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HONOLULU (Nov. 20, 2014) – The vacant building that Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant used to occupy on Ala Moana Boulevard in Kaka‘ako Makai was demolished today in favor of new opportunities that would benefit Native Hawaiians.

Demolition crews with Waipio-based North Star Contracting Group Inc. took less than a month to tear down the dilapidated 10,000-square-feet building, which was...

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Nov. 28: Celebrate Lā Kūʻōkoʻa on Hawaiʻi Island

Celebrate Lā Kūʻōkoʻa Hawaiian Independence Day

November, 28, 2014, Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Kahilu Town Hall in Waimea, Hawaiʻi Island

Hosted by the Royal Order of Kamehameha I Moku o Keawe

Proudly sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs through an ʻAhahui Event Grant

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Field Trip Friends inspires mālama ʻāina with help from Mālama Loan

Letʻs go on a field trip! Come along on a huakaʻi to Paepae o Heʻeia with Cindy Macfarlane-Flores, owner and operator of Field Trip Friends. Find out how this Native Hawaiian business-owner used a Mālama Loan from OHA to expand her business that aims to develop keikiʻs love for the environment. Read more about Field Trip Friends inspires mālama ʻāina with help from Mālama Loan

OHA Hawaiian Registry Program - Nā Mamo 'Ōiwi Hawai'i

The OHA Hawaiian Registry Program (HRP) provides Hawaiians, worldwide, with a card that verifies their Hawaiian ancestry. The Office of Hawaiian Affairs issues the card after verifying indigenous Hawaiian ancestry through biological parentage. No blood quantum is required. Read more about OHA Hawaiian Registry Program - Nā Mamo 'Ōiwi Hawai'i

OHA at the Legislature

As part of its mandate to advocate for Native Hawaiians, each year OHA submits a package of proposed bills to the Hawaiians StateLegislature, and the agency’s Board of Trustees also votes to take positions on a wide variety of legislation impacting the Hawaiian community. Click here to learn more about the package.