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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Kānaka Activists’ Maunakea Rally Demonstrates Queen Liliʻuokalani and Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-violence Philosophy
In our struggles for justice and self- determination, Native Hawaiians, have continuously demonstrated non-violent disobedience, sheer courage, and faith in our demonstrations.
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.
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