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.
Since 2002, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has received funds under the Act in the form of a block grant known as the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant.
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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.
Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Director Alapaki Nahale-a will leave the department on May 15, 2012. His resignation was accepted this afternoon.