He Hoʻopiʻi Kānāwai i ke Kūʻai Iwi Poʻo
Eia ka heluna o nā hoʻihoʻi iwi kupuna he ʻeiwa i hoʻokō ʻia mai ka makahiki 2004 a hiki i ka makahiki 2008: he hoʻokahi i ka makahiki 2004, he ʻelua i ka M.H. 2005, ʻaʻohe i ka M.H. 2006-2007, a he ʻelima i ka M.H. 2008.
Attempted Sale of Iwi Poʻo on eBay Leads to Federal Prosecution
From 2004 to 2008, there were nine repatriations: one in 2004, two in 2005, one in 2006, and five in 2008.
Ka Moʻolelo ʻUhane a ka Hawaiʻi
ʻOkoʻa ka moʻolelo ʻuhane a ka poʻe ʻAmelika. ʻOkoʻa ka moʻolelo ʻuhane a ka Hawaiʻi.
The Hawaiian Ghost Story
Read this Article in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi The ghost stories of Americans and the ghost stories of Hawaiians are different. In the “Story of ʻEleʻio” by W.N. Pualawa in Nupepa Kuokoa (9/5/1863 - 11/21/1863) as well as in Fornander, are two such examples of Hawaiian ghost...
A Healer in Every ʻOhana
Traditional hoʻoponopono offers a Hawaiian perspective and approach to mental, spiritual and emotional health.
Nakoa and Sylva Appointed to Dept. of Interior Positions
Two Native Hawaiian leaders were among five new Biden-Harris appointees announced by the Department of the Interior in September.
Task Force Calls Attention to Missing and Murdered Native Hawaiian Women and Girls
We are allowed to talk about a missing woman when she is a white hiker, but not when she is a woman from a colonized or nationally oppressed nation.
OHA Delivers “Meals & Mahalo” to Frontline Health Care Workers
In an effort to show aloha and appreciation to some of our dedicated health care workers who are working on the frontlines of Hawaiʻi’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) has been making ‘ai pono lunch deliveries to local hospitals.
A Change of Name
About 19 miles off the southeast coast of Moku o Keawe, and approximately 3,200 feet below sea level, an active underwater volcano is slowly making its way to the surface.
Hoʻohui ʻOhana | Family Reunions: October 2021
Hoʻohui ʻOhana | Family Reunions: September 2021
OHA’s “Mana i Mauli Ola” Film Wins Three Accolade Awards
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has been honored with three awards from the Accolade Global Film Competition for its short film titled Mana i Mauli Ola, which details how the organization is working with the community through its new strategic plan to positively impact the wellbeing of Native Hawaiians.
Original Play He Leo Aloha Celebrates ʻIke and ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
This month, UH Mānoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance and Kennedy Theatre will present He Leo Aloha, a world premiere Hawaiian Theatre (Hana Keaka) production performed exclusively in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi.
Beyond the Veil
While thumbing through my mother’s journals, I came across a section entitled “Superstitions.”
Advocating for Victims of Domestic Violence
In 1989, the month of October was declared National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s a reminder that domestic violence continues to affect many in our community.
An Update on Federal Policies to End Gender-Based Violence
Recent reports demonstrate that Native Hawaiians are disproportionately affected by gender-based violence, including sex trafficking, intimate partner violence, and related issues.
Being “The Friendly Isle” and “The Aloha State” for our People
Our ancient tradition is oral history. As I learn by seeing and by hearing, I become the haumana and those who are dedicated to advancing a range of native Hawaiian concerns become kumu.
Nānā I Ke Kumu, Helu ʻEkolu: Look to the Source
Liliʻuokalani Trust (LT) believes every Hawaiian child has the inherent right to live an abundant and culturally informed life which is poetically captured in our Strategic Plan’s vision, e nā kamalei lupalupa, or thriving Hawaiian children.
News Briefs | October 2021
News Briefs - October 2021 Issue of Ka Wai Ola
Financial Assistance Available for Lessees on Hawaiian Home Lands
Financial relief for lessees on Hawaiian Home Lands has arrived in the form of a new Homeowner Assistance Program.
What We Aspire to Become
Over the last several weeks, Hawaiʻi’s COVID-19 numbers have been climbing due to the highly infectious Delta strain of the virus.
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