Walking through the loʻi and seeing everything that we have accomplished is what makes all the time pulling weeds in the blazing sun, planting at only new moons during the summer, and spending long days harvesting and processing huli worth it.
Federal funds for the Native Hawaiian Education Program (NHEP), funded through the Act and administered by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOEd), support educational programs across the paeʻāina that serve over thousands of haumāna, kumu, and ʻohana.
Nā Kamaliʻi Talk Story was created during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spring 2020. The purpose was to create a safe space for youth to come together and have discussions that were typically only done with adults.
Read this article in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi By Samuel M. Kamakau Kamehameha established feasts for the annual Makahiki season, which were considered feasts of respite from all human labors; they were also a means to strengthen the bodies of all the people. After nine months of the year...
Those of us old enough to remember the popular episodes of Star Trek, will remember the late Leonard Nimoy tweeting these lines before his passing. In the role of his Star Trek character, Mr. Spock, he was also known for the phrase, “Live long and prosper!”
Hawaiʻi Representatives Share Insights and Aloha at 2021 American Indian Tourism Conference
Historically, ʻike kūpuna (ancestral wisdom) was passed down generationally to share and practice for community wellbeing. With assimilation to western ways, systemic losses were experienced by Hawaiians as they were stripped of their language, self-identity, practices, and beliefs.
Traffic or criminal infractions that have monetary fees and fines can be prohibitively expensive and debilitating for many people, especially when it becomes a vicious cycle of compounding tickets that the individual will realistically never be able to pay.
Over the past few months the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) has delivered nearly 2,000 meals to frontline hospital workers across the pae ʻāina from Hilo Medical Center to the Kauaʻi Veterans Memorial Hospital.
A major deadline requiring transition from cesspools to modern sewer systems throughout the state is decades away, but the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is launching an early assessment to garner information on the usage of cesspools on Hawaiian Home Lands. Gov. David Ige...
Both will support the implementation of OHA’s Mana i Mauli Ola Strategic Plan – which focuses on the areas of education, health, housing, and economic self-sufficiency – to advance OHA’s mission to increase wellbeing for Native Hawaiians.