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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Indian Affairs: OHA Chair calls for 'Parity' among all 'Native Americans'
By News Release @ 5:10 AM :: 235 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

... Sen. Schatz opened today’s hearing by stating that one of his goals as chairman is to bring Native Hawaiian issues and priorities to the forefront ....

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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Will OHA Make This Same Mistake Again?
By Video @ 2:48 AM :: 231 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

... If So, Millions More Hawaiian Beneficiary Dollars Will Be Squandered ....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
OHA Accepting Grant Requests for DHHL Communities
By News Release @ 11:16 PM :: 454 Views :: DHHL, OHA

... The anticipated grant start date is June 1, 2021, and the grant award period is for one year. ....

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Friday, February 12, 2021
Auditor Exposes Speaker's Office--Manipulating 'Working Group' to Save OHA's Dirty Secrets
By News Release @ 1:52 PM :: 1884 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... The Working Group’s questions about the lawsuit filed by OHA against me and the office – a lawsuit that is ongoing – are also wholly inappropriate and can only help OHA in the litigation .... 

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Thursday, February 11, 2021
What Screw-up has DHHL Made?
By Video @ 2:12 AM :: 821 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Gambling, OHA

... They Only Had To Look At OHA To See What A Failure It Would Be ....

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Friday, February 5, 2021
OHA releases grant solicitations
By News Release @ 3:36 AM :: 589 Views :: OHA

... two of an anticipated seven grant solicitations scheduled to be released by March 1, 2021 ....

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
UH: 'Astronomy at Significant Risk' from Saiki's Half-baked Plan
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 1195 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"... Similar ideas have been previously proposed in the legislature in past years with no result. This has created uncertainty and concern amongst the existing observatories and their national and international non-profit owners/sponsors regarding matters critical to their futures ...."

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
VIDEO: Saiki Calls for UH to Give up Mauna Kea
By Video @ 3:48 AM :: 781 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... Package Deal?  Saiki, Hanabusa Launch Attack on State Auditor to Save OHA’s Dirty Secrets ....

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Monday, February 1, 2021
Lawsuit: OHA Employee Beaten up by Sovereignty Activists
By Selected News Articles @ 8:54 PM :: 1990 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

... Davis Price was admitted to Kaiser Hospital Emergency Room for evaluation. He was diagnosed with two broken ribs, and multiple contusions ....

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Friday, January 29, 2021
Completing the Work of Restoring OHA's Credibility
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:04 AM :: 684 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... A survey commissioned by the agency in 2015 found that the public regarded OHA as the least favorable of the major Hawaiian-serving organizations ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Ex-CFO: I was fired to keep Legislators from Seeing OHA's True Budget
By Andrew Walden @ 7:41 AM :: 2856 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... According to Laeha’s suit he was suspended by OHA’s then-CEO Kamanao Crabbe one day before he was set to reveal OHA’s real budget and "corrupt and unlawful practices" to Legislators ....

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
OHA Echoes Burial Council Criticism of SHPD
By News Release @ 3:22 AM :: 581 Views :: OHA

... OHA CEO statement expresses concern on State protection of iwi kupuna ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
OHA Asks for $3M in Legislative Package
By News Release @ 1:09 AM :: 551 Views :: OHA

... OHA’s budget bill requests $3,037,879 in state general fund appropriations each fiscal year ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
OHA Chair Hulu Lindsey "Will push for a better relationship with the state auditor"
By Selected News Articles @ 11:45 PM :: 740 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...“We will rely on the advisory opinion of the auditor in making corrective changes. If OHA’s in-house policies do not conform to our obligations as a state agency, then we should create policies that do.”....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
OHA Legislative Package for 2021
By Selected News Articles @ 11:40 PM :: 608 Views :: OHA

... Maintaining the decades-long partnership between OHA and the state to fund programs ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
“I lele no ka lupe i ke pole” – It’s about the people!
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:30 PM :: 810 Views :: OHA

... As I enter my second term, I recommit myself to a three-fold vision that guided my first term ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
A Correctional Center Becomes a Pu'uhonua
By Selected News Articles @ 8:25 PM :: 863 Views :: Justice Reinvestment, OHA

... Kawailoa Pursues Bill to Engage in Economic Enterprise ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
OHA: Consider Running for Your Neighborhood Board
By Selected News Articles @ 8:03 PM :: 697 Views :: Honolulu County, Development, OHA

... This is all about OHA’s plan to develop Kakaako Makai ....

