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NHLC Executive Director contributes to NaHHA’s Ka Huina 2023 Intellectual and Cultural Property Panel

Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation’s Executive Director, Makalika Naholowaʻa, was a part of the Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association’s (NaHHA) fifth annual Ka Huina convention as a panelist on cultural intellectual property. Moderated by Hawaii Representative Darius Kila, Naholowaʻa joined Breann Huʻuhiwa of Dentons International Law and Zachary Lum of Kāhuli Leo Leʻa to discuss the ARTIST Act, cultural intellectual property, and regenerative tourism.  Currently, Native Hawaiian artisans are not protected under the Indian Arts and Crafts Act (IACA). The ARTIST Act being considered by Congress would change that, among other amendments to the IACA.   In this talk, Naholowaʻa, Huʻuhiwa and Lum ...

November 21, 2023|Categories: Intellectual and Cultural Property, NHLC News|Tags: |

NHLC Mourns the Passing of Aunty Colette Machado

The Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation mourns the passing of Aunty Colette Machado. For more than 50 years, Aunty Colette embodied aloha ʻāina. She was a visionary leader for pono stewardship of Hawaiʻi lands and waters to achieve ʻāina momona and a thriving lāhui. Aunty Colette was a masterful advocate and leader, employing complex strategies to effect change and achieve justice, including more than one legal battle. Aunty Colette’s legacy includes more than one generation of advocates inspired by her to aloha ʻāina, including all of us at NHLC. We pray for comfort for Uncle Myron and the Machado ʻohana, and ...

May 25, 2022|Categories: NHLC News|

NHLC Newsletter

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May 20, 2022|Categories: NHLC News|

Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Resolution 2021-71

The Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs commends Moses Haia III and Alan Murakami on their retirement and their steadfast work with the Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation. Read the AHCC resolution here: Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Resolution 2021-71

May 19, 2022|Categories: NHLC News|

Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Resolution 2021-32

The Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs congratulates Summer Lee Haunani Sylva on her appointment as Senior Advisor for Native Hawaiian Affairs of the Department of Interior Read the AHCC resolution here: Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Resolution 2021-32

April 19, 2022|Categories: NHLC News|

Public Testimony of NHLC in Opposition of SB2078

The Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation OPPOSES SB2078, which adds the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (“HTA”) president and chief executive officer as an ex officio member of the Board of Land and Natural Resources (“BLNR”) and Land Use Commission (“LUC”). Read NHLC’s public testimony here: NHLC Opposes SB2078 Read SB2078 here: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2022/bills/SB2078_.HTM

February 11, 2022|Categories: Ceded Lands Trust, NHLC News|
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