Sunday, July 21, 2019
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives


OHA

 

NO Image:
Sunday, July 21, 2019
VIDEO: Crying DOCARE Chief Begs Protesters to Open Road
By Video @ 3:55 AM :: 129 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...“I don't wanna be here,” said Kamakau who is the DOCARE Hawai‘i Island Branch Chief....

Read More..
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Machado: “OHA has no position on the siting of the TMT on Maunakea”
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 170 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, Land Use, OHA

...Trustees are reminding Governor Ige of OHA’s real goal—not stopping the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) but gaining control of thousands of acres atop Mauna Kea.... 

Read More..
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Gabbard: "Spiritual nourishment of much greater value than Telescope"
By Video @ 4:06 PM :: 162 Views :: Hawaii County , Congressional Delegation, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...More Woo than You....

Read More..
Friday, July 19, 2019
Lt Gov Green: Telescope Not Worth 'Damage to Fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii'
By News Release @ 5:37 PM :: 348 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military, OHA, Politicians

...In my opinion no single project, not any, is important enough to allow ourselves to damage the fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii....

Read More..
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Mauna Kea: Ige Signs Proclamation 'To Prevent Lawless Violence'
By News Release @ 3:18 AM :: 273 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...The emergency proclamation gives law enforcement increased flexibility and authority to close more areas and restrict access on Mauna Kea....

Read More..
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
OHA: Protests are Opportunity for us to Grab Mauna Kea Lease
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 361 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"...Regardless of your position on TMT, we must all agree with Gov. Ige’s 2015 statement that the state has 'failed' Maunakea...."

Read More..
Sunday, July 14, 2019
'Sacrilege': OHA Leadership Predicts Violence at TMT Construction Site
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 1349 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Religion

"...the commencement of construction activities for the TMT will result in bodily harm and psychological trauma to OHA’s beneficiaries and others at the hands of the State...."

Read More..
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Board of Regents to consider proposed Maunakea administrative rules at August meeting
By News Release @ 7:53 PM :: 354 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The measure will be taken up at the BOR’s August 22 meeting on the UH Mānoa campus. It was initially scheduled for the July 18 BOR meeting but has been rescheduled a month so the university can fully consider all written and oral submissions submitted during the June 2019 public hearings process....

Read More..
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Telescope Construction to Begin Next Week
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 383 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The State Department of Transportation announced that Mauna Kea Access Road will be closed and there could be lane and other road closures associated with large equipment movement beginning July 15....

Read More..
Monday, July 08, 2019
Trustee Akina Praises OHA’s Support of Court Order to Open LLCs’ Books
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:23 PM :: 614 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...Under interim CEO Sylvia Hussey’s leadership, transparency reigns...."

Read More..
Saturday, July 06, 2019
OHA LLCs Agree to Provide Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 8:43 PM :: 908 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... OHA’s response comes just two days after the departure of former OHA CEO Kamana’o Crabbe .... 

Read More..
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
OHA LLC Records Being Destroyed?
By Video @ 11:50 PM :: 678 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...They Did Something Nobody Else Would Be Allowed To Do....

Read More..
Monday, July 01, 2019
OHA Needs a Watchdog!
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:36 PM :: 547 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...If an OHA Trustee cannot publicly disagree with Board decisions, then it would hinder any Trustee from functioning as a watchdog. That would be a terrible loss to beneficiaries....

Read More..
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Telescope: DLNR vs KAHEA 'No Sound Cannon'
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 807 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...The assertion that DOCARE utilized an LRAD in association with protests on Maui’s Haleakala several years ago is completely false....

Read More..
Sunday, June 30, 2019
OHA looking for Someone to Give Away $1.66M
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 531 Views :: OHA

...OHA seeks non-profit to administer $1.66 million emergency financial assistance grant....

Read More..
Friday, June 28, 2019
Akina: LLC Ruling 'A Big Win for OHA Beneficiaries'
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:28 AM :: 850 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...“Losing this case raises questions as to whether the OHA Board is acting in the best interest of its beneficiaries when it comes to transparency and their right to know how their trust funds are spent.”...

Read More..
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
What are OHA Trustees Trying to Cover Up Now?
By Video @ 9:55 PM :: 717 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...we will use this against you in the next election...."

