Jan 27

Legislative Process

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Jan 30

NOTICE TO POSSIBLE SUCCESSORS OF THE FOLLOWING DECEASED APPLICANTS, WHO DIED ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 26, 1998, AND FAILED TO DESIGNATE A SUCCESSOR TO THEIR HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS APPLICATION RIGHTS UNDER HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT, 1920, AS AMENDED

NOTICE TO POSSIBLE SUCCESSORS OF THE FOLLOWING DECEASED APPLICANTS, WHO DIED ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 26, 1998, AND FAILED TO DESIGNATE A SUCCESSOR TO THEIR HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS APPLICATION RIGHTS UNDER HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT, 1920, AS AMENDED.

2014 PUBLIC NOTICE TO SUCCESSORS

PUBLIC NOTICE TO SUCCESSORS

 DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS
HOMESTEAD SERVICES DIVISION

APPLICATIONS BRANCH

NOTICE TO POSSIBLE SUCCESSORS OF THE FOLLOWING DECEASED APPLICANTS, WHO DIED ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 26, 1998, AND FAILED TO DESIGNATE A SUCCESSOR TO THEIR HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS APPLICATION RIGHTS UNDER HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT, 1920, AS AMENDED.

  • AFOA, Elliot Iofi;
  • AFONG, Dora-Lee Ululani (PAKELE);
  • AHSING, Lawrence Keola;
  • AIONA, John Ah Ping Kalakaua, Sr.;
  • ALMEIDA, Vivian Nani (MAHELONA);
  • ANDERS, Emma Amelia (KAMA);
  • APO, Angeline Kawailani (HUEU);
  • AQUINO, Barbara Mamo (McAULTON);
  • AULD-MEDEIROS, Lorraine Peggy Wailaahia (LINCOLN);
  • BAJI, Rebecca Peke (ABRAHAM);
  • BALSIMO, Eleanor Akeao (KAAEKUAHIWI);
  • BERMUNDO, Frederick Hoopai;
  • BINGO, Raymond Kenneth;
  • BROWN, Albert Kalani, Sr.;
  • BROWN, Vivian Kekai (KAUPU);
  • CALAIRO, Clara Dorcas (REYES);
  • CARTER, Grace (CORREA);
  • CHOCK, Stanley A., Sr., aka Stanley Hauoli Ahana Kanoho;
  • CROWDER, Caroline Onaonaikawaiokaopua (KAHIAPO);
  • CRUZ, Albert Hollingsworth, Jr.;
  • DAVID, Mary Ivy, aka Ivy Lee David (LEE);
  • DOMINGUES, James;
  • FINCH, Charlene (MAMALA), aka Charlene Momiululani Nataniela;
  • FORSYTHE, Edward William;
  • FRANKLIN, Evelyn (JOSIAH);
  • GOMEZ, Shirley Ann Kuulei (CASTRO);
  • HILLIARD, Iwane Kaleinani (BRYANT);
  • HINES, Elaine Nickie (AHUNA);
  • HITZEMAN, Angela Kaleonani (KELEKOLIO);
  • HUDDY, Jarrett Wayne;
  • JOHNSON, Sharon Stephanie (KAAIHUE);
  • JUAREZ, Loretta Mililani (TOM);
  • JURY, Garfrey Makia;
  • KAAHANUI, Estelle Kawaikiniokawekiuwaialealeaipoalani (KANAKAOLE);
  • KAHALEAUKI, Charles, Sr., aka Charles AH LOY;
  • KAHANANUI, Miriam Ann Puahinano;
  • KAKALIA, Earl Kaulaenamoku, Sr.;
  • KALA, Clinton Francis Kaeliiokeau;
  • KALEO, Norla Mailekaluheaaliimakanoeola;
  • KAMA, Norma Lee Kawailani (KIKILA);
  • KAMAKEA, Donald Kekuipuaahiahi, Jr.;
  • KANAHELE, Linda Kuuleiakahelelani;
  • KANAHELE, Malaki Kalaokapono, Jr.;
  • KANAMU-LOPES, Rosalyn Kauakokoulalani;
  • KANEAKUA, Thomas Kealii Kwai Wah;
  • KARRATTI, James William Kahakauwila;
  • KAUHANE, David Keohokui, Jr.;
  • KE, Tammy Kuuiponohea;
  • KEALOHA, Alexander Alika Makaala;
  • KEALOHANUI, Margaret Christina (WATSON);
  • KEOHOHOU, Edwin Jack;
  • KEOLANUI, George Kamuela;
  • KEOMAKA, Edison Rizal Kapiohu;
  • KIA, Valerie Amoa;
  • KILA, Allan Liilii;
  • KUHNS, Ilona Bernadette (AKEO);
  • LOCEY, Eleanor Kawehilani (KANAHELE);
  • LONO, Benjamin Kaleinahalaopuna;
  • LOPEZ, Dolores Leilani (KUAANA), aka Dolores Leilani KAHUE;
  • MAHI, Don William;
  • MALAIKINI, Harry Hale;
  • MATTHEWS, Leroy Mahina;
  • McELROY, Glenna Arline (HAN);
  • MEADE, Geraldine Hatsuko Kuulei (HEIRAKUJI);
  • MEDEIROS, Elaine Kealahinano (YOUNG);
  • MIYAMOTO, Henry Inaina;
  • MORTENSEN, Edwin Kihapiilani;
  • NAKEA, Carter Kulani;
  • NAKOOKA, Isaac, Sr.;
  • NENIO, Olivia Janet (YOON);
  • OLLERO, Raymond Kalei, Sr.;
  • ONEHA, Harry Lionel Panai;
  • PELEKAI, Robert Kaaea, Jr.;
  • PENEKU, Leroy Keliiaukai, Sr.;
  • POMROY, Sharon Ann Mapuana;
  • RENKEN, Chevalier;
  • ROSA, Thomas Wharton;
  • SAFFERY, Jodie Kehaulani (KAMANU);
  • SALIS, Robert Kuuipo;
  • SAVILLA, Roxanne Akanani (KILA);
  • SEAGROVE, Maureen Kealoha (KAAUWAI);
  • SHOAF, Esther Moila, aka Elizabeth Margaret (KAWAA);
  • SNIFFEN, Frederick Jay, Sr.;
  • TAKAKI, Miles Kazuo;
  • TURALDE, Victoria Kaaoaoloa (AWEAU);
  • VEA, G’nell Leolani (KALEIOHI);
  • WAGO, Victoria Naipuone Kiesel (NIIHAU);
  • WEICKER, Ernest Junior;
  • YAMADA, Garry Loo;
  • YAMASHITA, Elizabeth (DOMINGUES).

