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The content within the PLTIS, including maps and data, is provided "as-is" and may not have been prepared for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. The content within the PLTIS has been collected from multiple city, county, and state sources, and the source data may contain errors. Users of this content should consult the primary data sources to ascertain the accuracy and usability of the data provided within. In no event will the State of Hawaii or its officers or employees be liable for any losses or damages that might arise from the use of the content. The State of Hawaii explicitly disclaims any representations and warranties as to the accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the content within the PLTIS.