To preserve life and liberty and property of its beneficiaries by providing for practice, preservation of our culture, our Ohana, our rights and freedom of traditional worship and beliefs as the traditional heirs of the lands.
To unite under the menu of all Hawaii Nei, protect, preserve and defend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920, As amended.
To provide a unified opportunity to educate, govern and insure its efforts to protect, preserve and defend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 as amended by:
(1) Advocating for the perpetuity of the land trust and improve the conditions of everyday life of the beneficiaries residing on and off homestead lands,
(2) Empowering beneficiaries to participate in decision-making and provide input that impacts the formation of sound policies and programs that are connected to our communities,
(3) Increase its capacity of new members and recognize and value the knowledge and voices of the trust that are indeed our priorities to advance in self-governance and self-determination and “NATION BUILDING”
Newly Elected Executive Council Members (Term 2011-2015)
Chairman, Kamaki Kanahele (Oahu)
Vice Chair, Kammy Purdy (Molokai)
Secretary, Kipukai Kualii (Kauai) Effective 11/2014
Treasurer, Mike Hodson (Hawaii) Effective 7/29/2013
Executive Officer, Jared Aiwohi (Maui)
Director, Renee Plunkett (Lanai)
Appointment by Chairman
Executive Assistant (Special Meeting 2014) – Nalani Benioni
Kahu (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Herbert Kalena Hew Len
Parliamentarian (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Victoria Kapuni
Chief of Protocol (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Kenneth Kapeiela and
Convention Season (Ala Moana 2011) – Larry Kamai
Executive Cabinet (Fall Quarterly Meeting, Best Western 2011)
“Formerly known as Committee Chairs”
Committee of the Whole: Chairman and Committee Chairs
Legislation / Government Affairs (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Mike Kahikina
Finance – (December 2013) – Uilani Hew Len
Economic Development (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Kali Watson
Health (Fall Quarterly Conference Makaha 2007) – Helen O Connor
Education (Fall Quarterly Conference Makaha Sheraton 2007) – Myron Brumaghim and Dr. Margie Maaka
Health Human Services (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Helen O Connor
Housing (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Kali Watson
Agriculture and Pastoral Land and Water (Special Meeting 2014) – Kanani Kapuniai
Culture and Arts – VACANT
Public Relations – VACANT
Commission on Sustainability and Energy (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Ivan Lui Kwan
AHA Opio Council – VACANT
AHA Kupuna Council (Fall Quarterly Conference, Sheraton 2007) – Kupuna Agnes Cope
Homestead Policy (Spring Quarterly Conference 2010) – Robin Danner
Native Hawaiian Tourism (24th Annual Convention 2011) – Al Harrignton
Production / Telecommuication / Viral Media (24th Annual Convention 2011) – Branscombe Richmond
Genealogy (24th Annual Convention 2011) – Tasha Kama
Ad Hoc Committees (Temporary Committee, Ends when tasks are completed)
Elections (2011) -Ivan Lui Kwan – Closed
Self Governance – Robin Danner – Closed
Fundraising (2012) – Ivan Lui Kwan (Akaka Dinner) – Closed
Sovereign Mokupuni Council O Hawaii
Waimea Hawaiian Homesteader’s Association, Inc
Makuu Farmers Association (Guest at the 2014 Convention (Pending)
Sovereign Mokupuni Council O Maui Council
Paukukalo Hawaiian Homestead Community Association
Waiehu Kou Community Association
Waiehu Kou Phase II Homeowners Association
Waiehu Kou Phase III Community Association, Inc.
Waiehu Kou Phase IV Community Association
Villages of Leialii Association
Waiohuli Hawaiian Homesteaders Association
Ka Ohana O Kahiki Nui
Waiohuli Undivided Interest
Keokea Hawaiian Homestead Association
Sovereign Mokupuni Council O Molokai
Hoolehua Homestead Agriculture Association
Hoolehua Homestead Association
Kalamaula Mauka Homestead Association
Kamiloloa-One Alii Homestead Association
Kapaakea Homestead Association
Molokai Homestead Livestock Association
Sovereign Mokupuni Council O Lanai
Hauoi O Lanai Hawaiian Homestead Community Association, Inc.
Sovereign Mokupuni Council O Oahu
Association of Hawaiians for Homestead Lands
Kalawahine Streamside Association
Kewalo Hawaiian Homestead Community Association
Kaupea Community Association
Nanakuli Hawaiian Homestead Community Association
Waianae Kai Homestead Association
Waianae Valley Homestead Community Association
Sovereign Mokupuni Council O Kauai
Anahola Hawaiian Homes Association
Anahola Hawaiian Lands Farm Lots
West Kauai Hawaiian Homestead Association
Piilani Mai Ke Kai – Guest at the 2014 Convention (Pending)
Quarterly Conferences with its leadership in Hawaii
Annual Convention held during the Admissions Day Weekend
In 2014 SCHHA and CHNA held a Joint Convention at CNHA’s Annual Native Hawaiian Convention 2014.
The SCHHA continues to serve the native Hawaiians, Native Hawaiians and Non-Hawaiians “All of Hawaii Nei” through various forms of public service multiple memberships, partnerships, networking opportunities and collaboration such as information dissemination sent directly via email, meetings, convention, workshops, symposiums, SCHHA website, USPS, internet, teleconference, webinars and coconut wireless “word of mouth”.
The SCHHA continues to work on building capacity of its member organizations to be self sufficient as we perpetuate self-governance and self-determination within the SCHHA Organization and their Mokupuni across Hawaii Nei.
- Collaborate with HUD and DHHL to Apply for NAHASDA Funding
- 600 Million Dollar Settlement for Unlawful Reduction on Trust Lands
- Amend the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 to supply water to agriculture and pastoral lots
- Fought for and won the 9th commissioners seat for Hawaii County
- Removed the fixed ceiling of 50,000.00 on loan guarantees, by DHHL, to lessee and replace it with a flexible formula
- Implement a new mortgage loan program that makes more resources available for home construction finances for lessees
- Expand benefits to native Hawaiians by allowing for participation in the establishment of the Enterprise Zones”, on Hawaiian Home Lands
- Tax Exemptions for Hawaiian Homes Beneficiaries for house and lands, vary by counties.
- Extend homestead lessees from 99 years to an aggregate of 199 years
- The additional new lands added to the homelands system and return or replacement of 16,000 acres to bring the count to its original acreage by law
- Establish partnerships with various native Hawaiian organizations to address disparities within the areas for Health & Human Services, Education, Public Policy Legislative, Housing, Energy, Economic Development, Caring for Kupuna, Genealogy, Opio, Native Tourism, Media Production, Water, Land, Agriculture and Pastoral.
- Continue to work with the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission in providing Outreach and Registering Beneficiaries to Kana’iolowalu.
- And others that will be listed at a later date.
And many others to be added at a later date
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