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OHA Board of Trustees approves $6 million for community grants

HONOLULU (June 29, 2017) – The Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) today approved $6 million in grants over the next two fiscal years to programs benefitting the Native Hawaiian community. The 23 organizations receiving grant…

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OHA statement relating to Maui Sand Dunes issue

HONOLULU (June 29, 2017) – The Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs today approved the following motion: The Office of Hawaiian Affairs calls upon Maui Lani Partners to cease all sand and other resource extraction and grading…

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OHA providing free parking in Kakaʻako Makai for Hōkūleʻa Homecoming Ceremony

HONOLULU (June 15, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is now offering free parking in Kakaʻako Makai with shuttle service to Magic Island for the Hōkūleʻa Homecoming Ceremony on Saturday, June 17. OHA is making available the makai end of the…

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OHA announces shuttle service to Hōkūle‘a Homecoming Ceremony

HONOLULU (June 14, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is offering free park-and-ride shuttle service from four locations on Oʻahu to Magic Island for the Hōkūleʻa Homecoming Ceremony on Saturday, June 17. The shuttle service, with parking, will…

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Nā Mamo Makamae 2017

OHA recognizes 7 master practitioners & knowledge keepers

HONOLULU (June 12, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) today held its inaugural Nā Mamo Makamae o Ka Poʻe Hawaiʻi: Living Treasures of the Hawaiian People, a Native Hawaiian community-driven event that honored seven master practitioners and knowledge…

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OHA releases report on the health of Native Hawaiian men

HONOLULU (June 2, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) today held an event at its office to launch Kānehōʻālani: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Men, a 45-page report on the well-being of Hawaiian kāne. The launch of the report…

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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…

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OHA board of trustees to meet on Kaua’i

LĪHUʻE (May 9, 2017) – Kaua‘i residents this week will have the opportunity to provide feedback to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) at a community forum and a regular meeting of the OHA Board of Trustees, scheduled respectively for…

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OHA hires new Chief Financial Officer

HONOLULU (April 26, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) today named David K. Laeha as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer and Resource Management Director. He will start on May 16. Laeha’s primary responsibility will be to assist…

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Students Accept Awards at Hawaii Science Fair

OHA recognizes four Hawaiian language immersion students at the State Science Fair

OHA Chair Colette Y. Machado and Sen. J. Kalani English present Hawaiian immersion students each with a $100 scholarship, an ipu heke and a certificate of recognition at today’s awards ceremony for the 60th annual Hawaiʻi State Science and Engineering Fair.

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