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OHA Maui Trustee, Carmen Hulu Lindsey. Photo by Wendy Osher.
OHA Trustee Lindsey to Address Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber
April 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Lindsey will reportedly speak on new developments and initiatives at OHA as well as recent OHA decisions and how they affect beneficiaries of grants and services, according to the MNHCOC.

UHMC. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Native Hawaiian Scholarship Series Continues
January 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Maui News

There are two more meetings on tap for Maui County locations including one tonight in Hana. The Native Hawaiian Scholarship ‘Aha includes a series of free presentations for high school students, parents, teachers, and current college students, who are interested in learning about financial aid.

Carmen Hulu Lindsey was elected to continue representing Maui. Photo courtesy of OHA.
OHA Installs Lindsey to Continue Representing Maui
December 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

The OHA today officially added one new face to its Board of Trustees and applauded the re-election of four incumbents..

OHA Board of Trustees. File photo by Wendy Osher.
OHA Awards College Scholarships to 303 Students
September 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs awarded more than $718,000 in scholarship money to 303 Native Hawaiian students who are seeking a college education.

State Senator Donovan Dela Cruz introduced “Act 55.” Hawaii State Legislature photo.
Public Land Development Corp: Good Idea, Bad Legislation
August 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Discussion

A furious public reaction has brought attention to Act 55, a law that bypasses many regulations for developing public lands. It’s vague, open-ended, and may vest too much power in the governor.

OHA. File photo by Wendy Osher.
OHA Acquires New Honolulu Property
August 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News

Current plans call for moving OHA’s offices to the Gentry Pacific Design Center as space becomes available.

File photo of Iao Stream in West Maui where stream diversions and water rights have been the subject of Water Commission reviews.  Photo by Wendy Osher
High Court Rules on Maui Water Rights at Nā Wai ‘Ehā
August 16th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

Taro farmers on Maui and several community groups are celebrating a decision made by the Hawai’i Supreme Court on Wednesday to vacate a state commission ruling over water rights at Nā Wai ‘Ehā.

Collette Machado, OHA Chairwoman. Photo courtesy OHA.
OHA Trustees to Hold Meetings on Moloka`i
June 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

The OHA Board of Trustees will hold two public meetings on Molokai June 20 and June 21.

Dr. Kamana’opono Crabbe has been appointed chief executive officer at OHA. Photo by Francine Murray
OHA Unveils New Executive Team
May 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

Kamana’opono Crabbe, the new chief executive officer at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs has officially announced his senior executive team.

OHA consumer loan officer Tracy Mattos reviews an application from a potential Native Hawaiian borrower. Photo: Alice Silbanuz
Emergencies Drive Demand for OHA Consumer Loans
May 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

From behind her desk at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Tracy Mattos has bailed many families out of emergencies through OHA’s Consumer Micro-Loan Program.

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