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From: "Bernie Moore-Knowles" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Hawaii - OFF SUBJECT - Vera
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 18:39:07 -0700
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There are still Leasehold sales there on the Big Island. My property
however is Fee Simple. Now, at what point that people were able to do
this - I don't know. Good question. I'll ask some of my friends that were
born and raised there. Statehood? It may have to be with that those folks
that transfer ownership via Leasehold; could be doing so because it is land
still held in trust as native lands.

Just a guess.

I do remember that I wrote a Contract For Sale on St. John once in the 1990s
and unless you were a native to the island; you could only hold it in lease
and it was something like 100 years. This was in Cruz Bay, now - not on the
eastern part of the island or anything.

Yep, when I am there this time - leave in a couple of weeks, I think - I'll
get you some black sand.

Course, you could just come over and get it yourself. I offered you the
place, as I recall..........

Bernie Moore-Knowles
Phoenix, Arizona

"I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
question my honesty." ........Will Rogers

----- Original Message -----
From: "Vera Reeves" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 5:02 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Renovation - OFF SUBJECT

> > Sew curtains? Honey, I am thinking you would make a great supervisor.
> You
> > march around and just make sure the rest of us are doin' what we are
> > supposed to be doin'!
> Am I that bossie ??
> March !
> You should see me getting around for the past week or so. Our big dog
> me to slip on the icy sidewalk and twist my knee.One thing about it I
> really fall just went down on her as she moved out of the way.
> Maybe I would have time to get some more black sand. I am right you did
> the big island. Is it now possible to "own" land in the Island? I thought
> was called lease for as long as 100 years or some such. I have a cousin
> "bought" on Oahu.
> I can get around Oahu even if it has changed in the last 30 years. Only
> to the big island one time. Is the "plantation" near the beach or on a
> over looking the beach.?
> Always wanted to live there again but's it's to far from all my
> Vera
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