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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
DHHL: Al Hee’s Actions Represent ‘clear and present danger’
By Andrew Walden @ 9:10 PM :: 3469 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Police

... Sandwich Isles Communications has Publicly Stated that the Dispute with Hawaiian Tel will Affect Services ....

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Sunday, October 3, 2021
Will Al Hee Cut Off Your 911 Service?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:42 PM :: 3632 Views :: DHHL

... A criminal may be cutting off 911 service for some Hawaii telephone lines according to US Bankruptcy Court documents filed by attorneys for Hawaiian Tel ....

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Thursday, September 30, 2021
DHHL Legislative Proposals Include Gambling, Secret Rulemaking
By News Release @ 7:43 AM :: 2994 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Gambling

"... to issue interim rules which shall be exempt from the public notice, public hearing, and gubernatorial approval requirements of Chapter 91...."

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Thursday, September 16, 2021
Robin Danner Moves to Washington, D.C. to Lobby for Fake Indian Tribe
By Video @ 4:27 AM :: 3259 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL

... What New Trick Does Robin Have Up Her Sleeve? ....

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Thursday, September 2, 2021
Two Hawaii Lawyers Appointed to Interior Department
By News Release @ 2:46 AM :: 2603 Views :: DHHL, OHA

... Summer Lee Haunani Sylva and Keone Nakoa ....

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Friday, August 27, 2021
Sweet Deal for Maui Developer--DHHL Affordable Housing Credits
By Andrew Walden @ 6:49 PM :: 5193 Views :: DHHL, Maui County, Ethics

... the affordable housing credits paid to Dowling are worth $1.4M to $20.6M over and above DHHL’s $10.8M parcel valuation ....

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Sunday, August 22, 2021
Trustee: Criminal Al Hee Rakes in $15M While on Parole
By Selected News Articles @ 5:51 AM :: 5162 Views :: DHHL, Ethics

... SIC allowed third-party telecommunication carriers to use the Paniolo Cable Network without permission, without compensation to Paniolo and in violation of the Settlement Agreement ....

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Monday, July 26, 2021
Mismanagement? DHHL vs Fevella
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 2905 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... "They never needed the money, they wanted a casino," said Senator Kurt Fevella ....

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021
More Homesteading Opportunities for Native Hawaiians on Moloka‘i After Water Commission Decision
By News Release @ 5:51 PM :: 3040 Views :: DHHL, Maui County, OHA

... the water rights for this aquifer had been litigated for thirty years ....

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
DHHL Seeks Recommendations for 2022 DHHL Legislative Package
By News Release @ 10:54 PM :: 2119 Views :: DHHL

... Every year, the Department prepares and submits legislative proposals for inclusion in the Governor’s Administrative Package for the next session of the Hawaiʻi State Legislature ....

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Kahele Introduces Legislation to Reduce DHHL Blood Quantum to 1/32nd
By News Release @ 5:32 AM :: 2466 Views :: DHHL

... H.J.Res. 55, reduces the successorship qualification of a lessee’s spouse, children, grandchildren and brothers or sisters from one quarter to one thirty-second Hawaiian ....

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
Embezzlement, Bribery: Hawaii Non-Profit Executive Sentenced to 46 Months of Imprisonment
By News Release @ 4:00 AM :: 5493 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Ethics, Law Enforcement, OHA, COVID-19

... Hawaii Non-Profit Executive Sentenced to 46 Months of Imprisonment for Embezzling Over $500,000 from AmeriCorps and for Agreeing to Receive a Bribe for Approving $845,000 in CARES Act Grants ....

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
CNHA, DHHL announce $5M rental & utilities assistance for Native Hawaiians
By News Release @ 12:01 PM :: 2922 Views :: DHHL, OHA, COVID-19

... This new allotment of funds was made possible through the American Rescue Plan of 2021 and is part of the DHHL COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program ....

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Monday, June 14, 2021
Former Tsunami Center Site Transferred to DHHL
By News Release @ 5:55 PM :: 2387 Views :: DHHL

... Transfer of Surplus Federal Land to the Hawaiian Home Lands Trust Could Provide Up To 400 New Homesteads for Native Hawaiian Families ....

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Friday, June 11, 2021
Case and Kahele Announce $1.18 Million In Federal Grant Awards To 12 Native Hawaiian Organizations
By Ed Case @ 12:27 AM :: 3691 Views :: DHHL, Congressional Delegation, OHA, Tourism

... The funds target preservation of Native Hawaiian history, heritage and culture programs ....

