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TAG: Department of Hawaiian Homelands
April 11, 2018

Oral Arguments Set on 1993 Water Use Permit for Moloka‘i Ranch Subsidiary

At issue is a 2017 dismissal by the CWRM of the remanded application by Molokaʻi Ranch to use water from a well to redevelop an abandoned golf course and resort
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June 30, 2017

Bill Lowers Blood Quantum for Some Hawaiian Home Lands Successors

HB451 would allow a Lessee to designate a spouse, child, grandchild, brother or sister with a blood quantum of one 32nd Hawaiian as a successor to the lease.
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January 19, 2017

DHHL to Award 22 Vacant Lots to Beneficiaries on Kauaʻi

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands will be awarding 22 vacant lots to beneficiaries in the Piʻilani Mai Ke Kai subdivision of Anahola on the island of Kauaʻi
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December 23, 2016

Public Hearings Focus on Water Projects on Hawaiian Homelands

Meetings are slated for Jan. 11 on Molokaʻi at the Mitchel and on Jan. 12 on Maui at the Velma McWayne Santos Community Center. Both meetings start at 6 p.m.
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July 04, 2016

Kēōkea/Waiohuli Traffic Advisory

The Department of Hawaiian Homelands advises residents and motorists traveling in the Kēōkea Waiohuli area that beginning on July 5, 2016, Keanuhea Street will be closed to through traffic during the hours of 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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May 21, 2016

Kēōkea-Waiohuli Project is Future Home for 46 Maui Beneficiaries

The Kēōkea-Waiohuli Phase 1 subdivision will become the future home for 46 Hawaiian Home Lands beneficiaries and their families.
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April 07, 2016

Decoite Praises Governor’s Backing of DHHL Funding Increase

Representative DeCoite introduced HB 1932, relating to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, in response to the recent ruling and appeal of the Nelson case.
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March 09, 2015

DHHL & DOT Nominees Gain Unanimous Confirmation

In a unanimous vote, members of the state Senate confirmed Jobie Masagatani as Chairperson of the Department of Hawaiian Homelands and William Aila, Jr. as Deputy to the Chair of DHHL.
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March 16, 2012

Hawaiian Home Lands Director, Nahale-a to Resign

"Working for state government at this level has been a rewarding experience but also taxing on a number of levels."
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February 07, 2011

Okimoto and Nahale-a Confirmed to Cabinet Posts

Glenn M. Okimoto was confirmed as Director of the Department of Transportation and Albert "Alapaki" Nahale-a was confirmed as Chairperson for Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
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November 30, 2010

Native Hawaiian Council Applauds Hawaiian Homes Chairman Selection

A Native Hawaii policy and community development group is praising the recent selection of the Big Island’s Alapaki Nahale-a as the new Director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
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February 24, 2010

Carroll Seeks Transfer of Kalawao County to DHHL

Representative Mele Carroll of Maui introduced a Senate Bill aimed at transferring Kalawao County to the Department of Hawaiian Homelands (DHHL).  Kalawao County, which encompasses the historic Kalaupapa settlement for Hansen’s Disease patients on Molokai, is currently under the ownership and management of the state department of Health and the Department of Land and Natural... Read more »
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November 10, 2009

50% Reduction in Water Use for Hawaiian Homes on Moloka’i

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) announced today that Moloka’i water users in the Ho’olehua area need to reduce their water usage by 50% while DHHL works to recharge their water reservoir and completes repairs at the Kala’e well site. There are two wells at the Kala’e site and both pumps are under repair. ... Read more »
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November 01, 2009

Central Molokai Customers Urged to Conserve Water

The County of Maui Department of Water Supply (DWS) is urging all residents and businesses in Kaunakakai, Kalae, Hoolehua, Kualapuu, Kipu, and Kalamaula, Molokai to use water for health and safety purposes only while the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) well pumps are out of service.  At this time the DWS Kualapuu Well is... Read more »
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September 03, 2009


Governor Linda Lingle has appointed Anita Seyer Wong as the deputy to the chair of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL). Wong has been with DHHL since 2007 handling complex assignments related to restructuring of development financing, legal coordination of housing contracts, as well as overseeing project managers for the department’s Land Development Division.... Read more »
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