Relatives of the above-named decedents including spouse, children, and grandchildren; parents; widows or widowers of the children; brothers and sisters; widows and widowers of the brothers and sisters; or nieces and nephews, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and are descendants of not less than one-half (50%) part of the blood of the races inhabiting the Hawaiian Islands previous to 1778, are hereby notified to present their claims for the Hawaiian Home Lands Application Rights of the above-named decedents. Written claims, with duly authenticated and certified copies of Hawaiian blood quantum verifications must be presented to the Applications Branch of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawai’i 96707 or at any of the District Offices of the Department, within one-hundredeighty (180) days from the last day of publication of this notice, or such relatives may be forever barred from succeeding to the Application Rights in question.

Last Publication Date: November 30, 2014

Dated: 11/06/2014, Honolulu, Hawaii
Jobie M.K. Masagatani, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission

November 23 & 30, 2014

HS&CPN______________

Jan 29

Feb. 15th Deadline is near, Do you have Health Insurance?

Feb. 15 is the last day of the Open Enrollment Period.

All individuals and families must enroll by this deadline for coverage in 2015. The Connector will be open until midnight to help everyone interested in enrolling in a plan.

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Jan 29

Update on unexploded ordnances on DHHL-owned land

Waimea Hawaiian homesteaders get the latest update on efforts to assess and remove unexploded ordnances on DHHL-owned land in the area formerly used by the U.S. for military training during World War II.

