Native Hawaiian Affairs
Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Installations and Environment and Milford Wayne Donaldson, Chairman, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Signing the Memorandum of Understanding establishing the Native Hawaiian Federal Interagency Working Group at the Advisory Council's Winter 2011 Meeting.
DoD Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) Consultation
DoDI 4710.03 - Consultation with Native Hawaiian Organizations (NHOs) (PDF)
Updated December 2011 DoDI 47.03 - Consultatoin with NHOs, signed October 25, 2011, reissues DTM 11-001 as a DoD Instruction. It establishes policy, assigns responsibilities when proposing actions that may affect a property or place of traditional religous and cultural improtance to an NHO, and provides a framework for DoD Components to develop localized processes to facilitate consultation.
Policy Development Process
The following documents provide information concerning the workshops, meetings, and conferences involved in the policy development:
Native Hawaiian Federal Interagency Working Group
"The Department is pleased to partner with the Department of the Interior and the Advisory Council in this important effort to improve consultations with Native Hawaiians. This agreement further reinforces the Department?s commitment to meaningful consultation with Native Hawaiian Organizations as laid out in a policy memorandum signed by Deputy Secretary Lynn earlier this month."
Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment)
Native Hawaiian Cultural Communication Course (NHCCC) Training
Please check back for upcoming course announcements.
Contacts for NHO Consultation Policy
Senior Advisor and Liaison for Native American Affairs
U.S. Department of Defense
3400 Defense Pentagon, Room 5C646
Washington, DC 20307-3400
Phone: (703) 604-1773
Contact Senior Advisor and Liaison for Native American Affairs
DoD Native Hawaiian Points of Contacts
Recognizing Tribal Sovereignty and Cultural Traditions
Working to Fulfill Federal Trust Responsibilities
Protecting Natural and Cultural Resources
Consulting with Tribal Nations