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2011 Awards - Pacific Region

Published: October 1, 2011
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Pacific Region

Grantee: Native Samoan Advisory Council
Project: Native American Samoan Youth Livelihood Training: Respectful of Culture and Environment Project
Location: Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $256,716
 
Equipping Native American Samoan youth with a set of valuable livelihood skills that respects their heritage and island environment, gives them economic viability in Samoa, and preserves traditional culture.
 
Grantee: Sanctuary, Incorporated
Project: Relationship Intelligence Project
Location: Chalan Pago, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $288,525
FY 2010 Award: $253,074
FY 2011 Award: $262,433
 
Providing education to youth on the value of healthy relationships through science, literature, and psychology to guide youth through relationship issues and to help them understand their culture.
 
Grantee: Guam Community College
Project: Go'ti Yan Adahi I Fino'ta Chamorro Project
Location: Mangilao, Guam 96913
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $189,418
FY 2010 Award: $203,749
FY 2011 Award: $200,292
 
Producing, marketing, and disseminating learning modules on Guam's history and word origin, legends, and use of indigenous plants to assure survival and vitality of the Chamorro language.
 
Grantee: Hurao, Inc.
Project: Develop Chamoru Immersion Curriculum Manuals
Location: Hagat-Na, Guam 96932
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $276,760
FY 2011 Award: $295,312
 
Developing Chamoru Immersion Curriculum manuals which 20 educators will be trained and qualified to implement in an immersion site based school environment.
 
Grantee: Pa'a Taotao Tano'
Project: Chamorro Language through Chants/Prayers and Songs-"Ginen i Kanta yan Tinaitai, Ta Na' Metgot i Fino' Chammorro" (CLCS) Project
Location: Hagatna, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $281,895
FY 2011 Award: $285,664
 
Developing Chamorro language tools through chants, prayers, and songs that can be used to preserve and maintain Chamorro, the indigenous language of the people of Guam.
 
Grantee: Pa'a TaoTao Tano'
Project: "Eskuelan Maestro Kutturan Chamorro: Chamorro Cultural Preservation Apprentice Project"
Location: Hagatna, Guam 96910
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $238,094
FY 2010 Award: $354,456
FY 2011 Award: $352,157
 
Developing indigenous cultural practitioners to become Chamorro Culture Preservation Instructors, Maestro Kutturan Chamorro, to help preserve and perpetuate the culture.
 
Grantee: Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers
Project: Ho'Ohiki Pilina Project - To Maintain Commitment
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Family Preservation
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2007-2012
FY 2007 Award: $147,230
FY 2008 Award: $269,421
FY 2009 Award: $207,930
FY 2010 Award: $204,437
FY 2011 Award: $183,079
 
Providing healthy relationships workshops; utilizing the Loving Couples, Loving Children curriculum for couples and developing a public awareness campaign on healthy relationships.
 
Grantee: Aha Punana Leo
Project: Teacher Development Project
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $303,715
FY 2011 Award: $257,412
 
Providing additional training to staff from all 11 nest sites to enhance language fluency and professional capabilities.
 
Grantee: University of Hawaii at Hilo
Project: Ka Olelo Oiwi: Hawaiian Oral Language Development Project
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $291,149
FY 2011 Award: $306,754
 
Strengthening and enhancing the capacity of teachers and families to support students in grades K-6 oral language proficiency by developing, training and disseminating literacy resources.
 
Grantee: Ke Kula o Nawahiokalaniopuu Iki
Project: Olelo Opio - Becoming a Language of the Youth
Location: Keaau, Hawaii 96749
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance- Esther Martinez Initiative
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2011-2014
FY 2011 Award: $204,961
 
Developing and implementing university level Hawaiian immersion courses and extra -curricular activities for 9th-12th grade students to increase academic language proficiency and university readiness.
 
Grantee: Aha Punana Leo
Project: Hawaiian Language Television Broadcast Video Training, Development and Broadcast
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $494,104
FY 2010 Award: $479,689
FY 2011 Award: $503,553
 
Expanding the use of Hawaiian language and developing quality Hawaiian language video content for television broadcasts to enhance the social development of Native Hawaiians.
 
Grantee: Ali'i Pauahi Hawaiian Civic Club
Project: Ka Mahi' ai 'Ihi o Wailea (The Sacred Farm of Wailea)
Location: Aiea, Hawaii 96710
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $444,500
FY 2010 Award: $505,221
FY 2011 Award: $506,000
 
Establishing a community and culturally-based sustainable farm to raise sacred and important native plants for domestic use and export.
 
Grantee: Edith Kanaka'ole Foundation
Project: Kamakakuoka'aina - Ancestral Knowledge and Land Empowerment
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Infrastructure and Governance
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $441,788
FY 2011 Award: $459,258
 
Improving the capacity in decision-making and oversight of lands and resources by creating a database comprised of archival land and natural resource records for research and education regarding traditional land resource practices.
 
