Answers to FAQs

What does a person get by being on the Kana’iolowalu registry?
The Kana`iolowalu registry is the official public list of Native Hawaiians who affirm that they are the indigenous people of Hawai`i and, therefore, are elig...
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014 at 5:05 PM
Can I edit my information or remove my name after I have registered?
Yes.  Information can be edited or removed. View your status and update information or leave the Commission a note by visiting ...
Tue, 8 Apr, 2014 at 9:18 PM
How may non-Hawaiian participate and support Kana'iolowalu?
By signing the Kana‘iolowalu Petition By volunteering and talking to people By learning more about Native Hawaiian history and culture
Sat, 26 Jul, 2014 at 3:09 PM
What is the authorization for Kana'iolowalu?
Act 195, Session Laws of Hawaiʻi 2011, recognizes Native Hawaiians as the indigenous people of Hawaii that exercised sovereignty as a people. It also created...
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014 at 4:56 PM
Who pays for Kana'iolowalu?
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs provides funding for The Native Hawaiian Roll Commission and Kanaʻiolowalu.
Sat, 4 Jan, 2014 at 5:40 PM
What is the job of the commission?
The Commission oversees the Kana`iolowalu registry and educational campaign.   By law, the Commission will certify the list.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 at 10:17 PM
Does Kanaʻiolowalu preclude independence or restoration of the unrelinquished Kingdom of Hawaiʻi?
No – and it will be up to the Native Hawaiian people who are a part of this registry to determine the course of their Nation.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013 at 3:55 AM
Is Kana'iolowalu a Public List?
Yes.  The Kana`iolowalu Registry is a public list.  Once certified, the registry is public in the same way that a voter registration list is public.  You ma...
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014 at 4:30 AM
I emailed and received a "ticket." What is a ticket?
To ensure that all inbound messages are received and handled expeditiously, the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission utilizes a customer service ticketing system...
Fri, 4 Jul, 2014 at 11:28 AM
What's your phone number?
(808) 973-0099
Thu, 8 Jan, 2015 at 9:00 AM