Media Releases

A project to restore a 4,500-acre portion of native forest on the slopes of Haleakalā that began over 25 years ago has recommenced through the efforts of native Hawaiians from the Kahikinui Homestead Community.

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has published and submitted to the Hawaiʻi State Legislature its final plan to spend the $600 million allocation of funding from Act 279.

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands' update of its General Plan has been adopted by the Hawaiian Homes Commission. DHHL’s General Plan, updated every 20 years, establishes statewide policies that guide land management and programs over the next two decades. The Department last updated its General Plan in 2002.

The Department of Hawaiian Homes Lands held an opening ceremony for its new Kauaʻi District Office on Monday, November 28, 2022, in Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi.

The Hawaiian Homes Commission, the nine-person executive board that governs the Department of Hawaiian Homes Lands, has approved and announced its 2022 meeting calendar.