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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Our Connection to the Stars
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:35 AM :: 2597 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...Hawaii will be set back for years with the loss of the Thirty Meter Telescope....

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
OHA Hit With Subpoenas After Trustees Fail to Act on LLC Reform?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 PM :: 2658 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... OHA Trustees were to discuss reforms of OHA’s troubled LLCs ....

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
State Supreme Court to Hear Molokai Ranch Water Case
By News Release @ 1:25 PM :: 3709 Views :: DHHL, Greenmail, Land Use, OHA

...Joint statement by DHHL and OHA on 1993 water use permit....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
TMT Board Postpones Decision on Telescope Site
By News Release @ 11:36 AM :: 2751 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The permit application process in the Canary Islands, in La Palma, continues. The environmental impact assessment of the project has been submitted to the competent authorities and, once the document is accepted, construction permits and other authorizations will be requested....

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
OHA Needs a 12-Step Program
By Video @ 6:46 PM :: 1782 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Is It Past Time For An OHA “Intervention?”....

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Sunday, April 08, 2018
OHA Trustees to Order Shutdown of LLCs?
By Andrew Walden @ 4:45 PM :: 2563 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...On Wednesday April 11, Trustees appear set to take the next step—ordering the LLCs to cease operations and transfer their remaining assets back to OHA....

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Sunday, April 08, 2018
Can Government Avoid Its Responsibilities with LLCs?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1993 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Can you say 'ankle shackles?' ....

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Is OHA a Broken Trust?
By Video @ 6:53 PM :: 1983 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Why Do OHAʻs CEO & The “Old Guard” Trustees Keep Going Down The Same Road?....

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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Community-based report on Maunakea released
By News Release @ 2:16 AM :: 3564 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...EnVision Maunakea, a report reflecting the beliefs, views and opinions of about 100 Hawaiʻi Island residents about the future of Maunakea, is now available to the public....

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Saturday, March 31, 2018
Is OHA the New Broken Trust?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:26 PM :: 2423 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Findings made by the State Auditor regarding financial impropriety at OHA echo findings made in the investigation of Bishop Estate....

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Saturday, March 31, 2018
Waiting Over a Year: Where is OHA' s Internal Audit?
By Selected News Articles @ 8:55 PM :: 2225 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...This obvious stall is an indication of mismanagement....

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
FBI Investigation of OHA: How You Can Help
By Video @ 6:52 PM :: 2299 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Watch This To See What To Do & How To Report Wrongdoing By OHA....

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Monday, March 26, 2018
Department Of Precrime: HAWSCT Considers Cultural "Property" on Mauna Kea
By Robert Thomas @ 5:23 PM :: 3378 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... the Hawaii Supreme Court is being asked to resolve two fundamental questions in the latest case involving the Thirty Meter Telescope ....

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Friday, March 23, 2018
Sources: OHA Trustees to 'Suspend' Crabbe
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 4560 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the trustees are going to "suspend" OHA CEO Kamana`o Crabbe so he has to stay out of the office but still gets full pay and benefits....

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
OHA Criminal Activity Since 2012: A Handy Guide for FBI Agents
By Andrew Walden @ 3:57 AM :: 4068 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...six years of  'public corruption, misappropriation' allegations at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Kakaako United President Announces Run for State Senate
By News Release @ 12:13 AM :: 3743 Views :: Democratic Party, Development, OHA

...Sharon Moriwaki is the founding president of Kakaako United, a nonprofit volunteer organization that fights for a better life for area residents and businesses through smart development and accountability....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Crabbe Stabs Telescope Protesters in Back--Supports SB3090
By Video @ 10:28 PM :: 2886 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...OHA Testifies in support of SB3090....

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Keli'i Akina Interviews Rowena Akana: OHA Audit
By Video @ 2:43 AM :: 2363 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Rowena Akana has never been silent about her passion to reform the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Unafraid to stand out, she has called for the removal of the current CEO....

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Saturday, March 17, 2018
OHA Trustees to Discuss Firing Crabbe
By Andrew Walden @ 4:54 AM :: 3410 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees meeting set for 10am Thursday March 22, 2018 ....

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Why We Need the FBI to Investigate OHA
By Video @ 5:26 PM :: 2790 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, OHA

...OHA is an ongoing criminal enterprise like the Mafia....

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Saturday, March 10, 2018
State Audit of OHA is just the tip of the iceberg
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:35 PM :: 2136 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...There is much more that needs to be examined, and that will be the purpose of the upcoming independent audit....

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Saturday, March 10, 2018
Akana: Some OHA LLCs Created Secretly
By Selected News Articles @ 11:23 PM :: 3009 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Three of them were secretly created by two former Trustees and the former Administrator without Board approval....

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
A Month Later Crabbe Still Hasn't Released LLC Records to Trustees
By Video @ 5:20 PM :: 2754 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...one month ago, OHA Trustees voted to order managers of OHA's six LLCs to hand over financial records....

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
UH Reveals Clinton visit to Maunakea Telescopes
By Selected News Articles @ 2:23 AM :: 3273 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton traveled to the summit of Maunakea in early January 2018....

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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Sam King II and Keli'i Akina: OHA Audit Works for Betterment of Hawaiian People
By Video @ 2:24 PM :: 2709 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...In this conversation with Dr. Keli'i Akina, attorney Sam King discusses the recent audit of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, of which he is a beneficiary....

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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Crabbe: Who is the Auditor to Judge ME?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:33 AM :: 3829 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...‘No.  I think in this case the beneficiary may be right and you guys may be just a bunch of auditors.’ ....

