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Hawaii Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands Releases Draft Plan for Oahu Land

Hawaii’s Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has published a draft of its land use plan for 6,635 acres on Oahu over the…

What Are the Mental Health Challenges for Native Hawaiians?

That’s the topic for tonight’s episode of PBS Hawaii‘s Insights. Show promo: Western-imposed values have left…

Gov’t Shutdown Hurts Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders

That warning comes from the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, a coalition of organizations urging House Republicans…
DOE Long Overdue in Improving Hawaiian Studies, Kupuna Say State of Hawaii

DOE Long Overdue in Improving Hawaiian Studies, Kupuna Say

Hawaiian studies teachers reminded BOE members Tuesday that the state has failed to comply with a 2008 audit.

OHA Trustee Disputes State Auditor’s Report

Office of Hawaiian Affairs has made many improvements that the audit did not take into account.
Study: Despite Progress, Hawaiians, Other Islanders Still Die Younger

Study: Despite Progress, Hawaiians, Other Islanders Still Die Younger

But medical officials say embracing of traditional cultural values and practices help people to lead healthy lifestyles.

Statue at McKinley High ‘Inappropriate,’ Native Hawaiians Say

Our media partner KITV is reporting that a century-old statue of President William McKinley at the Honolulu high…
Auditor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Purchase Violated Investment Policy

Auditor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Purchase Violated Investment Policy

A trustee linked to the bank helped fund a questionable $21 million deal.

State Audit: OHA Not Living Up to Core Mission of Helping Native Hawaiians

The state Office of Hawaiian Affairs failed to establish an adequate organizational infrastructure before expanding its real estate holdings, according…
State Senators: Sue Navy For $100 Million Over Kahoolawe Cleanup

State Senators: Sue Navy For $100 Million Over Kahoolawe Cleanup

After spending $400 million, the island is still littered with bombs and missiles.
Hawaii Monitor: What’s the Point of Getting on the Sovereignty Roll?

Hawaii Monitor: What’s the Point of Getting on the Sovereignty Roll?

Wasn't sovereignty essentially relinquished when the Hawaiian government was extinguished?

For Native Hawaiians, Supporting Geothermal Makes Cultural Sense

OHA partnership with Innovations Development Group makes financial sense.
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