OHA trustees OK $375,000 in grants to 3 organizations
The board of trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs has approved $375,000 in community grants.
The recipients are Bishop Museum, the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts and the King William Charles Lunalilo Trust Estate.
OHA said the money will be used for projects linking generations of Hawaiian tradition across pre-contact, post-contact and modern times.
The estate received $150,000 to make whole the successful restoration of King Lunalilo's royal tomb at Kawaiahao Church.
OHA awarded the academy $125,000 for a first-ever Na Hoku o Hawaii Music Conference and educational workshops.
Bishop Museum received $100,000 for E Ku Ana Ka Paia: Unification, Responsibility, and the Ku Images Exhibit.