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Thursday, March 01, 2018
Time to Throw out OHA Old Guard Trustees
By Video @ 1:19 AM :: 2098 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA’s Old Guard Trustees Giving Cash To Their Friends....

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Sunday, February 25, 2018
OHA: Does Draft Audit Blow Blackmail Scheme?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:18 PM :: 3832 Views :: Ethics, OHA

With this information out in the open, what is left for Crabbe to blackmail Trustees with?

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
OHA Reform? Lots Of Promises No Real Action
By Video @ 5:04 PM :: 1989 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...This Time She's Promising To Clean Up OHA After The State Audit Results....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Keli‘i Akina Urges OHA Board to Remove CEO
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:54 PM :: 2906 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...As fiduciaries, Trustees must act immediately...."

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Sunday, February 18, 2018
UH Maui Activists Tear Down US, Hawaii Flags
By Selected News Articles @ 1:07 AM :: 3405 Views :: Maui County, Higher Education, OHA

“...Our identity has been erased, beaten, battered and thrown to the side....”

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
OHA Audit Released: "Alternate funding process directs money to individuals"
By News Release @ 9:14 PM :: 3802 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Some were approved by the OHA Administration without Board of Trustee vote or even knowledge....

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
OHA Trustees Confirm Order Requiring LLCs to Open Books
By News Release @ 8:03 PM :: 2990 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Although OHA has been the subject of a recent State audit, the independent audit will cover additional territory as it examines OHA's LLCs for potential fraud, waste and abuse....

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Audit Anger at OHA
By Video @ 7:01 PM :: 2146 Views :: Ethics, OHA

....What Are They So Mad About At The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs?....

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Saturday, February 03, 2018
SB2136: Ige Administration Opposes OHA's $119M Cash Grab
By Andrew Walden @ 2:11 AM :: 4014 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Higher Education, OHA

...Ige Admin testimony shows that OHA rent-seeking is driving up hospital bills, public housing rents, and University of Hawaii tuition for everybody—including native Hawaiians.... 

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
OHA Draft Audit: Millions given to those who “know how and who to ask.”
By News Release @ 9:44 PM :: 4126 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...OHA is extremely disappointed with the unauthorized release of the draft audit...."

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
OHA Audit: LLCs Refuse to Show Check Registers
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:02 PM :: 2638 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Trustee Keli‘i Akina urges LLCs not to obstruct audit....

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Sunday, January 28, 2018
Ethics Complaint: 'Sen DelaCruz Using Office for Personal Gain'
By News Release @ 7:39 PM :: 3829 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...via his Company DTL, which is a self-described "a Hawaiian strategic multidisciplinary studio that helps business, governments, organizations and communities navigate change."....

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Sunday, January 28, 2018
Grand Theft Aina: OHA Trustees Set to 'Compel LLCs to Submit'
By Andrew Walden @ 5:53 PM :: 3357 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Waimea Valley and all of the LLCs are still 100% owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs--but the LLCs' lawyer says otherwise.... 

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Judiciary Drops arrest warrant over refusal to speak English--Announces New Hawaiian Language Interpreter Policy
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 4534 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

"...Judiciary Announces Hawaiian Language Interpreter Policy...."

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Freddy Rice: Hawaiian Patriot?
By Video @ 6:13 PM :: 3933 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

...Freddy Called Himself Hawaiian & Had Reasons For Suing To Vote In OHA Elections That Were Unlike What You May Have Heard....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
State breaks ground for new Kapalama Container Terminal
By News Release @ 7:58 PM :: 2967 Views :: Jones Act, OHA

...the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hawai‘i’s commercial harbor system....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
‘Onipa‘a Kākou: OHA Trustee Keli‘i Akina on Native Hawaiian Resilience and Finding Unity in Diversity
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:22 AM :: 3413 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

...The main thing is that we all ‘E Hana Kākou,’ that is, work together to build a bright future for Hawaiians and all people.”....

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Monday, January 15, 2018
MLK Day: Overcome stereotype of Native Hawaiians as a monolithic group that opposes all that is American
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:46 PM :: 2558 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

...This stereotype is clearly not the true picture....

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
Why Freddy Rice Went to Court
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:26 AM :: 5613 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

...Hawaii Island rancher Freddy Rice passed away on Jan. 5, 2018....

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Thursday, January 11, 2018
UPDATE: Divided OHA Trustees Do Not Agree on Tribal Recognition Act
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 4005 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...HR 3744 would remove both the Executive Branch and by extension the US Department of Interior's authority to recognize and therefore create a Native Hawaiian Tribe....

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Saturday, December 30, 2017
OHA Announces 2018 Bill Package
By Selected News Articles @ 6:18 PM :: 1932 Views :: OHA

...OHA will be submitting four bills for consideration this session, as well as testifying on hundreds of other measures that impact our beneficiaries....

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Saturday, December 30, 2017
Akana: Crabbe Worked on Book on OHA Time for 5 Years
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 4352 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...is spending five years of staff time on it to publish a book more important than the life of our people or their homeless plight? ...the public could easily see it as self-serving and done on the backs of our beneficiaries....

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Saturday, December 30, 2017
Kelii Akina: My Vision as OHA Trustee
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:20 PM :: 1953 Views :: OHA

...OHA must be seen as a valuable partner, not an opponent, to the broader community....

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Thursday, December 28, 2017
Kelii Akina: One Year at OHA a Report Card
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:58 PM :: 2707 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...I committed myself to doing three things for the sake of the Hawaiian people:  First, ensure a full and independent audit of OHA.  Secondly, guide OHA towards financial sustainability as well as growth.  Third, watch to make sure OHA funds are not misspent but rather used to meet the real needs of Hawaiian people....

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