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Saturday, January 19, 2019
Video: Marshal Resigns After Fake Atooi King Teams up With Developer to Chase Protesters Off Land
By Video @ 4:49 PM :: 418 Views :: Kauai County, Development, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

... 'King of Atooi' Dayne Gonsalves and his 'marshals' team up with developer to intimidate Coco Palms protesters ....

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Police Impersonators Attack OHA Offices, Most Escape Scot-free
By Andrew Walden @ 11:09 PM :: 566 Views :: Kauai County, OHA, Police

...Waving fake police badges, recidivist criminal police impersonators claiming to be ‘Federal Marshals’ from Kauai today assaulted employees at the State of Hawaii Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  Police let most of the group leave....

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Wednesday, January 09, 2019
What Should OHA Really be Doing?
By Video @ 8:08 PM :: 399 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Beneficiaries Need More Than Unity Amongst Trustees....

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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
A Stunning Revelation at OHA
By Video @ 10:47 PM :: 814 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...He Not Only Admitted They've Been Concealing Information, But From Whom....

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Wednesday, January 02, 2019
OHA Audit in Jeopardy
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:55 PM :: 579 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA's own audit for fraud, waste and abuse, contracted to an independent national firm, not only faced more than a year's delay in getting started, but is currently facing challenges, jeopardizing its timely completion....

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Sunday, December 30, 2018
OHA CFO: We Keep Trustees in the Dark About LLCs
By Andrew Walden @ 9:06 PM :: 1419 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...Managers have explicitly limited OHA's access to information, and reserved their right to continue to do so...."

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Sunday, December 30, 2018
OHA’s $500K Cookie Crumbles
By Andrew Walden @ 2:38 AM :: 1955 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Small Business

... “Hawaii Gourmet Cookies has ceased operations.”   That’s the word from Oahu Auctions and Liquidations ....

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Thursday, December 27, 2018
The Latest Bad Joke for Hawaiians
By Video @ 10:36 AM :: 1010 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...US Federal Recognition Is Dead, Right?....

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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Internal audit of UH managed Maunakea lands finds no irregularities
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 754 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...UH Office of Internal Audit evaluates university funds, lease payments and external funds received in support of stewardship, management, education and other activities related to Maunakea....

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
What's Not Adding up at OHA?
By Video @ 7:43 PM :: 718 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...They Say One Thing In Public But In Private Do Another....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Auditor: DLNR Held Back Ceded Lands Payments
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 9:32 PM :: 899 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Land Use, OHA, Small Business

...Over $26 Million of State Portion of Ceded Land Revenues were not Transferred to the State General Fund in a Timely Manner....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
How Would You Grade OHA?
By Video @ 12:43 AM :: 867 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Watch This To See Our OHA Report Card For 2018 & What They Should Do Next Year....

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Machado remains OHA chair with support of full board
By News Release @ 10:53 PM :: 726 Views :: OHA

...first board meeting since the November elections....

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Monday, December 10, 2018
Finish OHA’s Audit for Fraud, Waste and Abuse!
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:28 PM :: 835 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee Keli‘i Akina today secured renewed commitments from OHA’s newly chosen Board leadership to finish the audit of OHA and its subsidiary LLCs for fraud, waste and abuse....

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Thursday, December 06, 2018
Where Does OHA Hide its Secrets?
By Video @ 10:26 AM :: 1225 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Now There’s A Chance Everyone Might Get A Peek....

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018
OHA Year in Review: Looking Back at 2018
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:27 AM :: 871 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...here are some highlights from the past year at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Thursday, November 29, 2018
​OHA offering $7 million for community grants
By News Release @ 9:36 PM :: 695 Views :: OHA

...the opening of the application period for its Community Grants Program, which will make available $7 million....

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
If Hawaiians Were Indians, Hawaii Would be #3 for Reservations
By Selected News Articles @ 11:40 PM :: 1271 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Hawaii Statistics, OHA

... Largest reservation: Nanakuli Hawaiian Home Land ....

