Promote the consideration of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in Federal decision-making affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 1) Promote the collection and incorporation of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge in the information-gathering and decision-making processes for Federal actions affecting Native Hawaiian rights, resources, or lands. Activity 2) Partner with appropriate Native ...more »
Department of the Interior
Provide workshop, training, and development opportunities for AAPI staff.
Improve water quality for insular areas.
Employ a long-term energy strategy to reduce reliance on imported oil by maximizing use of renewable energy sources, increasing the efficiency of energy production and transmission, and by promoting consumer conservation. Work with insular area governments to form FAS stakeholder committees.
Activity 1) Consult with scholars on research and scholarship required for an AAPI theme study. Activity 2) Work with scholars and NPS practitioners to research and write a popular publication intended to raise awareness of AAPI heritage throughout the general public. Activity 3) Partner with scholars and appropriate AAPI community organizations to research and write the theme study and identify AAPI historical sites ...more »
Strengthen relationship and improve communication and coordination with the Native Hawaiian community by developing a consultation policy with the Native Hawaiian community.
Conduct inventory of agency language capability/intercultural skills, and recruit, retain, and train employees in languages and intercultural skills of the AAPI communities we serve.
Promote employment opportunities and conduct analysis of AAPI applicants (in mission critical occupations).
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by promoting efficient and effective governance by improving insular government financial policies and procedures.
Partner with NREL to conduct energy assessments in the FAS.
Empower insular communities and oversee Federal assistance to the U.S. Insular Areas by decreasing petroleum usage in the insular areas.
Provide information and the scientific understanding that will help protect communities by significantly reducing the vulnerability of millions of people to natural hazards.