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Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

No New Housing For Hawaiians Despite Millions In The Bank Cory Lum/Civil Beat

No New Housing For Hawaiians Despite Millions In The Bank

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands comes under fire for not providing any new housing units last fiscal year.

Hawaii AG Appeals DHHL Case Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii AG Appeals DHHL Case

circuit court’s decision in Nelson v. Hawaiian Homes Commission determined that the state should give the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands "sufficient funds."
Legislature Passes Airbnb Bill, Others As Session Wanes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Legislature Passes Airbnb Bill, Others As Session Wanes

Hawaii lawmakers killed, among others, a measure to let psychologists on the neighbor islands prescribe drugs.
How Much More Will State Pony Up For Hawaiian Home Lands? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Much More Will State Pony Up For Hawaiian Home Lands?

The House passes a funding bill, but doesn't fill in the blank for what it thinks the state should pay pursuant to a court order.
House Keeps Funding For Hawaiian Home Lands Alive Cory Lum/Civil Beat

House Keeps Funding For Hawaiian Home Lands Alive

Giving just an hour's notice, lawmakers called a public hearing to look again at a bill that would provide additional money for the department.
More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

The Native Hawaiian community may hold a constitutional convention as soon as this fall.
Hawaii Monitor: Bill Would Expand Secrecy of DHHL Leases

Hawaii Monitor: Bill Would Expand Secrecy of DHHL Leases

But Senate chair Clayton Hee says: "This is a public trust, public land, public leases."
After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

New hui being formed to incubate a deeper "bench."
Native Hawaiian Clubs ‘Colonizing the Continent’ Michael Levine/Civil Beat

Native Hawaiian Clubs ‘Colonizing the Continent’

Convention on civic participation in Washington, D.C., bars reporter from conference.
Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

Akaka to Alaska Natives: ‘Strength In Solidarity’

Retiring Hawaii senator speaks at convention.
Lingle: I Never Sold an Acre of Ceded Land

Lingle: I Never Sold an Acre of Ceded Land

U.S. Senate candidate emphasizes her commitment to Native Hawaiian land ownership.
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