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Monday, July 29, 2013
Hanabusa: Obama Considers Creating Akaka Tribe Without Congressional Approval
By Andrew Walden @ 12:27 AM :: 7296 Views :: Akaka Bill
"We know he will seriously consider our request to use his executive branch authority to achieve this elusive goal."
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Hawaiian Homes Commission Votes to Reform Revocable Permit Program
By News Release @ 11:16 PM :: 4772 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL

With a vote of 7-0, the Hawaiian Homes Commission voted to amend its long-standing revocable permit (RP) program....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Life of the Land? OHA Trustee Seeks to Change State Motto
By Video @ 2:52 PM :: 5355 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History
Apo’s newspeak version would read: “The Sovereignty of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness” – a slogan which just happens to dovetail with the latest push for the Akaka Tribe.  How convenient....
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Friday, July 12, 2013
Audit: Kahoolawe Money Gone After 18 years Without a Plan
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 7330 Views :: Akaka Bill, Environment, Military, OHA

...the impending total depletion of its trust fund....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Supreme Court to Review Kawaiahao Church Cemetery Case
By Robert Thomas @ 1:43 AM :: 6098 Views :: Akaka Bill, Land Use, OHA

What's the difference, if any, between a "cemetery" and a burial....

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Akaka Bill Coming Back? Schatz Demands US Treat Hawaiians Just as Badly as American Indians
By News Release @ 4:49 AM :: 3512 Views :: Akaka Bill

Opponents have argued that Native Hawaiians are not “Indians”....

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Native Hawaiian Advancement: Dr. Kelii Akina Speaks in Hilo
By Selected News Articles @ 7:53 PM :: 5249 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Dr. Kelli Akina, the new CEO of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and former OHA trustee candidate, addressed the Conservative Forum for Hawaii at the Naniloa Hotel Crown Room in Hilo....

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Sunday, June 2, 2013
Feds Bust Sandwich Isles Com: $25M/year Funneled to Hee Company
By Andrew Walden @ 9:16 PM :: 15705 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, National News, Ethics

The FCC order exposes more information on Hee than has ever before been made public....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
As DHHL War Rages, Robin Danner Relinquishes Presidency of CNHA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:37 PM :: 11348 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Michelle Kauhane, senior vice president of CNHA and former deputy director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, will succeed her....

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Monday, May 20, 2013
Native Hawaiian Advancement: Keli’i Akina to Speak in Hilo
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 4797 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...at the Conservative Forum for Hawaii, Sunday June 2nd, 2:00 pm, at the Naniloa Hotel Crown Room in Hilo....

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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Akaka Tribe: Frankenstein Bill to Create a Frankenstein Tribal Roll
By Andrew Walden @ 12:58 AM :: 5557 Views :: Akaka Bill
Since so few signed Kana’ioluwalu, they will just graft 108,000 Kau Inoa signers onto the Roll....
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Friday, May 3, 2013
Inspector General Slaps Down Effort to Create Indian Tribe Without Congressional Approval
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 3791 Views :: Akaka Bill

...the Tejon Tribe, along with several other American Indian groups, submitted petitions requesting 'reaffirmation'....

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
9th Circuit: Tribal Courts Have Civil Jurisdiction Over Non-Indians
By Robert Thomas @ 12:20 AM :: 4243 Views :: Akaka Bill

...you can only go to federal court after you've exhausted your tribal court remedies....

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Friday, April 26, 2013
HB252: Video Mocks Sen Galuteria's Frankenstein Bill
By Video @ 1:59 PM :: 5659 Views :: Akaka Bill, Energy, OHA

"Now I know what it's like to be God."

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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Hawaiians Give Vote of No Confidence to ‘Sovereign Hawaiian Nation’
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:03 PM :: 7157 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

After nearly a year of efforts the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission claim a mere 9,300 signatures....

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Monday, April 8, 2013
Only 9,300 Sign Up for Akaka Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 1:41 PM :: 5727 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
the lack of imminent threats to Native Hawaiian programs, such as lawsuits, which creates a lesser sense of urgency....
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Thursday, March 21, 2013
House Ethics Investigating Alaska Rep Don Young
By News Release @ 3:55 AM :: 9279 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Republican Party

... he received improper gifts and didn’t report them, misused campaign or official resources and that he “made false statements to federal officials” ....

