When I was a young teenager, I would spend summers with my dad, Henry Kaʻiama Aʻi, in Mahukona, Kohala, Hawaiʻi Island. He was a stevedore and would work shifts at the docks unloading the ships that brought household goods to that part of the island.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Iwi Kūpuna Repatriation and Reinterment grant is timely and greatly needed.
From 2010 to 2014, repatriations were conducted from five institutions located in the United Kingdom (England). During that same time period, there was one repatriation from a U.S. institution and one repatriation from a private U.S. citizen.
The United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) recently unveiled a new Hawaiʻi Military Land Use Master Plan (HMLUMP). This document provides an overview of current military land use in Hawaiʻi and a snapshot of plans for the next 25 years.
A groundbreaking tax relief bill that directly impacts Native Hawaiians in Maui County passed its second reading with unanimous approval by the Maui County Council on November 19.
On Dec. 18, 2019, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly passed a resolution proclaiming 2022-2032 as the “International Decade of Indigenous Languages.”
We have been through a lot these last two years. The challenges and tragedies associated with the pandemic have often been unbearable, and especially heartbreaking is the toll that it has taken on our keiki.
Based on the premise that personal relationships and patient engagement are critical to improving access to healthcare, Papa Ola Lōkahi has been identifying, training and deploying community leaders to provide information, share resources and help navigate the healthcare system for patients and their families.