Waimea homesteaders discuss the extent of UXOs as well as removal efforts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Jan 29

DHHL Statement On Maku’u Disaster Preparedness

Posted on January 23, 2015

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is currently undertaking preliminary planning in order to best prepare ourselves and our beneficiaries for the possible impacts the path of the lava flow may have on its community in Maku’u. As the ebb and flow of the lava varies day-by-day, our plans are still evolving as we […]

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Jan 29

Kalamaʻula Welcomes First Homesteader of 2015

Posted on January 23, 2015                                                                                             DHHl Website

Kalamaʻula, Molokaʻi – Daniel Pelekane-Tamashiro is the newest member of Hawaiʻi’s oldest Hawaiian homestead, Kalamaʻula on Molokaʻi. Today, 24-year-old Pelekane-Tamashiro celebrated with family and friends at the groundbreaking ceremony for his home along Paiaa Street in the Kalamaʻula Residence Lots on Molokaʻi. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is being built in partnership with Molokaʻi Habitat for Humanity, who hosted the […]

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Jan 29

DHHL Procurement Notice

Procurement Notices for Solicitation

Island: Statewide

Agency: Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

 

Island

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Description

Publication Date

Due Date

Info

Oahu

Goods & Services

Task Order 13 Waimanalo Drainage Channel Cleaning, Waimanalo, Oahu. This project consists of cleaning of the existing concrete-lined drainage channel located in Waimanalo.

01/16/2015

02/26/2015

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Statewide

Goods & Services

SEALED OFFERS FOR HAULING SERVICES

01/14/2015

02/04/2015

More Info

Statewide

Goods & Services

SEALED OFFERS FOR STORAGE SERVICES

01/14/2015

02/04/2015

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Jan 29

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Jan 27

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

OHA Scholarships

OHA is helping Native Hawaiian students pay for college with two scholarship programs:

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Higher Education Scholarship
Administered through the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation

Requirements:

  • Be of Hawaiian ancestry and be verified
  • Be a Hawaiʻi resident or resident of the continental United States
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college
  • Be a classified undergraduate or graduate student
  • Have a 2.0 or higher grade point average for undergraduates or 3.0 or higher for graduate students

To apply go to www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org and search for the “Office of Hawaiian Affairs Fund” scholarship. For more information call (808) 537-6333.

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Scholarship
Administered through the Liko Aʻe Native Hawaiian Scholarship Program with preference given to non-traditional students.

Requirements:

  • Be of Hawaiian ancestry and be verified
  • Be a Hawaiʻi resident or resident of the continental United States
    • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited two or four-year college OR accredited vocational education training program, as an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Demonstrate academic achievement of at least a 2.0 GPA (undergraduate) and 3.0 GPA (graduate)
  • Remain in good academic standing

To apply go to www.likoae.org. For more information call (808) 984-3630.

To be eligible for these two scholarships you must be registered with OHA’s Hawaiian Registry Program. Go to www.OHA.org/registry to download an application form.

He Ipu Kāʻeo

NEW! He Ipu Kāʻeo 2014-2015 Scholarship Resources Booklet – This booklet was created to direct you to valuable resources available to Native Hawaiian students seeking post-secondary education; both college and career training programs. It includes information on scholarships, financial aid resources, and student support services.

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation Scholarships
The following scholarships are administered by the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation (these are not OHA scholarships). Visit www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org for details about each fund and specific requirements.

Blossom Kalama Evans Memorial Scholarship Fund
For college juniors, seniors or graduate students of Hawaiian ancestry.
Elena Albano “Makaʻalohilohi” Scholarship Fund
For Maui County residents in recovery from a mental health, behavioral or psychological disability, who are pursuing a traditional or vocational education program.

Hokuliʻa Foundation Scholarship Fund
For North or South Kona residents pursuing degrees in Healthcare, Education, or Social Work. Preference given to students demonstrating an emphasis in advancing Native Hawaiian culture.

Ida M. Pope Memorial Scholarship
For women of Hawaiian ancestry pursuing a major in one of the following fields: health, science or education (includes counseling & social work).

Jean Ileialoha Beniamina Scholarship for Ni’ihau Students Fund
For students who are residents of Kaua’i or Ni’ihau Island. Preference given to current Ni’ihau residents or Kaua’i residents who are one or two generations removed from Ni’ihau Island and to students who are proficient or fluent in the Hawaiian language.

Kaʻiulani Home For Girls Trust Scholarship
For women of Hawaiian ancestry who are college freshmen or sophomores. Past recipients who will be juniors or seniors are also eligible to apply.

