The Office of Native Hawaiian Relations was authorized by Congress in Public Law 108-199 on January 23, 2004, and in Public Law 104-42 on November 2, 1995.  The Office discharges the Secretary's responsibilities for matters related to Native Hawaiians and serves as a conduit for the Department’s field activities in Hawaii.

Snow blankets summit of Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawai`i. [USGS Photo]

Our Mission

The mission of the Office is to serve as a liaison with the Native Hawaiian Community and work with the Department and its bureaus on issues affecting Hawaii.

Contact Us

Office of Native Hawaiian Relations
1849 C Street, NW (MS 3557)
Washington, D.C. 20240
(202) 208-7462 phone email


PO Box 50167
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
(808) 792-9555 phone email

Street Address:
300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 5-231
Honolulu, Hawaii 96850