Following successful repatriation efforts in Germany and Austria earlier this year, Hui Iwi Kuamoʻo and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) conducted additional efforts in the United Kingdom in May to return more iwi kūpuna and several mea makamae pili aliʻi (treasures associated with aliʻi) from three museums.
Ma hope o ka hoʻokō ʻia ʻana o nā hoʻihoʻi iwi kupuna mai Kelemānia a me ʻAukekulia mai i ka mahele mua o nēia makahiki, ua hoʻomau akula ʻo Hui Iwi Kuamoʻo i ke ala o ka hoʻihoʻi iwi kūpuna a hiki aku i ke Aupuni Mōʻī Hui Pū ʻia (ʻo ka UK hoʻi).
Nestled within the $1 trillion infrastructure bill that President Biden signed off on are billions of dollars set aside to ramp up broadband connectivity and increase digital equity for Native American tribes, Alaska native entities, and Native Hawaiian organizations.
I am posting this notice to all of the ʻohana who loved and knew my sister, Haunani-Kay, who died on July 3, 2021.
O ka Waihona Puke Uila Hawaiʻi ʻo ka Ulukau kekahi o nā kahuapaʻa ʻōlelo ʻōiwi kele nui loa ʻia o ka poepoe honua e ʻeʻe ai ka poʻe mai Hawaiʻi, nā mokuʻāina he 50 pau pū me ka ʻĀpana ʻo Kolumepia, a me ka 122 kaumokuʻāina ma ka liʻiliʻi loa.
When Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leināʻala emerged from the jetway at Līhuʻe Airport the afternoon of April 24, they were greeted with smiles, cheers and applause from passengers waiting at the gate to board their flight.
I was honored to attend the last Jubilee celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Royal Order of Kamehameha in Wailea, Maui, in 2016.
On May 13, 2022, I had the honor of delivering the commencement address to the Class of 2022 at Hawaiʻi Community College on the island of Hawaiʻi.
Presented with an opportunity to visit Dubai, I was apprehensive at first given all the turmoil in the Middle East but am glad I went as I received an education that one could only experience by visiting there and speaking with the people.