• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Vimeo
  • Instagram
OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Statement of Office of Hawaiian Affairs on Mauna Kea arrests

Statement of Robert Lindsey, Chairman of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees:

HONOLULU (July 31, 2015) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs urges the state to cease further enforcement action and arrests until legal questions relating to the Mauna Kea emergency rules are properly resolved. Native Hawaiians have constitutionally protected rights to reasonably engage in traditional and customary practices, and regulations cannot eliminate the exercise of these rights. We hope for a resolution that ensures our beneficiaries’ rights are protected instead of violated.

OTHER NEWS

More
Kakaʻako Makai

OHA Board Chair Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey Media Statement on Kakaʻako Makai

More
OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA releases new $250,000 grant solicitation to support Hawaiian homestead communities

More
OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA releases grant solicitations for $340,000 to mālama iwi kupuna and support community events

More
Photo: Colin Kippen

OHA Chair names Native Hawaiian attorney Colin Kippen as Board Chief of Staff

More
OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Keliʻi Akina sworn in as OHA Trustee

More

Send this to friend