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OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

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…

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OHA awards nearly $600,000 in grants to support the Native Hawaiian community

HONOLULU (April 30,  2021) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs today announced the release of $594,079 through three grant programs that will support Native Hawaiian communities.  OHA’s newly created Homestead Community Grant awards $278,095 to address community needs and improve the quality of life of homesteaders. Funded projects include building…

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Mana i Mauli Ola

New Strategic Plan will guide OHA’s work through 2035

HONOLULU (April 1, 2021) – With an overall goal of bringing vision and execution together through effective strategy implementation, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs today unveiled “Mana i Mauli Ola (Strength to Wellbeing),” the organization’s 15-year strategic plan. “This plan is the result…

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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 releases new $250,000 grant solicitation to support Hawaiian homestead communities

HONOLULU (February 16, 2021) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs today released its third grant solicitation of the month, announcing the availability of a new community grant targeted specifically to aid Native Hawaiian families living on Hawaiian Homestead lands. OHA…

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OHA releases grant solicitations for $340,000 to mālama iwi kupuna and support community events

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs today published two of an anticipated seven grant solicitations scheduled to be released by March 1, 2021, to support Native Hawaiian beneficiaries and communities.

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OHA Chair names Native Hawaiian attorney Colin Kippen as Board Chief of Staff

HONOLULU (Dec. 21, 2020) – OHA Chair Hulu Lindsey announced today her selection of Native Hawaiian attorney and administrator Colin Kippen as OHA Board Chief of Staff. He will start on Jan. 4. “Mr. Kippen will bring a breadth of…

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Keliʻi Akina sworn in as OHA Trustee

HONOLULU (December 17) – The Honorable Keith K. Hiraoka, an associate judge on the Intermediate Court of Appeals, administered the Oath of Office today to OHA Trustee At-Large Keliʻi Akina, who’s electoral win was certified by the State Office of Elections…

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Trustee Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey named new OHA chair

The OHA Board of Trustees today voted to appoint Maui Trustee Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey as its chair, while also selecting the rest of its leadership during the first board meeting since the November elections.

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Hawaiian Names Given to Five Species at Papahānaumokuākea

Honolulu, HI (December 1, 2020) – Four bird species and one plant species living within the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM), have been given Hawaiian names. Developed by PMNM’s Native Hawaiian Cultural Working Group (CWG), facilitated by the Office of…

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