Read More..
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Judge Orders OHA LLCs to Hand Over Check Registers
By Andrew Walden @ 9:40 PM :: 1321 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...How much more beneficiary money will OHA insiders waste in this futile effort to keep their own secrets?....

Read More..
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
OHA Granted Marijuana Grower Right to Audit LLCs
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 AM :: 1023 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Drugs

"... (Marijuana grower Ranson Shepherd) may audit any and all records of (OHA) relating to the Confidential Information, as well as (OHA’s) security and protection measures, and procedures ...."

Read More..
Friday, June 21, 2019
​OHA board appoints interim chief executive officer
By News Release @ 2:39 AM :: 743 Views :: OHA

...The OHA Board today appointed OHA Chief Operating Officer Sylvia Hussey, Ed.D., as the agency’s interim chief executive officer (CEO) until a new CEO is hired....

Read More..
Thursday, June 20, 2019
OHA Majority Targets Trustee Akina
By News Release @ 6:41 PM :: 1189 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the OHA Board has targeted him for his efforts to achieve greater transparency and accountability at OHA....

Read More..
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Telescope: State Issues Notice to Proceed, Rips Down Protesters Shacks
By News Release @ 6:05 PM :: 1138 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... So that construction of the telescope can begin safely, four unauthorized structures were removed from Mauna Kea earlier this morning by multiple state agencies .... 

Read More..
Sunday, June 16, 2019
After Lying to Legislature OHA Shoots Messenger--and Misses
By Andrew Walden @ 10:28 PM :: 2616 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... what was it that Keli'i Akina said? ....

Read More..
Saturday, June 08, 2019
ACLU: Proposed Mauna Kea Rules Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 961 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, OHA

...proposed rules as they may infringe upon the constitutional rights of individuals seeking to access Mauna Kea....

Read More..
Thursday, June 06, 2019
OHA Trustees target one of their own for ‘investigation’--then chicken out
By Andrew Walden @ 11:10 PM :: 2412 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... was this Crabbe's final attempt at revenge? ....

Read More..
Thursday, June 06, 2019
Crabbe Out as OHA CEO
By Selected News Articles @ 9:44 PM :: 1474 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...The Crabbe-created LLCs must be dissolved, the irregularities in contract awarding must end, and the FBI must be raid the offices now before all the evidences of corruption are destroyed while Crabbe hangs on till the end of the month.... 

Read More..
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
OHA Distributes $6M Grant Money
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 1114 Views :: OHA

...OHA Board of Trustees approves $6 million for community grants....

Read More..
Thursday, May 30, 2019
OHA seeks community input on its upcoming biennium budget
By News Release @ 3:52 AM :: 840 Views :: OHA

...The comment period will close June 5....

Read More..
Thursday, May 30, 2019
OHA approves $100,000 in event grants
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 777 Views :: OHA

...22 community events that will receive a total of $100,000 from OHA’s ʻAhahui Grants Program....

Read More..
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Did OHA really ‘Slash’ Trustee allowances?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:22 PM :: 1112 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...not all are so impressed....

Read More..
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Give OHA a Piece of Your Mind
By Video @ 4:09 AM :: 1102 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA will host eight community meetings across the state to inform the public about the planning process and to hear from our beneficiaries....

Read More..
Monday, May 13, 2019
Source: Esther Kia’aina and Andy Winer Warned Jim Lyon About Investigation
By Andrew Walden @ 7:31 PM :: 6427 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, World News, Congressional Delegation, OHA

... Winer’s resignation as Sen Brian Schatz’ Chief of Staff was announced in the media, May 4, 2019.  Kia'aina is reportedly under consideration for top jobs at DHHL and OHA ....

Read More..
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Audio: Akina Interviewed on KSSK ‘Perry & the Posse’
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:34 PM :: 1364 Views :: OHA, Rail

...Hawaii radio personality Michael W. Perry hosts Keli‘i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii....

Read More..
Monday, May 06, 2019
OHA board approves revisions to trustee protocol allowance
By News Release @ 2:58 PM :: 1394 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...reduce each trustee’s allowance; limit what the funds can be used for; and establish accountability safeguards, thereby addressing the state auditor’s concerns....

