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To view four video clips regarding the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument from the OHA Board of Trustees meeting on July 8, 2010, click on the following links:
(1) BOT 7-8-10 Board Counsel Opinion – Agenda Item Proper
(2) William Aila Jr. Supports Papahanaumokuakea as Heritage Site
(3) OHA BOT 7-8-10 Trustee Stender on Papahanaumokuakea
(4) OHA BOT 7-8-10 Mililani Trask on Papahanaumokuakea
On February 26, 2016, the majority of the Na‘i Aupuni ‘aha participants voted to adopt The Constitution of the Native Hawaiian Nation. The next step is to ratify the Constitution by taking it out to our people. I encourage all of our ꞌohana to give the Constitution serious consideration. While it is not a perfect document, it is a beginning.
Established in 1978 for the preservation, protection and interpretation of traditional native Hawaiian activities and culture, Kaloko-Honokohau NHP is an 1160 acre park full of incredible cultural and historical significance. It is the site of an ancient Hawaiian settlement which encompasses portions of four different ahupua’a, or traditional sea to mountain land divisions. Resources include fishponds, kahua (house site platforms), ki’i pohaku (petroglyphs), holua (stone slide), and heiau (religious site).
KAHEA is a Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance that works to: (1) protect sensitive shorelines and culturally significant sites from inappropriate development; (2) prevent the conversion of agricultural lands to gated communities, golf courses, and malls; and (3) protect Hawaii’s threatened biodiversity and endangered species.
ALU LIKE, Inc. is a private, non-profit service organization that has a comprehensive range of services and activities to fill identified needs in the Native Hawaiian community, including community economic development, business assistance, employment preparation, training, library services, educational and childcare services for families with young children.
The ‘Aha Punana Leo assists Native Hawaiians and indigenous peoples world wide to maintain and develop traditional languages and cultures for life today. From a pioneer group of language immersion preschools, the ‘Aha Punana Leo has evolved into a non-profit Native Hawaiian family-based educational corporation serving students and family members of all ages with a multitude of programs and functions.
Na Pua No’eau was established at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo in 1989 as an enrichment program with the aim of raising the educational achievements of Native Hawaiian children from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Information on Kamehameha Schools, which was founded by the will of Bernice Pauahi Bishop, greatñgranddaughter and last royal descendant of Kamehameha the Great. Since its founding more than a century ago, Kamehameha Schools has graduated about 20,500 young men and women – a worthy legacy of a visionary princess.
A Hawaiian national treasure and the only official state residence of royalty in the United States, `Iolani Palace was the official residence of the Hawaiian Kingdom’s last two monarchs — King Kalakaua, who built the Palace in 1882, and his sister successor, Queen Lili`uokalani. During the monarchy period, `Iolani Palace was the center of social and political activity in the Kingdom of Hawai`i.
Information on the museum’s exhibitions, calendar of events, education programs, and research & collections.
Information on faculty and courses.
This website provides a link to an online copy of OHA’s 2005 audit by the Hawaii State Auditor.
Website for the Hawai’i State Senate & House of Representatives. Use this website to research bills or to contact your legislator.
Information on Hawaiian Home Lands.
The Hawai’i HomeOwnership Center offers members the tools and knowledge they need to become informed consumers and successful home buyers. An 8-hour Homebuyer’s Education course provides an overview of the home buying process and what lenders expect. Counselors help members address their obstacles to home ownership. The Center continues to provide educational opportunities and counseling after the purchase to ensure your success as a home owner.
A website dedicated to federal recognition for Native Hawaiians
Download a copy of the following:
Blount Report [Affairs in Hawaii]
Congressional debates on Hawaii Organic Act
Anti-Annexation Petition [Palapala hoopii kue hoohuiaina]
Anti-Annexation Protest Documents
Michael Dougherty, author of To Steal A Kingdom, has written a book that has become required reading for anyone who is serious about understanding the historical basis of todayís Hawaiian sovereignty movement.
The official web site of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.