Media Releases

DHHL joined Kumuhau Hawaiian homesteaders and a team of over 60 volunteers for Honolulu Habitat for Humanity’s Build-A-Thon today in Waimānalo, Oʻahu.

At its Aug. 19, 2013 meeting, the Hawaiian Homes Commission approved creation of a “Streamline Refinance Loan” product for lessees with Hawaiian Home General Loan Fund (HHGLF) direct loans in good standing, and an “Interest Rate Reduction Loan” product for delinquent loans (either in the HHGLF or to be refinanced with monies in the HHGLF) who meet specific criteria.

The Hawaiian Homes Commission welcomed their newest members during a monthly commission meeting today in Paukūkalo, Maui.

Fitch Ratings, a global rating agency, today affirmed the ‘A’ rating for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands $39.8 million revenue bonds, series 2009, and issued a Rating Outlook of “Stable.”

During yesterday's Tropical Storm Flossie scare, the County got word that the mouth of Anahola Stream was clogged at its outlet to the sea, so the Mayor and Co. dispatched a backhoe and work crew to clear the blockage to prevent possible flooding.