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Wednesday, July 3, 2019
OHA LLC Records Being Destroyed?
By Video @ 11:50 PM :: 3086 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...They Did Something Nobody Else Would Be Allowed To Do....

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Monday, July 1, 2019
OHA Needs a Watchdog!
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:36 PM :: 3817 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...If an OHA Trustee cannot publicly disagree with Board decisions, then it would hinder any Trustee from functioning as a watchdog. That would be a terrible loss to beneficiaries....

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Sunday, June 30, 2019
Telescope: DLNR vs KAHEA 'No Sound Cannon'
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 5196 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...The assertion that DOCARE utilized an LRAD in association with protests on Maui’s Haleakala several years ago is completely false....

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Sunday, June 30, 2019
OHA looking for Someone to Give Away $1.66M
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 2360 Views :: OHA

...OHA seeks non-profit to administer $1.66 million emergency financial assistance grant....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Akina: LLC Ruling 'A Big Win for OHA Beneficiaries'
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:28 AM :: 3195 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...“Losing this case raises questions as to whether the OHA Board is acting in the best interest of its beneficiaries when it comes to transparency and their right to know how their trust funds are spent.”...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
What are OHA Trustees Trying to Cover Up Now?
By Video @ 9:55 PM :: 3214 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...we will use this against you in the next election...."

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Judge Orders OHA LLCs to Hand Over Check Registers
By Andrew Walden @ 9:40 PM :: 4403 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...How much more beneficiary money will OHA insiders waste in this futile effort to keep their own secrets?....

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
OHA Granted Marijuana Grower Right to Audit LLCs
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 AM :: 4589 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Drugs

"... (Marijuana grower Ranson Shepherd) may audit any and all records of (OHA) relating to the Confidential Information, as well as (OHA’s) security and protection measures, and procedures ...."

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Friday, June 21, 2019
​OHA board appoints interim chief executive officer
By News Release @ 2:39 AM :: 2416 Views :: OHA

...The OHA Board today appointed OHA Chief Operating Officer Sylvia Hussey, Ed.D., as the agency’s interim chief executive officer (CEO) until a new CEO is hired....

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
OHA Majority Targets Trustee Akina
By News Release @ 6:41 PM :: 4434 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the OHA Board has targeted him for his efforts to achieve greater transparency and accountability at OHA....

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
Telescope: State Issues Notice to Proceed, Rips Down Protesters Shacks
By News Release @ 6:05 PM :: 5616 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... So that construction of the telescope can begin safely, four unauthorized structures were removed from Mauna Kea earlier this morning by multiple state agencies .... 

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Sunday, June 16, 2019
After Lying to Legislature OHA Shoots Messenger--and Misses
By Andrew Walden @ 10:28 PM :: 5568 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... what was it that Keli'i Akina said? ....

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Saturday, June 8, 2019
ACLU: Proposed Mauna Kea Rules Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 3863 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, OHA

...proposed rules as they may infringe upon the constitutional rights of individuals seeking to access Mauna Kea....

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
OHA Trustees target one of their own for ‘investigation’--then chicken out
By Andrew Walden @ 11:10 PM :: 5762 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... was this Crabbe's final attempt at revenge? ....

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Crabbe Out as OHA CEO
By Selected News Articles @ 9:44 PM :: 4619 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...The Crabbe-created LLCs must be dissolved, the irregularities in contract awarding must end, and the FBI must be raid the offices now before all the evidences of corruption are destroyed while Crabbe hangs on till the end of the month.... 

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
OHA Distributes $6M Grant Money
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 3163 Views :: OHA

...OHA Board of Trustees approves $6 million for community grants....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
OHA seeks community input on its upcoming biennium budget
By News Release @ 3:52 AM :: 2440 Views :: OHA

...The comment period will close June 5....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
OHA approves $100,000 in event grants
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 2696 Views :: OHA

...22 community events that will receive a total of $100,000 from OHA’s ʻAhahui Grants Program....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Did OHA really ‘Slash’ Trustee allowances?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:22 PM :: 3715 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...not all are so impressed....

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Give OHA a Piece of Your Mind
By Video @ 4:09 AM :: 4063 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA will host eight community meetings across the state to inform the public about the planning process and to hear from our beneficiaries....

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Monday, May 13, 2019
Source: Esther Kia’aina and Andy Winer Warned Jim Lyon About Investigation
By Andrew Walden @ 7:31 PM :: 14030 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, World News, Congressional Delegation, OHA

... Winer’s resignation as Sen Brian Schatz’ Chief of Staff was announced in the media, May 4, 2019.  Kia'aina is reportedly under consideration for top jobs at DHHL and OHA ....

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Audio: Akina Interviewed on KSSK ‘Perry & the Posse’
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:34 PM :: 3867 Views :: OHA, Rail

...Hawaii radio personality Michael W. Perry hosts Keli‘i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii....

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Monday, May 6, 2019
OHA board approves revisions to trustee protocol allowance
By News Release @ 2:58 PM :: 3623 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...reduce each trustee’s allowance; limit what the funds can be used for; and establish accountability safeguards, thereby addressing the state auditor’s concerns....

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Thursday, May 2, 2019
OHA: Where is the promised audit for fraud, waste and abuse?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:08 PM :: 4252 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...It's been over two years since the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees unanimously approved an independent audit of OHA and its limited liability companies for fraud, waste and abuse....

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Ethics Commission Resolves Charge Against Rowena Akana
By News Release @ 3:30 AM :: 3505 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...This case – COMPL-C-17-00112 – is separate from the Commission’s Decision in COMPL-C-15-00236, issued on February 5, 2019, which imposed an administrative penalty of $23,106.53; Ms. Akana has appealed that Decision....

