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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Dr Keli’i Akina: Hawaii Should Fulfill Dream of Martin Luther King
By News Release @ 3:17 PM :: 3591 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Politicians

...The Hawaiian Kingdom included citizens of many racial backgrounds who would unjustly be excluded today from the Native Hawaiian Roll....

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
Did OHA Commit Federal Felony Testifying to Interior Department?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:51 PM :: 5198 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

With two counts, the total federal incarceration for OHA Trustees could add up to 10 years....

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
Why I'm Encouraging Everyone to Vote for Dr. Keli'i Akina for OHA
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 3941 Views :: OHA, Politicians

...only Dr. Keli'i Akina rejects the idea of an independent Hawaiian nation and affirms that United States citizenship is the best solution for the needs of Native Hawaiians....

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
Department of the Interior to Meet with Hawaiians in Las Vegas
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 3123 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club in association with the Lawful Reinstated Hawaiian Government is pleased to announce that the Department of Interior just made accommodations to include Las Vegas, NV as a host site for testimonies....

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Friday, July 25, 2014
Aiona Endorses Three in OHA Race
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:47 AM :: 3885 Views :: OHA, Politicians, Republican Party

Landen Paikai, Jeremy Kama Hopkins and Keli‘i Akina....

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Monday, July 21, 2014
Keli'i Akina Only OHA Candidate to Reject Independent Hawaiian Nation
By News Release @ 12:25 PM :: 5770 Views :: OHA, Politicians

Of the 22 candidates running in the 2014 election to become trustees in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, only Dr. Keli'i Akina rejects the idea of an independent Hawaiian nation ....

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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Tribe? Hawaii’s ‘Other’ State Elections Include Prisoners and Lots of Dead People
By Andrew Walden @ 9:30 PM :: 4248 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

One thing is certain ... the “organic governing documents” don’t need to be approved by a majority vote....

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Thursday, July 17, 2014
‘Neutral’ OHA: Federal Recognition is ‘The Most Viable Action’
By News Release @ 11:12 AM :: 2917 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Hawaiians give DoI 5 Noes, OHA gives 5 Yesses....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Act 195 Stealing Hawaiian Assets
By Video @ 11:35 PM :: 3315 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
They've Never Told You One Thing But Done The Exact Opposite Before, Have They?
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Survey: Majority Oppose Federal Involvement in Native Hawaiian Recognition
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:39 PM :: 3533 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

An overwhelming 67% of those responding voted "No," while only 33% supported the continuation of the DOI's efforts....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Dr. Akina calls for State to get out of nation-building business
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:48 PM :: 3073 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...many people--including Native Hawaiians--find the nation-building efforts to be contrary to the spirit of the original Kingdom of Hawaii....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
New Native American Tribal Regulations Implicate Hawaiian Sovereignty
By Selected News Articles @ 5:23 AM :: 4169 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...a substantial revision of 25 CFR 83, was announced on April 14 and will be the gatekeeper of future admissions of new tribal organizations....

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
OHA Trustees Vote to Proceed with ‘Aha in Six Months
By Selected News Articles @ 1:39 AM :: 2803 Views :: OHA

An agenda for a July 8th executive board meeting was posted on the OHA website and then removed shortly thereafter prior to the 8th....

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Friday, July 11, 2014
Why You Should Vote in the OHA Election
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:24 PM :: 2120 Views :: OHA

It’s been 14 years since the courts gave non-Hawaiians the right to vote in Office of Hawaiian Affairs elections....

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Sunday, July 06, 2014
At Meetings Statewide, Hawaiians Unite Against the Akaka Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 11:41 PM :: 4122 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

When the people are nearly 100% against that for which the political class is nearly 100% in favor there is a lesson in political cowardice for all who wish to learn it....

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Saturday, July 05, 2014
Grassroot Institute Talking About Kakaako
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:39 AM :: 2907 Views :: Development, OHA

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina and Jay Fidell, President of ThinkTech Hawaii discuss development in Oahu, beginning with Kakaako....

