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Meals and Mahalo

OHA Delivers “Meals & Mahalo” To Frontline Health Care Workers

HONOLULU (Sept. 2, 2021) – In an act of aloha and appreciation, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs today delivered 100 meaʻai pono lunches to frontline health care workers at Straub Medical Center. This follows a delivery of 226 Hawaiian food…

Emergency Financial Assistance Program

OHA makes $1 million available for Emergency Financial Assistance Program

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) announced today it is making $1,044,253 available to implement an emergency financial assistance program for Native Hawaiians.

Natural Resources Committee

OHA Board Chair Testifies Before U.S. House Subcommittee on COVID-19 Impacts on Native Hawaiians

HONOLULU (March 23, 2021) – Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Board Chair Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey was one of seven witnesses who testified today before a U.S. House subcommittee reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous populations. The House Committee on…

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OHA releases $2.92 million in grant solicitations to aid with COVID-19 and support ‘ohana and communities

HONOLULU (March 2, 2021) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs today announced the release of two grant solicitations totaling $2.92 million to provide needed support and assistance to the Native Hawaiian community. OHA has committed $1.67 million to a COVID-19…

OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA urges BOE to delay reopening of schools

HONOLULU, HI (July 23, 2020) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Ka Pouhana, Chief Executive Officer Sylvia M. Hussey, Ed.D. submitted the following testimony for the July 23, 2020, Hawai‘i State Board of Education General Business Meeting urging the…

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OHA Board approves $3 million in COVID-19 emergency relief funds

The OHA Board of Trustees today announced the approval of a $3-million emergency relief package to help individual beneficiaries as well as Native Hawaiian communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic crisis.