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OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

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Nation Building: Trustees extend key timeline

HONOLULU (July 24, 2014) – Trustees for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs announced today that they have extended the timetable for the nation-building process they previously committed to facilitate. The six-month extension is expected to allow OHA more time to…

Photo: Maka‘ala Ka‘aumoana

OHA and Kaua‘i community stand up for water rights

KAUA‘I (July 22, 2014) – Maka‘ala Ka‘aumoana is among the dozens of unsung people trying to do right by their communities in the fierce legal battles over public rights to an increasingly vital treasure – water. The 67-year-old Native Hawaiian…

Photo: Neil Abercrombie with OHA Trustees

OHA helps pass important health bill

HONOLULU (June 30, 2014) – A bill signed into law today commits the state government to taking a comprehensive and modernized approach to eliminating critical health disparities…

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OHA applauds Obama administration

HONOLULU — Office of Hawaiian Affairs Chair Colette Machado and Ka Pouhana/CEO Kamana’opono Crabbe issued a joint statement today commending the Obama Administration …


OHA urges families to utilize housing program

HONOLULU (May 13, 2014) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is urging eligible families to take advantage of a new opportunity to get on Honolulu’s waitlist for the Section-8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Needy families have from May 15 to…