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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Hannemann, Aiona, Ige: No Consensus Behind Kanaiolowalu Roll
By Andrew Walden @ 5:23 PM :: 6973 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

"I'm not convinced, especially with what happened with the Department of Interior hearings, that there is consensus...."

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Friday, August 22, 2014
Federal Recognition: What Happens Next?
By Video @ 2:37 PM :: 4880 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA
What's At Stake For The Desperate Handful That Are Pushing So Hard To Make It A Reality? 
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Monday, August 18, 2014
The Obama Administration’s Attempt to Balkanize Hawaii
By Heritage Foundation @ 8:18 PM :: 4083 Views :: Akaka Bill
...Both unconstitutional and bad public policy, this action would balkanize Hawaii, dividing the islands into separate racial and ethnic enclaves, and undo “the political bargain through which Hawaii secured its admission into the Union.”....
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Hawaiians Punish Abercrombie for Federal Recognition Push
By Video @ 10:40 PM :: 4898 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA
What Effect Does This Have On Federal Recognition & The DOI Hearings?
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
US Senators: DOI Effort to Create Fake Hawaiian Tribe is “Unlawful”
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:14 PM :: 4367 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Letter to DOI Secretary Jewell questions legality, constitutionality of the ANPRM....

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
OHA Tribe? Secrets Spilled in Minnesota
By Video @ 6:53 PM :: 5204 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA
What Are The Secret Meetings The DOI Was Forced To Admit To? 
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Tribe? Feds to Meet With Hawaiians in N&S California
By News Release @ 2:34 PM :: 5064 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Hayward, August 9 ... Tustin, August 10....

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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Dr Keli’i Akina: Hawaii Should Fulfill Dream of Martin Luther King
By News Release @ 3:17 PM :: 4782 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Politicians

...The Hawaiian Kingdom included citizens of many racial backgrounds who would unjustly be excluded today from the Native Hawaiian Roll....

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tribe? How They did it in Alaska
By Video @ 10:08 PM :: 3289 Views :: Akaka Bill

...Native Lands Were Lost In The Blink Of An Eye....

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Hanabusa Attacks Schatz for Accepting Contributions from Akaka Bill Opponents
By News Release @ 7:39 PM :: 4138 Views :: Akaka Bill, Politicians

...Schatz has also accepted thousands of dollars from ... Thurston Twigg-Smith, the founder of Aloha 4 All, an organization that openly opposes The Akaka Bill....

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
Did OHA Commit Federal Felony Testifying to Interior Department?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:51 PM :: 6340 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

With two counts, the total federal incarceration for OHA Trustees could add up to 10 years....

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
Department of the Interior to Meet with Hawaiians in Las Vegas
By News Release @ 2:52 AM :: 4090 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club in association with the Lawful Reinstated Hawaiian Government is pleased to announce that the Department of Interior just made accommodations to include Las Vegas, NV as a host site for testimonies....

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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Tribe? Hawaii’s ‘Other’ State Elections Include Prisoners and Lots of Dead People
By Andrew Walden @ 9:30 PM :: 5169 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

One thing is certain ... the “organic governing documents” don’t need to be approved by a majority vote....

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Saturday, July 19, 2014
VIDEO: Who benefits from push for Hawaiian “tribe”?
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:56 PM :: 3725 Views :: Akaka Bill

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews Keali’i Makekau, a Native Hawaiian activist....

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Thursday, July 17, 2014
‘Neutral’ OHA: Federal Recognition is ‘The Most Viable Action’
By News Release @ 11:12 AM :: 3804 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Hawaiians give DoI 5 Noes, OHA gives 5 Yesses....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Act 195 Stealing Hawaiian Assets
By Video @ 11:35 PM :: 4234 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
They've Never Told You One Thing But Done The Exact Opposite Before, Have They?
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Survey: Majority Oppose Federal Involvement in Native Hawaiian Recognition
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:39 PM :: 4721 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

An overwhelming 67% of those responding voted "No," while only 33% supported the continuation of the DOI's efforts....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Dr. Akina calls for State to get out of nation-building business
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:48 PM :: 3896 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...many people--including Native Hawaiians--find the nation-building efforts to be contrary to the spirit of the original Kingdom of Hawaii....

