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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
OHA Survey: Will You Like Us if We Reverse our Support for Telescope?
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 3190 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The survey asks participants about how possible OHA stances on the planned Mauna Kea thirty-meter telescope affects their views regarding OHA....

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
Land and Power atop Mauna Kea
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:59 PM :: 3318 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...OHA has a financial interest in the outcome of the dispute....

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Sacred? Protest Leaders Demand $50M Yearly Rent for Telescope Site
By News Release @ 10:05 PM :: 4286 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

"...Ten years of rent and revenue sharing lost = $500,000,000 .... "

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Friday, April 24, 2015
Crabbe: OHA Wants 'percentage of gross receipts' from Telescope
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 4195 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

OHA recommends the following or similar guidelines for the valuation of future subleases for telescopes on Mauna Kea, including the TMT....

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
OHA, University to Di$cuss Telescope
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 2663 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...a meeting tomorrow (April 24) for representatives from the Governor’s office, the University of Hawaiʻi, the Office of Mauna Kea Management, the Mauna Kea Hui, the Mauna Kea ʻOhana, and OHA to di$cuss the thirty ­meter telescope....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Telescope: OHA Seeks 'Collective Re$olution', 'Po$itive Outcome'
By News Release @ 9:25 PM :: 2245 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has continued to urge Governor Ige and University of Hawaiʻi President Lassner to address the outstanding legal i$$ue$ involved in the planned Mauna Kea thirty-meter telescope before the moratorium on construction is lifted....

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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hawaiians and the Law: Kelii Akina and Michael Lilly
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:39 PM :: 4731 Views :: Akaka Bill, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

Whether it's activists on Mauna Kea, the Akaka Bill or the Native Hawaiian roll, questions of law abound....

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
Ige: Telescope Legally Entitled to Proceed With Construction
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 3376 Views :: Honolulu County, Higher Education, OHA
Any further announcements about the construction schedule will come from TMT....
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
HS Senior Launches pro-Telescope Petition
By Selected News Articles @ 2:43 PM :: 4220 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

King Kalākaua was an early and ardent supporter of astronomical observation in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Stewardship by UH to protect Maunakea for future generations
By Selected News Articles @ 9:26 PM :: 3891 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

Since 2000, Maunakea has been under stewardship of the Office of Maunakea Management....

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Lawsuit Challenges HC&S East Maui Water Diversions
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 20348 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, OHA

A&B has been diverting water from East Maui streams for more than 100 years via "complex system of ditches, tunnels and flumes" to irrigate the HC&S sugar plantation in Central Maui....

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Insider Deals: OHA, Kanaiolowalu Procurement Code Violations
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:29 PM :: 3506 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Former Attorney General Michael Lilly has requested DCCA and DAGS review the expenditure of over $800,000 on two vendors by the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission without public bid....

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Sunday, April 12, 2015
OHA seeks TMT moratorium to "address unresolved legal matters"
By News Release @ 2:26 AM :: 3321 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

OHA leaders have emphasized the need for all parties to address the unresolved legal matter$ while the TMT construction moratorium remains in place....

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Saturday, April 11, 2015
Telescope: For OHA, it’s all About the Rent Money
By Andrew Walden @ 12:51 AM :: 9804 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...this type of rent-seeking activity is at the root of Hawaii’s high cost of living and lack of economic diversity....

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Friday, April 10, 2015
Telescope Protests: Hawaii is not the A'ole State
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:06 PM :: 4094 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

The prior two years we had protests of A’ole GMO and now it’s moved onto the TMT....

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Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Kanaiolowalu: How to Make Your Girlfriend Rich
By Video @ 9:56 PM :: 5153 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

How a Roll Commissioner funneled over $600K to a company headed by his girlfriend....

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Monday, April 06, 2015
Prosecutor: HART & OHA Auditing Firm Victim of 3-year, $500K Embezzlement Scheme
By News Release @ 6:55 PM :: 9140 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Rail

... from January 27, 2011, through and including January 27, 2014, Oki perpetrated four separate and distinct fraudulent reimbursement schemes against PKF Pacific Hawaii ....

