New $5.5 M Scholarship Partnership with Chaminade and Kamehameha Schools to Benefit Students Entering This Fall

New $5.5 M Scholarship Partnership with Chaminade and Kamehameha Schools to Benefit Students Entering This Fall HONOLULU – May 5, 2016 — The Ho‘oulu STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Scholarship Agreement recently signed by Kamehameha Schools and Chaminade University creates a landmark opportunity for Native Hawaiian students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree to […]

Aloha United Way Welcomes Back Nonprofit Partner Agencies for the 2016 Campaign Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2016 Aloha United Way Welcomes Back Nonprofit Partner Agencies for the 2016 Campaign Season Kapolei, HI—Aloha United Way made their selections for the 2016 campaign season and welcomes back the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement as a Nonprofit Partner Agency for another consecutive year. Designations made to the Council for […]

Low-Income Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) Respond to Threat of Displacement in Neighborhoods across the Country, Calling for a National Response

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nahida Uddin Tel: 347-283-1757 Email: nahida@nationalcapacd.org Low-Income Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) Respond to Threat of Displacement in Neighborhoods across the Country, Calling for a National Response AAPI Coalitions release report that illuminates local anti-displacement strategies and shares federal policy recommendations. May 11, 2016 (Washington, DC) – […]

Lunalilo Scholars Program deadline is May 30, 2016

The deadline for the King William Charles Lunalilo Scholars Program is May 30, 2016. Please consider referring a student from your program. We will help them with the barriers they may face coming to college. This year we are looking for 75 – 100 scholars! If you have referred a student in the past, thank […]

Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission Trolling Schedule for May 2016

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dean Tokishi | (808) 243-5889 The Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission (KIRC) has announced the trolling schedule (for permitted vessels only) for May 2016: May 2016: 7-8; 21-22 (12:01 AM Saturday to 11:59 PM Sunday) Hawai ‘i Administrative Rules (HAR 13-261) require that all vessels must register annually with the KIRC […]

Hawaiians Launch Year Round ‘Vote to Rise’ Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2016  Hawaiians Launch Year Round ‘Vote to Rise’ Campaign  Kapolei, HI – The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) has hired Ms. Jordyn Danner, a homesteader and former educator to manage its statewide Vote to Rise campaign to implement an intense year-round civic engagement program through more than 50 of […]

CNHA Policy Center to Host Review of Draft Native Hawaiian Constitution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2016 CNHA Policy Center to Host Review of Draft Native Hawaiian Constitution  Kapolei, HI—The Policy Center at Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA), will host a forum to review the draft Native Hawaiian Constitution that resulted from last month’s ‘Aha organized by Na‘i Aupuni.  The forum will be held on […]

Native Hawaiians Leave New York Engaged with NBC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2016 Native Hawaiians Leave New York Engaged with NBC New York City, NY—The President of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA), Michelle Kauhane and the Chairman of the CNHA Policy Center, Robin Danner, spent four days in New York with national community organizers and the NBC media team focused […]

CNHA Accepting Applications for Matched Savings Accounts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 11, 2015 CNHA Accepting Applications for Matched Savings Accounts Kapolei, HI – The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement has re-opened its HIDA (Hawaii Individual Development Account) Program offering a 2:1 savings match to eligible Native Hawaiians who are saving to purchase a home.   The goal of the program is to increase […]