DHHL awards 15 subsistence-ag lots in Panaewa


East Hawaii DHHL Commissioner Mike Kaleikini, left, stands with Charlotte Seals and her 'ohana and Hawaiian Homes Commission Chairman Kali Watson, right, at an event Saturday at Keaukaha Elementary School cafeteria. Seals was one of 15 DHHL beneficiaries awarded a subsistance agricultural lot. (DHHL photo)

Fifteen Department of Hawaiian Home Lands beneficiaries became the first to be awarded subsistence-agricultural lots Saturday at the Keaukaha Elementary School gymnasium.