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OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

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OHA moves forward with long-term fiscal sustainability

HONOLULU (July 25, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) will begin shortly taking a number of important steps to strengthen the agency’s long-term fiscal sustainability, in an initiative intended to ensure that its $572 million in capital and…

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OHA seeks community input for its Wahiawā lands master plan

WAHIAWĀ (July 14, 2017) – More than 40 individuals attended a meeting last night to share their manaʻo about how the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) should move forward with managing its 511 acres of agricultural land in Wahiawā, which surrounds…

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OHA statement on the enactment of House Bill 451, relating to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act

HONOLULU (July 5, 2017) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs commends the Governor for signing HB451 today, and applauds the Legislature for its diligence on this bill during the legislative session. In addition, we especially want to recognize the hard…

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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

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.

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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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