Rosemary & Nellie Ebrie Fund
For Native Hawaiian students that were born and currently reside on the island of Hawai’i.

Hawaiian Civic Club Scholarships

Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu
Application available at www.hcchonolulu.org. Preference is given to members of HCCH in good standing, including directly-related family members.

Kona Hawaiian Civic Club
Application available at www.konahawaiiancivicclub.org. Applicants must be from the Kona community. Preference is given to KHCC members, as well as Hawaiian students in   pursuit of a degree in Hawaiian Studies. Contact: Beatrice K Mahi Ravenscraft, Scholarship Chairperson hb306@hawaii.rr.com.

Prince Kūhiō Hawaiian Civic Club
Application available at www.pkhcc.com. Preference given to Hawaiian students that have done community service or volunteer work, as well as students in pursuit of degrees in Hawaiian language, studies and culture, Journalism or Education. Contact:  Cyr Pakele, cypakele@ksbe.edu or 842-8934. Email applications will not be accepted.

Mākaha Hawaiian Civic Club
Application available at http://makahahawaiiancivicclub.webs.com. Preference given to Hawaiian students interested in completing a vocational training program. Contact:  Lu Faborito, kaluhiokalanik@aol.com

Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club 
www.phhcc.org

‘Ahahui Siwila ‘O Kapolei
For information email kapoleihcc@yahoo.com

Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club 
For more information email drelison@gmail.com

Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club
www.koolaupokohcc.org

Waikīkī Hawaiian Civic Club
For more information email malianob@gmail.com

More Native Hawaiian Scholarships

Chaminade University
Scholarships for residents of Hawaiian Homelands and students attending Hawaiian language immersion schools
Chaminade Admissions Office (808) 739-8340, admissions@chaminade.edu,https://www.chaminade.edu/ug/scholarships-hawaiian.php

Kamehameha Schools
Na Ho’okama a Pauahi and ‘Imi Na’auao Scholarship
Oʻahu (808) 534-8080, Toll Free 1-800-842-4682, www.ksbe.edu/finaid

Ke Ali’i Pauahi Foundation
(808) 534-3966, www.pauahi.org

Gates Millennium Scholarship Program
1-877-690-4677, www.gmsp.org

Liko A’e Native Hawaiian Scholarship Program
(808) 984-3630, www.likoae.org

Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program
Papa Ola Lōkahi
(808) 597-6550 x203, www.nhhsp.org

University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Kua’ana Tuition Waivers
(808) 956-5945 or (808) 956-2644, www.hawaii.edu/kuaana/

Alu Like, Inc.
Hana Lima Scholarships
(808) 535-6734, kokamau@alulike.orgwww.alulike.org/services/kaipu_hana.html,
For vocational and technical education

Asian Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund
1-877-808-7032, www.apiasf.org

Second Century Scholarship
To be eligible, Native Hawaiian students in the UH system that demonstrate financial need should apply for financial aid through their campus financial aid offices. Contact the UH financial aid office on your home campus for more information.

For a listing of scholarships available to University of Hawai’i Mānoa Students visit:
http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu/tuitionfees/scholarships.htm

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I FINANCIAL AID OFFICES

There are several types of financial aid, including grants and scholarships, work study and loans. Financial aid awards may include a combination of these types of aid. Currently enrolled and newly admitted college students may apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/. If you are a student in the University of Hawai‘i system, contact your home campus to learn more about financial aid available to you.

• Mānoa, (808) 956-7251www.hawaii.edu/fas
• Hilo, (808) 974-7323http://hilo.hawaii.edu/financialaid/
• West O‘ahu, (808) 689-2800http://westoahu.hawaii.edu/financial
• Hawai‘i, (808) 934-2712http://hawaii.hawaii.edu/financialaid/
• Honolulu, (808) 845-9116http://www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/?q=node/15
• Kapi‘olani, (808) 734-9555http://kapiolani.hawaii.edu/object/finaid.html
• Kaua‘i, (808) 245-8360http://info.kauai.hawaii.edu/admissions/fa/
• Leeward, (808) 455-0606http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/finaid/
• Maui, (808) 984-3277http://maui.hawaii.edu/financial/?page_id=2
• Windward, (808) 235-7449http://windward.hawaii.edu/Financial_Aid/

SUPPORT SERVICES FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN STUDENTS

College campuses provide support services designed to help students succeed. Here are just a few of the programs available at University of Hawai‘i campuses that are tailored specifically to assist Native Hawaiian students.

