It is well documented that 50% of micro and small businesses will go out of business after five years. Native Hawaiian business stats are even worse.
On April 5, 2023, the Hawai‘i Supreme Court denied Hawai‘i State Auditor Leslie Kondo full access to minutes of closed executive sessions of the OHA Board of Trustees.
When Maui County planners reached out to Maui kumu hula in late 2021 and invited them to discuss building a center for hula and Hawaiian culture on county property in the heart of Wailuku, the kumu were surprised...and skeptical.
Central Maui is home to several important burial sites. It is also where mass development is desecrating a number of these burial sites.
He moʻolelo kaumaha kēia e pili ana i nā kānaka Hawaiʻi i hoʻomaʻau ʻia ma muli o ko lākou ʻano hoʻomana. Ua pili ia moʻolelo iā Helio Koaʻeloa no Wailua, Maui Hikina. Ua hoʻololi ʻo ia i kona hoʻomana ʻana i ke Akua mai ka hoʻomana Kalawina i ka hoʻomana Katolika.
On April 6, 2023, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Board of Trustees (BOT), recognizing both the significance and time sensitivity of Hawaiʻi House Speaker Scott Saiki’s proposal regarding development plans for OHA’s land in Kakaʻako Makai, convened a special meeting at its headquarters at Nā Lama Kukui in Honolulu.
My heart is heavy because we, the Indigenous people of these islands have been gravely disrespected yet again. You know from the media reports that the Speaker of House has steadfastly refused to allow OHA’s bills to be heard in the House. He is so...
University of Hawaiʻi Maui College (UHMC) Chancellor Lui Hokoana knows one thing for sure: learning does not necessarily require students to sit behind desks or hunch over laboratory tables.
Polynesian explorers traveled from Tahiti and Bora Bora to Hawaiʻi over 1,000 years ago in ocean-voyaging waʻa (canoes) guided by traditional navigation.
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