OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

WEBINAR: COVID-19 Relief for Farmers

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce, and Hawaiʻi State Department of Agriculture invites local farmers to join us for a FREE webinar panel sharing COVID-19 relief resources available to you. Panelists will discuss resources from the…

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Webinar: COVID-19 Assistance for Native Hawaiian Small Businesses & Non-Profits

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar with our partners to share important updates on COVID-19 relief assistance available for Native Hawaiian Small Businesses & Non-Profits. WATCH THE FULL WEBINAR VIDEO ON VIMEO  Please find…

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Eviction Protection Information

OHA has urged Governor Ige to adopt additional policies to close critical gaps left by the new federal moratorium on evictions and the state’s recent emergency orders, in an effort to ensure that all Hawaiʻi renters can stay in their…

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COVID-19 Resources

Last Updated April 27, 2020 OHA COVID-19 RELIEF EFFORTS OHA Board approves $3 million in COVID-19 emergency relief funds The OHA Board of Trustees announced the approval of a $3-million emergency relief package to help individual beneficiaries as well as…

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Kakaʻako Makai Document Portal

OHA is sharing the deliverables received from its contract with Ryder Levett Bucknall, et al. in 2013 which provided a framework plan for Kakaʻako Makai’s development, and from its contract with WCIT Architecture, Inc. in 2015, also referred to as the Kuhikuhi Puʻuone Collaborative, to provide a conceptual master plan from the framework plan and…

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OHA statement on OHA & LLCs’ Contract & Disbursement Review Report

 December 4, 2019  Statement of OHA Chair Colette Machado and Trustee Dan Ahuna, Chair of the OHA Board Committee on Resource Management, On the OHA & LLCS Contract and Disbursement Review Report  Four decades ago, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) was…

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LĀHUI IMPACT REPORT

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OHA selects nonprofit to administer $1.66-million emergency financial assistance grant

HONOLULU (Nov. 22, 2019) – OHA announced today the selection of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) to administer a $1.66-million grant to provide emergency financial assistance to low-income Native Hawaiians statewide. “We are proud to partner with CNHA…

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OHA names Sylvia Hussey as new Chief Executive Officer

HONOLULU (November 21, 2019) – The OHA Board of Trustees today unanimously appointed Sylvia Hussey, Ed.D., as the agency’s new Ka Pouhana/Chief Executive Officer, who is the Board’s sole employee, responsible for implementing Board policies and directives and leading the…

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OHA to host free premiere of its new Maui water rights film

KAHULUI (Novermber 6, 2019) – OHA will host a free event tomorrow evening at the University of Hawaiʻi’s Maui College featuring a movie premiere and panel discussion, both focused on highlighting the East Maui community’s decades-long efforts to protect its stream water resources. The community event,…

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