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Homeownership for Hawaiians Requires Big Thinking!
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:27 PM :: 3053 Views :: DHHL, OHA, Cost of Living

... The median price of a home on Oʻahu has just reached $950,000 ....

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Thursday, May 27, 2021
DHHL Summary of 2021 Legislative Proposals
By News Release @ 10:01 PM :: 1960 Views :: DHHL

... The Hawaii State Legislature enacted two of the seven legislative proposals that were recommended by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
The U.S. Owes Hawaiians Millions of Dollars Worth of Land. Hawaii Congressional Delegation Helped Make Sure the Debt Wasn’t Paid.
By Selected News Articles @ 5:37 PM :: 5302 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

... At least six other current and former members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation have supported such legislation one or more times ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
How the Deals Approved by Congress Bypassed Thousands of Hawaiians Waiting for Homes
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 PM :: 3870 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

... They were authorized via special legislation approved by Congress, including members of Hawaii’s own delegation ....

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Sunday, April 18, 2021
DHHL Offers Rent-With-Option-To-Purchase Homes on Hawaiʻi Island
By News Release @ 3:46 PM :: 3218 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL

... Sixty homes initiated the project within the Villages of Laʻi ʻŌpua in Kealakehe, Hawaiʻi Island ....

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Friday, April 16, 2021
Mauna Kea Hui: 'Hawaiians are not a Tribe'
By News Release @ 8:54 PM :: 12707 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Congressional Delegation, OHA

"...letter to Secretary of Interior, Deb Haaland, in advance of a congressional proposal for Hawaiian reparations...."

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Friday, April 9, 2021
Hawaii State Senate Confirms Three DHHL Commissioners
By News Release @ 2:46 AM :: 2214 Views :: DHHL

... The Hawaiʻi State Senate confirmed David Kaʻapu, Michael Kaleikini, and Dennis Neves to the Hawaiian Homes Commission (HHC) on Thursday, April 8, 2021 ....

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Thursday, April 8, 2021
Petition: 'Hawaiians are not a Tribe'
By Video @ 12:04 AM :: 4273 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

... Robin Danner Is Trying To Steal Your Future.  She Wants To Turn You Into An America Indian Whether You Want It Or Not ....

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Sunday, April 4, 2021
Al Hee Claims Ownership of Federal Subsidies--Court Laughs
By Robert Thomas @ 2:47 AM :: 3369 Views :: DHHL, Ethics

... There's a lot there: acronyms, bureaucracy-speak, family-inside politician dealings, tax fraud convictions, and the like ....

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Thursday, April 1, 2021
Robin Danner's Sneaky Fed Wreck Move
By Video @ 6:35 AM :: 4995 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

... In A Stunning Letter To The US Dept. Of Interior, She Claims That Hawaiians Are The Same As American Indian Tribes .... 

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
DHHL to Obtain Former Tsunami Warning Center Site from Feds
By News Release @ 8:26 PM :: 2985 Views :: DHHL

... DHHL has advised the U. S. General Services Administration (GSA) that it will accept the transfer of approximately 80 acres from the federal government ....

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Friday, March 26, 2021
Protest Erupts After DHHL Selects Community Solar Developers
By News Release @ 4:28 PM :: 4908 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, DHHL, Energy

... State Sen. Kurt Fevella (R, Ewa Beach-Iroquois Point) organized the action to rally opponents and to publicize many DHHL beneficiary complaints that the solar farm plan originated without their input and is a bad use of the agency’s trust land ....

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
DHHL: Our Beneficiaries Do Not Support Proposed Gaming Legislation
By News Release @ 7:42 PM :: 2659 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

"DHHL analyzed beneficiary responses to find that there was no beneficiary consensus either in favor or against the legislative proposal."

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Friday, February 26, 2021
CNHA Approved as Small Business Microlender
By News Release @ 11:09 PM :: 3526 Views :: DHHL, OHA, Small Business

... delivering loan capital to small businesses having difficulty with access to financing ....

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Friday, February 26, 2021
DHHL General Plan Beneficiary Consultation
By News Release @ 10:43 PM :: 2234 Views :: DHHL

... The General Plan is updated every 20 years ....

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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Indian Affairs: OHA Chair calls for 'Parity' among all 'Native Americans'
By News Release @ 5:10 AM :: 3887 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

... Sen. Schatz opened today’s hearing by stating that one of his goals as chairman is to bring Native Hawaiian issues and priorities to the forefront ....

