The purpose of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Community Grants Program is to support projects, programs and initiatives that address OHA’s six Strategic Priorities and accompanying Strategic Results contained in OHA’s 2010-2018 Strategic Plan.

ʻAhahui Grants

The ʻAhahui Grants program provides funding support for community events.

Applications are currently being accepted for the FY 2017 Round 1.  For more details about this grant program view the SOLICITATION.

FY 2017 For events scheduled between Application Available Application Deadline
Round 1 July 1 – December 31, 2016 February 26, 2016 April 22, 2016 at 4:00pm
Round 2 January 1 –  June 30, 2017 July 22, 2016 September 16, 2016 at 4:00pm

Orientations for Round 1 have already been conducted.  To view the Orientation Slides, click here.

The application for Round 1 is available through our online application system.  And submission of applications will only be accepted through this system.

To apply, click here access the ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

Round 1 application deadline is Friday, April 22, 2016 at 4:00pm.

To learn to use the online application system, view:

Grant awards for the FY 2016, events occurring July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016, have been made. For a list of all FY 2016 ʻAhahui Grant Awards, click here.

For more questions regarding this grant program, contact (808) 594-1972 or

Programmatic Grants

The Programmatic Community Grants Program supports non-profit organizations whose projects and programs serve the Native Hawaiian community and align with OHA’s Strategic Results. Awards for the two-year funding period July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017 have been made.  For a list of all awardees, click here.


Click here to access our ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

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