But the idea is controversial as many don’t think that establishing a nation within a nation is the best option.
Native Hawaiians cannot take out second mortgages or home equity lines of credit on their homesteads — but not everyone understood that was part of the deal.
Those fortunate enough to secure a DHHL lot — often after waiting years or decades — find themselves unable to access the property’s market value.
This father-and-son duo are pushing for more culturally sensitive methods for academic shark research. Will the University of Hawaii listen?
Buoyed by the activism around TMT and a rare open seat, nearly a dozen people have entered the Hawaii island race to serve on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.
A surge in Native Hawaiian activism has led to a packed field in the race for seats on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.
The state Supreme Court decision came more than two decades after the original suit was first filed. Nearly 400 original plaintiffs have died since then.
An apparent increase in the number of Native Hawaiian candidates in 2020 features many young people involved with resistance movements like the Mauna Kea protests.
When the virus spread, a nonprofit in Papakolea Hawaiian Homestead quickly shifted gears to ensuring kupuna got food, supplies and necessary health care.