OCH – Office of the Chair

William Ailā, Jr., Interim Director

  • Effective May 17, 2019 

William Ailā Jr. was named interim Chairman and Director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands by Governor David Ige on May 17, 2019.  As former chair of the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) and head of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Deputy Ailā directed the agency’s activities including the management of public lands; forest, fish and game resources of the State; and of the forest reserve, state parks, small boat harbors, and historic sites.

William J. Aila, Jr, Interim Director
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Vacant, Deputy to the Chair
808-620-9502 | Fax 808-620-9529