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Friday, October 20, 2017
UPDATE: OHA Trustees Reject CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 3:59 AM :: 762 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...the Resource Management Committee opted to instead give the grant funds directly to the charter schools, instead of to the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement....

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Who's Squandering Your Money at OHA?
By Video @ 6:09 PM :: 314 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...Hawaiian Beneficiary Funds Continue To Fly Out The Door At OHA....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Alaska Native Leader Tara Mac Lean Sweeney Nominated for Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs
By News Release @ 1:33 PM :: 372 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

..."Ms Sweeney is an incredibly qualified nominee," said Robin Puanani Danner....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Video: Kelii Akina on The State of Racial Harmony in Hawaii
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 4:24 AM :: 291 Views :: OHA

...Michael Lilly , Former Hawaii Attorney General, joins Hawaii Together with Keli'i Akina for a discussion on the history and current state of Racial Harmony in Hawaii.... 

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Sunday, October 15, 2017
Crooks and Cronies: Who’s Getting Paid from the FY 2016-17 OHA Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 8:40 PM :: 1996 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Hawai’i Free Press has obtained a copy of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Office of Hawaiian Affairs check register in response to an open records request....

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
​State of Hawaii Auditing OHA
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 1:49 AM :: 716 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the state Auditor has already informed OHA of its preliminary findings....

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Sunday, October 08, 2017
Protest OHA Giving CNHA $1.5M Hawaii Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 5:36 PM :: 651 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Wednesday, October 11th At 10 AM....

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Endgame: Telescope Protesters Shift focus to Sublease
By Video @ 6:05 PM :: 1408 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... UH to Trade 10,000 Acres for Telescope Approval, Lease Extension? ....

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Sunday, October 01, 2017
Cultural Nationalism vs Technical Progress: Telescope Protesters Make More Cash Demands
By Andrew Walden @ 8:00 PM :: 1063 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The more technical progress, the less attractive cultural nationalism becomes....

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
BLNR Approves Telescope 5-2
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 634 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...the Board adopted today the recommendation of retired judge Riki May Amano to approve the application for a Conservation District Use Permit (CDUP) to build the Thirty-Meter Telescope....

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Sunday, September 24, 2017
Harbors Division Soaking the Taxpayer – Again and Again
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 902 Views :: Jones Act, OHA, Small Business

...the Harbors Division isn’t satisfied with three years of triple-digit increases....

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Surprise: CNHA Charter School Scheme Twice as Large as Previously Reported
By Andrew Walden @ 10:40 AM :: 2890 Views :: OHA

...CNHA's cut will be $450K....

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Greenmail: OHA, UH Team up to Hire More Lawyers
By News Release @ 2:15 PM :: 871 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Enviros win 90% in Hawaii Supreme Court....

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
Help Stop CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:16 PM :: 1513 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Please Attend The Next Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Board Meeting On Thursday, September 21st At 10 AM At OHA Headquarters....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
BLNR Telescope Hearing Set for Sept 20
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 801 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...This is not a public hearing and members of the public will not be allowed to testify, argue, or otherwise present to the BLNR....

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Mauna Kea: It All Came Down to Money
By Video @ 6:03 PM :: 1513 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...He Didnʻt Do It Because Of His Respect For Mauna Kea, But Rather For Something Else....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
The Power of School Choice
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 7:58 PM :: 705 Views :: Education K-12, OHA

...This was my first back to school experience at the Kualapu‘u Public Conversion Charter School on the island of Moloka‘i....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
BLNR Approves Boating Rule Changes
By News Release @ 4:08 PM :: 771 Views :: Hawaii State Government, OHA, Small Business

...The rule changes cover a spectrum of boating and ocean recreation uses, such as: commercial use and parking permits and fees; commercial marine operations and tours....

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Another OHA Trustee Caught Red-Handed
By Video @ 5:22 PM :: 2316 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

... How stupid does Peter Apo think we are? ....

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Profiting from Telescope Protests and Kakaako Development, OHA Trustee Fined $25K
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 1899 Views :: Ethics, Development, Higher Education, OHA

...Apo violated the State Ethics Code by using OHA resources, and his position with OHA, to advance his private business interests....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Interior Dep't Sends Trump Recommendations on National Monuments
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 914 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

...findings and recommendations on national monuments that were under review as a result of the April 26, 2017 executive order....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Mauna Kea: UH to Trade 10,000 Acres for Telescope Approval, Lease Extension?
By News Release @ 6:46 PM :: 1601 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...expedite the return of the 10,000 acres to the State of Hawaiʻi and pursue a new lease or land tenure for the reduced acreage that will support the continued viability of astronomical research....

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Monday, August 21, 2017
VIDEO: Panos on Mauna Kea Telescope
By Video @ 5:19 PM :: 860 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Panos Prevedouros joins Jay Fidell on Community Matters to discuss developments in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) plans on Mauna Kea....

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Telescope: OHA Sees Chance for Land and Money Grab
By Video @ 6:41 PM :: 996 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...OHA Tricksters Are Hard At Work....

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
OHA the Savior of Mauna Kea?
By Video @ 6:11 PM :: 1100 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...Telescope: For OHA, it’s all About the Rent Money....

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Thursday, August 03, 2017
Haleakala: Police Again Clear Anti-Telescope Demonstrators from Road
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 1388 Views :: Maui County, Higher Education, OHA, Police

... See how it works when the police are allowed to do their job? ....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Akana: OHA Criminal Behavior has been going on for A Very Long Time
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 PM :: 1171 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...“a criminal probe is now underway on a lucrative, non-bid contract issued by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs”....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Peter Apo Reinventing OHA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:03 AM :: 931 Views :: OHA

...struggling to navigate an unfriendly sea of public opinion, a divided beneficiary community, low ratings from important state legislators, and a cautiously uneasy relationship with the state administration....

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Saturday, July 29, 2017
Telescope: Judge Recommends Permit Be Issued, Land Board Hearing Set for Sept 20
By Andrew Walden @ 4:40 AM :: 1538 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...BLNR Chair Suzanne Case set Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 to hear oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope....

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
OHA seeks community input for its Wahiawā lands master plan
By News Release @ 11:21 PM :: 858 Views :: Land Use, OHA

...Explore the development of compatible agricultural uses and other programmatic initiatives....

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Saturday, July 15, 2017
State Releases Follow Up Audit of the Management of Mauna Kea
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 7:40 PM :: 1108 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...We found that UH and DLNR have partially implemented four of the recommendations. Three recommendations remain open, and one is inapplicable at this time....

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Friday, June 30, 2017
OHA Announces $6M in Grants
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 933 Views :: OHA

Click BREG to see who's getting what....

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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Can Hokulea Crew Save Telescope?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 AM :: 1479 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

...Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator....

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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Akina: Change OHA’s Current Spending Policy
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 1:03 AM :: 1084 Views :: Ethics, OHA

“Crucial Recommendations for Achieving Fiscal Sustainability”

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
OHA: Hot Air vs Fresh Air
By Video @ 6:21 PM :: 1063 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...One Labels Calls For Truth & Transparency A Witch Hunt. -- The Other Trustee Asks Beneficiaries To Participate & Speak Out Even More....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Greatest Journey Didn’t Start with a Protest
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:54 PM :: 1279 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 :: 1355 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 :: 1386 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 :: 1244 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 :: 1048 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 :: 924 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 :: 491 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 :: 1126 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 :: 928 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 :: 1037 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 :: 351 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 :: 1052 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 :: 900 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 :: 1299 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 :: 1051 Views :: Ethics, OHA

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

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