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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Greatest Journey Didn’t Start with a Protest
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:54 PM :: 210 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 Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 1:29 AM :: 489 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 :: 290 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 :: 264 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 :: 151 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 :: 259 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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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Help Stop This OHA Cover-up
By Video @ 9:41 PM :: 98 Views :: Ethics, OHA

The State Attorney General Steps In and ....

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Trump Education Budget Cuts Native Hawaiian Education, Boosts Charter Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 209 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

...provides supplemental awards “to school districts that agree to adopt weighted student funding combined with open enrollment systems that allow Federal, State, and local funds to follow students to the public school of their choice...."

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Randy Roth: OHA Copies Bishop Estate--Misusing LLCs to Hide from Law
By Video @ 4:50 AM :: 102 Views :: Ethics, OHA

My testimony today focuses on what I perceive to be OHA’s misuse of wholly owned LLC subsidiaries to avoid laws applicable to OHA and OHA trustees.....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Education leaders formalize Maunakea Scholars program
By News Release @ 4:31 AM :: 117 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education, OHA

...more opportunities for local high school students to use Maunakea Observatories for their innovative research projects....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Akina Praises Trustees Unanimous Support for OHA Audit
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 2:49 AM :: 35 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the SOQ will allow OHA to engage an auditor or auditing firm to conduct an examination of not only OHA but its subsidiary LLCs, for a period reaching back five years....

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
OHA Trustees Approve Independent Audit
By Video @ 4:35 AM :: 141 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees Are Afraid Of You....

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Sunday, May 21, 2017
OHA to Vote on Audit Wednesday
By News Release @ 1:10 PM :: 402 Views :: Ethics, OHA

RM #17-06 is both the authorization to retain an auditor to perform the independent audit of OHA, and is the final approval for funding of the audit itself....

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
OHA community meetings to update on Corrupt Kakaʻako Makai planning process
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 637 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

Thursday at 6 p.m. at Windward Community College in Kāneʻohe....

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
OHA’s Secret Contract
By Video @ 5:10 PM :: 566 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Hawaiiʻs Attorney General Had No Choice But To Start A Criminal Probe....

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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 :: 1031 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 :: 782 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 :: 724 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 :: 587 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 :: 2987 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 :: 1918 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 :: 889 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 :: 903 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 Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 9:02 PM :: 602 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 :: 788 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 :: 746 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 :: 974 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 :: 1009 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 :: 1146 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 :: 952 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 :: 975 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 :: 1183 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 :: 1245 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 :: 1370 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 :: 949 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 :: 739 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 :: 1071 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 :: 1015 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 Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 8:04 PM :: 1489 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 :: 854 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 :: 956 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 :: 1008 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 :: 1062 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 :: 1432 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 :: 1252 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 :: 1223 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 :: 1942 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 :: 1176 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 :: 2451 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 :: 1805 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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