Read More..
Thursday, May 02, 2019
OHA: Where is the promised audit for fraud, waste and abuse?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:08 PM :: 1994 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...It's been over two years since the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees unanimously approved an independent audit of OHA and its limited liability companies for fraud, waste and abuse....

Read More..
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Ethics Commission Resolves Charge Against Rowena Akana
By News Release @ 3:30 AM :: 1466 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...This case – COMPL-C-17-00112 – is separate from the Commission’s Decision in COMPL-C-15-00236, issued on February 5, 2019, which imposed an administrative penalty of $23,106.53; Ms. Akana has appealed that Decision....

Read More..
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Public urged to participate in next round of hearings on proposed Maunakea rules
By News Release @ 6:09 PM :: 1251 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...to provide feedback on the latest draft of the proposed administrative rules to govern public and commercial activities on UH-managed lands on Maunakea....

Read More..
Sunday, April 28, 2019
OHA’s LLCs: The Noose Is Tightening
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1406 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA assets cannot be shielded from accountability (to both the Trustees and the general public) simply by tossing them into LLCs....

Read More..
Saturday, April 27, 2019
OHA CFO Ousted to Block 'Fair Treatment' of Grant Requests?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:27 PM :: 2452 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Laeha says he was, "in the process of implementing ... 'fair treatment' laws which require independent solicitations on contracts...."  

Read More..
Saturday, April 27, 2019
HB172: Legislature Denies Funding for OHA and LLCs Unless Audit for Fraud, Waste and Abuse is Completed
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:57 PM :: 1663 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Trustee Keli'i Akina praises decision as victory for OHA beneficiaries....

Read More..
Saturday, April 27, 2019
OHA Releases Aina Summit Report
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 1259 Views :: Environment, OHA

...Coinciding with Earth Day....

Read More..
Thursday, April 25, 2019
SCR204: OHA Insiders Exploit Aloha Poke Controversy to Grab Ownership of Hawaiian Culture for Themselves
By Andrew Walden @ 5:30 PM :: 1712 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Small Business

...The plan is the feudal-minded Office of Hawaiian Affairs-OHA will own ‘Aloha’ and you will have to buy aloha from them.  Poke too.  And they are using this to grab control of ‘genetic’ resources as well....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Will the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Go Broke?
By Video @ 7:19 PM :: 1091 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Who Is Warning That This Could Become A Reality?....

Read More..
Saturday, April 20, 2019
OHA's Crabbe out of the Bucket?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:49 PM :: 3702 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...his contract expires this summer....

Read More..
Monday, April 15, 2019
Senate: OHA Must Complete Audit of LLCs
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 2272 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...in response to concerns that there was no systematic review of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' procurement processes, limited liability companies, or loans....

Read More..
Saturday, April 13, 2019
UH requesting second round of public hearings for Maunakea administrative rules
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 1890 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The regents will take up the request at their April 18 meeting at Leeward Community College....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
OHA's $139 Million Dollar Question
By Video @ 11:01 PM :: 2317 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...If Someone Offered You $139 Million Dollars To Reveal Your Darkest Secrets, Would You Do It?....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
OHA Trustees Vote 8-1 to Extend Audit
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:14 PM :: 2116 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Trustee Akina Votes No to Further Delay of OHA Independent Audit -- OHA Board Pushes Audit Completion to December ....

Read More..
Sunday, April 07, 2019
Secret Timeline Shows OHA Lying to Legislature While Stonewalling LLC Audit
By Andrew Walden @ 3:12 PM :: 2947 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...Earlier this year, we told the State Auditor (and essentially, the Legislature) that this audit was one of the proactive steps OHA was taking to address the state audit findings.” -- Trustee Hulu Lindsey Nov 30, 2018

Read More..
Friday, April 05, 2019
DLNR Seeks Bidders to Redevelop Ala Wai Harbor
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 2108 Views :: Honolulu County, Land Use, OHA, Small Business, Tourism

...The redevelopment should take into consideration input received in the DTL, LLC Final Report....

Read More..
Page 1 of 19First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

Affordable Hawaii Coalition

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Conservative Alliance

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii

AMVETS-Hawaii

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

Conservative Forum for Hawaii

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Families for Educational Choice

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop 

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

Judgepedia Hawaii

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Salvage The Rail

Save the Plastic Bag

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT