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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - 'The Descendants' tells the story of a man, played by George Clooney, struggling to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident and is left in a coma. He also has to decide whether to sell the family's land, which was handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.

Randy Roth is a law professor at the University of Hawaii, who advised the filmmakers on trust law. He shared his experience with us on Sunrise.

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