OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs



The purpose of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Community Grants Program is to support projects, programs and initiatives that address OHA’s six Strategic Priorities and accompanying Strategic Results contained in OHA’s 2010-2018 Strategic Plan.

ʻAhahui Grants

The ʻAhahui Grants program provides funding support to eligible organizations hosting community events that benefit the Native Hawaiian community and align with OHA’s Strategic Results.

FY 2018 For events scheduled between Application Available Application Deadline
Round 2 January 1 –  June 30, 2019 August 1, 2018 September 21, 2018

The application for ‘Ahahui Round I is now closed. View the full ‘Ahahui Grant Solicitation

Visit the ʻAhahui Grants Online Application System

‘Ahahui Orientation Sessions:

Round 2:

  • Friday, July 13, 2018 – 9:00 am to 11:00 am HST
  • Thursday, July 19, 2018 – 9:00 am to 11:00 am HST

OHA Board Room (Mauli Ola)
560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96817

*Web conferencing available for neighbor island participants

To register (maximum 2 per organization due to limited seating) for an orientation session, contact grantsinfo@oha.org

To learn how to use the online application system, view:

View PowerPoint slides from FY19 Round I Orientation

View a list of FY18 ʻAhahui Round II Awardees

Fiscal Biennium 2018-2019 Programmatic Grants

The Programmatic Community Grants Program supports non-profit organizations whose projects and programs serve the Native Hawaiian community and align with OHA’s Strategic Results.

Results Coming Soon, please check back in September!

Click on the links in the table below to read the full solicitation for each grant category.

Solicitation Number Description Application Closed
18-01 Housing Rental and Home Ownership Services CLOSED
18-02 Income Employment Services CLOSED
18-03 Health Obesity and Physical Health Improvement Services CLOSED
18-04 Education Improving Middle and High School Testing Scores CLOSED
18-05 Culture Perpetuating Culture CLOSED
18-06 Land Pae ‘Āina Sustainability CLOSED

Additional resources relating to the Community Programmatic Grants Program are available below:

Complete list of FB 2018-2019 Programmatic Grants awardees.

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