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
House Oversight Hearing on Recognition of New Tribes -- Akaka Tribe Brushback
By News Release @ 8:59 PM :: 5759 Views :: Akaka Bill

This hearing is a brushback to Sen Schatz' pipe dream of creating the Akaka Tribe via the US Department of the Interior without a vote of Congress....

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Kelii Akina Named President of Grassroot Institute
By News Release @ 1:34 PM :: 5433 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii State Government

“Pa`ina in the Country” celebration of Dr. Akina’s appointment as Grassroot Institute’s new president on April 6, 2013 from 12 PM to 2 PM at 45-114 Waikapoki Rd -- Kane`ohe Congregational Church

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Rush Limbaugh on Akaka Bill: These are the people that asked to join this country and now they're trying to distance themselves
By Selected News Articles @ 7:28 PM :: 5031 Views :: Akaka Bill

... they did ask to become a part of the country ....

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Thursday, March 14, 2013
McCain: OHA Cronies Milk Defense Budget for Millions
By Selected News Articles @ 4:26 AM :: 8602 Views :: Akaka Bill, Agriculture, Military, OHA

“Now we’re in sequestration, we have a bill that would give ... companies an additional 5 percent, $15 million,” McCain said. “It’s disgraceful, and it’s been going on for years....

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Thursday, March 7, 2013
Akaka Tribe Could Receive Legal Jurisdiction Over Non-Tribal Members
By News Release @ 2:13 PM :: 4871 Views :: Akaka Bill

“In a tribal court, Constitutional protections and the Bill of Rights do not apply. Under the bill, a non-Indian citizen tried in a tribal court has no right to appeal to a federal court, lacks the guarantee of due process, has no right to an impartial trial by jury of one’s peers, and more."

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Sunday, January 27, 2013
Kulani Prison to be Sovereignty Movement Training and Recruitment Center
By Selected News Articles @ 3:52 PM :: 8148 Views :: Akaka Bill, Law Enforcement, OHA

...see the list of 1,000 well-known prison reform activists, elected Democrats, Hawaii County Prosecutor, sovereignty activists, religious leftists, green mailers, and current inmates who have signed on to this effort....

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Thursday, January 10, 2013
Cayetano on Akaka Bill: Stop Sending Millions to Washington Lobbyists
By Video @ 6:27 PM :: 4586 Views :: Akaka Bill

"...stop chasing the Holy Grail, get down to business, educate our children. Spend the money on that instead of sending millions of dollars to lobbyists in Washington...."

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Abercrombie Appoints Schatz, Mazie to be Junior Senator
By News Release @ 7:04 PM :: 9661 Views :: Akaka Bill, Environment, National News, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

"For me, personally, I believe global climate change is real, and it is the most urgent challenge of our generation," Schatz said.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Sneak Attack? Akaka Bill Placed on Senate Calendar
By Andrew Walden @ 7:46 PM :: 6272 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News

12/17/2012: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 568.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Akaka Introduces Tribal Self-Governance Bill
By News Release @ 7:31 PM :: 6200 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News

“This bill provides key improvements to the way self-governance works in the Department of the Interior...."

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Sunday, December 9, 2012
Akaka Tribe: We Can Kick Out Anybody Anytime for Any Reason
By Andrew Walden @ 11:12 PM :: 10054 Views :: Akaka Bill

...members of the Akaka Tribe will not be guaranteed free speech, due process, or other civil rights....

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Thursday, November 29, 2012
Governor Releases $3.7 Million for Hilo Medical Center
By News Release @ 8:46 PM :: 7374 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

 ... $3.7 million for capital improvement projects (CIPs) at Hilo Medical Center ....

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Hawaiian Electric Seeks Public Comment on ‘Integrated Resource Planning’
By Selected News Articles @ 5:59 PM :: 11854 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

...providing safe and reliable utility service at a reasonable cost, through the development of Resource Plans and Scenarios....

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Monday, November 26, 2012
CNHA Pushes for Legislature, Feds to Dominate DHHL
By News Release @ 8:26 PM :: 8013 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

" ...we need to focus on how much funding is flowing.... "

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Saturday, November 24, 2012
Sen Josh Green: Doctors Need Florida Pill Mill Company to Survive Financially
By Andrew Walden @ 8:03 PM :: 9736 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

I am humbled to try and get everyone access to healthcare in a fair and timely way in Hawaii and that is all my letter to the city of Honolulu was about....