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Friday, January 1, 2021
DLNR Evaluates Mauna Kea Management Plan
By News Release @ 4:10 PM :: 787 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"... 2033, the expiration of the existing state lease .... "

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
OHA Chair Names Colin Kippen Board Chief of Staff
By News Release @ 6:33 PM :: 776 Views :: OHA

... OHA Chair Hulu Lindsey announced today her selection of Native Hawaiian attorney and administrator Colin Kippen as OHA Board Chief of Staff. He will start on Jan. 4 ....

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Good News--Where's it coming from?
By Video @ 11:39 PM :: 1302 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Where This Good News Is Coming From May Surprise You ....

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Supreme Court Upholds Keli'i Akina Election Victory
By News Release @ 5:18 PM :: 1039 Views :: Office of Elections, OHA

"...It has taken a monumental effort to ensure that I can continue to bring integrity and effectiveness to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs...."

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Thursday, December 10, 2020
Trustee Carmen “Hulu” Lindsey named new OHA chair
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 896 Views :: OHA

...The state Office of Elections has yet to certify the at-large OHA trustee race. Incumbent Trustee Keliʻi Akina’s victory in that election is currently being challenged in the Hawaiʻi State Supreme Court....

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Saturday, December 5, 2020
OHA's Vision for Post-COVID Economy
By News Release @ 12:46 AM :: 638 Views :: OHA

... reports are the result of an online survey administered in June 2020 by the Native Hawaiian COVID-19 Research Hui ....

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Meet OHA’s new Molokai Trustee
By Video @ 7:10 PM :: 1182 Views :: OHA

...Meet OHA’s new Molokai Trustee....

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Meet OHA's New Board of Trustees
By Selected News Articles @ 7:38 PM :: 1162 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...it is about power...." --  Brendon Lee

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Sunday, November 29, 2020
OHA Check Register: First Year After Crabbe--Insiders Still Rake in Millions
By Andrew Walden @ 4:03 AM :: 2647 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... 1,262 checks totaling $21,085,583.58 ....

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Sunday, November 22, 2020
OHA: A Tale of Two Audits
By Andrew Walden @ 7:06 PM :: 1025 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...The net result: Keep the cash flowing to the usual insiders....

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Saturday, November 21, 2020
COVID: UH, OHA head different NHPI projects
By News Release @ 3:42 PM :: 913 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, COVID-19

...OHA touts NHPI Collective -- but completely different group gets funding from NIH, announced by UH JABSOM and Schatz’ office....

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Mauna Kea: Is it an ethics violation if Mayor Harry Kim’s politically favored ‘protesters’ are allowed to break the law with impunity?
By Andrew Walden @ 12:24 AM :: 1616 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, Police

...Harry Kim won’t be mayor much longer....  

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Friday, November 13, 2020
OIP: Under Emergency Order, UIPA Still has Some Teeth
By Andrew Walden @ 9:03 PM :: 836 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...what does it take to get OHA to comply with an Open Records request....

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Thursday, November 5, 2020
Keli'i Akina Wins Reelection to OHA
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:08 AM :: 1283 Views :: OHA

... The election results are in ....

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Monday, November 2, 2020
OHA Races: Trask Endorses Akina, Alapa, Mangauil
By News Release @ 4:33 PM :: 744 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...I am voting for Keli'i Akina because he has consistently been an advocate for accountability and transparency at OHA....

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Saturday, October 31, 2020
Waihee: Hawaii Secession Possible if Trump Reelected
By Audio @ 8:19 PM :: 3361 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Politicians

..."What they're talking about now is not to justify it, but to present a vision of what it would look like if it happened."....

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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Here's Who to Vote for at OHA
By Video @ 3:49 AM :: 1285 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... YES To Those Who Stand For Truth & Transparency ....

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
VIDEO: Akina, Alapa Launch TV Ads in OHA Races
By Video @ 6:31 PM :: 919 Views :: OHA

... Reelect Keli’i Akina for OHA at-Large Seat ... Elect Luana Alapa for Molokai-residential OHA Seat ....

