Ka Huli Ao Hosts Virtual Native Hawaiian Law Training

Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law recently hosted a two-day Native Hawaiian Law training course on Monday, July 12th and Tuesday, July 13th. As the second training in 2021, the course was again held over Zoom and provided an opportunity for participation across Hawaiʻi pae ʻāina. With over 70 participants, this training course focused on the trust obligations of state and county decisionmakers regarding Native Hawaiian natural and cultural resources as well as the cultural and historical underpinnings. In addition to highlighting these important and nuanced protections and practical advice, the training also aimed to build pilina between participants and articulate kuleana.

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Ka Huli Ao Facilitates Molokaʻi Water Law & Advocacy Training in partnership with the Department of Hawaiian Homelands

On Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Ka Huli Ao hosted an I Mana i ka Wai Water Law and Advocacy Training for the Molokaʻi community via Zoom. A partnership between Ka Huli Ao and the Department of Hawaiian Homelands, Ka Huli Ao’s I Mana i ka Wai Trainings provide an overview of Hawaiʻi’s legal framework governing water resource management, especially as it relates to the rights and interests of DHHL beneficiaries. Given the current issues affecting the Molokaʻi community, the July training focused on DHHL’s Water Policy Plan, Molokaʻi’s water resources and system, and current issues on Molokaʻi.

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Ka Huli Ao now accepting applications for 2021 LSAT Prep Program

Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law is offering a free Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) Preparation Program to support prospective applicants to the William S. Richardson School of Law. The program is intended to further the vision of Chief Justice Richardson to provide access to legal education for all the people of Hawaiʻi. 

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Ka Huli Ao hosts Pau Hana ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi to conclude mahina ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi

Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian hosted an ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Pau Hana on February 25, 2021 via Zoom. To conclude mahina ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language month), the panel not only provided a forum for ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, but also sought to increase awareness for individuals who might be interested in law school. 

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March 2021 Maoli Thursday Recap – The Current Re-Emergence: Recent Challenges to Implementing the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act

On Thursday, March 4th, Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law hosted its second Maoli Thursday of the semester “The Current Re-Emergence: Recent Challenges to Implementing the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act.” 

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