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Thursday, January 2, 2020
Legislative Agenda: OHA to Parlay Mauna Kea Protests into Control of BLNR, LUC
By Andrew Walden @ 9:16 PM :: 3694 Views :: Ethics, Greenmail, OHA

...ensuring that four members of both the Land Use Commission and the Board of Land and Natural Resources are selected from lists submitted to the Governor by OHA....

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019
State Auditor Suspends OHA Audit Over Refusal to Release Records
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:16 AM :: 3431 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Trustees Machado, Lee Admit Refusing to Provide Unredacted Minutes to Auditor....

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Sunday, December 29, 2019
Caught: OHA Audit Report Secrets Revealed
By Video @ 1:01 PM :: 3069 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Watch This For A Quick Run-Down & Where You Can See It For Yourself....

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Sunday, December 29, 2019
Don't Sweep OHA Audit Under the Rug
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:32 AM :: 3135 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...There are serious questions which must now be answered....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Campaign Spending: John Carroll Declines to Seek Criminal Charges Against Eric Ryan
By Andrew Walden @ 2:20 AM :: 2896 Views :: Ethics, Republican Party

... Respondents reported a monthly charge of $14.65 to Netflix on 6/19/18, 7/17/18, and 8/17/18 for “online research” ....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Busted: Josh Green Hiding Out of State Contributions--Out $13K
By Andrew Walden @ 2:04 AM :: 3218 Views :: Ethics, Politicians

...8 contributors who each gave the $6,000 maximum amount to Respondent, also gave to another candidate committee.  However, Respondent reported that these 8 contributors had Hawaii addresses while the other candidate committee reported that these 8 contributors had out-of-state addresses....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Legislative Agenda: CSC Behind Seven Bills for Campaign Finance reform
By Andrew Walden @ 1:48 AM :: 2005 Views :: Ethics

...the following 7 bills have been drafted for the Commission’s consideration for the 2020 Legislative Session....

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Friday, December 20, 2019
Hawaii Grade F for Business Subsidy Transparency -- 2nd Worst in USA
By News Release @ 2:39 AM :: 4350 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Tax Credits

..."Failing States" do not meet even basic standards of online spending transparency for economic development subsidies....

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Why You Should Mahalo OHA Trustee Keli'i Akina
By Video @ 11:52 PM :: 2943 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...He's the only one that got the forensic audit done...."

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019
State Supreme Court to Hear Gut n Replace Appeal
By Tom Yamachika @ 11:12 PM :: 2651 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...The Supreme Court of Hawaii will take over the Common Cause / League of Women Voters' gut-n-replace appeal. The transfer order was filed today....

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum Sues Airports Division to Block Eviction, Destruction of US Navy-owned Planes
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 3920 Views :: Ethics, Military, Small Business

...the museum did quite a bit more work at Kaleloa Airport than just display airplanes....

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Revolving Door: Andrew Pereira leaving City for 'new opportunity in private sector'
By News Release @ 9:54 PM :: 2752 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...Pereira’s last day at Honolulu Hale will be Tuesday, Dec. 31....

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
OIP Strips Back OHA Censorship
By Andrew Walden @ 8:51 PM :: 3906 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...OIP deconstructs OHA insiders’ latest gambit in their flagging attempt to silence dissident Trustee Keli’i Akina....

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Friday, December 13, 2019
​'Gut and replace' has got to go
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:23 PM :: 3215 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...the name game is at the heart of the Legislature’s practice of “gut and replace"....

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Friday, December 13, 2019
Legislature's "Gut-And-Replace" Procedure Violates Hawaii Constitution Three Readings Requirement
By Robert Thomas @ 3:55 AM :: 2667 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...Here's the motion we filed today....

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Thursday, December 12, 2019
Anti-Vaxxers Target Samoa with Disinformation Campaign
By Selected News Articles @ 3:41 AM :: 3499 Views :: Ethics, World News, Health Care

"...Unfortunately, these anti-vaxx people all live overseas, but they’re using social media to influence our population and our community. What can the government do? We’re not wasting time with those people....”

