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Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees elected new leadership on Dec. 9, 2014. (L-R front row): New Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of...

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Dec. - Jan.: Native Hawaiian Scholarship ʻAha

Get connected with money to help pay for college at any on of the 12 scholarship ʻaha being held across the pae ʻaina. Students, parents, counselors and teachers are invited to learn about the various scholarships that are available to Native Hawaiians. Check the schedule below to find an ʻaha that will take place near you.  Read more about Dec. - Jan.: Native Hawaiian Scholarship ʻAha

2014 OHA Investiture

2014 OHA Investiture Theme: E Naʻi I Ka Pono - Strive to Obtain Pono
Watch the installation ceremony of five OHA Trustees: At-Large Trustees John Waiheʻe IV, Rowena Akana, and Lei Ahu Isa; Oʻahu Trustee Peter Apo; and  Maui Trustee Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey.  
Project Kuleana shares the mele Ka Naʻi Aupuni and Ka Pouhana Kamanaʻopono Crabbe highlights progress made in 2014. Read more about 2014 OHA Investiture

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.