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Native Hawaiian

n.
A member or descendant of the indigenous Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands.
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Noun1.Native Hawaiian - a member or descendant of the indigenous Polynesian people who lived in the Hawaiian IslandsNative Hawaiian - a member or descendant of the indigenous Polynesian people who lived in the Hawaiian Islands
Hawaiian - a native or resident of Hawaii
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HUD administers six programs that are specifically targeted to American Indian, Alaska Native, or native Hawaiian individuals and families, and federally recognized tribal governments.
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a Native Hawaiian work of art regal enough and rich with enough Hawaiian meaning and storytelling to honor Hawaii's last reigning monarch.
Employees of tribally designated housing entities, tribes, Alaska Native groups, Native Hawaiian organizations and Native-owned businesses are invited to attend free of charge.
People will criticize that federal recognition is not the end-all, be-all for Hawaii's population, but it is what I believe is achievable in my lifetime,'' said Michelle Kauhane, president and CEO of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement.
The Bishop Museum is a particularly interesting case, in that it is an institution that is not owned or run by an Indigenous--in this place, Native Hawaiian--community, but does have an imperative to prioritize the protection and display of its Native Hawaiian collections even as it serves other communities.
The Hawaiian language was also banned and for most of the 20th century, Hawai'i did not have a single school that made the Native Hawaiian language or culture central to its curriculum.
In Hawai'i, Native Hawaiian women have the highest breast cancer incidence and mortality rates, and they are more often diagnosed in later stages of disease and at earlier ages (Hawai'i Cancer Facts and Figures, 2010).
For example, before presenting multiple sessions of course 142049 in Hawaii, NHI customized the training to reflect the State's existing transportation programs and procedures for meeting local historic preservation goals, including working with Native Hawaiian organizations.
The resort will be planting up to 500,000 legacy koa trees in the native Hawaiian forest, in collaboration with Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods.
Whether Will Smith's better half just likes the beauty of crystals or believes in their healing power, as many Eastern cultures and native Hawaiian Islanders do, she has long been a regular customer at Crystalarium.
Among HHCA's architects were Senator John Wise and Delegate Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole, elite men of Kanaka Maoli descent who viewed the lands in question as the property of the Native Hawaiian sovereign collective.

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