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OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Mai Ka Pō Mai

New guidance document to integrate Native Hawaiian culture into management of Papahānaumokuākea

The Co-Trustees of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) today released Mai Ka Pō Mai, a historic guidance document that will help federal and state agencies further integrate Native Hawaiian culture into all areas of management of the 582,578-square mile protected region in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Mana Lahui Kanaka

OHA releases book on mana

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) today released a book that explores mana, a foundation of Hawaiian culture and identity that is often referred to as supernatural power but, as the new publication reveals, is far more fluid and complex.


OHA research team earns innovation award

HONOLULU (Sept. 1, 2014) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Research Program has been recognized for its work in geographic information systems by a global leader in mapping technologies. The Special Achievement in GIS Award from the Environmental Systems Research…