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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Call for a Forensic Audit at OHA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:23 AM :: 2740 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 :: 3395 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 :: 5078 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Saturday, January 28, 2017
Trask: Trustee Apo uses OHA Resources for Private Business Deals
By Selected News Articles @ 5:44 PM :: 2772 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...communications from Apo to his OHA secretary regarding accessing OHA Protocol funds for his private contract with Civil Beat....

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Saturday, January 28, 2017
VIDEO: OHA Board Protesters Throw Salt, Call for FBI Investigation
By Video @ 1:54 AM :: 3108 Views :: Ethics, OHA
"Your CEO last year gave a gift of half a million dollars to the IUCN global environmental conference so that he and a few others could become a master of ceremonies for a Hollywood-like opening event."
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Friday, January 27, 2017
OHA Audit: Trustee says it’s time to reassure beneficiaries
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:22 PM :: 2609 Views :: Ethics, OHA
“OHA currently undergoes three types of audits, but none of these audits focus on identifying internal weaknesses such as fraud, waste, and abuse....”
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Who Covered up OHA Sex Harassment Settlement?
By Video @ 6:20 PM :: 3249 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...They Kept It A Secret From Everyone Until After The Election....

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Crabbes in the Bucket: Secret OHA Employee Surveys Reveal Distrust, Anger
By Andrew Walden @ 3:23 AM :: 3775 Views :: OHA

"Too much want-a-bees getting caught up in the hype of being N(ative) H(awaiian) cultural experts...."

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Sunday, January 22, 2017
My Conversation with OHA Sex Harassment Victim
By News Release @ 8:10 PM :: 5062 Views :: Ethics, OHA

In early 2016 I received a call from a friend who asked me to meet someone who needed help....

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Sunday, January 22, 2017
OHA’s Hidden LLCs: Why Plead Guilty to Stealing $14M?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:10 PM :: 6070 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... LLCs hide some of the fattest salaries in OHA--and much, much more ....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Financial Services: OHA Spire Contract Balloons 760% in Two Years
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:35 PM :: 3838 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...a contract for financial consulting services that ballooned from an initial $95,000 commitment to $723,000 from 2014 to 2016....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
OHA pays $50K: Sex harassment claim against Peter Apo
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 PM :: 3847 Views :: Ethics, OHA
Coverage draws a classic non-denial from Apo ….
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
48-Hour Fed Wreck Countdown
By Video @ 4:37 PM :: 3406 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Obama

... 12:00 EST / 7:00 AM HST Friday, January 20--No More Fake Indian Tribe ....

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Monday, January 16, 2017
Akina: Make King’s dream a reality for Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 4:17 PM :: 2059 Views :: OHA

Today, there is a growing stereotype of Native Hawaiians as a monolithic group that opposes all that is American and asserts exclusive rights against the majority of others who have made Hawaii their home. This stereotype is clearly not the true picture....

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Sunday, January 15, 2017
Obama Admin: Hawaii DOI Rule Part of ‘Renewed Era of Federal-Tribal Relations’
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 3220 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

... Native Hawaiians are the largest indigenous group in the United States that lacks a government-to-government relationship with the United States.  (Because 'indigenous' does not equal 'tribal'.  Hello?) ....

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Friday, January 13, 2017
OHA Officially Named Papahānaumokuākea co-trustee
By News Release @ 12:33 AM :: 2370 Views :: Environment, OHA

...the state and two federal departments formalized an agreement adding OHA as a co-trustee of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument....

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Kakaako Kickbacks: Ethics Commission Investigates OHA Trustee Peter Apo
By Video @ 5:30 PM :: 4642 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

Heads Are Starting To Roll At The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Sunday, January 08, 2017
Lawyer: OHA Transferred Waimea Valley to Private Company Controlled by CEO Crabbe
By Andrew Walden @ 7:43 PM :: 8642 Views :: Ethics, OHA

According to its attorney, a private company controlled by OHA CEO Kamana’o Crabbe now possesses sole title to the 1,875 acres comprising Waimea Valley....

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Sunday, January 08, 2017
Native Hawaiian Astronomers Testify in Support of Telescope
By News Release @ 2:11 PM :: 4036 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

“I see Maunakea as a special place that allows us to understand and study our origins....”

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Akina: Ethics Commission Upholds Participation in Suit Against Fake Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 9:27 PM :: 3843 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

“Today was a productive day. The will of the voters who elected me was upheld,” Trustee Akina said....

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Nai Aupuni Biggest Failure of 2016, Will be Dead January 20
By Video @ 1:04 PM :: 3317 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Will be dead when Obama leaves office January 20....

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Video: OHA Trustees Vote to Buy Out Crabbe--$450K Golden Parachute
By Video @ 4:33 AM :: 5419 Views :: Ethics, OHA

During the debate, Crabbe cronies--now in the minority on the Board--revealed that they had gifted Crabbe with a $450K golden parachute just before the Nov 8 elections changed the Board majority....

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Harbors wharfage rates to rise 34.5% in 2017
By Michael Hansen @ 1:18 AM :: 4296 Views :: Jones Act, OHA, Small Business, Cost of Living

The first two wharfage increases of 17% and 15% on February 1st and October 1st respectively will result in a 34.5% increase in 2017 on a compound basis....

