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Laʻi ʻŌpua Hawaiian homesteaders joined the West Hawaiʻi Community Health Center (WHCHC) in celebrating the beginning of construction for a new health care center on Hawaiian home lands in Kealakehe.

Moloka‘i residents pay among the highest electricity bills in the nation but a new solar photovoltaic leasing program aims to change all of that.

Today, Governor Neil Abercrombie appointed Doreen Napua Gomes to represent Maui Island on the Hawaiian Homes Commission, the nine-member board tasked with overseeing the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.

Hawaiian Homes Commission (HHC) Chair and Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Director Jobie Masagatani briefed Hawaiʻi State Legislators today on Department efforts over the past six months to address concerns raised in a State Audit released in April.

The Hawaiian Homes Commission voted yesterday to issue a license for approximately 13 acres of Hawaiian Homes Trust lands to a Pana‘ewa Hawaiian homestead organization for the construction of a community center that will include a community garden, incubator kitchen, and classrooms.