OIA Blogs: Blog of the Interior - Interior Celebrates Native Hawai’ian and Pacific Islander Communities

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities make our nation more vibrant through a diversity of cultures, languages and religions. The President’s Proclamation on Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Island Heritage Month is a call to reflect, as a nation, on these communities’ monumental contributions toward building and sustaining our country, our national character and our rich heritage. Offices and bureaus in the Department of the Interior, such as the Office of Insular Affairs, provide important funding assistance for natural and cultural resource protection, as well as resources to communities to help protect lives and livelihoods throughout Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations in the U.S. and in the territories.  

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