Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

CURRENT UPDATES AND EVENTS:

ON JULY 8, 2011 – GRANT WORKSHOP Kukulu Ola: Living Hawaiian Culture Program,

CNHA, in partnership with the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA), is hosting an orientation meeting and training workshop on the HTA Kukulu Ola: Living Hawaiian Culture Program. Kukulu Ola provides funding to support community-based projects that strengthen, support, and nurture Hawaiian culture and community. The workshop will provide valuable information on the goals of the program, eligibility requirements, and proposal development.

This free workshop will be held on Friday July 8, 2011 from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm at the Honolulu International Airport Conference Center. Space is limited, therefore we’ll need to receive your registration form by Tuesday, July 5, 2011, to reserve your spot. Please complete the attached registration form and return to our office via mail, e-mail or fax.  Should you have any questions, please contact Ms.  Katie Gallagher, CNHA Community Development Specialist, at 808.596.8155 or via e-mail at events@hawaiiancouncil.org.  Please feel free to distribute to interested friends, colleagues or family members.  We look forward to seeing you there!

TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE >>HTA_LHCP2011RegFormFin

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ON AUGUST 22-25 – CNHA’s  HISTORICAL EVENT!   THE 10th ANNUAL NATIVE HAWAIIAN CONVENTION

TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE >>

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Who We Are: The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) is a national, member-base 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to capacity building and providing support services to agencies and organizations focused primarily on Native communities in Hawaii and the Pacific.

Our Mission: To enhance the well-being of Hawaii through the cultural, economic, and community development of Native Hawaiians.

What We Do: We are a strong voice on public policy, operate a community loan fund, deliver capacity building and leadership development services, and promote community-owned enterprises.

About Us: Founded in 2001, CNHA is a statewide and national network of over 100 Native Hawaiian Organizations. We are a strong voice on public policy, operate a community loan fund, deliver capacity-building and leadership development services, and promote community-owned enterprises.

We unify the political, economic, community, and cultural knowledge of our member organizations to advance Native Hawaiians.

Our History: Today, the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement’s network of member organizations exceeds one hundred. We remember our beginnings and the six founding members (four Native Hawaiian Organizations and two Individual Members) that envisioned the work we remain dedicated to today:

Raynard Soon, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

Hardy Spoehr, Papa Ola Lokahi

Tara Lulani Arquette, ALU LIKE, Inc.

Mahealani Wendt, Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation

Melody MacKenzie

Robin Puanani Danner

Our Team & Member Network: CNHA is governed by a 15-member board of directors and employs 10-13 staff members. Our members include over 100 Native Hawaiian community development organizations working in every facet of community service and engagement.

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