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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
ConCon: OHA Admin Pushing to Abolish OHA Board of Trustees?
By Video @ 4:17 PM :: 2729 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, OHA

...Mana ka Lahui--what's their hidden agenda?....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
OHA Strategic Plan? Results Not Updated since 2013
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 2142 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, OHA

...the State of Hawaii Dashboard and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Dashboard are only current up to 2013 for most of the categories presented....

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Vision for Future Waianae Coast with Kelii Akina and Germaine Meyers
By Video @ 3:15 PM :: 2072 Views :: Honolulu County, OHA

...Dr. Keli'i Akina discusses a vision for the future of Waianae with one of its most passionate advocates and Community leaders, Germaine Meyers....

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Video: Why OHA's Mauna Kea Lawsuit is a Scam
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 2710 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Why Has OHAʻs Mauna Kea Ad Hoc Committee Been Wrapped In So Much Secrecy?....

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
OHA Will Get Millions from Mauna Kea Lawsuit Settlement
By Video @ 4:01 PM :: 3156 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...find out what the lawsuit settlement terms will be....

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Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Lawsuit: OHA Grabs for Control of Mauna Kea
By News Release @ 3:26 PM :: 3389 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...OHA’s complaint requests the court to order the state to terminate UH’s general lease for the mountain.... 

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Sunday, November 05, 2017
Akina--Let's Work Together for Hawaiian Charter Schools
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:20 AM :: 2327 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

Clearly, OHA owes our beneficiaries a sincere apology and a commitment to change our practices internally....

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
VIDEO: Education as the Pathway for Hawaiian Advancement
By Video @ 5:00 AM :: 2438 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, OHA

...Keli'i Akina And Verlieann Malina-Wright....

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
What Can You Learn from CNHA Failure?
By Video @ 6:58 PM :: 2741 Views :: Akaka Bill, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...What Are The Lessons From The Council For Native Hawaiian Advancement's Failure To Get Charter School Money From OHA?....

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Friday, October 20, 2017
UPDATE: OHA Trustees Reject CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:59 AM :: 3689 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...the Resource Management Committee opted to instead give the grant funds directly to the charter schools, instead of to the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement....

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Who's Squandering Your Money at OHA?
By Video @ 6:09 PM :: 2672 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...Hawaiian Beneficiary Funds Continue To Fly Out The Door At OHA....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Alaska Native Leader Tara Mac Lean Sweeney Nominated for Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs
By News Release @ 1:33 PM :: 2703 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

..."Ms Sweeney is an incredibly qualified nominee," said Robin Puanani Danner....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Video: Kelii Akina on The State of Racial Harmony in Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:24 AM :: 1627 Views :: OHA

...Michael Lilly , Former Hawaii Attorney General, joins Hawaii Together with Keli'i Akina for a discussion on the history and current state of Racial Harmony in Hawaii.... 

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Sunday, October 15, 2017
Crooks and Cronies: Who’s Getting Paid from the FY 2016-17 OHA Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 8:40 PM :: 4563 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Hawai’i Free Press has obtained a copy of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Office of Hawaiian Affairs check register in response to an open records request....

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
​State of Hawaii Auditing OHA
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:49 AM :: 2317 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the state Auditor has already informed OHA of its preliminary findings....

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Sunday, October 08, 2017
Protest OHA Giving CNHA $1.5M Hawaii Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 2456 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Wednesday, October 11th At 10 AM....

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Endgame: Telescope Protesters Shift focus to Sublease
By Video @ 6:05 PM :: 3982 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... UH to Trade 10,000 Acres for Telescope Approval, Lease Extension? ....

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Sunday, October 01, 2017
Cultural Nationalism vs Technical Progress: Telescope Protesters Make More Cash Demands
By Andrew Walden @ 8:00 PM :: 3153 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The more technical progress, the less attractive cultural nationalism becomes....

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
BLNR Approves Telescope 5-2
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 3056 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...the Board adopted today the recommendation of retired judge Riki May Amano to approve the application for a Conservation District Use Permit (CDUP) to build the Thirty-Meter Telescope....

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Sunday, September 24, 2017
Harbors Division Soaking the Taxpayer – Again and Again
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 2534 Views :: Jones Act, OHA, Small Business

...the Harbors Division isn’t satisfied with three years of triple-digit increases....

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Surprise: CNHA Charter School Scheme Twice as Large as Previously Reported
By Andrew Walden @ 10:40 AM :: 5155 Views :: OHA

...CNHA's cut will be $450K....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Greenmail: OHA, UH Team up to Hire More Lawyers
By News Release @ 2:15 PM :: 2976 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Enviros win 90% in Hawaii Supreme Court....

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Help Stop CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:16 PM :: 3622 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Please Attend The Next Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Board Meeting On Thursday, September 21st At 10 AM At OHA Headquarters....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
BLNR Telescope Hearing Set for Sept 20
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 2668 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...This is not a public hearing and members of the public will not be allowed to testify, argue, or otherwise present to the BLNR....