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Sunday, November 18, 2018
Walden versus OHA’s LLCs
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:00 AM :: 1228 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...These companies received cash and property, including 1,600+ acres of land in Waimea Valley, from OHA....

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Thursday, November 15, 2018
Esther Kia'aina--New OHA CEO?
By Video @ 1:14 AM :: 1539 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...Or Does She Have Other Plans In Mind?....

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Telescope: OHA Greenmail Overplays its Hand?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:25 PM :: 1284 Views :: Ethics, Greenmail, OHA

...political cronies haven’t figured out how to grab a cut of your kid’s PhD salary....

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Saturday, November 10, 2018
Hawaii Supreme Court Affirms TMT Permit 4-1
By News Release @ 1:46 AM :: 2372 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...TMT will move forward with fulfilling the numerous conditions and requirements of the state CDUP prior to the start of any construction....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Lawsuit: OHA-Owned Corporations Must Comply With Open Records Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 8:00 PM :: 2300 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Lawsuit filed after denial of a UIPA request for the financial records of Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs) owned and created by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Thursday, November 01, 2018
Why OHA Needs to be More Transparent
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:19 PM :: 890 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) gave the Office of Hawaiian Affairs a failing grade of ‘F’ for its online financial transparency....

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Who Are OHA's Real Misspenders?
By Video @ 11:39 PM :: 1252 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Wants You To Watch The Left Hand So You Wonʻt See What The Right Hand Has Been Doing....

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Sunday, October 28, 2018
Crooks and Cronies: Who's Cashing in on the 2017-18 OHA Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 9:34 PM :: 2144 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Hawai’i Free Press has obtained a copy of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Office of Hawaiian Affairs check register in response to an open records request....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
​Ruggles’ Supposed Sovereignty “Expert” Has A Troubling Past
By Selected News Articles @ 3:45 PM :: 2383 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Hero of Holocaust Deniers, Alfred De Zayas....

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
OHA Candidate Evicts Kauai Anti-Drug Program
By Video @ 8:52 PM :: 1931 Views :: Kauai County, DHHL, Ethics, OHA, Politicians, Drugs

…Why You Should Not Vote Bill Aila for OHA….

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
ConCon: CNHA Rejects Abercrombie Alaska Pitch
By Video @ 8:33 PM :: 1263 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...The Surprising Decision by the CNHA....

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Saturday, October 13, 2018
Regents to consider revisions to proposed Maunakea administrative rules after public hearings
By News Release @ 2:30 AM :: 1178 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...regents will consider this request at their October 18 monthly meeting on the UH Mānoa campus....

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh: Hawaiian Kingdom Hero?
By Video @ 8:14 PM :: 1882 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

"... a Hawaiian Tribe is now dead ...."

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Thursday, October 04, 2018
OHA hires new Chief Operating Officer
By News Release @ 1:05 PM :: 937 Views :: OHA

...Former OHA COO Lisa Victor is now CTO....

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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Guam case that echoes Rice v. Cayetano to be argued before Ninth Circuit at UH law school
By News Release @ 1:47 AM :: 1458 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News, Higher Education, OHA

...Arnold Davis sued for the right to register to vote in a future plebiscite, maintaining that Guam’s Decolonization Registry Law unlawfully discriminates by allowing only “native inhabitants of Guam” to be eligible for the vote....

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Monday, October 01, 2018
Finally! OHA Is Being Audited for Fraud, Waste and Abuse
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:02 PM :: 2173 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...I am still deeply concerned about the amount of time it has taken to begin this audit....

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Friday, September 21, 2018
Can Aloha Poke Be Trademarked?
By Selected News Articles @ 7:37 PM :: 1283 Views :: OHA, Small Business

...Although there has been extensive discussion regarding whether Aloha Poke Co.’s actions are morally justified, there has been little, if any, serious analysis as to whether its position is legally valid....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Ethics Commission Outlines Charges Against OHA Trustee Rowena Akana
By News Release @ 10:46 PM :: 1953 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...a formal contested case hearing on the Further Statement of Alleged Violation will be held before the Commission on Monday, October 22, 2018....

