To connect Hawaiʻi's people with their culture, traditions, ancestry and hereditary claims
Deadline for submission is September 30, 2021
Now Excepting Applications
In the interest of dispelling the negative inferences regarding the Mahele, our once and forever domestic land division, the Kamehameha Foundation is offering this opportunity to educate, promote and perpetuate the rights and protections of absolute title, royal patents and private property law to the estates of Hawaiian Kingdom subjects and heirs. More specifically, how the founding laws of the Hawaiian Kingdom Government protect 1) the lands for the people and chiefs, 2) the private lands of H.M. King Kamehameha III, and 3) the government lands.
• Applicants must submit a 500-1000 words essay describing how the 1848 Mahele and the 1850 Kuleana Act served the people of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Also, how the Mahele and Kuleana Act continues to benefit the people today and into the future.
• Submit proof of entry to an accredited college or university
throughout Hawaiʻi as a full-time undergraduate student for the 2021 Fall Semester.
• Awards will be presented by November 29, 2021.
"To connect Hawaii’s people with their culture, traditions, ancestry, and hereditary