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OHA to launch Kanaaho Grant for Lahaina and Kula residents affected by wildfires

LAHAINA, KULA — The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) has announced the upcoming launch of the OHA Kanaaho Grant, providing critical support to homeowners and renters in the wildfire impact zones of Lahaina and Kula. This grant aims to assist…

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Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce and OHA launch Native Hawaiian Business Maui Wildfire Impact Survey

The Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce (MNHCOC) and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) are conducting a survey to assess the impact of the August 2023 Maui wildfires on the Native Hawaiian business community.

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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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Wiwoʻole Maui Benefit Concert

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

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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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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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Aia I hea ka waiai a ka llāhui? Where is the wealth of the lāhui?

Kāhea for Native Hawaiian businesses: Purple Maiʻa announces culturally rooted accelerator program

Purple Maiʻa Foundation announced the launch of Mālama Design Studio (MDS) with support from a Community Grant Award for Economic Stability from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) totaling funds of $498,660.

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OHA Board Chair Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey’s Statement on International Racial Equity 2030 Challenge Awardee Kawailoa

Today’s news that the Opportunity Youth Action Hawaiʻi collaborative at the Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center has been named one of five international awardees of the W.K. Kellogg’s Racial Equity 2030 challenge – an open call for bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, families…

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Native Hawaiian-owned Flavors of Italy receives a $250,000 Hua Kanu business loan from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs

HONOLULU (September 29, 2022) – A Native Hawaiian, woman-owned business has been issued a $250,000 Hua Kanu loan through the Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ Mālama Loans program.   Desiree Kanae Loperfido, a Department of Hawaiian Home Lands beneficiary, and her…

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OHA expands emergency financial assistance program for Native Hawaiians

Beginning Feb. 1, 2022, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs will expand the assistance available to Native Hawaiians through its Ka Wailele Emergency Financial Assistance Program.

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