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Thursday, November 22, 2012
Five Year Plan: Hawaii County Energy Sustainability Program
By News Release @ 2:11 PM :: 6446 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

...recommendations to strengthen the County’s energy program and realize more than $3.9 million in taxpayer saving....

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Monday, November 19, 2012
Hawaii County Police earn accreditation from national agency
By News Release @ 11:36 PM :: 5734 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Chief Harry Kubojiri announced that the Hawaiʻi Police Department has been awarded accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies....

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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Hundreds Turn Out for NRA President in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:16 AM :: 11572 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

The Second Amendment is alive and well in Hawaii....

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Friday, November 9, 2012
HELCO Files 50MW Geothermal RFP
By News Release @ 6:41 PM :: 5647 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Hawaii Electric Light Company is seeking to add up to 50 megawatts (MW) of geothermal power at prices not tied to the cost of oil to help lower electricity costs for customers....

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Friday, November 9, 2012
Spirit of LIFE 20th Anniversary 2012 Gala Celebration
By News Release @ 2:29 AM :: 5671 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

November 9th 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sheraton Keauhou Resort, Kailua-Kona 

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Best Invention of 2012: Time Magazine Recognizes Kona Kampachi
By Selected News Articles @ 3:03 PM :: 6794 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Hounded by Luddites, shakedown artists, and anti-GMO hypesters, Hawaii’s Kamapachi Farms open ocean fish farm has now been named by TIME magazine as one of the Best Inventions of the Year 2012. Surely it will soon be driven from the state....

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
HD5 Bateman Releases Final Radio Commercial
By Audio @ 10:56 AM :: 7232 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

It is clear that our state government has not been working for the people and I am running to change that.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Hawaii County Releases Absentee Voting Totals
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 5464 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

104,323 Hawaii County residents are registered to vote in the 2012 General Election....

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
AKP Biofuel Scam Finds Only 20 Supporters in Survey of 300
By Henry Curtis @ 4:09 AM :: 10116 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

SMS did a survey of 303 interviews, 90% said they unfamiliar with `Aina Koa Pono (AKP). 10% were aware of AKP. The math says this is 29-31 people.

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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Voter Guide: Hawaii State and County Ballot Initiatives 2012
By Andrew Walden @ 10:34 PM :: 17221 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Honolulu County, Democratic Party, Kauai County, DHHL, Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Hawai'i Free Press endorsements on State and County ballot initiatives....

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Saturday, October 27, 2012
Video Interview: Kona Resident--Father of Slain SEAL Killed in 9-11 Attack, Bengazi
By Audio @ 3:21 AM :: 9364 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, National News, Ethics

Retired Judge Charles Woods descibes meeting Pres Obama, V Pres Biden and Sec'y Clinton....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Senator, 1000 Ratepayers Call for Lower Electric Bills
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 8234 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Urge the Governor to rescind Executive Agreements between the State of Hawaii, the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) and HECO that were put in place in 2008 ....

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Thursday, October 18, 2012
Bateman: We Can Cut Consumers' Electric Bills
By News Release @ 1:00 AM :: 7285 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Have you looked at your electric bill lately? It just keeps going up and up.

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Thursday, October 11, 2012
Hirono a No-Show at Waimea Candidates’ Forum
By News Release @ 6:22 PM :: 8238 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

Of the “four heated North Hawai’i races,” Hirono was the only candidate who did not feel it was important enough to attend.  

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Alleged Big Island Child Molester Arrested: Runs Gay-Friendly Bed & Breakfast
By News Release @ 10:52 PM :: 12514 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

 A man suspected of child sexual exploitation has been identified according to the FBI. Sources say the man's name is ....

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Bateman: We Need Lower Cost of Living, Not Higher Taxes and Utility Bills
By News Release @ 3:32 PM :: 5793 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

We can do this by lowering our excessive energy costs by 50%, by reducing our personal income tax rates by 20%, by eliminating GET on medical care and medication....

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Friday, October 5, 2012
DHHL breaks ground for Lalamilo Waimea Homesteads
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 6250 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

Lalamilo is located on 34.7 acres of land along the South Kohala Distribution Road, approximately two miles makai of the Waimea town center....

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Friday, September 28, 2012
Coffman, Bateman To Debate One-On-One for House 5 Seat
By News Release @ 2:21 PM :: 5597 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill

The event will be held on Thursday, October 4, at Konawaena Elementary School Cafeteria from 7pm to 8:30pm

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