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Friday, September 21, 2018
Can Aloha Poke Be Trademarked?
By Selected News Articles @ 7:37 PM :: 98 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 :: 947 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 :: 1500 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 :: 1071 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 :: 344 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 :: 590 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 :: 1559 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 :: 4441 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 :: 538 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 :: 819 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 :: 787 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 :: 704 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 :: 963 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 :: 962 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 :: 622 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 :: 664 Views :: OHA

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

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Thursday, August 02, 2018
VIDEO: OHA Candidate Forums Featuring Sam King for OHA
By Video @ 10:23 PM :: 880 Views :: OHA, Politicians

... OHA Candidates at Olelo TV Forum and Waianae Coast Forum ....

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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Beadie Dawson Endorses Sam King for OHA
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 922 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...Beadie Kanahele Dawson was the attorney for Na Pua a Ke Alii Pauahi, a group formed by Kamehameha students, parents and alumni, in its stand against the corrupt Bishop Estate trustees at the center of the Broken Trust scandal....

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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Free Hawai'i: Germaine Meyers OHA Endorsements
By Video @ 3:04 AM :: 757 Views :: OHA, Politicians

...Watch This For Who Germaine Recommends You Vote For OHA Trustee On August 11th....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Free Hawaii: Who to Vote for in OHA Elections
By Video @ 11:11 PM :: 1549 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... two things should dictate who to vote for -  One is making sure the forensic audit occurs.  The second is the removal and replacement of OHAʻs CEO, Kamana`opono Crabbe.  Unless these two things happen, there will be no reform of OHA .... 

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Saturday, July 21, 2018
Kavanaugh for Supreme Court?  Rice v Cayetano Front and Center
By Selected News Articles @ 1:50 AM :: 2226 Views :: National News, Hawaii History, OHA

...In 1999 Kavanaugh helped write a friend-of-the-court brief in the Rice v Cayetano case....

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Should Sovereignty Activists Vote?
By Video @ 1:44 AM :: 693 Views :: OHA

...Voting In The August 11 OHA Election....

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Are You Guilty of These?
By Video @ 6:19 PM :: 819 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Some Wonʻt Bother To Vote & Instead Say One Of These Three Things....

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Vote Sam King: Support Forensic Audit of OHA
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 715 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...I don't see it hurting the beneficiaries at all, except for those beneficiaries stealing money from OHA...."

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Keli'i Akina Endorses Sam King for OHA
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:57 PM :: 1231 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...Keli'i believes Sam is the candidate who will unite Hawaiians and reform OHA....

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Thursday, July 05, 2018
Who Wants to Kill OHA's Forensic Audit?
By Video @ 1:09 AM :: 955 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...After Voting For It Some OHA Trustees Have Been Secretly Trying To Kill It Off....

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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Akina: Where is the "Forensic" Audit OHA Trustees Promised?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:49 PM :: 1374 Views :: OHA

...After over a year of endless delays and obstacles, the independent audit has not even started....

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Monday, July 02, 2018
Hawaiian Legislative Report Card Released
By News Release @ 12:56 AM :: 829 Views :: DHHL, OHA, Politicians

...Ka Lahui Hawai‘i Political Action Committee (KPAC) announces the publication of its 3rd KOHO PONO Legislative Report Card in the July 2018 issue of the Ka Wai Ola....

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Accused OHA Mis-Spenders -- Why You Should Vote for Them Anyway
By Video @ 7:22 PM :: 1210 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Two Trustees Accused Of Minor Misspending Could Actually Be Key To Stopping All Misspending At OHA....

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
UH Updates BoR on Maunakea Stewardship Before Supreme Court Hearing
By News Release @ 12:57 PM :: 1011 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The university is proceeding with the administrative rules process for public and commercial activities on Maunakea....

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Saturday, June 16, 2018
​OHA to host flood relief outreach events on Kauai
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 818 Views :: Kauai County, OHA

...OHA is collaborating with Catholic Charities Hawaiʻi to distribute $200,000...in addition, OHA has allocated $50,000 to assist kalo farmers affected by the flooding and is also offering disaster relief loans....  

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Sam King for OHA: I will work with Trustees to enact change
By News Release @ 3:20 PM :: 1091 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...The pivotal vote for enacting change at OHA will come from the Oahu seat....

