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OHA Trustees reject proposal from House Speaker

“We are not asking for special treatment. We are asking for equal treatment,” Chair Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey says. HONOLULU (April 6, 2023) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees, recognizing both the significance and time sensitivity of Hawaiʻi House…

OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA seeking Development Consultant for commercial properties

HONOLULU (May 27, 2021)- The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) has begun accepting proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide real estate planning and development advisory services as a consultant related to its commercial real estate property portfolio.  The “In-House Development Consultant” will work as OHA’s trusted advisor responsible for…

Kakaʻako Makai

OHA Board Chair Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey Media Statement on Kakaʻako Makai

HONOLULU (March 16, 2021) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is deeply disappointed that a bill that would allow Native Hawaiians to develop housing in Kakaʻako Makai appears to be dead. We are saddened that Native Hawaiians were robbed…

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OHA to hold community meetings statewide to update on Kakaʻako Makai planning process

HONOLULU (May 17, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) tomorrow will hold the first in a series of statewide meetings to provide the community with an update on the planning process for its lands in Kakaʻako Makai. Tomorrow’s…


Street Grindz to revitalize Fisherman’s Wharf

Street Grindz and OHA officially sign lease agreement for popular landmark.


Kaka‘ako Makai: Share your vision with us

HONOLULU (Feb. 18, 2015) – Hawaiians have always been innovative. When we lived in the valleys near streams, we built ‘auwai and lo‘i to feed our ‘ohana abundantly. When we decided to build a palace, we built the first royal…


Building community: Kaka‘ako Makai coming to your neighborhood

HONOLULU (Jan. 29, 2015) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will host community meetings throughout Hawai‘i, February 17 – March 3, seeking input from community stakeholders as it charts a conceptual master plan for its properties in Kaka‘ako Makai. OHA…


Kuhikuhipu‘uone Collaborative to help develop master plan

HONOLULU (Jan. 13, 2015) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs today announced it has selected a design team to develop a conceptual master plan that sets out a vision for 30 acres in Kaka‘ako Makai. OHA awarded Kuhikuhi Pu‘uone Collaborative…