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Thursday, October 22, 2020
COVID News: Domestic Violence up 46% Since March
By News Release @ 5:36 AM :: 927 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement, OHA, COVID-19

...Hawaiʻi’s DVAC saw a 46 percent increase in contacts between March and October 2020, indicating a rise in the need for domestic violence services....

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Here's Who to Vote for at OHA
By Video @ 11:00 PM :: 3233 Views :: OHA

... Keli'i Akina is OHA’s Only Watch Dog & He’s Helped Stop Corruption ....

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Monday, October 19, 2020
OHA Races: If you saying NO AUDIT, you are supporting the demise of our future generations
By Selected News Articles @ 10:17 PM :: 1274 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... Because OHA get plans for Mauna Kea .... 

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Monday, October 19, 2020
OHA COVID Money: Homeless not part of ‘Friends and Family Plan’
By Andrew Walden @ 1:11 AM :: 2006 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA, COVID-19

"... the ones who are punished the most for allegations of OHA misdoing is the community ...."

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Sunday, October 18, 2020
Pulling Teeth at OHA
By Tom Yamachika @ 6:00 AM :: 1784 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...An accounting firm can’t arrest people, throw them in jail, or otherwise find that they have committed illegal activity....

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Saturday, October 17, 2020
Nobel Prize Winner Talks About TMT Challenges 
By News Release @ 10:43 PM :: 1394 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... “Having two disparate points of view is ultimately the way of finding a more creative solution. What I hope ultimately is having a better collaboration between the scientific community and the native Hawaiians will help us arrive at a solution that's right for all of humanity.” ....

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Friday, October 16, 2020
Regents appoint Maunakea Planning Task Group
By News Release @ 4:40 AM :: 1366 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The group will make recommendations to the board ....

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
TMT: A Message from Aloha Aina Party Cofounder Pua Ishibashi
By News Release @ 8:42 PM :: 1222 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

"... With all that is needed in the Lahui we should not IMO simplify a candidate's worth for our Lahui based on his/her stance on a single issue ...."

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Sunday, October 11, 2020
A Critical Time for OHA
By Selected News Articles @ 6:43 PM :: 1383 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Unless the corrupt “old guard trustees” (or their clones now running for OHA seats) are replaced with honest people willing to clean up the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, the state and federal government will step in and shut it down, saying: “See? We gave you Hawaiians chance, and you blew it.”....

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Sunday, October 11, 2020
OHA Races: Miske’s Lawyer Leads Developers Targeting ‘Watchdog’ in Grab for Kakaako Makai
By Andrew Walden @ 3:10 AM :: 3830 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

...Akina’s opponent, Jason Keoni Souza, is a Realtor who supports selling the Ceded Lands “to corporations.”  Souza tells Ka Wai Ola he wants OHA to “collaborate with the Building Trades.”....

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Saturday, October 10, 2020
Mililani Trask, Jackie Burke, Pua Ishibashi Endorse Keli’i Akina for OHA Trustee
By Video @ 11:57 PM :: 3605 Views :: OHA

"...I will be voting for Keli’i Akina for OHA Trustee At-Large, Luana Alapa for OHA Trustee for Molokai and Lanakila Mangauil for OHA Trustee for Hawai’i Island...." -- Mililani Trask

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Friday, October 9, 2020
VIDEO: OHA Trustee Keli'i Akina on 'Hawaiian Kingdom Now'
By Video @ 2:37 PM :: 1442 Views :: OHA

...“I don’t know how any Native Hawaiian wouldn’t want to vote for Keli’i Akina.” – DJ Derbs....

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Thursday, October 8, 2020
Kondo, Saiki Debate Continuing OHA LLC Audit
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:49 AM :: 1323 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...We will consider options under the Government Auditing Standards, including terminating the audit, and will inform you of any decisions affecting the audit...."

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Friday, October 2, 2020
PBS Insights OHA Candidates Forum
By Video @ 4:40 AM :: 1380 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Keoni Souza repeats his claim that the Independent Audit of OHA was a waste of money.  Current OHA Chair Machado agrees.  Trustee Kelii Akina explains why they are wrong ....

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