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 1 July 1 – December 31, 2017 February 24, 2017 CLOSED
Round 2 January 1 –  June 30, 2018 July 21, 2017 September 15, 2017

The application for ‘Ahahui Round II is now available.  To view the full ‘Ahahui Grant Solicitation, click here.

Click here to access the ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

To register for an orientation session, contact

Orientation sessions will be conducted according to the following schedule*:

Round II:

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 – 10:00 am to 12:00 noon HST
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm HST

Location:       OHA Board Room

                      560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Suite 200

                      Honolulu, HI 96817

                      Web conferencing available for Neighbor Island participants

*Schedule subject to change

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

To view a list of FY18 ʻAhahui Round I Awardees, click here.

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.  Full details of this grant program for the two-year funding period July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019 are available now.

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

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:

For a list of all FB 2018-2019 Programmatic Grants awardees, click here.

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