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HONOLULU (Oct. 17, 2014) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has named Miles Nishijima as its new director of land and property, effective Monday, Oct. 20.

As the newest addition to the agency’s seven-member executive team, he will oversee a staff of about 12 people and direct OHA’s efforts to be a responsible steward of more than 27,000 acres of land that it owns as the state’s 13th...

Community Events

Oct. 23: Hoʻokele Naʻauao

October 23, 2014 from 8 am to 5 pm

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Hoʻokele Naʻauao: A Hawaiian Librarianship Symposium

Theme: PRESERVATION OF HAWAIIAN KNOWLEDGE

The conference cost is FREE. Register online at http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/hookele by Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Sponsored by an OHA ʻAhahui Grant. Read more about Oct. 23: Hoʻokele Naʻauao

Sept. - Nov.: OHA Community Grants Orientation Sessions

September 23 - November 7, 2014

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Grants Program will be holding orientations sessions on the Community Grants programs across the pae 'åina.

Visit www.oha.org/grants for more detailed information.

Read more about Sept. - Nov.: OHA Community Grants Orientation Sessions

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.