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Thursday, September 06, 2018
OHA Hires Auditor to Look at 'Fraud, Waste, and Abuse'
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:15 PM :: 2411 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...After months of delay, OHA and its LLCs will be audited for fraud, waste and abuse....

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Thursday, September 06, 2018
Hirono: Kavanaugh 'Critical' 8th Vote in Rice v Cayetano
By Andrew Walden @ 3:01 PM :: 2154 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary, OHA

...Will Justice Brett Kavanaugh become the ‘critical’ 8th vote against racially discriminatory OHA elections?  Could Kavanaugh become the ‘decisive’ 10th vote against the Hawaii Supreme Court’s Ceded Lands Decision.  Or maybe Hirono is afraid Kavanaugh will be the fifth vote against Nai Aupuni....

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Sunday, September 02, 2018
Akina: Don't Give up on OHA Elections
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:30 PM :: 782 Views :: OHA

...on August 11, of 286,041 ballots submitted, 41.3% were left blank in the race for the OHA Trustee Oahu seats, and 49.6% were left blank in the race for the OHA Trustee At-large seat....

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Friday, August 24, 2018
OHA emergency funds distributed to lava flow victims
By News Release @ 8:17 PM :: 1148 Views :: Hawaii County , OHA

...A second batch of checks from OHA’s natural disaster relief program released to 55 Native Hawaiian households in Puna....

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Who Really Won the OHA Election?
By Video @ 8:27 PM :: 1991 Views :: OHA

...Itʻs Not Even Anyone Who Was Announced As Getting The Most Votes....

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
With Daddy up on Drug Charges, Hawaii County Councilmember Suddenly Tries to Join 'Hawaiian Kingdom'
By News Release @ 2:53 AM :: 5777 Views :: Hawaii County , OHA, Politicians, Drugs

...Sovereignty flows from the will of the people.  The people's will is statehood.  So skip the rhetoric and scroll down to the bottom for the real story.  Or if your really want to have some fun, read all the explanatory comments I inserted in parenthesis. -- Editor....

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Sunday, August 19, 2018
Maunakea Administrative Rules Public Meetings
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 1527 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

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

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Aloha Poke: Activists See Opportunity to Grab 'Cultural Property' in Patents, Trademarks
By News Release @ 2:31 PM :: 1212 Views :: OHA

...the greater issue is to be taken up with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and a system that has, for generations, inadequately addressed the commercialization and exploitation of Native Hawaiian traditional knowledge and culture....

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Peter Apo: Who Should Replace Me at OHA?
By News Release @ 10:17 PM :: 1462 Views :: OHA, Politicians

...Instead of singling out a single candidate I am choosing to recommend that voters consider advancing both Sam King and Kalei Akaka as the two candidates to face-off in the general election for the Oahu seat....

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Watch This Before Saturday
By Video @ 9:20 PM :: 1323 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...This Saturday You Can Help Reform The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Full Text: State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Telescope
By Andrew Walden @ 9:12 PM :: 1866 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The court’s decision overrules a December 2016 decision by Third Circuit Judge Greg Nakamura that the state Board of Land and Natural Resources should have held a hearing for the 2014 sublease agreement for the six acres of land atop Mauna Kea for use by TMT....

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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
What is Happening with OHA? Keli'i Akina Interviews Peter Apo
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:31 AM :: 1397 Views :: OHA

...OHA Trustee Peter Apo speaks out boldly and reflectively on several hot potato issues, including audits and management of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Monday, August 06, 2018
State Rolls Out Phase Two of Payroll Modernization
By News Release @ 8:55 PM :: 1325 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Judiciary, OHA

...This second phase included an additional 20,000 employees of the Legislature, Judiciary, Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Executive branch departments....

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Saturday, August 04, 2018
OHA Needs a Clearer Vision
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:56 PM :: 1005 Views :: OHA

...This is why I am adamant about making sure OHA is audited thoroughly and its internal policies revised....

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