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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
SR33: Appoint OHA Trustees?
By Selected News Articles @ 9:25 PM :: 3927 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 :: 2561 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 :: 2899 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
OHA Chair Tries to Limit Beneficiary Input—Discussion Deleted from Video
By Video @ 9:49 PM :: 3121 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Friday, April 21, 2017
HB165: How Lawmakers can Deal with Annoying Citizens
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:34 PM :: 3184 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...HB165 (now headed to a Conference Committee) would modernize the existing Sunshine Law by requiring electronic posting of public agency meeting notices and minutes and making board packets available for public inspection....

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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Ciber: Company Behind 7-Year HDOT Software Failure Files Bankruptcy
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 3672 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

2015: State Sues Tech Firm for Buying Influence with Abercrombie Administration....

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
‘30-35’ Applications for Honolulu Police Chief—Will Outsiders be Allowed to Compete?
By News Release @ 1:05 PM :: 4324 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police
HB1534: Will Legislators Allow Outsiders to Apply for HPD Chief?
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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 :: 4246 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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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Robin Danner Writing OHA’s Budget
By Video @ 6:09 PM :: 3525 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Saturday, April 08, 2017
Schatz-Connected Developer building ‘Shopping Center’ at Pupukea
By Selected News Articles @ 5:52 PM :: 6701 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Development

...the Star-Adv omits any reference to “Hanapohaku Project Manager Linda Schatz”, also known as Mrs Brian Schatz....

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Friday, April 07, 2017
DLNR: Waikiki Eco Confab Cost Taxpayers Millions
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 5115 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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Friday, April 07, 2017
Good Citizen or "Vexatious Requester"?
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:41 PM :: 3834 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Hawaii State Government

When first introduced, HB1518 put forth a very worrisome proposal....

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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Who’s Hiding Behind Homes for Hawaiians?
By Video @ 5:41 PM :: 3626 Views :: DHHL, Ethics

...A Grab For Money & Power....

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Hawaii Cannabis Tracking System Designed By Feds, Silicon Valley Billionaires
By Selected News Articles @ 4:26 AM :: 4095 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Drugs

Don’t worry: You can trust the Feds and Silicon Valley with your ‘medical’ marijuana records—unless you annoy them in some way....

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Caldwell Appoints Banker to be Deputy Director of Budget and Fiscal Services
By News Release @ 3:14 AM :: 3293 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

Most recently, Biggs developed a series of lectures for the University of Hawai‘i Shidler School of Business and Hawai‘i Pacific University providing an overview of local banks and the Hawai‘i banking market....

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
OHA seeks input on upcoming budget (for three days)
By News Release @ 6:04 PM :: 3073 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Sabotage in Store for OHA Audit?
By Video @ 5:17 PM :: 3055 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Travel Ban: Hawaii Judge’s Ruling Based on Fake DHS Document
By Selected News Articles @ 4:38 AM :: 4505 Views :: National News, Ethics

On February 24, AP reporters Vivian Salama and Alicia Caldwell published an AP “exclusive”: “DHS report disputes threat from banned nations.”....

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
FCC, DHHL Ask: Exclusive License to Criminal Al Hee Company Illegal?
By News Release @ 7:04 PM :: 3967 Views :: DHHL, Ethics

...DHHL granted an exclusive license “in perpetuity” to Criminal Al Hee.  Now he's in prison....

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Ratifies Independent Audit
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:04 PM :: 3599 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 :: 2847 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 :: 3001 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Billy Kenoi Lava Tube
By News Release @ 2:31 AM :: 3896 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics
Former Mayor Billy Kenoi awarded Lava Tube dishonor;
Nancy Cook Lauer earns meritorious Torch of Light award
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
How Would You Fix OHA?
By Video @ 12:27 AM :: 3148 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 :: 3321 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
UPDATE: Galera Quits, BoE Resumes Search for Superintendent
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 4647 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

“The Search Committee appreciates the forthright statements of a public that is unafraid to speak up and who is passionate about the education of our students...."

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
Hawaii Hires Al Qaeda’s Best Lawyer to Lead Suit Against Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 1:56 AM :: 4867 Views :: National News, Ethics

He represents Bin Laden’s bodyguard for free, but charges the State of Hawaii $600/hr....