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Thursday, July 03, 2014
Email Reveals Plan to Take Control of Hawaiian Homelands as Indian Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 4:17 PM :: 4685 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...leaked email detailing plans to achieve US tribal federal recognition status for SCHAA homesteaders through the US Department of Interior....

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Tribe? Secret DoI Meetings in Hawaii
By Video @ 5:42 PM :: 4345 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA
Which Organization Is Already Contacting Native American Tribes & Hawaiian Civic Clubs In The US Asking Their Support For Hawaiian Federal Recognition?
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Obama plan to tribalize native Hawaiians runs into trouble
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:07 PM :: 4529 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Native Hawaiian activists demanded the federal government leave Hawaiians alone....

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Angry Aloha
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:58 PM :: 3724 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Monday, I attended the U.S. Department of Interior's first of 15 scheduled public hearings....

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Monday, June 23, 2014
DoI Hearing: 'A lot of noes' on Akaka Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 11:01 PM :: 5882 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

One could tell this morning's hearings weren't going to go well for the Akaka Tribe when the first question from the audience was, "Under what authority do you have jurisdiction here?"....

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Monday, June 23, 2014
At DOI Hearing, Grassroot Institute Disputes Department's Authority to Recognize a Hawaiian Nation
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:18 PM :: 3992 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

The expensive, time-consuming effort to tribalize Native Hawaiians has done little to help the state or the Native Hawaiian community....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
Tribal Agenda: Abercrombie led push to Exempt Akaka Tribe from State, Federal Laws
By Andrew Walden @ 11:09 PM :: 6153 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

In December, 2009, then-Representative Neil Abercrombie introduced an amendment to the Akaka Bill HR2314 which marked a sharp departure from previous versions....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
Hearings Mask Scheme to Seize Control of Hawaiian Homelands
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 4653 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

It means that OHA, the Danners and the SCHAA would end up with control of all Hawaiian homestead lands, the ceded lands and other assets....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
How to Submit Your Comments on the Proposed Rule to Recognize a Native Hawaiian Government
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:47 PM :: 5631 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

This is your chance to have your voice heard!....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
OHA Trustee Stender and Former AG Lilly question current efforts to create a sovereign Hawaiian nation
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:41 PM :: 4097 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Trustee Stender agreed with Mr. Lilly that pursuit of a "another government" is a waste of valuable financial resources that could be better used to meet the needs of Hawaiians....

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Friday, June 20, 2014
Full Text: Feds Release 'Proposed Rule' for Creation of Hawaiian Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 6:41 AM :: 4617 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

This document has a comment period that ends in 60 days (08/19/2014)....

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Thursday, June 19, 2014
OHA Candidate Keli’i Akina: "Tribal recognition is a scheme for exploiting Native Hawaiians"
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 2965 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
“There is no tribe  -- Only tribal leaders”
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Nation Building? "Who benefits from this strategy?"
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:56 PM :: 3797 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Announcement of Department of the Interior Hearings Raises Questions About Nation-Building Process....

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
VIDEO: Interior Department CNHA Tribe Bribe
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 3603 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Another Back Door Deal Has Now Been Revealed.  We've Solved Who's Involved & Have The Facts On This Inside Contract....

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Feds Coming to Hawaii to Discuss Indian Tribe Plan--15 Public Meetings Set
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 5933 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA, Obama

First Hearing Monday, June 23 -- Honolulu – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Hawaii State Capitol Auditorium....

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Tribe Bribe: OHA Payoffs to Sovereignty Activists
By Video @ 6:47 PM :: 3758 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Payments Under The Table To Enable Pro-Independence Groups As A Bribe To Support The Native Hawaiian Tribe....

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Efforts to divide Hawaiians from non-Hawaiians
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:36 PM :: 3680 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

There is no tribe — only tribal leaders who stand to gain financially....

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Sunday, June 08, 2014
Report Exposes Scheme to Funnel Interior Department Money to Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
By Andrew Walden @ 12:14 AM :: 9952 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...even a failed grab for federal money has apparently been enough for CNHA to turn DHHL and OHA inside out....

