OHA’s Newest Grant Awards $1.25 Million to Nonprofits
A total of 14 nonprofit organizations on Hawaiʻi, Maui, Molokaʻi, Oʻahu and Kauaʻi will receive funding totaling $1.25 million to help reinforce and strengthen Native Hawaiians’ ʻohana (family), moʻomeheu (culture) and ʻāina (land and water) via the Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ (OHA) new ʻOhana and Community Program Grants.
Raising the Next Generation of ʻŌiwi Leaders
As we work to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many issues that we must continue to address as a lāhui – the high cost of living, lack of affordable housing, overdependence on tourism and the need to protect our sacred sites.
Hoʻohui ʻOhana | Family Reunions: July 2021
Hoʻohui ʻOhana | Family Reunions: July 2021 Issue of Ka Wai Ola
Public Notice | July 2021
Public Notices - July 2021 Issue - Ka Wai Ola
Becoming the Wind
Last month, for the very first time, Kumu Hula Meleana Manuel presented her hālau, Ke ʻOlu Makani o Mauna Loa, at the Merrie Monarch Festival.
Mai Ka Pō Mai: Integrating Hawaiian Culture into the Management of Papahānaumokuākea
Integrating Hawaiian Culture into the Management of Papahānaumokuākea
Care for Iwi Kūpuna a Focus of OHA’s Mana i Mauli Ola Strategic Plan
The Health Outcomes strategic direction calls for the agency to support initiatives, leverage partnerships and engage in strategies to promote healthy and strong families
OHA’s Ka Wailele Fund Offers $1 Million in Aid
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) has allocated $1,044,253 to implement an emergency financial assistance program for Native Hawaiians.
Get Vaccinated to Protect our Lāhui and our Kulāiwi
Dr. Kapono Chong-Hanssen views wellness from the perspective of both a doctor trained in Western medicine and a Native Hawaiian who is closely tied to culture and traditions.
The Legal Mandate to Rebury Iwi at Mōkapu
Eleven repatriation cases were conducted in 1999 as specified by the authority of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).
From a Five-Year Pilot to a Century of Homesteading
On July 9, 1921, President Warren G. Harding signed the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act (HHCA) into law.
A Vision for the Future Part 2
Now that we have established an anchor for Kakaʻako Makai, we will begin to explore the other properties and what could be.
Three Kānaka Maoli Selected as Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellows
In early June, the First Nations Development Institute and The Henry Luce Foundation announced 13 new Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellows for their 2021 Cohort.
Mākeke | The Marketplace | July 2021
Mākeke | The Marketplace | July 2021 Issue of Ka Wai Ola
Does Diet Make a Difference in the Fight Against COVID-19?
What you eat may help protect you against developing severe COVID-19.
Pausing to Reflect
No‘ono‘o (nvt. Thought, reflection, thinking, meditation.) Aloha mai kākou, As a child growing up in Kohala, summer meant a “pause” in our family’s normal school and work routines – a time for the kids to attend summer fun and for our extended ‘ohana to spend weeks...
Aloha mai e Kānaka ʻŌiwi o Hawaiʻi
Since the closing of the 2021 state legislative session and the approval by the governor of OHA’s budget bill for the 2021-23 biennium, I am writing to express my aloha and gratitude to both the legislature and the Governor.
Ka Wai Ola | Vol. 38 No. 7 | July 2021
July 2021 Issue of Ka Wai Ola
Paʻa ka Waha…Mai i Loko Mai
Observe, be silent and learn… for that which is within matters most
What if Hawaiians had Control Over the Assets They are Entitled to?
Sometimes, it’s good to dream about different futures. That’s one way we can find new solutions to today’s problems.
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