloped land for subsistence, cultural, and religious purposes, opposed the permit and sought to participate in the hearings before the HPC. The HPC denied PASH’s request, contending that PASH lacked standing because the interests it represented were the same as those of the general public. PASH sued HPC.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Klein, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 510,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.

  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.

Here's why 510,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 19,800 briefs, keyed to 985 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Questions & Answers


Have a question about this case?

Sign up for a free 7-day trial and ask it

Sign up for a FREE 7-day trial