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PAPAKŌLEA, OʻAHU – Papakōlea homesteaders Frances and Wallace Naone-Bailey can rest assured that their brand-new house will be a place their kids and grandkids always call home. “Today is ultimately a true celebration of the vision of our Prince Kūhiō,” said Michelle Kaʻuhane, deputy director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, at the dedication ...
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HONOLULU – Home ownership for Native Hawaiians was front and center at a legislative field hearing held by U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, at the Oʻahu Veterans Center today. “I know this measure is so important to returning the native Hawaiian people to the ‘āina,” said Senator ...
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Architecture students from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa presented their take on the traditional, multi-family Kauhale concept being developed by Hawaiian Home Lands. Students took into account the traditional concept of an extended-family dwelling and spent the last week developing their own approach to the Kauhale design. Interesting features include adjustable walls that allow ...
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INFORMATIONAL ROUND TABLE MEETING Hawaiian Homes Commission  & Senate Committee on Indian Affairs April 10, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hale Pono’i, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, HI 96707

Office of Hawaiian Affairs • 711 Kapi‘olani Boulevard, Suite 500 • Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813 • 808 594-1835 • www.oha.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 30, 2012 OHA STATEMENT ON HAWAI‘I LEGISLATURE PASSING THE KAKA‘AKO LAND PROPOSAL HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Legislature today passed a bill that allows the state to transfer to the Office of Hawaiian ...
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