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OHA Trustees commit $5 million in disaster relief funds to aid beneficiaries affected by Maui wildfires

In an effort to support Native Hawaiian families impacted by the 2023 Maui wildfires, the trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs have approved $5 million to aid in disaster recovery.

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Coordinated Donation Management Center for Maui fire victims opens in Hakuone

Coordinated Donation Management Center for Maui fire victims opens in Hakuone

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Wiwoʻole Maui Benefit Concert

A #MauiStrong Benefit Concert Led by Maui’s Celebrated Recording Artists & Hālau

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OHA Board Chair Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey statement on Maui wildfires 

Today we offer pule for our beloved Kanaka ʻŌiwi o Maui, knowing that their loss is personal, physical, emotional and spiritual.

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OHA to host federal consultation session regarding “STOP Act” regulations intended to help protect cultural objects

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) will host a consultation session of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of State seeking input from the Native Hawaiian community on the development of regulations to implement the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (STOP Act).

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OHA awards nearly $70,000 in ʻAhahui event grants

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has announced the selection of seven community events that have been awarded nearly $70,000 in ʻAhahui grants.

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OHA provides more than $2 million in grant awards to support housing, education and economic efforts

A $1.5 million grant to Hawaiian Community Assets, intended to increase the occupancy readiness of Native Hawaiians by improving their financial capacity to rent or own homes, led the grant awards recently approved by Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ trustees.

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OHA announces leadership transition

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Ka Pouhana/CEO Dr. Sylvia Hussey has announced she will be leaving the organization at the end of the fiscal year to focus on her personal and ‘ohana health.

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Building Our Resilience: Mahi ʻAi Agricultural Loan Program

OHA introduces new Mahi ʻAi Agricultural Loan

HONOLULU (May 26, 2023) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Native Hawaiian Revolving Loan Fund program is introducing a new program this month to support Native Hawaiian farmers across the pae ʻāina. The Mahi ‘Ai Agricultural Loan Program is another…

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OHA Chair Calls Out ‘Undemocratic Behavior’ at Capitol

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Chair Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey minced no words this morning as she declared that democracy is being seriously undermined in Hawaiʻi, as evidenced by one of the most dysfunctional legislative sessions in recent history.

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