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Native Hawaiian Student Services Program: provides tutoring, free computer and printing access, academic counseling, internship programs, wellness counseling, technology workshops, and community huaka‘i (fieldtrips). Services are open to all Native Hawaiians regardless of major. Call (808) 956-4753 or visit http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/index.php/site/acad_kauhale/en/ for more information.

Kua‘ana Native Hawaiian Student Development Services
KNHSDS sponsors an annual financial aid fair and a comprehensive community service program designed especially for Native Hawaiian students to interact with programs, projects and issues in the Hawaiian community. Kua‘ana also provides peer support, access to scholarship opportunities, and support for all Native Hawaiian students in STEM-related programs. Call (808) 956-2644 or visit www.hawaii.edu/kuaana/ for more information.

University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu: Kealaikahiki
Kealaikahiki Native Hawaiian Program promotes student success while being responsive to the indigenous culture of Hawaiʻi.  Services and events include tutoring (Hawaiian language, Hawaiian Studies, Writing, Math and Sciences); peer mentoring and support; guest speakers, seminars and workshops featuring prominent Native Hawaiian practitioners/specialists; and community service projects. Laptop lending and reference collection available for student use. Call (808) 689-2684 or visit http://uhwo.hawaii.edu/kealaikahiki for more information.

University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center: provides academic advising, tutoring, peer mentoring, assistance with financial aid, especially scholarships giving preference to Hawaiians, and career planning and preparation including placement with mentors and internships on and off campus. Call (808) 933-0897 or visit http://kipuka.uhh.hawaii.edu/ for more information.

Maui College
Kaiao Student Success Center: provides students with guidance and support in helping them to achieve their educational goals through cultural enrichment activities that include field trips, hands-on cultural experiences, and networking with other Hawaiian students. Kaiao offers tutoring and counseling services, and a computer lab for student use. Call (808) 984-3405 or visit http://maui.hawaii.edu/kaiao for more information.

Honolulu Community College
The Native Hawaiian Center is committed to actively preserve and perpetuate Hawaiian culture and values. The Native Hawaiian Center offers academic advising, career development, four year transfer assistance, and tutoring. Call (808) 847-9805 or visit http://domuhccinfo3.hcc.hawaii.edu/hawaiian/ for more information.

Po‘i Nā Nalu: provides Native Hawaiian students in career and technical education programs with support services to successfully navigate through higher education and beyond. Call (808) 845-9176 or visit http://www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/nalu/ for more information.

Kapi‘olani Community College
The Malama Hawai‘i Center: serves as a gathering place for students interested in the study of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islands languages, cultures, and histories. The Malama Hawai‘i Center offers peer tutoring, academic advising, computer access, and assistance with financial aid applications. Call (808) 734-9751 or visit http://kapiolani.hawaii.edu/object/malama.html for more information.

Leeward Community College
Hālau ‘Ike O Pu‘uloa Native Hawaiian Student Support Programs: provide internship opportunities, tutoring, assistance in career and vocational planning, cultural workshops and lectures, counseling, scholarship and financial aid assistance, and a computer lab and resource center for students. Call (808) 455-0555 or visit http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/halau for more information.

Kaua‘i Community College
The Wai‘ale‘ale Project: provides financial support covering tuition, books, and fees; and academic supports including counseling and advising, to non-college-bound high school students and adults to attend, and successfully complete their first year of college. Call (808) 245-8328 or visit http://info.kauaicc.hawaii.edu/resources/lc/waialeale.html for more information.

NATIVE HAWAIIAN SCHOLARSHIP ʻAHA

The highly popular Native Hawaiian Scholarship ʻAha (Fairs) connect Native Hawaiian students with financial aid to help them pay for college and technical programs. The fairs help high school and college students, parents, teachers, counselors, and anyone interested in finding out more about scholarships and financial aid, eligibility and applications. This is a great opportunity for students and their families to meet and directly interact with agencies that provide scholarships. The annual statewide series of scholarship fairs typically begin in November and extend through January.

Jan 27

2014-2015 Native Hawaiian Scholarship Aha

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