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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Hawaiians and the Law: Kelii Akina and Michael Lilly
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:39 PM :: 5190 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 :: 3712 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 :: 4615 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 :: 4272 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 :: 20733 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 :: 3768 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 :: 3654 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 :: 11929 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 :: 4462 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 :: 5454 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 :: 9638 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 :: 3541 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 :: 5155 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 :: 4488 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 :: 4956 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 :: 5365 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 :: 4196 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 :: 3453 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 :: 3691 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 :: 9046 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 :: 3096 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 :: 6689 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 :: 5266 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 :: 3365 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 :: 3751 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 :: 4029 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 :: 3930 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 :: 5816 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 :: 3668 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 :: 4907 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 :: 3081 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 :: 3244 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 :: 4201 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 :: 3730 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 :: 4093 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 :: 4978 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 :: 3547 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 :: 4170 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 :: 2695 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 :: 5519 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 :: 2193 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 :: 6550 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 :: 2304 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 :: 6386 Views :: OHA

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

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Friday, January 16, 2015
OHA Hires Design Team to Develop Kakaako Makai Plan
By News Release @ 1:21 AM :: 3887 Views :: Development, OHA

The collaborative is a partnership among four Hawaiian firms: Edith Kanaka‘ole Foundation; DTL; PBR Hawai‘i; and WCIT Architecture....

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Sovereignty Activists Call on OHA to Restart Native Hawaiian Convention
By Video @ 9:42 PM :: 2158 Views :: OHA

The Native Hawaiian Roll Is Filled With Fraud - All Those Names Of People Lifted From Other Lists....

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
2nd Annual Saint Marianne Cope Charity Walk
By News Release @ 2:38 AM :: 4834 Views :: Development, Hawaii History, OHA, Religion

Saturday, January 31, 2015 @ Kewalo Basin Park- check in 6:30 am- start @ 7:00 am....

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
No More Neutrality: OHA "prioritizes federal recognition"
By News Release @ 10:37 PM :: 4270 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

OHA's promised 'neutrality' regarding any choice between State recognition, Federal recognition or International recognition is gone....

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Wednesday, January 07, 2015
OHA Trustee "Dump Kanaiolowalu"
By Video @ 8:00 PM :: 3863 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

An Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee Now Calls Kana`iolowalu A Colossal Waste Of Money....

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Monday, January 05, 2015
Help Repeal Kanaiolowalu and Act 195
By Selected News Articles @ 2:33 PM :: 3323 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

OHA has wasted many millions of Hawaiian beneficiary dollars on both the US federal Akaka bill and its state of Hawai`i version successor, Kana`iolowalu....

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