Ola ka ʻŌlelo ma TikTok
He mea nui ka pāpaho pili kanaka i kēia au. Hiki i nā kānaka ke hoʻopuka manaʻo, kāʻana ʻike, a hoʻolaha i nūhou ma ka pūnaewele me kekahi kiʻi a i ʻole ka wikiō ma nā kahua pāpaho like ʻole.
The Language Lives on TikTok
Social media is huge now. People can publish their thoughts, share information, and announce news online along with pictures and video on various media platforms.
Keep Screen Time Safe
Digital screen time is a big part of our lives.
Protecting the Waters of the Pacific Remote Islands
The Pacific Remote Islands (PRI), is an area of approximately 495,189 square miles of ocean that includes seven islands and atolls.
A construction project is being planned in an area that may have iwi kūpuna. Can the developer build there?
Preparing Hawaiʻiloa for a Journey to Alaska
For Denise Kekuna, treasurer of the Friends of Hōkūleʻa & Hawaiʻiloa (FHH), the canoe, Hawaiʻiloa, represents the “continuum of our shared cultures and the deep Indigenous intelligence that sustained and continues to sustain us.”
An Emphasis on Grassroots Engagement
Mahalo to the wonderful residents of Molokaʻi and Kauaʻi for welcoming me this past month on my official site visits in my capacity as OHA Trustee At-Large.
Kristin Kananiokalani Anderson
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Staff Profile - Kristin Kananiokalani Anderson
The Future of Hawaiians Cannot be Left to Autocrats
Names are special to Hawaiians. When we give birth to our children, we seek out kūpuna to find a name.
Ka Wai Ola | Vol. 40 No. 4 | April 2023
Ka Wai Ola | Vol. 40 No. 4 | April 2023 Issue Table of Contents
E kala mai…
In the March issue of Ka Wai Ola in an article on Women’s History Month about Lahilahi Webb and Margaret Waldron printed on page 10, we note that Margaret Waldron married Mr. Bond.
Pā Mai ka Makani
Kohala is a district known for being windy and its famous winds – ʻĀpaʻapaʻa, Apapa, Moaʻe and ʻŌlauniu – are recalled in mele, oli and moʻolelo.
OHA Grant Applications Due April 5
On March 15, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) announced the availability of more than $9 million via 12 grant solicitations for Native Hawaiian-serving organizations.
The Magic of Mauna Kea
Gentle wind kissed my face as sun beams illuminated the vast landscape in front of me. It was the summer of 2019, and I was standing atop Mauna Kea, embraced in the essence of the mauna.
Helping Keiki Make EPIC Strides
Kai (not his real name) did not have a typical childhood. He started going in and out of foster homes from the age of five, suffered severe abuse and neglect, and was diagnosed with a myriad of emotional challenges and learning disabilities.
A Trailblazing Educator, Cultural Advocate and Servant Leader
Fred Keakaokalani Cachola Nov. 24, 1935 – Feb. 20, 2023 By Kēhaunani Abad “Lele o Kohala me he lupe lā. Kohala soars as a kite.” An expression of admiration for Kohala, a district that has been a leader in doing good work. Amidst the bustle of the Kohala Plantation...
Native Hawaiian Gender-Based Violence
In January, I attended a roundtable discussion hosted by U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono at OHA with organizations supporting Native Hawaiian women and Native Hawaiian survivors of gender-based violence.
Notice Corrections and Probate Information for Kalima v. DHHL
Now that this landmark class action case has settled, the next phases are to provide notice of claims and to disburse the settlement funds.
Influencers Who Educate – Not Appropriate
These Native Hawaiian social media influencers are using their platforms to educate about Hawaiian language, culture and history.
Taking Pride in Our Culture and Addressing the Need for Affordable Housing
As many of you now know, OHA’s plans for Hakuone include a Hawaiian Cultural Center.
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