Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-3

     [ 674-3]  Establishment of the board of individual claims resolution.  There shall be a Hawaiian home lands trust individual claims review panel to be composed of five members and appointed as follows:  the chairperson shall be appointed by the governor and shall be a former federal or state court judge, where possible, or an attorney licensed to practice law in the courts of the State.  The governor shall appoint the remaining four members, all of whom shall be from nominations submitted by native Hawaiian organizations as defined in section 673-2.  No more than two of the members shall be residents of the same island.

     All of these appointments shall be subject to senatorial confirmation.  The panel shall be placed within the department of commerce and consumer affairs for administrative purposes.