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.

For full details of 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 CLOSED
Round 2 January 1 –  June 30, 2017 July 22, 2016 September 16, 2016 at 4:00pm

Orientations for Round 2 will be held in the OHA Board Room at Nā Lama Kukui as follows:

  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm HST
  • Friday, August 12, 2016 – 10:00 am to 12:00 noon HST

To register for a session, contact or (808) 594-1986.  Web-conferencing is available for neighbor island participants.  Space is limited and registration is required.

The application for Round 2 will be available through our online application system beginning July 22, 2016.  Submission of applications will only be accepted through this system.

Click here to access the ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

To learn to use the online application system, view:

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

The Round 1 grant cycle is currently closed and awards have been made. To view a list of Round 1 awardees, click here.

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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