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Some Memories About Limu

Ka Wai Ola
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Dear friends of this newspaper from the fine sands of Hanakahi (in Hilo) to the shell sands of Niʻihau.

He mau Hāliʻa o ka Limu

Ka Wai Ola
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E nā hoa makamaka o kēia nūpepa mai ke one wali o Hanakahi a i nā one pūpū o Niʻihau.

Ka ʻIʻimi a Loaʻa nā Kūpuna i Lilo aku: He ʻIke Kūhohonu

Photo: Fishing Hooks
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No nā makahiki he 32 i hala aku nei, ua ʻiʻimi aku mākou i nā iwi kūpuna a me nā moepū i ʻaihue ʻia akula mai ko lākou mau kulāiwi ponoʻī aku.

Searching, Tracking and Finding Stolen Ancestors: An Insight

Photo: Fishing Hooks
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For the past 32 years we have searched for the iwi kūpuna (ancestral bones) and their moepū (funerary possessions) that were stolen from their final resting places. Never once has there been any evidence that the family of the deceased consented to their removal.

Restoring Our Limu Practices; Restoring Ourselves

Ka Wai Ola
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Like most Hawaiians, I grew up eating limu. In our blended Hawaiian-Japanese household, limu was a normal part of our diet.

Hawaiian Sign Language

Ka Wai Ola
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How this year’s community consultations are helping us unlearn and relearn equity

Giving our ʻŌpio a Voice in Government

KONO: Ka Leo o Nā ʻŌpio
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Youth engagement in our democracy is critical to ensuring that our next generation of leaders are prepared to take the helm in the future.

He Kanikau He Uē Aloha No Ahuwela Stender

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He Kanikau He Uē Aloha No Ahuwela Stender

2022 Designated Year of the Limu

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Heimuli is the Limu Hui Coordinator at Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA), a local nonprofit coordinating the “Year of the Limu” initiative, a statewide effort created by the Limu Hui network to raise awareness about the importance of limu to Hawaiʻi’s cultural identity and the health of our nearshore marine environment.

Success of OHA’s Grants Program is a Strong Reason to Increase OHA’s PLT Share

Ka Wai Ola
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When I first became a Trustee in 2016, one of my goals was to work with my fellow Trustees to reform OHA’s Grants Program.

News Briefs | April 2022

Photo: Mililani Trask
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OHA Welcomes New Trustee Mililani Trask Nā Pua Noʻeau Program Recognized Nā Pua Noʻeau (NPN) recently received the 2022 “Champions for Children Unsung Hero” award from the Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network (HCAN). The award recognizes individuals who make a profound difference for keiki in their community. Let...

Getting the Sting Out of Life

Ka Wai Ola
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Getting bitten or stung by insects is never a pleasant matter. I’ve lost count of the number of times this has happened to me and my kids. Since we are often attacked far from home or a store, I’ve had to experiment with remedies out of necessity.

Protecting Wailupe Iwi Kūpuna

Photo: Community members came out for a peaceful sit in
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Wiliwilinui Ridge in Wailupe on the island of Oʻahu is one of the island’s most significant Hawaiian burial sites.

DOD Promise to Defuel and Close Red Hill Received with Cautious Optimism

Photo: An interior view of one of the Red Hill tanks
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After months of protests by kiaʻi wai (water protectors) representing dozens of organizations and stonewalling by the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense’s (DOD) announcement in early March that the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage facility at Kapūkakī would be permanently shut down came as a welcome surprise to the community.

Ka Wai Ola | Vol. 39 No. 4 | April 2022

Ka Wai Ola April 2022 Issue Cover
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April 2022 Issue of Ka Wai Ola

Returning to OHA

Ka Wai Ola
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A few weeks ago, I began to receive calls from beneficiaries in Hawaiʻi and on the U.S. continent, urging me to consider returning to OHA to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Mr. Keola Lindsey.

Kānaka Activists’ Maunakea Rally Demonstrates Queen Liliʻuokalani and Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-violence Philosophy

Photo: Kumu Hina and Advocate Lanakila Mangauil
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In our struggles for justice and self- determination, Native Hawaiians, have continuously demonstrated non-violent disobedience, sheer courage, and faith in our demonstrations.

Robert Clement Kamamoonāpua Crowell

Photo: Robert Crowell
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Loan Processor, OHA Native Hawaiian Revolving Loan Fund

Redlining Hawaiʻi’s Indigenous Families: A Teacher’s Journey

Ka Wai Ola
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Once upon a time, a talented wife, mom and teacher was awarded a leasehold lot under the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act (HHCA) on Oʻahu, to build a home, grow her family’s security, accumulate home equity, and build assets to pass to her keiki.

Public Notice | April 2022

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ASM Affiliates is preparing a Cultural Impact Assessment to inform an Environmental Assessment (EA) being prepared for the proposed Waiākea Uka Community Center Master Plan.