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
For some beneficiaries, the Hawaiian Homelands ‘waiting list’ does not exist
By Andrew Walden @ 8:44 PM :: 3224 Views :: DHHL

“...Sovereignty is already happening now. We are educating our children. What we have in front of us doesn’t work....”

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
UHERO: History of Gambling Bills Since Statehood
By UHERO @ 7:22 PM :: 3120 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... The number of gambling measures introduced in the legislature rose whenever the state government encountered money problems ....

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
SB1321: DHHL Mourns Death of Casino Bill
By News Release @ 11:28 PM :: 3070 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... Last week we saw a glimmer of hope ....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
OHA Accepting Grant Requests for DHHL Communities
By News Release @ 11:16 PM :: 2415 Views :: DHHL, OHA

... The anticipated grant start date is June 1, 2021, and the grant award period is for one year. ....

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Friday, February 12, 2021
Tax Frenzy at the Legislature - No one's wallet is safe!
By Video @ 3:03 AM :: 4328 Views :: DHHL, Energy, Gambling, Taxes, Tourism

... tax-related bills pending at the Legislature, including legalizing gambling, new conveyance taxes, new rental vehicle taxes, new carbon taxes, new proposed constitutional amendment ....

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Thursday, February 11, 2021
What Screw-up has DHHL Made?
By Video @ 2:12 AM :: 4347 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Gambling, OHA

... They Only Had To Look At OHA To See What A Failure It Would Be ....

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Lawsuit: Hee Crime Family Under the Table Deal with Time Warner
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 AM :: 4873 Views :: DHHL, Ethics

... According to the complaint filed by Bankruptcy Trustee Michael Katzenstein,  Clearcom, a Hee family company, has been receiving payment under the table from Oceanic Time Warner, Charter, and possibly others ....

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Saturday, February 6, 2021
DHHL: 'We Already Have Casinos'
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 3483 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Gambling

"... We recognize that there has been a rise in the number of game rooms being operated on our lands ...."

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Saturday, February 6, 2021
DHHL Rental Relief Program Receives $2.4M Federal Boost
By News Release @ 2:46 AM :: 2488 Views :: DHHL, COVID-19

... Under the freshly funded relief program, the Department has partnered with the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) as its administrator ....

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Report: Gambling With Women’s Safety
By News Release @ 2:02 AM :: 2673 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... a report that forecasts impacts of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands proposed resort-casino on women and gender diverse people ....

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Stimulus: DHHL Gets $30M for Broadband
By News Release @ 3:32 AM :: 2108 Views :: DHHL

... Nearly $35 Million in Federal Funds Allocated to DHHL ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
DHHL Releases Results of 2020 Beneficiary Survey
By News Release @ 7:06 PM :: 1876 Views :: DHHL

... DHHL last conducted a Beneficiary Survey in 2014, with previous studies conducted in 2008, 2003, and 1995 ....

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Friday, January 22, 2021
DHHL Opens Public Comments Period for Gambling Proposal
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 2654 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... The comment period ends on February 19, 2021 .... 

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Sunday, January 3, 2021
Gaming on Hawaiian Homelands
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3339 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... possible unintended consequences ....

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Why the Kapolei Casino is a Trojan Horse
By Video @ 9:52 PM :: 4444 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Gambling

... It Will Help Usher Something Else In Thatʻs Even Worse ....

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Thursday, December 24, 2020
DHHL Casino: Beneficiary Consultations Scheduled
By News Release @ 11:58 PM :: 3056 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... DHHL will host the virtual meetings through an online portal on Monday, January 18 at 6 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 19 at 12 p.m. Members of the Kapolei homestead communities will be briefed ahead of the statewide meeting ....

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Thursday, December 24, 2020
DHHL Casino Proposal Rushed Reaction to Waitlist Reporting
By Selected News Articles @ 5:32 PM :: 3227 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... Reality: A casino is 'in the box', not 'out of the box' ....

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Divided Hawaiian Homes Commission Forwards Gambling Bill To The Governor
By News Release @ 2:06 AM :: 2763 Views :: DHHL, Gambling

... Commissioners Randy Awo, Zachary Helm, David Kaapu and Patty Kahanamoku-Teruya voted “no.” The “aye” votes included Aila, Russell Kaupu, Pauline Namu‘o, Dennis Neves and Michael Kaleikini ....

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
DHHL Receives Approval for Pilot Down Payment Program
By News Release @ 2:01 AM :: 2630 Views :: DHHL, Cost of Living

... an initiative that will provide applicants on the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) Waiting List with down payment assistance for a fee-simple residential purchase off Hawaiian Home Lands on Oʻahu ....

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