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The Empowering ʻŌiwi Leadership Award (E OLA) will be given to Native Hawaiians who exemplify leadership qualities and are engaged in their community. Award recipients can be of any age and will be given monetary awards to help elevate their work.

Nominations being accepted for the Empowering ‘Ōiwi Leadership Award

Sept. 8, 2021

Nominations are being accepted through Sept. 17 for the Empowering ʻŌiwi Leadership Award (E OLA), sponsored by Kamehameha Schools and the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement. This award will be given to Native Hawaiians who exemplify leadership qualities and are engaged in their community. The recipients of this recognition will also be given monetary awards to help elevate their work.

Nominees must be:

  • Native Hawaiian
  • Provide periodic updates into their development and use of funding for a look book
  • Agree to follow-up surveys or discussions regarding E OLA
  • Of any age

Activities that qualify for funding include:

  • Professional organization involvement 
  • Education & training
  • Community projects
  • Equipment

To learn more about this award and to submit a nomination, visit hawaiiancouncil.org/eola.
 



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