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
Public urged to participate in next round of hearings on proposed Maunakea rules
By News Release @ 6:09 PM :: 4536 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

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

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
OHA’s LLCs: The Noose Is Tightening
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3622 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA assets cannot be shielded from accountability (to both the Trustees and the general public) simply by tossing them into LLCs....

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
OHA CFO Ousted to Block 'Fair Treatment' of Grant Requests?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:27 PM :: 5179 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Laeha says he was, "in the process of implementing ... 'fair treatment' laws which require independent solicitations on contracts...."  

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
HB172: Legislature Denies Funding for OHA and LLCs Unless Audit for Fraud, Waste and Abuse is Completed
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:57 PM :: 4262 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Trustee Keli'i Akina praises decision as victory for OHA beneficiaries....

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
OHA Releases Aina Summit Report
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 3627 Views :: Environment, OHA

...Coinciding with Earth Day....

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Thursday, April 25, 2019
SCR204: OHA Insiders Exploit Aloha Poke Controversy to Grab Ownership of Hawaiian Culture for Themselves
By Andrew Walden @ 5:30 PM :: 4616 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Small Business

...The plan is the feudal-minded Office of Hawaiian Affairs-OHA will own ‘Aloha’ and you will have to buy aloha from them.  Poke too.  And they are using this to grab control of ‘genetic’ resources as well....

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Will the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Go Broke?
By Video @ 7:19 PM :: 3337 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Who Is Warning That This Could Become A Reality?....

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Saturday, April 20, 2019
OHA's Crabbe out of the Bucket?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:49 PM :: 6457 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...his contract expires this summer....

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Monday, April 15, 2019
Senate: OHA Must Complete Audit of LLCs
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 5140 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...in response to concerns that there was no systematic review of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' procurement processes, limited liability companies, or loans....

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Saturday, April 13, 2019
UH requesting second round of public hearings for Maunakea administrative rules
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 5224 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The regents will take up the request at their April 18 meeting at Leeward Community College....

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
OHA's $139 Million Dollar Question
By Video @ 11:01 PM :: 5089 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...If Someone Offered You $139 Million Dollars To Reveal Your Darkest Secrets, Would You Do It?....

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
OHA Trustees Vote 8-1 to Extend Audit
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:14 PM :: 4699 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Trustee Akina Votes No to Further Delay of OHA Independent Audit -- OHA Board Pushes Audit Completion to December ....

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Sunday, April 7, 2019
Secret Timeline Shows OHA Lying to Legislature While Stonewalling LLC Audit
By Andrew Walden @ 3:12 PM :: 6126 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...Earlier this year, we told the State Auditor (and essentially, the Legislature) that this audit was one of the proactive steps OHA was taking to address the state audit findings.” -- Trustee Hulu Lindsey Nov 30, 2018

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Friday, April 5, 2019
DLNR Seeks Bidders to Redevelop Ala Wai Harbor
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 6690 Views :: Honolulu County, Land Use, OHA, Small Business, Tourism

...The redevelopment should take into consideration input received in the DTL, LLC Final Report....

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Friday, April 5, 2019
OHA Trustees Approve New Governance Framework
By News Release @ 4:42 AM :: 3395 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...The group was led by OHA Vice Chair Lee and included Chair Machado and Trustees Robert Lindsey and John Waiheʻe IV, as well as OHA Chief Executive Officer/Ka Pouhana Kamanaʻopono Crabbe, OHA Chief Operating Officer/Ka Pou Nui Sylvia Hussey, and trustee and administration staff....

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Friday, April 5, 2019
OHA Gives $500K to Nonprofits
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 2729 Views :: OHA

...Ten organizations to receive funding....

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Friday, March 29, 2019
Court: OHA LLCs Subject to UIPA
By Andrew Walden @ 11:29 PM :: 4769 Views :: Ethics, OHA

“…the court finds as a matter of law that OHA owns, and has authority and control over the operation and management of the LLC’s operations….”

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Friday, March 29, 2019
Akina: OHA spending rate unsustainable
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:41 PM :: 2999 Views :: OHA

...Trustees now have an opportunity to address the Spending Policy, and other financial policies that are under review....

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Thursday, March 21, 2019
How to Solve the Hawaiian Homelands Problem
By Video @ 12:43 AM :: 3903 Views :: DHHL, OHA

...There's Enough Land in Hawai'i for all Hawaiians....

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
OHA Kakaako Makai Plans Begin With Sewage Plant
By Selected News Articles @ 9:04 PM :: 4574 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

"...I was quite idealistic in thinking that with the $2.9M Master plan Rob Iopa’s WCIT created, we were going to be issuing RFPs to implement them...."

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Friday, March 15, 2019
Judge Allows OHA, UH to Scrap for Mauna Kea Money
By News Release @ 7:12 PM :: 4146 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...OHA is pleased....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Kanuikapono School: Will Teachers be Fired to Cover Up FBI Investigation?
By Video @ 8:03 PM :: 7393 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Ethics, Labor, OHA

...Kanuikapono Charter School Leadership Itself Is Now Being Watched....

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
OHA Must Do More to Solve the Hawaiian Home Lands Problem
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:20 AM :: 4303 Views :: DHHL, OHA

...it was Prince Kuhio's original vision that Hawaiian homesteaders would be able to own their land in fee simple....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
What do the FBI, OHA, and Kauai Have in Common?
By Video @ 10:48 PM :: 7550 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Illegal Activities? Criminal Coverups? Unsavory Characters?....

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Friday, February 22, 2019
HART Property Acquisitions: The Denis Dwyer Connection
By Tom Berg @ 2:51 PM :: 5570 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Rail

"...Dwyer was to acquire all federal properties...."

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