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Harm Reduction Toolkit for Native Hawaiian Communities

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Papa Ola Lōkahi and Hawaiʻi Health & Harm Reduction Center (H3RC) are releasing a harm reduction toolkit for our Native Hawaiian communities in October.

Remy Kapua ʻOkamakahala Akana Keliihoomalu

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Office of Hawaiian Affairs Staff Profile - Remy Kapua ʻOkamakahala Akana Keliihoomalu
Photo: Keiki shoveling dirt

Delivering Culture-Based Learning

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An OHA grant is helping INPEACE bring its Kupu Ola program to Waiʻanae Intermediate School

Keep da Locals, Local

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By Naomi Yoshida, NHCC Marketing Director I bet you or someone close to you have thought about moving away. And we can’t blame you, as...

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In short: no. You are not required to name your co-signor as your successor or co-lessee, and they do not automatically become a successor or co-lessee just from co-signing your loan.

Striking Silhouettes ʻOhe Ma Kai (ʻOhe Kukuluaeʻo)

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A tree we see growing on arid leeward lowlands of our islands, except for Kauaʻi and Kahoʻolawe, ʻohe ma kai (Polyscias sandwicenis) is distinctive.

What’s Going on at OHA – II

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We ended last month with the Board of Trustees violating its own by-laws to form a Permitted Interaction Group to investigate the development of Kakaʻako Makai.

What is an expert?

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Greetings from the rising of the sun at Haʻehaʻe to the setting of the same at the base of Lehua.

Kaupe: The ʻŌlohe Dog-Man of Nu‘uanu

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One night each month, it is said that an eerie white mist appears along the highest peak of the Koʻolau mountains.

A Season for Change

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In our ʻohana, October is a month of birthdays. It’s funny how many of us, in both my immediate and extended family, share October as our birthday month. I am one of them.

Koʻolaupoko’s “Distinguished Kamaʻāina”

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Three hard-working community leaders have been recognized by the Koʻolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club as Distinguished Kamaʻāina of Koʻolaupoko during an awards presentation on September 5.

No Bones About It

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Many of us were taught that you need to drink milk or eat dairy foods to get the calcium needed for strong bones.
Photo: Board and stone class with Uncle Earl Kawaʻa

OHA Awards More Than $750,000 in Grants to Support ʻOhana, Moʻomeheu...

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Ten community nonprofits will be receiving a total of $754,840 in grant awards from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) to help support their efforts in strengthening the Native Hawaiian community.

He Aha ka ʻŌlohe?

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Mai ka piʻina a ka lā i Haʻehaʻe a i ka welona o ka lā i ka mole o Lehua.

ASU Online Graduate Program in Indigenous Education Emphasizes Native Hawaiian Education

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This Indigenous Education program has prepared me to be the best teacher I can be for my Kānaka Maoli students.

Kapaemahu Exhibit Prompts Call to Update Signage at Waikīkī

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An exhibit at Bishop Museum is bringing attention to the once-forgotten story about four māhū (people of dual male and female spirit) who brought healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaiʻi.

ʻŌiwi Resources and Our County Government

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In the November election, Maui County voters will be asked whether or not to approve the charter amendment to establish a Department of ʻŌiwi Resources.

Planning for an Anahola Sports Complex

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The Anahola Hawaiian Homestead Association (AHHA), founded in 1982 and a member of the Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations (SCHHA) recently held a project meeting on the status of its Anahola Sports Complex initiative on Hawaiian Home Lands.

New Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters Offer Enhanced Protection

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The first bivalent booster vaccines designed specifically to protect against original COVID-19 and the most common forms of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i, the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants, is now available.

A New Source of Wealth for the Hawaiian People

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As trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), our constitutional mandate is to better the conditions of Native Hawaiians.