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Auditor: Zoo Loses Track of $658K
By News Release @ 6:41 PM :: 3202 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Tourism

...The cooperative agreement between the zoo and the Zoo Society hampered roles and responsibilities.... 

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Sunday, December 8, 2019
How OHA Lawyers Hid $200K Procurement Violation
By Andrew Walden @ 8:38 PM :: 4671 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Are there other items fraudulently deleted from the check registers?....

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
Naming Names: Meet the Political Insiders Behind Eviction of Barbers Point Air Museum
By Selected News Articles @ 6:28 PM :: 6053 Views :: Ethics, Military

...sometimes you wonder who edits articles in the newspaper....

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Friday, December 6, 2019
OIP: OHA’s PIG is a Dead Duck
By Andrew Walden @ 11:58 PM :: 4686 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...Responding to questions about OHA Trustee Chair Colette Machado’s imaginary “OIP Opinion”....

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Thursday, December 5, 2019
Honolulu Ethics Commission Presents Strategic Plan
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 2650 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics

...This is the Commission’s first such plan and the culmination of three years of public meeting discussions, development and drafting, and outreach to stakeholders.... 

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019
OHA Admits LLC Audit "observed indicators of potential fraud"
By News Release @ 11:05 PM :: 3002 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...As the sample was judgmentally selected, it is inappropriate to extrapolate sample results across all OHA contracts and disbursements during the review period...." -- OHA

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Monday, December 2, 2019
How to Defraud the DoD--GAO Publishes Handy Guide
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 2739 Views :: Ethics, Military

...If you're having trouble jumping on the gravy train, be sure to check out these cartoon-illustrations in the Full Report for a how-to guide....

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
OHA Seeks Volunteer Board Manager to Oversee LLC
By News Release @ 8:53 PM :: 2993 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... will be one of a board of three appointed managers, is expected to direct and oversee the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Hi`ilei Aloha LLC ....

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Saturday, November 30, 2019
OHA Policy Should Not Discourage Trustees from Speaking Out
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:35 PM :: 3531 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...On November 12, the editors of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser urged OHA to scrap its 'one voice’ policy....

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Friday, November 29, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum: A Tale of an Eviction
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 4477 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Military

...“Where are they going to dispose of the planes, at Waimanalo Gulch?”....

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Thursday, November 28, 2019
OHA: Who Pulled a Fast One While No One's Looking?
By Video @ 3:29 PM :: 3891 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Trustees Latest Sneaky Move Is Another Blow To Transparency....

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019
OIP: OHA PIG Opinion ‘Does not Exist’
By Andrew Walden @ 2:57 PM :: 3013 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OIP says an alleged OIP Opinion-- cited by OHA Trustee Chair Colette Machado as a rationale for a continued investigation of Trustee Keli'i Akina-- does not exist....

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum: State Seeks Contractor to Destroy Historic Airplanes
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 AM :: 5952 Views :: Ethics, Military

...the Airports Division said that if the planes were not taken off the lot, that they would move ahead to dispose of them.  Just in the last couple of days, the State Procurement Office started sending out documents to effectuate that....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
With All Eyes on Mauna Kea, OHA Hands Danner Big Bag of Money
By News Release @ 6:31 PM :: 3400 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA announced today the selection of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) to administer a $1.66-million grant to provide emergency financial assistance to low-income Native Hawaiians statewide....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
Maintenance Backlog? DoE Facilities Branch Administrators Build themselves Houses, Apartment Complex
By Andrew Walden @ 2:12 AM :: 5076 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics

...Don’t get the wrong idea.  DoE employees aren’t lazy bums.  According to reports issued today by the Hawaii State ethics commission, they are working very hard on several very important construction projects—but not for the DoE....

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Trustee Akina Calls on OHA Board to Reject Unsubstantiated Allegations
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:37 PM :: 3627 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Board refers matter back to investigative committee....

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Financial Transparency: Hawaii Ranks 20th
By News Release @ 5:28 PM :: 3081 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics

...Hawaii ranks 20th with an overall score of 84/100....

