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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Proposed Federal Rules for Hawaiian Homelands Parallel Obama Admin Rewrite of Indian Law
By Andrew Walden @ 4:23 AM :: 4728 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA
"The Department will create a tribe, not recognize an historic tribe."
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Full Text: Court Orders Release of Kanaiolowalu Roll
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:56 AM :: 3289 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...official order from the Honorable Jeannette Castagnetti ordering the NHRC to disclose the list....

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Sunday, June 21, 2015
Telescope Construction to Re-Start Wednesday
By News Release @ 5:14 AM :: 3899 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...TMT International Observatory Board has decided to move ahead to restart the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on the morning of Wednesday, June 24....

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Media: Court Orders Release of Native Hawaiian Roll
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:56 AM :: 2718 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...highlights of the media coverage of the decision....

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Sunday, June 07, 2015
Can OHA Keep Na'i Aupuni from Stealing $2.6M?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:01 PM :: 6485 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, Greenmail, OHA

Na'i Aupuni's five directors have close ties to Kana'iolowalu including Pauline Namuo, wife of Roll Commission Executive Director Clyde Namuo....

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Saturday, June 06, 2015
Supreme Court Seizes Control of Telescope Case, Will Decide Who Gets Payoffs
By News Release @ 4:38 PM :: 4578 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Now, appeals from both the TMT and ATST CDUPs are under review by the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court....

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Thursday, June 04, 2015
Court Orders Release of Native Hawaiian Roll
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:23 PM :: 3033 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

"With the release of the Roll, it will now be possible to answer concerns over the tens of thousands of names that have been placed on the list without the express permission of individuals."

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Thursday, June 04, 2015
Live the Words You Speak
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:03 AM :: 3863 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...culture gone bad....

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Mauna Kea: Shake Down and Payoffs
By Video @ 6:59 PM :: 4716 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

Were you fooled?

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Monday, June 01, 2015
UH Releases ‘implementation plan’ for control of Maunakea
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 2861 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

Statement from UH President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015
OHA Announces 'Consortium' to Create Fake Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 4530 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

As Explained: "OHA: $2.8M Giveaway to Wife of Kanaiolowalu CEO"

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Telescope Cash: Ige Proposes OHA Toll Booth on Mountain, Limit on 'Non-cultural' Access
By Andrew Walden @ 10:32 PM :: 4240 Views :: Higher Education, OHA
"Future visitor access to the mountain be handled through the Native Hawaiian community...."
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Sunday, May 17, 2015
Attorney Seeks Hawaiians Placed on Kanaiolowalu Roll Without Permission
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:56 PM :: 3438 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...names of thousands of individuals were transferred, without their permission, over to Kana`iolowalu from other databases held by the state....

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Thursday, May 14, 2015
OHA: $2.8M Giveaway to Wife of Kanaiolowalu CEO
By Video @ 4:50 PM :: 3937 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...What The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Is Planning To Do In Their Latest Ploy To Save Their Nation Building Efforts For Kana'iolowalu....

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Saturday, May 09, 2015
Laulima not A'ole: Restoring Our Roots
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:23 PM :: 3617 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

When I keep hearing a’ole over and over, it really gives me the sense of constant fighting but no semblance of a possible alternatives....

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Saturday, May 09, 2015
OHA Gives Away $7.4M in Grants
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 2381 Views :: OHA

...CNHA gets $348,740.... 

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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
OHA Telescope Neutrality: Do You Smell Something Fishy?
By Video @ 6:43 PM :: 3995 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"... Financially Valuable Lands .... "

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Public Comment Period Open on OHA Budget
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 2275 Views :: OHA

This public comment period runs from May 4, 2015 through May 15, 2015....

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Saturday, May 02, 2015
We stand to lose more than a telescope
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:53 AM :: 4974 Views :: Economy, Higher Education, OHA
Is Hawaii's Government Safe for Investors?
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Thursday, April 30, 2015
End the Bleeding of Aloha By Hobby Activism
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:36 PM :: 6037 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...when people can resort to this kind of behavior, it really shows that they are not capable of considering the consequences of their actions....

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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 :: 3400 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 :: 3528 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 :: 4489 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 :: 4473 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 :: 2877 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 :: 2441 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 :: 5066 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 :: 3617 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 :: 4500 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 :: 4157 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 :: 20608 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 :: 3703 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 :: 3567 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 :: 11683 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 :: 4359 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 :: 5374 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 :: 9526 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 :: 3510 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 :: 5040 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 :: 4422 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 :: 4872 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 :: 5299 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 :: 4154 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 :: 3393 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 :: 3612 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 :: 8950 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 :: 3033 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 :: 6572 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 :: 5190 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 :: 3324 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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