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Saturday, May 24, 2014
VIDEO: OHA Election Year Politics Behind Crabbe Letter
By Video @ 12:31 PM :: 4205 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Politicians

What They're Really Trying To Save Explains How They Behaved....

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Friday, May 23, 2014
Decision on CNMI Vote Demonstrates the Illegality of OHA's Nation-Building Process
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:53 PM :: 4122 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

A federal court has struck down a race-based voting scheme in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands....

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Seven Myths About the Office of Hawaiian Affairs
By Video @ 1:20 PM :: 5054 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Myth:  Most Hawaiians want a separate political nation for advancement....

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Monday, May 19, 2014
OHA: Most Speakers at Maui Meeting Supported Crabbe—Molokai Next
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 3031 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

... OHA sends out an old-news press release while the Trustees hash it out with Crabbe .... 

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Monday, May 19, 2014
Grassroot Institute Applauds Trustees' Call to Halt Nation-Building
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:56 PM :: 3408 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

"there are other issues we should be working on rather than building this government that is not going to work.” -- Oz Stender January, 2014

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Sunday, May 18, 2014
Peter Apo: OHA should abandon its role in nation building
By News Release @ 2:41 PM :: 5662 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

I propose that OHA abandon its role in nation building. That means cancelling the proposed ‘Aha and reducing the scope of activities of our Washington D.C. office....

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Saturday, May 17, 2014
OHA Scandal is the Inevitable Result of their Rhetoric
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:45 AM :: 4012 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The Grassroot Institute called for the trustees to take responsibility for their part in creating the atmosphere that led to the letter....

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
Did OHA Violate Sunshine Law with Secret Meeting(s) in DC?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:08 AM :: 5664 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...no agendas were filed in advance with the Lt Gov’s office, and no public notice appears to have been given....

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Proud to be American and Hawaiian - Keli'i Akina
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:39 AM :: 4140 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Grassroot Institute President Keli’i Akina May 12, 2014 ....

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
OHA Chaos: Machado, Crabbe Dueling Statements (full text)
By Andrew Walden @ 2:17 AM :: 5734 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

"The stakes are far too high for OHA to proceed...." -- Crabbe

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Sunday, May 11, 2014
UH Manoa Profs Petition OHA: Stop ‘Nation Building’ Until John Kerry Answers Letter
By News Release @ 5:43 AM :: 3852 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

We believe that the four fundamental questions posed in the letter requires a response and should be looked at critically before proceeding with any further “nation building” processes....

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Sunday, May 11, 2014
VIDEO: OHA Roll Commission Secret Budget $2.3M Wasted for 18,000 names
By Video @ 5:28 AM :: 3786 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Over $1M for "Services on a fee basis"

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Sunday, May 11, 2014
Grassroot Institute Calls on OHA Trustees to Own Up for CEO Comments
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:49 AM :: 4131 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

OHA's own promotion of "Nation-building" efforts is premised upon the same historical arguments of Keanu Sai presented by Crabbe in the letter as grounds for questioning the legitimacy of the Hawaii State Government....

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Friday, May 9, 2014
OHA to John Kerry: Is Hawaii Really a State?
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 7249 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

"...have the members of the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission, Trustees and staff of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs incurred criminal liability under international law?” -- OHA

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Monday, May 5, 2014
Informational Briefing on Native Hawaiian Roll Commission
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 3346 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Monday, May 05, 2014 10:30 a.m. Room 229

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Saturday, April 26, 2014
VIDEO: "We Don't Want Your Phony Roll"
By Video @ 8:31 PM :: 5206 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

At OHA's Kana'iolowalu Roll Meetings the message from the people comes across loud and clear....

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Sunday, April 20, 2014
Kana’iolowalu Roll Meetings “Tumultuous people, extreme displeasure at OHA’s new scheme”
By Selected News Articles @ 7:59 PM :: 6792 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
The message from the Hawaiian community was loud and clear: that no one trusts the OHA trustees and they don't want to have anything to do with their phony "Native Hawaiian governing entity.”
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Saturday, April 12, 2014
Broken Trust Gang Busted: OHA Admits to Secret Meeting With US Department of Interior
By Andrew Walden @ 10:43 PM :: 12569 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

"So if you hear of ‘secret’ trips or backroom dealing, rest assured that we aren’t straying from the process.  We’re doing our job to keep diplomacy alive and keeping all options open...."

