In order to understand OHA’s push to have the state do what is pono in meeting its financial obligations to Native Hawaiians set forth under the Admission Act, the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, and state law, we must start with the forcible overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi by the United States.
We are excited to announce that two new video collections featuring Native Hawaiian mānaleo, Nā Hulu Kūpuna and Manaleo TV, will be available on Kaniʻāina beginning this month.
Nonprofits Hawaiʻi Land Trust (HILT) and Kahumana Food Hub & Organic Farms (Kahumana Farms) announced in February the protection and expansion of prime Waiʻanae farmland through an agricultural conservation easement, ensuring that 24 acres of land will be permanently farmed to grow healthy food for local families.
Kamehameha Schools, Liliʻuokalani Trust, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Papa Ola Lōkahi will partner for a comprehensive, statewide study of wellbeing in Hawaiʻi.
In December 2021, the Native Hawaiian Education Council (NHEC) concluded our year-long community work and documentation of priority recommendations to the U.S. Department of Education.
Kawehi Napoleon beams with pride when talking about her son, Wailani Wong, who dreamed of becoming a pilot for Hawaiian Airlines since he was 2 years old; and she has been cheering for him every step of the way.
Liliʻuokalani Trust’s (LT) vision is “nā kamalei lupalupa” (thriving Hawaiian children).
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