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Saturday, April 04, 2015
Trustee: OHA Drains $20M from Trust Since December
By Selected News Articles @ 11:10 PM :: 3390 Views :: OHA

"...Obviously, OHA can no longer afford to keep spending generously with no accountability...."

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Thursday, April 02, 2015
Mauna Kea Protesters Arrested for Blocking Road to the Top
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 4691 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Mauna Kea: OHA Demands $50M Payoff for Mountain....

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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Roll Commission Squandered Millions, Spent Only $270K on Signup effort
By Video @ 4:10 PM :: 4227 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Gave The Native Hawaiian Roll $4 Million....

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Na'i Aupuni: Will OHA Trustees Waste Another $2.3M on Fake Indian Tribe?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:42 PM :: 4652 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Na'i Aupuni won't be told what to do by OHA.  And the contractors won't be told what to do by Na'i Aupuni....

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Friday, March 27, 2015
PKF Report: "OHA Will Run Out of Funds"
By Andrew Walden @ 12:24 AM :: 5099 Views :: OHA

Trustees have been drawing down the OHA Trust fund by amounts ranging from $5M to $30M per year every year since 2005....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
OHA COO Resigns Amid Management Shakeup
By Andrew Walden @ 11:30 PM :: 3979 Views :: OHA

Kawika Burgess, who has been OHA’s chief operating officer since October 2013, is stepping down effective April 30th....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
OHA's Secret Funding Plan
By Video @ 10:02 PM :: 3194 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Spending Records For The Native Hawaiian Roll Were Just Released & A Select Group Of Insiders Made A Whole Lot Of Money....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Resolutions Urge Audit of State Use of Outside Counsel
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:33 PM :: 3379 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...From agencies like the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to organizations like HART that are entrusted with significant state funds, there is a need for greater accountability...."

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Sunday, March 22, 2015
Full Text: Hawaiian Roll Commission Releases Financial Records
By Andrew Walden @ 9:16 PM :: 8640 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Kanaiolowalu's spending of OHA's rapidly depleting Trust is in excess of $4M.  But now, thanks to Grassroot Institute's open records request, we can discover where the money went....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Kanaiolowalu: Did They Steal Your Name?
By Video @ 11:47 PM :: 2858 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
... Was Your Name Transferred Without Your Permission From The Kau Inoa List To Kana`iolowalu? ....
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Sunday, March 15, 2015
Leaked Docs: Wong, Dwyer, and Harry Mattson Got 26% of Kanaiolowalu Contracting Budget
By Andrew Walden @ 9:41 PM :: 6232 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Rail

Contracts with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) reveal hundreds of thousands of dollars in Kanaiolowalu “consulting” fees paid in 2012 and 2013 to Dwyer and Wong....

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Sunday, March 15, 2015
Illegal Debate--Secret Report: OHA Trustees to Cut Funding for Hawaiian Charter Schools?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:03 AM :: 4971 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

"...the very discussion we are having now is illegal...." -- OHA Trustee Peter Apo January 14, 2015

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Friday, March 06, 2015
Lindsey: CEO Should be Talking to OHA Trustees -- Need to Discuss Leadership Succession
By Andrew Walden @ 2:53 AM :: 3163 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...my goal is to elevate our status as a Board of Trustees...."

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Thursday, March 05, 2015
Transparency? Waihee Challenged on Kanaiolowalu Enrollment Claims
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:21 PM :: 3403 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

Watchdog Group Files Information Request Regarding Chairman's Claim that 99% of Native Hawaiians Added from Other Lists Asked to Remain on Roll....

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Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Fake Indian Tribe Falling Apart: Hawaiian Civic Club Consortium Decision "Null and Void"
By Andrew Walden @ 2:53 AM :: 3765 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Upset by their Board of Directors' January 17, 2015 decision to join in the push for creation of a fake Indian Tribe, Hawaiian Civic Club members February 20, 2015 filed an internal complaint....

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
List Fraud Makes Kanaiolowalu Roll 'Too Hot to Handle'
By Video @ 5:54 PM :: 3634 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

They Had Everything Planned So Carefully....

