Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

FOR THE RECORD: WAIMEA NUI REGIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INTIATIVE The Waimea Nui Community Development Corporation (Waimea Nui CDC) is the native Hawaiian organization undertaking the projects which form the centerpiece of the Waimea Nui Regional Community Development Initiative (Waimea Nui RCDI). This initiative is a result of a community-based effort by the Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders’ ...
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Kalamaʻula, Molokaʻi – Daniel Pelekane-Tamashiro is the newest member of Hawaiʻi’s oldest Hawaiian homestead, Kalamaʻula on Molokaʻi. Today, 24-year-old Pelekane-Tamashiro celebrated with family and friends at the groundbreaking ceremony for his home along Paiaa Street in the Kalamaʻula Residence Lots on Molokaʻi. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is being built in partnership with Molokaʻi Habitat for Humanity, who hosted the ...
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The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is currently undertaking preliminary planning in order to best prepare ourselves and our beneficiaries for the possible impacts the path of the lava flow may have on its community in Maku’u. As the ebb and flow of the lava varies day-by-day, our plans are still evolving as we ...
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NAHASDA Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the House H.R. 360, a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA), which includes provisions for the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant, was introduced yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Hawaii Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Mark Takai (D-HI) are leading the effort to ...
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FOR THE RECORD I’m doing a story about concerns that have been raised by some beneficiaries and beneficiary-controlled groups regarding DHHL practices that they say discriminate against the very group — beneficiaries — that the agency is supposed to serve. I’m also hearing from beneficiaries who are critical of the commission’s approval last month of ...
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