Legal Resources | United States Code, Title 20 | T20 7118, 7118
Programs for Native Hawaiians
(a) General authority
From the funds made available pursuant to section 7111(a)(4) of this title to carry out this section, the Secretary shall make grants to or enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with organizations primarily serving and representing Native Hawaiians which are recognized by the Governor of the State of Hawaii to plan, conduct, and administer programs, or portions thereof, which are authorized by and consistent with the provisions of this subchapter for the benefit of Native Hawaiians.
(b) Definition of Native Hawaiian
For the purposes of this section, the term "Native Hawaiian" means any individual any of whose ancestors were natives, prior to 1778, of the area which now comprises the State of Hawaii.
(Pub. L. 89-10, title IV, Sec. 4118, as added Pub. L. 103-382, title I, Sec. 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3685.)