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The father of modern Hawaiian medicine and health

Statement of OHA Ka Pouhana CEO Kamana‘opono Crabbe on the passing of Dr. Kekuni Blaisdell: Dr. Blaisdell was a father of modern Hawaiian medicine and health. He was one of my mentors and pushed me to get my doctorate in…

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OHA Salary Commission seeks public comments

HONOLULU – The 2016 Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Salary Commission is seeking public comment on appropriate salaries for the OHA Board of Trustees over the next four years. The public is invited to submit comments via email (ohasalarycommission2016@oha.org). The…

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Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi: Cultivating ʻāina and people

Getting people on the ʻāina to grow our food sustainably and perpetuating Hawaiian culture is what Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi is all about. Their approach involves restoring the cultural connection between the land and our community. And itʻs working! Last year, Kākoʻo…

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Remembering a favorite Son of Miloli‘i

Statement from OHA Chairperson Robert K. Lindsey Jr. on the passing of Sen. Gil Kahele: “Senator Kahele will be remembered as a favorite ‘Son of Miloli‘i.’ He was an active member of our Hawai‘i Island Caucus. I will always remember…

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OHA gears up for the legislative session

Each year, OHA’s Public Policy staff review thousands of bills introduced during the legislative session, and track and testify on hundreds of measures relevant to the Native Hawaiian community. In addition, Public Policy staff advocate for a package of bills…

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OHA offers $500,000 in scholarships

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is launching two scholarship programs making a half-million dollars available to post-secondary students. The OHA Higher Education Scholarship, administered by the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, requires students be of Native Hawaiian ancestry, be enrolled full- or…

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OHA’s commitment to education

If you were to draw up a list of the top priorities at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, improving education in the Hawaiian community would rank near the top. Just ask Dr. Lisa Watkins-Victorino, an executive at OHA who is…

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Mālama Loan transition FAQs

The Mālama Loan Program (NHRLF) is designed to help provide all people of Native Hawaiian ancestry better access to credit, capital, and financial services & skills as part of a larger effort to create jobs, wealth, and economic & social well-being…

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Hawaiʻi Gourmet Cookies’ Recipe for Sweet Success

Michael Ching, owner of Hawaiʻi Gourmet Cookies, has developed a recipe for sweet success. It starts with his line of cookies that are handmade in Hawaiʻi and includes fresh ingredients that are locally sourced when possible. His staff of 18…

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Mauna Kea: OHA statement on the Hawai‘i supreme court ruling

STATEMENT OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS ON THE HAWAII SUPREME COURT RULING ON MAUNA KEA ANAINA HOU V. BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES. Statement of Kamana‘opono Crabbe, Ka Pouhana (CEO) of OHA: “The Office of Hawaiian Affairs respects…

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