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
New Native American Tribal Regulations Implicate Hawaiian Sovereignty
By Selected News Articles @ 5:23 AM :: 5239 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...a substantial revision of 25 CFR 83, was announced on April 14 and will be the gatekeeper of future admissions of new tribal organizations....

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Monday, July 14, 2014
Indian Tribe? Hawaii Political Leaders Haven’t Learned a Thing Since 1999
By Andrew Walden @ 12:46 AM :: 4987 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History
What is left to cronies of the Akaka Tribe as their defeat and humiliation are revealed for all to see?
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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Casino Connection
By Video @ 1:50 PM :: 3175 Views :: Akaka Bill
What Do They Get For Supporting The DOI Plans For Hawai`i?
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Sunday, July 6, 2014
At Meetings Statewide, Hawaiians Unite Against the Akaka Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 11:41 PM :: 5350 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

When the people are nearly 100% against that for which the political class is nearly 100% in favor there is a lesson in political cowardice for all who wish to learn it....

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Email Reveals Plan to Take Control of Hawaiian Homelands as Indian Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 4:17 PM :: 5820 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...leaked email detailing plans to achieve US tribal federal recognition status for SCHAA homesteaders through the US Department of Interior....

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Tribe? Secret DoI Meetings in Hawaii
By Video @ 5:42 PM :: 5621 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA
Which Organization Is Already Contacting Native American Tribes & Hawaiian Civic Clubs In The US Asking Their Support For Hawaiian Federal Recognition?
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Obama plan to tribalize native Hawaiians runs into trouble
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:07 PM :: 5799 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Native Hawaiian activists demanded the federal government leave Hawaiians alone....

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Angry Aloha
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:58 PM :: 4854 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Monday, I attended the U.S. Department of Interior's first of 15 scheduled public hearings....

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Monday, June 23, 2014
DoI Hearing: 'A lot of noes' on Akaka Tribe
By Andrew Walden @ 11:01 PM :: 7516 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

One could tell this morning's hearings weren't going to go well for the Akaka Tribe when the first question from the audience was, "Under what authority do you have jurisdiction here?"....

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Monday, June 23, 2014
At DOI Hearing, Grassroot Institute Disputes Department's Authority to Recognize a Hawaiian Nation
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:18 PM :: 5266 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

The expensive, time-consuming effort to tribalize Native Hawaiians has done little to help the state or the Native Hawaiian community....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
Tribal Agenda: Abercrombie led push to Exempt Akaka Tribe from State, Federal Laws
By Andrew Walden @ 11:09 PM :: 7498 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

In December, 2009, then-Representative Neil Abercrombie introduced an amendment to the Akaka Bill HR2314 which marked a sharp departure from previous versions....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
Hearings Mask Scheme to Seize Control of Hawaiian Homelands
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 5895 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

It means that OHA, the Danners and the SCHAA would end up with control of all Hawaiian homestead lands, the ceded lands and other assets....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
How to Submit Your Comments on the Proposed Rule to Recognize a Native Hawaiian Government
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:47 PM :: 6904 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

This is your chance to have your voice heard!....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014
OHA Trustee Stender and Former AG Lilly question current efforts to create a sovereign Hawaiian nation
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:41 PM :: 5253 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Trustee Stender agreed with Mr. Lilly that pursuit of a "another government" is a waste of valuable financial resources that could be better used to meet the needs of Hawaiians....

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Friday, June 20, 2014
Full Text: Feds Release 'Proposed Rule' for Creation of Hawaiian Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 6:41 AM :: 5840 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

This document has a comment period that ends in 60 days (08/19/2014)....

