Saturday, May 30, 2020
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Saturday, June 16, 2018
​OHA to host flood relief outreach events on Kauai
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 2732 Views :: Kauai County, OHA

OHA to host flood relief outreach events on Kauaʻi

News Release from OHA

KAUAʻI (June 14, 2018) – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) will host three events on Kauaʻi this week that will provide opportunities for Native Hawaiians to learn about the flood relief initiatives of OHA as well as of various state, county and non-profit entities.

On Friday, June 15, OHA staff will be at two separate sites (Kanuikapono Charter School in Anahola and Kōloa Neighborhood Center) for one hour during pau hana to conduct intake for and provide information on OHA’s flood relief initiatives.

OHA is collaborating with Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi to distribute $200,000 in OHA funds to Native Hawaiian households affected by the April 2018 flooding. The one-time emergency financial assistance may be used for food, clothing, medicine, or other materials; emergency housing; medical and related services; transportation; and dependent child or elder care. In addition, OHA has allocated $50,000 to assist kalo farmers affected by the flooding and is also offering disaster relief loans.  Please visit for more information.

OHA Flood Outreach Events:

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Fri., June 15 -- Kanuikapono Charter School, 4333 Kukuihale Road, Anahola

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Fri., June 15 -- Kōloa Neighborhood Center, 3641 Weliweli Road, Kōloa

Furthermore, OHA is holding a resource fair at Hanalei Elementary School on Saturday, June 16, to provide beneficiaries with information on the flood relief services of various county, state and non-profit entities. Confirmed participants include: OHA, County of Kauaʻi Emergency Management Agency, County of Kauaʻi Agency on Elderly Affairs, Kauaʻi American Job Center, several state Department of Health divisions, state Department of Human Services, Habitat for Humanity, Samaritan’s Purse, Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi, Hoʻola Lāhui Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Small Business Development Center.

OHA Kauaʻi Flood Relief Resources Fair:

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sat., June 16 Hanalei Elementary School, 5-5415 Kūhiō Highway, Hanalei

Finally, the OHA Board of Trustees will hold its annual community and board meetings on Kauaʻi next week.  These meetings will provide members of the Kauaʻi community with the opportunity to communicate their manaʻo directly to trustees.

OHA Board and Community Meeting Schedule:

Community Meeting

5:30 p.m., Wed., June 20 Waipā Foundation, 5-5785A Kūhiō Highway, Hanalei, Kauaʻi

OHA Board Meeting

9 a.m., Thu., June 21 Kauaʻi Community College Fine Arts Multi-Purpose Room 3-1901 Kaumualiʻi Highway Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi

For more information, go to or contact the OHA Kauaʻi Community Outreach Center at 808-241-3390 or email


TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote


808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940


ACA Signups Hawaii



Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii



Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust 

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii


Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Families for Educational Choice

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling



Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube


Hump Day Report

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes


Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii


National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii


OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii


Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

School Choice in Hawaii

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii