Media Releases

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.

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and the Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders’ Association have published a draft Environmental Assessment for the relocation of the Kīpuka o ke Ola Clinic.

Hawaiian Homes Commission Chair William J. Ailā, Jr. issued a statement on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of the development of a formal Native Hawaiian community consultation policy.

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has launched a Revocable Permit (RP) Pilot Program that will offer short-term land dispositions on three DHHL parcels as a means to assess the Pilot’s outreach and application process. Completion of the Pilot and associated evaluation will be presented to the Hawaiian Homes Commission for consideration of an expanded permanent program.