CNHA Loan Fund Supports Native Entrepreneurs and Homestead Projects Statewide

Carly Lopez pictured with her husband Kahiku
in front her new business, Anahola Surf Company.

At CNHA’s quarterly board and policy forum on January 12, 2018, Geri Mendiola, CNHA Loan Fund Manager reported CNHA is servicing a loan portfolio of 119 loans representing a cumulative total of $2.2 million in loans deployed to Native Hawaiians and homestead projects statewide.

As a Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), certified by the U.S. Treasury Department, CNHA provides access to loan capital with a focus on homestead construction and renovation, energy efficiency upgrades, microentrepreneurs and small business loans.

CNHA is proud to be supporting Native entrepreneurs and community based economic development projects.

If you or someone you know is need of a loan or the training and technical assistance to qualify for a loan, please contact via CNHA email at or call Geri Mendiola at 808-596-8155.