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Is the Office of Hawaiian Affairs on Fire?
By Video @ 8:28 PM :: 1050 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...What Has OHA Done To Extinguish The Flames Of The Recent State Audit?....

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Saturday, June 09, 2018
Attention Friends and Family: Puna Volcano and Kauai Floods Spur OHA Cash Giveaway
By News Release @ 2:54 PM :: 1099 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...$500,000 Cash Giveaway for Those Who Know How and Who to Ask....

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Saturday, June 02, 2018
Sam King: Its Time to Fix OHA!
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 1354 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...stop the OHA push for Federal Recognition, work to establish truth and transparency in OHA’s finances, and return OHA back to its core mission: making Hawaii better for Native Hawaiians and all Hawaii....

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Friday, June 01, 2018
Auditor: OHA Openly Violates HRS10-17 Nepotism
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 10:57 PM :: 2021 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... the friends and family plan is alive and well at OHA ....

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Telescope: Congress offers funding, Pushes Mauna Kea-Chile Cooperation
By News Release @ 11:33 PM :: 1458 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

... Rival giant telescopes join forces to seek U.S. funding  ....

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Jail Time for Haunani Apoliona?
By Video @ 5:11 PM :: 1683 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Is It Possible Former Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee Haunani Apoliona Could End Up In Jail?....

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Monday, May 28, 2018
Truth and Transparency - A Visit With Samuel Wilder King II
By Video @ 3:23 PM :: 1614 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...When Sam King read the recent state audit of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, he like most other Hawaiian beneficiaries was shocked and angered--So much so that he decided to take action and run for a trustee seat in the upcoming election to help put OHA back together....

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Sunday, May 27, 2018
Secret OHA LLC Created to Sell Marijuana
By Andrew Walden @ 9:03 PM :: 2842 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Drugs

...Hawai’i Free Press has been attempting—unsuccessfully--to obtain the six OHA LLCs’ check registers since 2016.  Now we have discovered a seventh OHA LLC....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
OHA Trustee Candidate Sam King vs OHA Audit Excuses
By News Release @ 4:01 AM :: 1277 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...First off, how much did OHA pay for someone to design this info-graphic?....

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Saturday, May 19, 2018
OHA Trustee Candidates Aila and Kiaaina ‘Instrumental’ in OHA’s Biggest Boondoggle
By Andrew Walden @ 9:54 PM :: 4043 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...IUCN has been tagged as a ‘Greenwashing Event’ funded by Shell Oil.  Why would they need OHA money?....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
OHA Math: Five Plus One Equals Zero
By Video @ 6:54 PM :: 1192 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Due to the recent State Audit, some have been calling for the ouster of all current Trustees....

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Dope Magazine Tours Bumpy's Marijuana Grow-Op
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 1750 Views :: Greenmail, OHA, Drugs

"...inside these gates, we can do what we need to do...."

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
Why the State Audit is Good Medicine for OHA
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:26 PM :: 1498 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Myth 1: It doesn't matter how the money was spent, as long as it was spent on Hawaiians....

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Sunday, May 06, 2018
OHA releases report on health of Native Hawaiian women
By News Release @ 2:24 PM :: 1168 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, OHA

... Haumea: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women and Empowering Wāhine Well-Being, a 150-page report ....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Screws are Tightening at OHA
By Video @ 6:33 PM :: 1255 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Because The Forensic Audit Is Now Focused On OHA's LLC's....

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Kauhane out at CNHA
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 1386 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...CNHA’s Board Officers are actively engaged in the organization’s executive search after current President, Michelle Kauhane, announced her departure in early March....

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Sunday, April 29, 2018
For OHA Insider Cash Bonanza Comes with Poi Mill
By Andrew Walden @ 9:46 PM :: 1954 Views :: Kauai County, Ethics, OHA

... Kauai poi farmers are appealing to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) for financial aid.  Are cash payouts reserved for insiders? ....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
Land and Power: Abercrombie, Delacruz Behind Slate of OHA Trustee Candidates
By Andrew Walden @ 8:15 PM :: 2504 Views :: OHA, Politicians

...Federal Recognition advocate Esther Kiaaina and William Aila....

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