The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) has announced the availability of $8.5 million for its Community Development Grants Program, part of DHHL’s Native Hawaiian Development Program Plan.
According to the late Dorothy Kahananui, Hiʻiaka learned this oli and hula from her best friend, Hōpoe. The friends spent much time together in Puna, a wahi pana beloved by Hiʻiaka.
Ka Wai Ola News, the print and online publication of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), was recently honored with three overall excellence accolades from the Native American Journalist Association (NAJA) Native Media Awards.
The Hawaii State Legislature has appropriated $600 million in general funds to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) to address the waitlist of more than 28,000 families waiting for land allotments promised under the federal Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 (HHCA) and again at Statehood in 1959.
“Ua mau ke ea o ka ʻāina i ka pono,” according to the state of Hawaiʻi, translates as “the life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.” That has been the state motto for more than a century. Consider, then, the following manaʻo. In 1843,...
Queen Liliʻuokalani was born Lydia Liliʻu Loloku Walania Wewehi Kamakaʻeha to high Chiefess Analeʻa Ke- ohokālole and Caesar Kapaʻakea. On Sept. 2, 2022, we celebrate the queen’s 184th lā hānau.
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