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Friday, June 06, 2014
Video: Proud Hawaiians, Loyal Americans
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:34 PM :: 4596 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews a young man and young woman who share what it means to them to be both Native Hawaiian and a proud American....

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Friday, June 06, 2014
Video: OHA Trustees to go 'Full Speed Ahead' with Tribal Roll
By Video @ 7:20 PM :: 2920 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Video from FreeHawaiiTV.com ....

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Friday, June 06, 2014
OHA Trustee: Hawaiian Nation "an attention-grabbing public policy issue"
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 2830 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The question of Hawaiian nationhood ... seems to be approaching the fish or cut bait stage....

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Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Hawaiians Are Not A Tribe
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:37 PM :: 4220 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA
In 2000, the Supreme Court ruled in the landmark Rice v. Cayetano case that Native Hawaiian is an ethnicity (like, for example, Portuguese or Hispanic) and not a tribal or political category....
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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Star-Advertiser Poll Indicates a Lack of Enthusiasm for a Native Hawaiian 'Nation'
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:26 PM :: 3244 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Only 31% favored federal recognition, while 6% chose "independence."....

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Hawaiian Sovereignty by Fiat? Feds 'advance notice' not a serious proposal
By Selected News Articles @ 5:12 AM :: 4511 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...there is no Constitutional theory which endorses an executive agency alone to conduct foreign relations with existing (and for that matter, former) sovereign nations....

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
IDG Geothermal Scammers Could Score $0.195 per Kwh Sandwich Profits
By Selected News Articles @ 5:03 AM :: 4885 Views :: Energy, Ethics, OHA, Cost of Living

“In New Zealand we are trying to make new geothermal power stations work, competing with other forms of generation at probably 7.5 cents per KWh."

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Friday, May 30, 2014
Keli’i Akina to Run for OHA Trustee-at-Large
By News Release @ 7:40 AM :: 3108 Views :: OHA

Pledges to oppose race-based nation plans and meet real needs of Hawaiians....

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Friday, May 30, 2014
OHA now claims no meeting took place in Washington
By Selected News Articles @ 5:27 AM :: 3401 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...I wrote to OHA on May 15 asking for a copy of the agenda and minutes of the meeting. They had 10 working days to reply....

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Friday, May 30, 2014
Am Samoa: Faleomavaega Losing Touch With Reality
By Selected News Articles @ 12:52 AM :: 3422 Views :: Military, OHA, Politicians

If anyone is looking for evidence that Faleomavaega really has lost his mind, perhaps his reaction to the growing Veterans Affairs crisis is providing it....

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Will OHA Delay Kana'iolowalu? Live Stream Here
By News Release @ 6:50 AM :: 2958 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The meeting, to be held at 10 a.m. at the OHA boardroom in Honolulu, will be streamed live on the Web....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Native Hawaiians would be 'Indians' under Obama plan
By Selected News Articles @ 10:22 PM :: 3260 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
"Neither Congress nor the president has to power to create an Indian tribe or any other entity with the attributes of sovereignty. Nor do they have the power to reconstitute a tribe or other sovereign entity that has ceased to exist as a polity in the past.  Tribes are 'recognized,' not created or reconstituted."
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
CATO: Obama Administration Abuses Executive Power to Pursue Race-Based Government in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 PM :: 3214 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

This would be an end-run around both Congress and the Constitution....

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
OHA applauds Obama Administration's consideration of Administrative path to federal recognition
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 1994 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Chair Colette Machado and Ka Pouhana/CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe issued a joint statement today commending the Obama Administration....

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Department of Interior Secretly Planning Native Hawaiian Recognition Since 2012
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:06 PM :: 3877 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Three previously undiscovered announcements were titled “Procedures for Reorganizing the Native Hawaiian Community as an Indian Tribe.”....

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Sunday, May 25, 2014
Feds Secretly “Reorganizing the Native Hawaiian Community as an Indian Tribe”--Since 2012
By Andrew Walden @ 3:34 AM :: 8516 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...the Interior Department has quietly launched “Procedures for Reorganizing the Native Hawaiian Community as an Indian Tribe” three times since 2012....

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