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Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i KA POUHANA PRESENTATIONS & DISCUSSIONS 1.Implementing Kūkulu Hou via OHA Strategic Realignment 2.Overview &

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1 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i KA POUHANA PRESENTATIONS & DISCUSSIONS 1.Implementing Kūkulu Hou via OHA Strategic Realignment 2.Overview & Updates  OHAs Community Grants  OHAs Community Engagement  OHAs Advocacy Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Ho`ok ā hi wai o ka like. All of one color. All the same; harmonious; in unity. #1083 The Hawaiian Homes Commission & Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ Board of Trustees Joint Informational Meeting

2 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i HO‘ONA‘AUAO Education KAHUA WAIWAI Economic Self- Sufficiency ‘ÄINA Land & Water EA Governance MO‘OMEHEU Culture MAULI OLA Health Exceed Education Standards Increase Family Income Build Stability in Housing Understand Need for Viable Land Base Achieve Pae ‘Äina Sustainability Improve Family Lifestyle Choices Transfer Assets to Entity Value of History and Culture Participate in Cultural Activities Decrease Chronic Disease Rates The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

3 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i Organizational Priorities Priority Advocacy Initiatives The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

4 Public Notice Announcing Solicitations Orientation Sessions Proposal Submittal Deadline OHA Proposal Eval/ Review Process Provider Selection & Notice of Awards Contract Start Date Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHA COMMUNITY GRANTS FY14-15* OHA Community Grants FY Focus Area: Housing Income Obesity Education Culture Land ‘Ahahui (Events) Lifestyle Choices Leverage Opportunities Total Estimated Biennium Funding: $13 million 11/21/ /3- 12/14/2012 1/16/2013 1/25- 3/22/2013 3/26/20137/1/2013 *All dates are subject to change The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

5 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MO`OMEHEU ` Ā INA Kamakako‘i: The Cutting Edge Breaking through issues affecting our lāhui Kamakako`i is a website highlighting community voices on the cutting edge of Hawaiian issues. Hear the stories of times past, current struggles, and solutions for today. Then use our policy shaping tool and share your views to impact decision makers. The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

6 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MO`OMEHEU ` Ā INA The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

7 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MO`OMEHEU ` Ā INA Kamakako‘i is a strategic advocacy tool that mobilizes our community The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Empowerment Education Engagement

8 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MO`OMEHEU ` Ā INA What does Kamakako`i do? The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Take Action Shares Research Shares Articles Shares Video

9 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MO`OMEHEU ` Ā INA The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

10 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MO`OMEHEU ` Ā INA I Mana ka Lāhui: To Empower the Lāhui I Mana ka Lāhui connects kānaka to Hawaiian cultural and political experiences through face-to-face and hands-on workshops. The sessions empower communities with cultural practices, legal and political know-how, and opportunities for relationship building. The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

11 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs ADVOCACY: Key Projects ` Ā INA Kau Inoa Wrap Up Department of Defense Projects Webpage George Washington University— Native Hawaiian Political Leadership Intern Program Native Hawaiian Justice Task Force Hawaiian Immersion Assessments Legislative Package The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

12 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs ADVOCACY: Kau Inoa Wrap-Up ` Ā INA Kau Inoa enrollment concluded (July 31, 2012) Database cleaned, organized and analyzed (August) Education and outreach plan developed (September) Initial outreach (early October) – 30, addresses – Coordinated with release of October Ka Wai Ola Governance Issue The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

13 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs ADVOCACY: Department of Defense Projects Webpage ` Ā INA Initiated in response to beneficiaries’ request Aims to show the big picture of Department of Defense activity impacting iwi and cultural sites Launched today Projects will be added over the next several weeks to reflect current activity The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

14 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs ADVOCACY: GWU Internship Program ` Ā INA OHA DC Bureau is spearheading partnership discussions with the George Washington University OHA’s goal is to create an OHA-GWU internship program for Native Hawaiians Interns would be placed in key Executive Branch and Congressional offices, as well as OHA DC Program would serve OHA’s educational and economic goals, while preparing future generations of leaders The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

15 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs ADVOCACY: Native Hawaiian Justice Task Force ` Ā INA OHA’s 2010 criminal justice report In 2011, Act 170 established task force to recommend cost-effective policies to eliminate disproportionate representation of Native Hawaiians Legislative report due in December Reviewed public input from six statewide summits Currently developing findings and recommendations, considering legislative proposals The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

16 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs ADVOCACY: Hawaiian Immersion Assessment ` Ā INA Required by federal law Problems with translated version last year OHA introduced bill DOE agreed to plan: – Fix translated test – Apply for federal waiver from testing for 4 years – Develop new non-translated test The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

17 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i OHAs ADVOCACY: OHA 2013 Legislative Package ` Ā INA OHA Budget Native Hawaiian Law Training Course Hawaiian Language Month Hawaiian Language Assessment Criminal Justice Recommendations Asset Limits Fruit and Vegetable Tax Exemption Menu Labeling Timeline October 31 BAE Committee November 1 BOT Vote The Hawaiian Homes Commission & OHA BOT Joint Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

18 Empowering Hawaiians, Strengthening Hawai'i KA POUHANA PRESENTATIONS & DISCUSSIONS NĪNAU? Ho`ok ā hi wai o ka like. All of one color. All the same; harmonious; in unity. #1083 The Hawaiian Homes Commission & Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ Board of Trustees Joint Informational Meeting Presented: Tuesday, October 9, 2012


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