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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Peter Apo: ‘People can just make up stuff, and pronounce cultural claims with little or no validation’
By Selected News Articles @ 1:33 AM :: 3443 Views :: Greenmail, OHA

...I observe a seriously diminished vigilance in contemporary Hawaiian society on maintaining the cultural dignity of our traditions in the absence of a collective will to check our facts....

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Sunday, May 14, 2017
What has the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Done for you Lately?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:05 PM :: 2068 Views :: Ethics, OHA

OHA tries to co-opt any aloha `āina, Mauna Kea and Independence events every time....

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Will Criminal Activity at OHA Ever Stop?
By Video @ 7:58 PM :: 2101 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Someone Wants To Stack The Deck Against You ....

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Governing in the Shadows: OHA Scores ‘F’ on Transparency
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 2041 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Gets An F Grade For Not Telling You How It Spends Your Money....

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Sunday, May 07, 2017
OHA Procurement Violations: Crabbe, Lindsey and the $435K Beamer
By Andrew Walden @ 12:10 AM :: 6112 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

Multiple procurement violations underlie a secret $435,000 contract between the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) and a company owned by UH Law Professor Kamana Beamer.....

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Saturday, May 06, 2017
Dexter Kaiama: Keanu Sai's Favorite Lawyer Censured
By News Release @ 11:44 PM :: 4496 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary, OHA

"...Kaiama, with reckless disregard as to the truth or falsity of the allegation, accused the presiding Judge of committing war crimes under international Conventions, and thereby filed a frivolous document that served no legal or practical purpose...."

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Friday, May 05, 2017
Court: OHA Trustees Violated Sunshine Law Responding to Kerry Letter
By News Release @ 6:29 PM :: 2701 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...The May 1, 2017 decision by Judge Jeffrey P. Crabtree has been posted to OIP’s website....

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
SR33: Appoint OHA Trustees?
By Selected News Articles @ 9:25 PM :: 2791 Views :: Ethics, Labor, OHA

State Senate asks OHA to convene a group of Hawaiian leaders, legal scholars, and Hawaiian community members to review whether it’d be better to appoint OHA Trustees rather than elect them....

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Special Audit of OHA and Its Subsidiaries
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:02 PM :: 1765 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...this audit seeks to identify areas of “waste, abuse and fraud...”

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Two Tricks OHA is Pulling
By Video @ 6:16 PM :: 1994 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...re-writing the rules....

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
OHA hires new Chief Financial Officer
By News Release @ 1:02 AM :: 1798 Views :: OHA

OHA today named David K. Laeha as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer and Resource Management Director. He will start on May 16....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
OHA Chair Tries to Limit Beneficiary Input—Discussion Deleted from Video
By Video @ 9:49 PM :: 2328 Views :: Ethics, OHA

OHA Edited That Part Of The Meeting Video Out Before They Later Posted It Online....

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Thursday, April 20, 2017
TMT Contested Case Deadline Set
By News Release @ 7:00 PM :: 2890 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...June 13, 2017....

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Kawananakoa Letter Debunks OHA LLCs Claim to be Immune from UIPA
By Andrew Walden @ 3:34 PM :: 2953 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...attorneys representing Abigail Kawananakoa effectively debunk arguments used by the LLC lawyer Kimberly Greeley in opposition to an earlier open records request--which is still pending--from Hawai'i Free Press....

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Office of Maunakea Management awarded 2017 Preservation Commendation
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 2707 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA

The Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation will honor the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Office of Maunakea Management (OMKM) for its outstanding preservation efforts of Maunakea....

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Friday, April 14, 2017
Telescope Solution: Maunakea World Park?
By News Release @ 4:12 PM :: 3530 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

'Maunakea World Park' Advanced by Hawaii Mayor Kim at ILOA Galaxy Forum Kona....

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Robin Danner Writing OHA’s Budget
By Video @ 6:09 PM :: 2634 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Trying To Get Their Hands On Your Beneficiary Funds....

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Friday, April 07, 2017
DLNR: Waikiki Eco Confab Cost Taxpayers Millions
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 3625 Views :: Environment, Ethics, OHA, Tourism

...and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs ponied up $500K buying Kamanao Crabbe the chance to MC the event....

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Sunday, April 02, 2017
Carnival Cancelled Thanks to OHA Money Grab?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:32 PM :: 3731 Views :: Maui County, OHA, Small Business

“A little over half of this increase is attributable to State wharfage charges"

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
OHA seeks input on upcoming budget (for three days)
By News Release @ 6:04 PM :: 2195 Views :: Ethics, OHA

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is accepting community input through March 31...

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
OHA issues two more business loans
By News Release @ 6:00 PM :: 2115 Views :: OHA, Small Business

...two Hua Kanu business loans, totaling $450,000, to Reliant Trucking Inc. and Goldwings Supply Service Inc....

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Sabotage in Store for OHA Audit?
By Video @ 5:17 PM :: 2199 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Two Strategies That Could Compromise The Audit & Who Might Want That To Happen....

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Hawaii Dithers while Telescope Prepares to Build on Canary Islands
By News Release @ 5:02 AM :: 2296 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

On October 31st, 2016, the TIO Board of Directors selected the ‘Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos’ (ORM), in La Palma, on the Canary Islands (Spain) as the alternate site for TMT....

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Ratifies Independent Audit
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:04 PM :: 2727 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Trustee Keli‘i Akina appointed to chair audit committee....

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Trustees Set to Vote on OHA Audit
By Selected News Articles @ 10:55 AM :: 2028 Views :: Ethics, OHA

This coming Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 10:00 AM....

