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Danny De Gracia: A Blueprint For OHA To ‘Better’ The Lives Of Native Hawaiians Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Danny De Gracia: A Blueprint For OHA To ‘Better’ The Lives Of Native Hawaiians

Native Hawaiians suffer disparities in education, housing, health care and overall outcomes. OHA needs to play a bigger role in fixing that.

Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Raising OHA’s Share Of Ceded Land Revenue Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Raising OHA’s Share Of Ceded Land Revenue

Updated: Senate Bill 2021 could go before the 51-member House for a full vote next week.

OHA Selects Trask As Big Island Trustee OHA

OHA Selects Trask As Big Island Trustee

The well-known Native Hawaiian rights activist is an attorney.

Should OHA Get A Bigger Share Of Hawaii’s Public Land Revenues? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Should OHA Get A Bigger Share Of Hawaii’s Public Land Revenues?

Updated: The ceded land revenues, which make up a significant chunk of OHA’s annual budget, go to fund programs for Hawaiian beneficiaries.

OHA Has Lots Of Job Openings Amid A Controversial Restructuring Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

OHA Has Lots Of Job Openings Amid A Controversial Restructuring

Meanwhile, some staffers have criticized a reorganization they say contributed to departures from the office.

A Potential Shakeup At OHA Is Clouding The Agency’s Budget Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

A Potential Shakeup At OHA Is Clouding The Agency’s Budget

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs wants to give out more money in grants to organizations while trimming its own spending.

Senate Panel Restores OHA Budget Screenshot

Senate Panel Restores OHA Budget

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will also get some of the funding for this year that was withheld because of an incomplete audit.

Lawmakers Want New Group To Determine Future Of OHA Kakaako Makai Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Lawmakers Want New Group To Determine Future Of OHA Kakaako Makai

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs says it does not plan to cooperate with the group if two resolutions pass the Legislature.

House Kills OHA Kakaako Makai Proposal Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

House Kills OHA Kakaako Makai Proposal

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs won’t be able to build 400-foot-tall towers near the Kakaako shoreline.

Former OHA Finance Chief Sues Over Whistleblower Retaliation Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Former OHA Finance Chief Sues Over Whistleblower Retaliation

UPDATED: The former official alleges that he was targeted for raising concerns over the office’s finances.