HHCA beneficiaries are defined as all native Hawaiians (50% or more Hawaiian) and their successors. This includes: 

  • native Hawaiians (50% or more Hawaiian) who have not applied for a homestead award; 
  • native Hawaiians (50% or more Hawaiian) who applied and are on the Wait List; 
  • existing lessees (residential, agricultural, and pastoral) and their successors.