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Friday, April 4, 2014
OHA Town Hall Meetings on Scheme to Exclude 77% of Native Hawaiians
By News Release @ 6:14 PM :: 3917 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

April 5-30: Attend a town hall meeting and learn more about nation building.

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Saturday, March 29, 2014
OHA’s “New Body Politic” Will Exclude 77% of Native Hawaiians
By Andrew Walden @ 9:34 PM :: 8294 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...If you are not politicized, you are not Hawaiian....

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Prince Kuhio: The bridge from Kingdom to State
By Andrew Walden @ 1:01 PM :: 30455 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Hawaii History, OHA

The life of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole tells the story of how Hawaiians came to be Hawaiian-Americans.

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Friday, March 14, 2014
Apo: Trustees Begin Process of Dissolving OHA
By News Release @ 3:47 PM :: 6098 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
Why would a Board vote to dissolve its own organization? How will this happen? Can OHA be trusted to implement this historic decision?
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Friday, March 7, 2014
OHA Reopens Akaka Tribal Roll, Announces Plan for ‘Governing Documents’
By News Release @ 4:46 AM :: 4776 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...As Predicted in 2006: A State-Recognized Indian Tribe for Hawaii....

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Thursday, February 13, 2014
SB2989 SD1: Dissolve Failed Hawaiian Roll Commission
By News Release @ 12:25 AM :: 4852 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
  • DATE: Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • TIME: 1:15 p.m.
  • PLACE: Conference Room 225
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Grassroot Institute: Obama Needs to Respect Constitution
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:54 PM :: 4017 Views :: Akaka Bill, National News

As every middle school student is taught, the legislative branch makes laws, as the executive branch executes those laws....

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Akaka Tribe: Hanabusa is the Only One
By News Release @ 4:24 PM :: 2964 Views :: Akaka Bill

In 2011 Colleen worked with Senator Akaka and the rest of the delegation to author and introduce the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act....

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Monday, January 13, 2014
Os Stender Questions Hawaiians’ Support for Native Hawaiian Roll
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:43 PM :: 4702 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
“To spend 4 million dollars to find 20,000 people out of 500,000, to me there’s a message there. It’s telling me…the Hawaiians are not interested.”
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Saturday, January 4, 2014
'Sanford Dole' Joins Akaka Tribal Roll
By Andrew Walden @ 8:11 PM :: 4560 Views :: Akaka Bill

"Aloha and mahalo e Sanford Dole for registering with Kana'iolowalu"

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Sunday, December 22, 2013
Akaka Tribe ‘Exit Plan’ -- Padding Rolls with Fraudulent Tribal Enrollment?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:27 PM :: 4894 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs voted November 7 to demand an “exit plan” from the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission.  Is the Roll Commission now defying those orders?
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Friday, December 20, 2013
2013 Grassroot Report: Major Victory for the Aloha Spirit
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:15 PM :: 3088 Views :: Akaka Bill

Hawaii’s people successfully blocked repeated attempts to promote and create a state-sponsored, race-based nation...

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Friday, December 13, 2013
Native Hawaiians singing a new song, and it’s growing into a chorus
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:36 AM :: 5693 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

“Maybe Hawaiians don’t want to be Native American Indians."

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013
End of the Akaka Tribe? OHA Trustees Shut Down Hawaiian Roll Commission
By Andrew Walden @ 9:44 PM :: 8927 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

This is a huge victory for Native Hawaiians.  Hawaiian affairs are returning to the channel created in the Hawaii Admission Act....

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Two More Sovereignty Activists Convicted of Felony Mortgage Fraud
By News Release @ 9:54 PM :: 5797 Views :: Akaka Bill, Law Enforcement, OHA

Hawaiiloa Foundation collected approximately $468,000 from approximately 200 individuals many of whom ultimately lost their homes through foreclosure....

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Saturday, October 5, 2013
US Commission on Civil Rights Seeks Nominees for Hawaii Advisory Committee
By News Release @ 9:30 PM :: 5079 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, First Amendment

The Commission is an independent, bipartisan agency established by Congress....

