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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2011 Assistance Program Launched for Families with Vacant Lots to Build Homes Honolulu, Hawaii – The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA), a community development nonprofit is launching a construction assistance program for families with a vacant lot issued to them by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. The Vacant ...
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Hawaiian Homes Commission Chairman Alapaki Nahale-a is pleased to announce that Governor Neil Abercrombie has appointed Michelle Kauhane as Deputy to the Chairman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission. Michelle Kauhane completes the three-person team — all are current or former Hawaiian homestead residents — leading the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), joining Hawaiian Homes ...
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Partnership with Hawai’i Community College results in 44th home FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2011 Download a PDF version of this release HILO, Hawai‘i – A home built by students in the Hawai‘i Community College (HawCC) students Model Home Program was dedicated today in the homestead community of Pana’ewa. “This partnership combines real-life, hands-on training ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2011 Chairman Nahale-a testifies before U.S. Senate Committee Testimony Covers “Closing the Digital Divide” in Native Nations and Communities WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hawaiian Homes Commission Chairman Alapaki Nahale-a testified today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on the issue of “Closing the Digital Divide: Connecting Native ...
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