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Friday, March 10, 2017
Integrity: Castle Foundation Refusing to Pay for ‘Unfair’ DoE Superintendent Search
By News Release @ 2:38 AM :: 3025 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

“Recent developments led the Foundation to have deep concerns that one candidate may have an unfair advantage over other applicants."

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017
$50K Cover-up: OHA, Garbage and Sex Harassment
By Video @ 8:18 PM :: 3300 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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Monday, March 06, 2017
DLNR Finally Gets Around to Firing Rapist Cop Son of HGEA President
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 11630 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police

"...Hawaii Government Employees Association President Jackie Ferguson-Miyamoto, had nothing to do with his hiring as a Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officer...."

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Monday, March 06, 2017
Deadline to Apply for State Ethics and Campaign Spending Commissions Extended (again)
By News Release @ 7:43 PM :: 2004 Views :: Ethics

The new application deadline is Friday, March 31, 2017....

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Monday, March 06, 2017
Hawaii Lawmakers Censor Pro-Lifers Defending Free Speech
By Selected News Articles @ 5:49 PM :: 4083 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Life

...testimonies she and several other pregnancy center supporters submitted had been completely omitted from the process, in spite of the fact they had receipts from their online submission forms....

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Saturday, March 04, 2017
HB314: Limit Warrantless Drone Surveillance
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 AM :: 2842 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement

The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state....

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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Ethics: DLNR Harbor Agent Grabs for Payoff Beyond $200 Allowed Under Law
By News Release @ 4:56 PM :: 3587 Views :: Ethics, Small Business

...More DOBOR Corruption from Sunny Kailua Kona....

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017
OHA Ethics Complaints Ignored—Until Now
By Video @ 5:56 PM :: 4072 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

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

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Friday, February 24, 2017
SB1137: Return Control of HMSA to its Members
By Selected News Articles @ 1:26 PM :: 3430 Views :: Ethics, Health Care

It will be heard on Monday, February 27, at 9:30 in room 229 before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health....

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Why OHA Fears a Forensic Audit
By Video @ 6:58 PM :: 3253 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 :: 5779 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 :: 4049 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 :: 3322 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
Transform the Bureaucracy and Achieve Justice for John Sosa
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 4257 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Labor

...Randall Roth comments on two stories on the DoE investigation into education reform advocate John Sosa which ran on KHON Feb 6 and Feb 7....

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
HPD Acting Chief Supports Naming of Suspended Officers
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 4153 Views :: Ethics, Labor, Police

...the department has chosen to support Senate Bill No. 424 and House Bill No. 456....

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Most 2016 GEMS Loans Went to One Insider
By Andrew Walden @ 9:12 PM :: 5103 Views :: Energy, Ethics

In its 2016 Annual Report to the Legislature (pg4), HGIA explains it could write more loans if only its Board had more insiders....

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
HIDOT Mileage Fee: Meet Big Brother the Taxman
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:45 PM :: 3399 Views :: Ethics, Taxes

...the system knows the driver's exact route, his speed compliance and provides ratings for his braking and cornering performance. Too much info in the hands of the government....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
HTDC Gives Away $9.8M of Your Tax Dollars to Six Tech Companies
By News Release @ 11:26 PM :: 3534 Views :: Ethics, Tax Credits

... $1.6M state tax dollars and $8.2M federal tax dollars given away, not loaned ....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Ige Appoints Campaign Manager Circuit Court Judge
By News Release @ 9:51 PM :: 3568 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...Keith K. Hiraoka (Former Ige Campaign Chair), Catherine H. Remigio, and Todd W. Eddins appointed to First Circuit Court (Oahu)....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Crabbe Contract: Abigail Kawananakoa Sues OHA
By News Release @ 7:58 PM :: 3706 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
Hawaii State Ethics Commission 2016 Annual Report
By News Release @ 1:49 PM :: 2498 Views :: Ethics

...the Commission has jurisdiction over more than 50,000 state officials and employees....

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
OHA Audit Passes Committee Vote
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:45 PM :: 3496 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 :: 4661 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

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

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