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
US Civil Rights Commissioners: Akaka Tribe Executive Order would be Unconstitutional
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:15 PM :: 4356 Views :: Akaka Bill

In the letter, the four Commissioners stand specifically against the use of Presidential executive action as a means to enact the provisions of the Akaka Bill....

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Official White House Petition Urges No Executive Order for Akaka Tribe
By News Release @ 4:53 PM :: 3386 Views :: Akaka Bill

"We are not tribal, nor of tribes."

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Esther Kiaaina Front Runner for High-Level Interior Department Position
By Selected News Articles @ 12:02 AM :: 6574 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, National News, OHA

Esther Kiaaina may be the next Assistant Secretary of Interior for Insular Affairs....

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Thursday, August 22, 2013
House Leadership: Only Congress can Create Akaka Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 9:33 PM :: 4349 Views :: Akaka Bill

"Congress is deemed by the Supreme Court to have exclusive and plenary power to deal with Indian affairs"

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Kauai: Hawaiians Voice Suspicion of Akaka Tribal Roll
By News Release @ 5:55 AM :: 4031 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
...suspicion about enrolling with Kanaʻiolowalu, the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission's effort ....
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Star-Advertiser Gets it Wrong: Obama Cannot Act on ‘Sovereignty’
By Andrew Walden @ 1:58 AM :: 5468 Views :: Akaka Bill

...the Schatz and Hanabusa camps seek to outdo each other in hare-brained schemes to invent the Akaka Tribe.  And the Star-Advertiser editorial board has been suckered by the rhetoric....

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Sunday, August 11, 2013
Akaka Tribe “Disenrollment” -- 75% of Hawaiians “will not be acknowledged”
By Andrew Walden @ 9:00 PM :: 6218 Views :: Akaka Bill

The Akaka Tribe hasn’t even formed yet--but the expulsions have already begun....

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Monday, July 29, 2013
Hanabusa: Obama Considers Creating Akaka Tribe Without Congressional Approval
By Andrew Walden @ 12:27 AM :: 6743 Views :: Akaka Bill
"We know he will seriously consider our request to use his executive branch authority to achieve this elusive goal."
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Hawaiian Homes Commission Votes to Reform Revocable Permit Program
By News Release @ 11:16 PM :: 4343 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL

With a vote of 7-0, the Hawaiian Homes Commission voted to amend its long-standing revocable permit (RP) program....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Life of the Land? OHA Trustee Seeks to Change State Motto
By Video @ 2:52 PM :: 4893 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History
Apo’s newspeak version would read: “The Sovereignty of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness” – a slogan which just happens to dovetail with the latest push for the Akaka Tribe.  How convenient....
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Friday, July 12, 2013
Audit: Kahoolawe Money Gone After 18 years Without a Plan
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 6764 Views :: Akaka Bill, Environment, Military, OHA

...the impending total depletion of its trust fund....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Supreme Court to Review Kawaiahao Church Cemetery Case
By Robert Thomas @ 1:43 AM :: 5561 Views :: Akaka Bill, Land Use, OHA

What's the difference, if any, between a "cemetery" and a burial....

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Akaka Bill Coming Back? Schatz Demands US Treat Hawaiians Just as Badly as American Indians
By News Release @ 4:49 AM :: 3247 Views :: Akaka Bill

Opponents have argued that Native Hawaiians are not “Indians”....

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Native Hawaiian Advancement: Dr. Kelii Akina Speaks in Hilo
By Selected News Articles @ 7:53 PM :: 4845 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Dr. Kelli Akina, the new CEO of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and former OHA trustee candidate, addressed the Conservative Forum for Hawaii at the Naniloa Hotel Crown Room in Hilo....

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Sunday, June 2, 2013
Feds Bust Sandwich Isles Com: $25M/year Funneled to Hee Company
By Andrew Walden @ 9:16 PM :: 14845 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, National News, Ethics

The FCC order exposes more information on Hee than has ever before been made public....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
As DHHL War Rages, Robin Danner Relinquishes Presidency of CNHA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:37 PM :: 10517 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Michelle Kauhane, senior vice president of CNHA and former deputy director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, will succeed her....

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