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mauna Kea: It All Came Down to Money
By Video @ 6:03 PM :: 3004 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...He Didnʻt Do It Because Of His Respect For Mauna Kea, But Rather For Something Else....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
The Power of School Choice
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:58 PM :: 2011 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

...This was my first back to school experience at the Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School on the island of Moloka‘i....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
BLNR Approves Boating Rule Changes
By News Release @ 4:08 PM :: 2311 Views :: Hawaii State Government, OHA, Small Business

...The rule changes cover a spectrum of boating and ocean recreation uses, such as: commercial use and parking permits and fees; commercial marine operations and tours....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Another OHA Trustee Caught Red-Handed
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 4073 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... How stupid does Peter Apo think we are? ....

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Profiting from Telescope Protests and Kakaako Development, OHA Trustee Fined $25K
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 4723 Views :: Ethics, Development, Higher Education, OHA

...Apo violated the State Ethics Code by using OHA resources, and his position with OHA, to advance his private business interests....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Interior Dep't Sends Trump Recommendations on National Monuments
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 2347 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

...findings and recommendations on national monuments that were under review as a result of the April 26, 2017 executive order....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Mauna Kea: UH to Trade 10,000 Acres for Telescope Approval, Lease Extension?
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 4004 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...expedite the return of the 10,000 acres to the State of Hawaiʻi and pursue a new lease or land tenure for the reduced acreage that will support the continued viability of astronomical research....

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Monday, August 21, 2017
VIDEO: Panos on Mauna Kea Telescope
By Video @ 5:19 PM :: 2077 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Panos Prevedouros joins Jay Fidell on Community Matters to discuss developments in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) plans on Mauna Kea....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Telescope: OHA Sees Chance for Land and Money Grab
By Video @ 6:41 PM :: 2049 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...OHA Tricksters Are Hard At Work....

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
OHA the Savior of Mauna Kea?
By Video @ 6:11 PM :: 2390 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...Telescope: For OHA, it’s all About the Rent Money....

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Thursday, August 03, 2017
Haleakala: Police Again Clear Anti-Telescope Demonstrators from Road
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 3825 Views :: Maui County, Higher Education, OHA, Police

... See how it works when the police are allowed to do their job? ....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Akana: OHA Criminal Behavior has been going on for A Very Long Time
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 PM :: 2319 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...“a criminal probe is now underway on a lucrative, non-bid contract issued by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs”....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Peter Apo Reinventing OHA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:03 AM :: 1957 Views :: OHA

...struggling to navigate an unfriendly sea of public opinion, a divided beneficiary community, low ratings from important state legislators, and a cautiously uneasy relationship with the state administration....

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Saturday, July 29, 2017
Telescope: Judge Recommends Permit Be Issued, Land Board Hearing Set for Sept 20
By Andrew Walden @ 4:40 AM :: 3056 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...BLNR Chair Suzanne Case set Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 to hear oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope....

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
OHA seeks community input for its Wahiawā lands master plan
By News Release @ 11:21 PM :: 2242 Views :: Land Use, OHA

...Explore the development of compatible agricultural uses and other programmatic initiatives....

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Saturday, July 15, 2017
State Releases Follow Up Audit of the Management of Mauna Kea
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 7:40 PM :: 2633 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...We found that UH and DLNR have partially implemented four of the recommendations. Three recommendations remain open, and one is inapplicable at this time....

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Friday, June 30, 2017
OHA Announces $6M in Grants
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 1959 Views :: OHA

Click BREG to see who's getting what....

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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Can Hokulea Crew Save Telescope?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 AM :: 2670 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator....

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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Akina: Change OHA’s Current Spending Policy
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:03 AM :: 2182 Views :: Ethics, OHA

“Crucial Recommendations for Achieving Fiscal Sustainability”

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
OHA: Hot Air vs Fresh Air
By Video @ 6:21 PM :: 2154 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...One Labels Calls For Truth & Transparency A Witch Hunt. -- The Other Trustee Asks Beneficiaries To Participate & Speak Out Even More....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Greatest Journey Didn’t Start with a Protest
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:54 PM :: 2875 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

If it were not for the brave souls who decided to collect information from the wind, stars, weather, and ocean currents, what we know as Native Hawaiians may have not arrived here in Hawaii....

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Monday, June 12, 2017
Message to OHA: ‘Clean up your Act’
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:29 AM :: 2682 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Beneficiaries are calling for higher levels of transparency and accountability....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Who Just Got Caught at OHA?
By Video @ 12:16 AM :: 3532 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

...The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Independent Audit Hasn't Even Started Yet & Already Someone Has Been Caught....

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Saturday, June 03, 2017
OHA releases report on the health of Native Hawaiian men
By News Release @ 11:29 PM :: 3057 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, OHA

...Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Men, a 45-page report on the well-being of Hawaiian kāne....

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Friday, June 02, 2017
Conflict of Interest: OHA Audit Committee Member Secretly owns OHA’s Former Poi Mill
By Andrew Walden @ 11:19 PM :: 3886 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

Guess who owns Makaweli poi mill now?

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Sex Harassment: Only Victim Can Sue Peter Apo says Court
By News Release @ 10:49 PM :: 2246 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Plaintiff Mililani Trask, a former OHA trustee, does not have the legal standing to sue Apo, First Circuit Court Judge Dean Ochiai ruled....

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