OHA Provides Pandemic Affected Nonprofits $ 1.77 Million In Grants – Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu (KHON2) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded a grant of $ 1.77 million to 15 nonprofits affected by the pandemic.
The grants are provided through the OHA’s COVID-19 Impact and Response Grant, which is the first to help communities cope with the multiple impacts of a pandemic.
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The OHA has also approved more than $ 500,000 in grants to six nonprofit organizations under the K Grantlia grants program. The grant went to a project that provides cultural learning opportunities, a Homestead program in Anahola, and a project that supports the preservation and revival of traditional healing arts in Laau lapaau.
The OHA also approved $ 175,000 as a grant for teacher training and professional development for Native Hawaiians. The winners are Ka Lama – Teacher Education Academy’s Pacific Indigenous Education and Culture.
“Strengthen Ohana and her family while helping indigenous Hawaiian communities recover from the effects of the global epidemic, meeting the needs of a wide range of communities, and supporting educational activities for Hawaiian students. We will do our best to help you rejuvenate our mo’omeheu or culture and mālama our’āina-our land and water, ”said OHA President Carmen“ Hulu ”Lindsey. Said.
The recipients of the COVID-19 Impact and Response Grant are:
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Five Mountains Hawaii dba Kipuka o ke Ola received $ 118,454 for the “Kauka No’ono’o” project, which provides psychiatric services to 100 native Hawaiians.
Big Island Addiction Council $ 150,000 will be awarded for a “COVID Compliant Program” to implement a COVID operational plan that ensures adherence to best practices and fills service gaps to meet needs.
Hamakua Foundation for Youth $ 50,000 will be awarded to the Keiki Program Project, which provides educational assistance, fortification programs and direct food aid to underserved Keiki and Ohana.
Pōhāhā I Ka Lani Received $ 149,854 for the “Ka Lauo Ke Kāhuli” project to provide families with “āina stewardship”, cultural education and support in meeting their needs to overcome the impact of COVID.
Ho’okako’o Company (Financial Sponsor of Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School) received $ 60,000 for the “Mālama INā’Ōpio” project, which provides the necessary support for students of Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School to be successful upon their return to the school. I go.
KUPU Will be awarded $ 140,088 for the Nature Maintenance Leadership Development Program, providing employment opportunities for both new and developing professionals (aged 17 and over) who wish to pursue a career in nature maintenance .
Pā’upena Community Development, Inc.. Will be awarded $ 58,395 for the “MAHI’AI Project”, which identifies and integrates Hawaiian farmers through a virtual platform in the indigenous farming community.
KUPU Will be awarded $ 140,088 for the Nature Care Leadership Development Program, providing employment opportunities for young professionals and development professionals (aged 17 and over) who wish to pursue a career in maintenance of nature.
Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.. Received $ 150,000 for the Ai Hua Project, which provides food stamps to 150 indigenous Hawaiian families affected by the pandemic.
KUPU Will be awarded $ 55,042 for the Nature Care Leadership Development Program, providing employment opportunities for young professionals and development workers (aged 17 and over) who wish to pursue a career in nature care .
Partner of the Development Foundation The COVID-19 pandemic will award $ 150,000 to the Napono Family Education Program, which provides services to reduce the learning loss / difficulty experienced by sixth graders and their families.
Papa Corea Town Development Co., Ltd. $ 78,541 awarded to Papa Corea Parks and Community Centers for COVID-trained staff and the Papa Corea COVID Support Project to provide necessary COVID supplies and services over a 12-month project period will be carried out.
Hawaiian Union of Healthy Mothers Provide mobile access to care, primary care assessments and connectivity to social services for the COVID-19 Community Response Project to address health care equity issues identified during the pandemic. Will be awarded $ 149,999.
KeKula Nuio Waimānalo $ 148,860 will be allocated to the “Ulu Pono Mahiʻāina 2.5” project, which provides Rahui with a food system to support food security.
‘Āina Ho’okupu O Kilauea iReward of $ 50,201 for the “Farmers Market Produce Box for Kauai” project, which provides boxes of locally grown fruits and vegetables to vulnerable indigenous Hawaiians in Kauai.
KUPU Will be awarded $ 84,336 for the Nature Care Leadership Development Program, providing employment opportunities for young professionals and developing (aged 17 and over) who wish to pursue a career in the maintenance of nature.
Hanalei River Heritage Foundation (Financial Supporter of Ho’omana, Inc.) provides support services to families to improve their knowledge and skills in resource management.
The winners of the Kūlia scholarship are:
Maui Family Support Service Co., Ltd.“For the Howai Wai Kai Owl Project-Maui, which offers a series of programs to strengthen Ohana and Keiki’s physical and mental health, improve their social and emotional capacities, and improve Ohana’s strengths and resilience. Will be awarded $ 100,000.
Koihonua $ 87,740 will be awarded for the Haikuumauma project based in Oahu. This project provides adults with cultural learning opportunities to ensure the protection of knowledge for future generations.
Cranial care Will be awarded $ 100,000 for the “Hirei” project based in Oahu. This project provides mid-sized Hawaiian childcare services to help children grounded in their language, culture and identity from an early age.
American Pacific Foundation (Financial Sponsor of the Moanalua Cultural Project) will be awarded $ 100,000 for its “Hālauo Huluena” project. The mission of Halau o Fruena is to preserve and revive the true linear traditions of Laau lapaau through courses and workshops taught by Kahuna Laau Lapaau Lodi Akau.
Kukuru Kumhana Oana Hora Hanakarima, based in Kauai, provides programs and opportunities for the family community of Anahola, a successful Opio with advanced skills and Makua, and a community leader investing in the development of Oiwi leaders. Provides programs and opportunities to establish.
Bishop’s Museum Received $ 49,999 for the “Extending Our Reach” project, which provides a museum education program to a high percentage of Native Hawaiian students on the Big Island of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai and Kauai.
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