OHA: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Grantees

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded $6 million in grants for fiscal years 2018-2019 to 23 organizations whose projects benefit the Native Hawaiian community.

The Programmatic Community Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations whose projects and programs align with OHA’s strategic priorities in the areas of culture, land & water, economic self-sufficiency, education and health. We understand that of the many services we provide to our beneficiaries – including research, advocacy and managing our lands – these community grants are especially critical because they make a difference in the lives of individual Native Hawaiians and communities that need kokua the most.

MAULI OLA | HEALTH

To improve the quality and longevity of life, Native Hawaiians will enjoy healthy lifestyles and experience reduced onset of chronic diseases.

 

ʻĀINA | LAND & WATER

To maintain the connection to the past and a viable land base, Native Hawaiians will in and benefit from responsible stewardship of Ka Pae ‘Āina O Hawai‘i.

 

HOʻONAʻAUAO | EDUCATION

To maximize choices of life and work, Native Hawaiians will gain knowledge and excel in educational opportunities at all levels.

 

MOʻOMEHEU | CULTURE

To strengthen identity, Native Hawaiians will preserve, practice and perpetuate their culture.

 

HOʻOKAHUA WAIWAI | ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY

To have choices and a sustainable future, Native Hawaiians will progress toward greater self-sufficiency.

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