Ka Wai Ola

The following actions were taken by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees, and are summarized here. For more information on board actions, please see the complete meeting minutes posted online at www.oha.org/BOT.

May 7, 2020

Approval to Fund Responses to COVID-19

Trustee Dan Ahuna moves to approve and authorize the disbursement of $2,170,000 from the Fiscal Year 2020 Core Operating Budget (Grants Category) to fund the Emergency Financial Assistance Program grant.

Trustee Robert Lindsey seconds the motion.

Ahu Isa Ahuna Akana Akina Lee H. Lindsey R. Lindsey Machado Waiheʻe
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Approval to Fund Responses to COVID-19

Trustee Dan Ahuna moves to authorize the disbursement of $830,000 from the Fiscal Year 2020 Core Operating Budget (Grants Category) to the Hawai‘i Community Foundation Island Strong Fund:

  1. Eight (8) grantees in the Hawai‘i Island Strong Fund in the amount of $75,000;
  2. Five (5) grantees in the Kaua‘i Island Strong Fund in the amount of $75,000;
  3. 11 grantees in the Maui County Strong Fund in the amount of $110,000;
  4. $250,000 for O‘ahu Strong Fund;
  5. Additional Funds for the Neighbor Island Strong Fund in the amount of $211,739;
  6. Hawai‘i Community Foundation administrative fee of $108,261.

Trustee Robert Lindsey seconds the motion.

Ahu Isa Ahuna Akana Akina Lee H. Lindsey R. Lindsey Machado Waiheʻe
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Approval to Fund Responses to COVID-19

Trustee Dan Ahuna moves to approve and authorize a total of $3,000,000 in budget adjustments to OHA’s FY2020 Core Operating Budget to fund the Emergency Financial Assistance (EFA) Program Grant and the Hawai‘i Community Foundation Island Strong Fund executed by the following actions:

  1. Repurpose $455,921 for the EFA Program Grant from the FY2020 Budget available in the Grants category and originally budgeted for the purposes below:
    BUDGET CATEGORY TOTAL FY2020 BUDGET REALLOCATION
    Personnel $1,234,079
    Overhead $400,000
    Travel $100,000
    Program $450,000
    Contracts $360,000
    TOTAL FY2020 BUDGET REALLOCATION $2,544,079
  2. Reallocate $2,544,079 by transferring the funds to the Grants category for the EFA Program Grant and the Hawai‘i
    BUDGET LINE ITEM AMOUNT
    Ku¯lia Grants $250,000
    BOT Sponsorships $135,000
    CEO/Kaia¯ulu Sponsorships $70,921
    TOTAL FY2020 BUDGET REPURPOSE $455,921
Ahu Isa Ahuna Akana Akina Lee H. Lindsey R. Lindsey Machado Waiheʻe
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