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
Letter to OHA: Hawaiian Activists Demand Audit
By Selected News Articles @ 2:00 PM :: 2113 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Implement a forensic audit of OHA’s expenses, especially in regards to “Hawaiian Nation Building”....

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
How Would You Fix OHA?
By Video @ 12:27 AM :: 2297 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...what the beneficiaries say....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Another Step Towards an OHA Audit
By Andrew Walden @ 12:16 AM :: 2444 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the audit of “OHA and its subsidiaries” should include the six secretive LLCs owned by OHA....

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017
$50K Cover-up: OHA, Garbage and Sex Harassment
By Video @ 8:18 PM :: 2566 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...When It Comes To OHA Misspending Funds, That's Just The Tip Of The Iceberg....

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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Use CRA to Repeal Dept. of Interior Rule that Tries to Force Fake Indian Tribe on Hawaii
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 2884 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...the Congressional Review Act allows Congress a certain time to object to any new rule if it believes, for example, that an agency has overstepped its legal authority. If the President agrees, the rule is repealed....

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
OHA Ethics Complaints Ignored—Until Now
By Video @ 5:56 PM :: 2831 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

Who Violated The Law & Why They Got Away With It....

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Saturday, February 25, 2017
HB1297: State-Recognized Indian Tribe for Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 7:00 PM :: 3712 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

In spite of zero media attention, HB1297 drew 747 pages of opposition testimony from angry Hawaiians ....

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Why OHA Fears a Forensic Audit
By Video @ 6:58 PM :: 2460 Views :: Ethics, OHA
...Why Would The Trustees Vote For One & Then Take Steps To Compromise It?....
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
UPDATE: OHA Insiders Plan to Neuter Audit
By Selected News Articles @ 3:43 PM :: 4477 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...information and developments that are about to be announced by Office of Hawaiian Affairs Chair Colette Machado....

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
State Procurement Office Launches Investigation into OHA Professional Services Contracts
By Selected News Articles @ 11:10 PM :: 3221 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Professional Services Contract awards for the past 36 months....

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
OHA: The Mystery of the Disappearing Money
By Video @ 5:25 PM :: 2507 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Auditor: OHA Fails to File Oversight Reports as it Drains Public Land Trust Fund ....

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Maunakea Observatories award Nānākuli and Kapolei students with research time
By Video @ 2:37 PM :: 2765 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, OHA

Maunakea Scholars is an innovative program designed to bring Hawaiʻi’s young, aspiring astronomers into the observatory community by competitively allocating observing time on Maunakea’s world-class telescopes....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Crabbe Contract: Abigail Kawananakoa Sues OHA
By News Release @ 7:58 PM :: 2836 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"The Office of Hawaiian Affairs, just like every governmental agency, must follow its own rules and state law."

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
OHA Old Guard Retakes Power: Machado Selected as Chair
By News Release @ 7:16 PM :: 2114 Views :: OHA

Trustee Dan Ahuna was named board vice chair....

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
OHA Audit Passes Committee Vote
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:45 PM :: 2567 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Akina Appointed to Ad Hoc Audit Committee....

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
What is Kaniela Ing’s Hidden Agenda?
By Video @ 4:50 PM :: 3424 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

... Kaniela Ing has spent years trying to force Hawaiians into a fake Indian tribe ....

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Friday, February 03, 2017
Audit: Rep Kaniela Ing Does His Part to Hide OHA Corruption
By News Release @ 8:51 PM :: 3343 Views :: Ethics, OHA

“Within days of my call for an independent audit of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Rep. Kaniela Ing has announced plans to use the legislature to target me...."

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Thursday, February 02, 2017
OHA: Akana Ousted, New Chair to be Elected at Next Board Meeting
By News Release @ 8:23 PM :: 2351 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Trustee Ahu Isa was named acting OHA chair....

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Thursday, February 02, 2017
OHA Board Sets Audit Vote
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:56 PM :: 2876 Views :: Ethics, OHA

The Board has scheduled voting on Akina's proposed audit for the February 8th meeting of the Resource Management Committee, a committee of the entire Board....

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Thursday, February 02, 2017
Full Text: OHA Chair Sues to Force Crabbe Out
By Selected News Articles @ 12:30 PM :: 2641 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"The Nov. 1 employment agreement is void and of no legal effect because it was not duly authorized and approved by the Board of Trustees."

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
OHA LLCs—A License to Self-Deal
By Andrew Walden @ 9:02 PM :: 3918 Views :: Ethics, OHA

“…the Managers shall have the power and authority on behalf of the Company to acquire or lease any real or personal property from any Person, whether or not such Person is directly or indirectly affiliated or connected with the Managers or any Member….“

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Support OHA Forensic Audit
By Video @ 6:46 PM :: 2166 Views :: Ethics, OHA

OHA BoT meets Thurs Feb 2 at 9AM ....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Call for a Forensic Audit at OHA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:23 AM :: 2394 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...spending has more than doubled to over $51,000,000 annually in 2015, while actual beneficiary spending has remained constant over the years at only $9,000,000 per year....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Robert Lindsey: OHA Trustees Must “Walk on Water, Be Holier Than Thou”
By Andrew Walden @ 3:50 AM :: 2985 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"I have said at our People's table several times and I know I'm beginning to sound like a broken record: To be at our table one must have 'clean hands,' 'be able to walk on water (like Jesus)' and be 'Holier than thou.'"

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Sunday, January 29, 2017
OHA 2016 Check Register: Money Flows to Lawyers, LLCs, Insiders and More
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 4628 Views :: Ethics, OHA

See the complete, searchable OHA FY2016 Check Register ....

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