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Thursday, June 19, 2014
OHA Candidate Keli’i Akina: "Tribal recognition is a scheme for exploiting Native Hawaiians"
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 3835 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
“There is no tribe  -- Only tribal leaders”
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Nation Building? "Who benefits from this strategy?"
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:56 PM :: 5208 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Announcement of Department of the Interior Hearings Raises Questions About Nation-Building Process....

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
VIDEO: Interior Department CNHA Tribe Bribe
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 4701 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Another Back Door Deal Has Now Been Revealed.  We've Solved Who's Involved & Have The Facts On This Inside Contract....

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Feds Coming to Hawaii to Discuss Indian Tribe Plan--15 Public Meetings Set
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 7633 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA, Obama

First Hearing Monday, June 23 -- Honolulu – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Hawaii State Capitol Auditorium....

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Tribe Bribe: OHA Payoffs to Sovereignty Activists
By Video @ 6:47 PM :: 4750 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Payments Under The Table To Enable Pro-Independence Groups As A Bribe To Support The Native Hawaiian Tribe....

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Efforts to divide Hawaiians from non-Hawaiians
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:36 PM :: 4582 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

There is no tribe — only tribal leaders who stand to gain financially....

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Sunday, June 8, 2014
Report Exposes Scheme to Funnel Interior Department Money to Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
By Andrew Walden @ 12:14 AM :: 11422 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...even a failed grab for federal money has apparently been enough for CNHA to turn DHHL and OHA inside out....

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Friday, June 6, 2014
Video: Proud Hawaiians, Loyal Americans
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:34 PM :: 5827 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews a young man and young woman who share what it means to them to be both Native Hawaiian and a proud American....

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Friday, June 6, 2014
Video: OHA Trustees to go 'Full Speed Ahead' with Tribal Roll
By Video @ 7:20 PM :: 3742 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Video from FreeHawaiiTV.com ....

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Friday, June 6, 2014
OHA Trustee: Hawaiian Nation "an attention-grabbing public policy issue"
By Selected News Articles @ 6:41 PM :: 3706 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The question of Hawaiian nationhood ... seems to be approaching the fish or cut bait stage....

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Hawaiians Are Not A Tribe
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:37 PM :: 5499 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA
In 2000, the Supreme Court ruled in the landmark Rice v. Cayetano case that Native Hawaiian is an ethnicity (like, for example, Portuguese or Hispanic) and not a tribal or political category....
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Star-Advertiser Poll Indicates a Lack of Enthusiasm for a Native Hawaiian 'Nation'
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:26 PM :: 4135 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Only 31% favored federal recognition, while 6% chose "independence."....

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Hawaiian Sovereignty by Fiat? Feds 'advance notice' not a serious proposal
By Selected News Articles @ 5:12 AM :: 5515 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...there is no Constitutional theory which endorses an executive agency alone to conduct foreign relations with existing (and for that matter, former) sovereign nations....

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Will OHA Delay Kana'iolowalu? Live Stream Here
By News Release @ 6:50 AM :: 3874 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The meeting, to be held at 10 a.m. at the OHA boardroom in Honolulu, will be streamed live on the Web....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Native Hawaiians would be 'Indians' under Obama plan
By Selected News Articles @ 10:22 PM :: 4179 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
"Neither Congress nor the president has to power to create an Indian tribe or any other entity with the attributes of sovereignty. Nor do they have the power to reconstitute a tribe or other sovereign entity that has ceased to exist as a polity in the past.  Tribes are 'recognized,' not created or reconstituted."
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
CATO: Obama Administration Abuses Executive Power to Pursue Race-Based Government in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 PM :: 4082 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

This would be an end-run around both Congress and the Constitution....

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014
OHA applauds Obama Administration's consideration of Administrative path to federal recognition
By News Release @ 9:37 PM :: 2884 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Chair Colette Machado and Ka Pouhana/CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe issued a joint statement today commending the Obama Administration....

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