As if we need any more examples of poor management, the Department of Hawaiian Homelands has fallen upon unarguable disrepair and lives have been in danger. The emotional events of the recent homes that burned in Pu‘ukapu Hawaiian Homestead on Hawai‘i island has everyone in reverence mode and looking to direct action solutions from this […]
One day you are hunting for food for your family in your lifelong hunting grounds and the next day you are told, you can’t. Many Hawai‘i subsistence hunters have faced obstacles of hunting on their own ‘aina (land). This unfortunate debate has been a three year journey for the Maui southeastern Hawaiian Homestead of Kahikinui. […]
Ho`olehua Hawaiian Homesteaders, the Hui Mālama O Mo`omomi (HMM) have proposed regulatory solutions that reflect the knowledge of past and present lawai`a by designating the north coast of Moloka`i, from Kalaeoka`īlio to Kaholaiki, as a Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area (CBSFA). Information graphics and maps featured below are supplied by the HMM.