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Saturday, December 31, 2016
Can you name the state trying to place racial restrictions on voting?
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 AM :: 3168 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
The CNMI law restricts voting in certain elections to those of "Northern Marianas descent."
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Saturday, December 31, 2016
Another Court Blasts Unconstitutional, Race-Based Voting
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 3191 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The courts just handed unconstitutional, race-based voting—backed by the Obama administration—another defeat....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
10 New Year's Resolutions for Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:55 PM :: 3235 Views :: Hawaii State Government, OHA, Taxes

Stop the unconstitutional use of public funds to turn native Hawaiians into a race-based tribe. Instead, focus on what would really help them -- like better schools, more housing, and economic development....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
More Turmoil at OHA -- CFO Resigns
By Andrew Walden @ 9:17 PM :: 4147 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Hawley Iona, Chief Financial Officer of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs resigned this week....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
$500K: OHA's Giant Cookie Loan
By News Release @ 2:17 AM :: 3246 Views :: OHA, Small Business

Earlier this year, OHA issued a $236,000 business loan to Mahealani Strong to support the growth of her insurance brokerage company, I A Maui Associates....

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Thursday, December 29, 2016
OHA’s Secret Mauna Kea Meetings
By Video @ 1:19 AM :: 3920 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

Wait Until You Hear What This Ad Hoc Committee Can Do In Secret....

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
OHA: Crabbe Contract Secretly Extended 3 Years
By Video @ 7:14 PM :: 4282 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...all the Fed Wreckers show up to testify against audit....

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Auditor: OHA Fails to File Oversight Reports as it Drains Public Land Trust Fund
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:57 AM :: 2424 Views :: OHA

...OHA did not file statutorily required reports for non-general funds and for administratively created funds....

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Sunday, December 18, 2016
Hawaiian Civic Club Money Secretly Funneled into Fake Indian Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 PM :: 4513 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...no one in the Hawaiian Civic Club membership was consulted ahead of time....

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Friday, December 16, 2016
Anti-Hawaiian? Akina Debunks Critics
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:10 PM :: 4092 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

On Thursday, the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs held its second meeting since its reorganization....

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Why They Fired Bob Lindsey
By Video @ 5:35 PM :: 2549 Views :: OHA
See What OHAʻs Newest Trustee Wants & Why Everyoneʻs A Winner If It Happens
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Monday, December 12, 2016
OHA Fishing for Money from Fishermen?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:40 PM :: 4177 Views :: OHA, Small Business, Taxes

OHA may be able to pick boaters’ pockets, but it turns out shore-bound fishermen are protected....

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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Akina OHA: “Crucial Recommendations for Achieving Fiscal Sustainability”
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:49 PM :: 3889 Views :: OHA

...analysis of the financial statements of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Thursday, December 08, 2016
OHA: Akina Sworn in, Akana Ousts Lindsey as Chair
By Andrew Walden @ 3:06 PM :: 2633 Views :: OHA

After this morning’s swearing-in of newly elected Trustee Kelii Akina, OHA Trustees got right down to business....

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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Akina to OHA: E Hana Kakou
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:14 PM :: 2219 Views :: OHA

...OHA is relevant and of concern to the entire community....

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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Who’s not giving up on Fed Wreck?
By Video @ 4:52 PM :: 3304 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

It Looks Like It's Going To Be A Fight To The Finish....

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Thursday, December 01, 2016
Harbors Division Fee Hike designed to boost $77M OHA Slush Fund?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:48 PM :: 6229 Views :: Economy, OHA, Taxes, Cost of Living

...OHA milked $12,684,000 from Harbors Division in 2015....

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Revealed: How Lindsey Beat Trask
By Video @ 11:08 PM :: 3227 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Who Put $$$ In Lindseyʻs Pocket & Why They Now Have “Uncle Bob” In Theirs....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Midnight Regulations in Paradise
By Selected News Articles @ 2:55 AM :: 4879 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...the Trump administration should immediately act to rescind that rule, and Congress can also reject it via the Congressional Review Act....

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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Documents Reveal Waihee Hustles Indians for $2M
By Andrew Walden @ 1:40 AM :: 6140 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

Many of $2.168M in expenses are nebulous, making it easy for the usual suspects to score padded communications and media contracts....

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Fake Indian Tribe: Robin Danner’s Desperate Million Dollar Gamble
By Video @ 9:30 PM :: 3299 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Is The Robin Danner Crowd Making One Final Attempt To Turn You Into A Tribe?....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Help Trump Dump Fed Wreck
By Video @ 8:25 PM :: 3668 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The Chance Of US Federal Recognition Actually Happening In Hawai`i Has Plummeted....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Ancient Astronomy in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 4118 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, OHA

There were two important tasks that drew on ancient Hawaiians’ understanding of space and time....

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Monday, November 14, 2016
U Texas signs agreement with Japan to collaborate on TMT
By News Release @ 6:06 PM :: 3952 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...“He said it will likely be located in Hawaii or the Canary Islands.’....

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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Ethics Complaint: OHA Insiders Take Kickbacks from Kakaako Makai Projects
By Andrew Walden @ 1:26 AM :: 8296 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

...Trustees and Executive staffers manipulated the Kakaako RFP process to ensure that the Kuhikuhi Puuone (WCIT, DTL, and EKF) would receive the award....

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Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Akina Wins—Is Fed Wreck Finally Dead?
By Video @ 10:12 PM :: 1937 Views :: OHA

The “Fed Wreckers” Lost A Huge One Yesterday....

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Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Kelii Akina Wins Seat as OHA Trustee - Vows to Challenge Financial Practices and Race-Based Nation Plans
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:47 PM :: 3101 Views :: OHA

Keli`i Akina, Ph.D. has won the General Election race for Trustee-at-Large in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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