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Obama Announces Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Green sea turtle. Photo by Ryann Williams/NOAA President Barack Obama announced today he will expand the existing Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands) by 442,781 square miles, bringing the total protected area of the expanded monument to 582,578 square miles, according to a PMNM news release. Today’s action creates the largest protected [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:24+00:00 August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Public Comment Period Extended for Ha‘ena Master Plan, EIS

Ke‘e Beach, Ha‘ena State Park, Kaua‘i's North Shore The state Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks just announced it will continue to accept public comments on the Master Plan and EIS for Ha‘ena State Park through Oct. 8. The legal public comment period ended Wednesday, but is being extended [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:02+00:00 September 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Waipa Groundbreaking for Multi-Purpose Building

Tristin mahuiki and his grandfather, Samson Mahuiki, Sr., Waipa Founder and president. Waipa Multi-Purpose Building One Step Closer to Reality Article and photos by Anne E. O’Malley Kamehameha Schools and the Waipa Foundation held a groundbreaking for the Waipa Multi-Purpose Building, attended by representatives of their organizations plus local and legislative dignitaries, representatives [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:42+00:00 August 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Kaua`i Habitat for Humanity Receives $100,000 OHA Community Grant

KHFH Accepts Interest Forms for Repair & Renovation Program for Low-income Homeowners Hanapēpē, Hawai`i, May 30, 2012 – Kaua`i Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce receipt of a $100,000 Community Grant award from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) for home repair and renovation services of 20 qualifying low-income homeowners on Kaua`i. [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:42:49+00:00 May 31st, 2012|0 Comments