Grantee: Hawaiian Community Assets
Project: Financial Literacy/Renter Education and Credit Counseling for the Homeless Living in Transition
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Economic Stability/Working Families
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $279,035
FY 2011 Award: $267,018
 
Providing financial literacy education and counseling services that will assist homeless individuals and families in transition from shelters to permanent housing.
 
Grantee: Ho'oulu Lahui Inc.
Project: Ike 'Aina: From the Seed to the Table
Location: Pahoa, Hawaii 96778
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Energy/Environment/Conservation
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $310,209
FY 2010 Award: $299,283
FY 2011 Award: $291,368
 
Developing integrated agricultural and culinary programs to encourage healthy, sustainable lifestyles for Native Hawaiian students and their families.
 
Grantee: Hui Ho'oniho
Project: Project Halau Pohaku - Restoring Hawaiian Masonry Practices
Location: Hilo, Hawaii 96720
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $151,617
FY 2010 Award: $143,065
FY 2011 Award: $111,573
 
Developing a comprehensive masonry teaching curriculum to restore and build contemporary structures in native Hawaiian communities.
 
Grantee: Kipahulu Ohana, Inc.
Project: Kipahulu Traditional Hawaiian Agricultural Restoration
Location: Hana, Hawaii 96713
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $262,850
FY 2011 Award: $212,215
 
Restoring traditional farming land then cultivating and processing taro (kalo) and other traditional Hawaiian foods to provide healthy and affordable food options to community members.
 
Grantee: Kula no na Po`e Hawaii
Project: "Kawaihonaakealoha (Respectfully Submitted with Love) Phase II" Papakolea's Elder Service Project - Kula no na Po`e Hawa
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $165,238
FY 2010 Award: $169,546
FY 2011 Award: $174,907
 
Providing a culturally competent and community-focused social services to assist elders with health, social, and housing issues so that they may have stability in their homes.
 
Grantee: Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.
Project: MEO BEST Hanai (Feed the People) Agricultural Project
Location: Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $484,072
FY 2010 Award: $485,101
FY 2011 Award: $485,252
 
Creating and managing a farm as a means of building cultural, social, job, and life skills among community members, including incarcerated and paroled individuals.
 
Grantee: Na Kamalei-Koolauloa Early Education Program
Project: Native Hawaiian Family-Strengthening Curriculum Pilot and Comprehensive Activities
Location: Hau'Ula, Hawaii 96717
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Strengthening Families
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $494,726
FY 2011 Award: $497,693
 
Implementing a comprehensive family strengthening curriculum pilot, specific for Native Hawaiians, which will foster family interaction learning in a cultural manner.
 
Grantee: Native Nations Education Foundation
Project: High School Diploma and Community Enrichment Program
Location: Keaau, Hawaii 96749
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $185,369
FY 2011 Award: $237,582
 
Increasing opportunities for culturally relevant adult primary education in Eastern Hawaii by providing a comprehensive high school diploma, GED, and community learning program that includes workforce preparedness and life skills training.
 
Grantee: Pasifika Foundation, Inc.
Project: Community Based Host Visitor Project: Phase 4
Location: Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2011-2012
FY 2011 Award: $327,547
 
Increasing the number of participating communities, enhancing the web site, and developing an operational and sustainability plan to complete the final phase of a community based host visiting program for Native Hawaiian communities.
 
Grantee: Polynesian Voyaging Society
Project: Perpetuating Hawaiian Voyaging Traditions
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2009-2012
FY 2009 Award: $295,056
FY 2010 Award: $263,505
FY 2011 Award: $322,067
 
Offering traditional and contemporary sea-faring training that will produce quality learning experiences required for traditional Hawaiian voyaging.
 
Grantee: Puko'a Kani 'Aina Community Development Corporation
Project: Mohala I Ka Wai: Native Hawaiian Community Impact Organization
Location: Kamuela, Hawaii 96743
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Education
Project Period: 2010-2013
FY 2010 Award: $376,690
FY 2011 Award: $351,893
 
Completing a comprehensive assessment to increase and expand the impact of the organization's culture- and place-based educational programs and reduce the educational achievement gap for Native Hawaiians.
 
Grantee: Inetnon Amot yan Kutturan Natibu/Mwiischil Safey me Kko
Project: Revitalization of Native Knowledge, Practices and Resources and Enhancement of Native Culture
Location: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 95950
ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
ACF Region: Region IX
Program Area: Social and Economic Development Strategies
Sub-Area: Neighborhoods and Communities
Project Period: 2010-2012
FY 2010 Award: $245,385
FY 2011 Award: $235,496
 
Establishing Carolinian/Chamorro village cultural centers in CNMI for the revitalization of native knowledge, practices, and resources, and for enhancement of native cultural self-sufficiency.