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Sunday, February 22, 2015
State-backed Loans: $89M to Companies Tied to OHA Chair Robert Lindsey
By Andrew Walden @ 8:08 PM :: 5414 Views :: Energy, Agriculture, OHA

If approved, Hawaii taxpayers could find themselves providing $44M in loan guarantees to an Indian company's jet fuel deal in England....

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy of Kanaiolowalu Roll Commission
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:32 PM :: 3404 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Judicial Watch and former Hawaii Attorney General Michael Lilly are filing suit to compel the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission to release the list to the public....

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
SB992: Creates Tribal Judiciary, Places 12,000 Hawaiian Children at Risk
By Andrew Walden @ 4:30 AM :: 4558 Views :: Akaka Bill, Family, OHA
"Allowing a program like this to stand alone will lead to improper use and potentially corruption of a system whose sole purpose should be the safety and protection of the children."
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Monday, February 16, 2015
HCR33: Will House Pass Resolution Supporting Fake Indian Tribe?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 AM :: 2858 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...If HCR33 gets a hearing, it will first be in the House of Representatives Ocean, Marine Resources & Hawaiian Affairs committee chaired by Rep. Kaniela Ing....

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Monday, February 16, 2015
Will OHA Trustees Waste Another $5M on Push for Fake Indian Tribe?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 AM :: 2987 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement will soon be requesting funding from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
'Hewa Hui' Plan: Create Fake Indian Tribe, Keep 95% of Hawaiians Out
By Video @ 8:08 PM :: 3826 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...And They're Working Overtime To Make This A Reality....

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Geothermal: New Zealand Company Abandons Partnership with OHA
By Selected News Articles @ 4:16 AM :: 3477 Views :: Energy, OHA

...Expenses, including the $1.25M loan to IDG, would not be recovered....

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Kanaiolowalu: 'Elections This Year'
By News Release @ 2:32 PM :: 3808 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

"Efforts are moving forward with the intent that elections and the ‘Aha be held this year."

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Hawaiian Independence Movement Attracts Chinese Interest
By Selected News Articles @ 7:45 AM :: 4635 Views :: Akaka Bill, Military, OHA

...Chinese threats to back several groups of Hawaiian independence activists....

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Wednesday, February 04, 2015
HB1252: Repeal Act 195, Abolish Hawaiian Roll Commission
By Video @ 5:55 PM :: 3312 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

HB1252 Will Rescind The Native Hawaiian Roll & Fire The Roll Commissioners....

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Sunday, February 01, 2015
SB27 SB31: Short Form Bills on Transparency -- OHA's Trojan Horse?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:24 PM :: 3944 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Will the trio of English, Keith-Agaran, and Shimabukuro be able to carry OHA's ball now that it has been dropped by Galuteria, Hee, and Solomon?

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Friday, January 30, 2015
OHA sets community meetings on Kaka‘ako Makai Master Plan
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 2511 Views :: OHA

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs will host community meetings throughout Hawai‘i, February 17 – March 3....

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Sunday, January 25, 2015
OHA Hides Secret Budget from Legislators: $2.3M for 'Consortium' to Push Fake Indian Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 1:49 AM :: 5235 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

In total, Crabbe's memo budgets $2,598,546 for "Consortium" and another $407,332 for the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission.  None of this is mentioned in HB209....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Hawaiians Don't Trust OHA to Re-Start Native Hawaiian Convention
By Video @ 10:58 PM :: 2037 Views :: OHA

Video from FreeHawaii.blogspot.com.... 

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
CNHA Hijacks Civic Clubs to Push for Fake Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 2:29 AM :: 6107 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

“Why would the AHCC BOD so blatantly disregard the voice of Hawaiian Civic Club members?"

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
OHA Introduces Legislative Package
By News Release @ 5:21 PM :: 2137 Views :: OHA

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees has approved the following bills and resolutions to be put forward as OHA’s 2015 state legislative package....

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
OHA Chair Lindsey: Rescind CEO’s Authority, Let Staff Know Who is Boss
By Andrew Walden @ 9:03 PM :: 6030 Views :: OHA

...current admin budgeting format and procedures create an open checkbook under various program areas....

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