SEC. 4117. PROGRAMS FOR NATIVE HAWAIIANS.
(a) GENERAL AUTHORITY- From the funds made available pursuant to section 4111(a)(1)(C) 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 for the benefit of Native Hawaiians to plan, conduct, and administer programs, or portions thereof, that are authorized by and consistent with the provisions of this subpart.
(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.