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
DoD Annual Financial Report: A lot going on under the Surface
By News Release @ 4:15 PM :: 2831 Views :: Ethics, Military

...There is a lot going on under the surface. They include signs of progress, as well as new sources of uncertainty, if not future inquiry and/or investigations....

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Thursday, November 14, 2019
Green Fog: Honolulu's Coming Climate Change Bond Crisis
By Selected News Articles @ 8:55 PM :: 4851 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment, Ethics

...the disclosure statements do not actually project the anticipated risks to the city....

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Thursday, November 14, 2019
Mafia News: Hanabusa Announces Mayoral Campaign
By News Release @ 6:34 PM :: 3951 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Politicians

...Hanabusa's political career begins in 1999 when she teamed up with Larry Mehau to protect the Broken Trustees of KSBE.  Now she wants to be mayor of Honolulu.... 

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Thursday, November 14, 2019
Sue Big Oil: UH Law School Hides Conflict of Interest
By Selected News Articles @ 2:18 AM :: 5401 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment, Ethics

...Antolini previously worked for Vic Sher, which may explain why the academic is so gung-ho to support the misguided crusade of her old boss....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Feds: Guam #1 for Medicare Ambulance Fraud
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 3363 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...Guam Ambulance Company Executives Plead Guilty to Medicare and TRICARE Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
​Former Schofield range director pleads guilty to conspiracy
By News Release @ 9:56 PM :: 4049 Views :: Ethics, Military

...Garo admitted that he helped steer federal contracts worth more than $18 million to a contractor....

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Friday, November 8, 2019
Are Auditor's Recommendations Implemented?
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 9:02 PM :: 2674 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government

...This report covers recommendations made in reports issued from 2014-2017....

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Friday, November 8, 2019
OHA Committee Acknowledges It Has No Authority to Discipline Trustee Akina for Speaking Out
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:42 PM :: 3361 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA's P.I.G. issued a report conceding that OHA has "no recourse” to discipline him, and closed the matter....

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Lawsuit: How HMSA Ran Down Clock on Expensive Cancer Patient
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 4573 Views :: Ethics, Health Care

...Unanimous Hawaii Supreme Court Victory Against HMSA for Cancer Patient and Widow....

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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Schatz Chief of Staff Pours Money into Big Oil Stocks
By Selected News Articles @ 6:37 AM :: 4131 Views :: Energy, Ethics, Congressional Delegation

...Eric Einhorn lists stock owned by spouse valued at $168,000-$445,000....

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
With Help from Maui Council, Convicted Sovereignty Scammer Keanu Sai Launches ‘Hawaiian Kingdom’ Bond Sales
By Andrew Walden @ 5:16 AM :: 6504 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...there’s only one problem, the bonds have already expired.... 

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Guam Congressional Delegate Investigated: Forgery, Bribery, Mistress on Staff
By News Release @ 7:42 PM :: 3823 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation

...The House Ethics Committee has begun an investigation....

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Sunday, October 27, 2019
Enviros Salivate as WESPAC Selected for Audit
By News Release @ 2:04 AM :: 3397 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Small Business

...Office of Inspector General has selected the NOAA’s Western Pacific Sustainable Fisheries Fund grants awarded to the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council for an audit....

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Katherine Kealoha's Boyfriend's Attorney's Law License Suspended
By News Release @ 6:51 AM :: 5122 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

...Gun pointed at police during shooting was registered to Ebersole's attorney....

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Ala Wai Development Plan Serves OHA, not Boaters
By Andrew Walden @ 3:31 AM :: 4866 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Small Business

...OHA stands to potentially receive a 20% cut of revenues generated from development of so-called ‘ceded lands’-- such as the Ala Wai harbor....

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019
My Concern Over Transparency at OHA
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:50 AM :: 3361 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...legislators withheld OHA's funds, contingent upon the completion of a special audit of OHA and its LLCs....

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Monday, September 30, 2019
Ethics: CEO Serves on State Board that Shovels Taxpayer Money to his Company
By News Release @ 3:36 AM :: 3242 Views :: Ethics

...watch how a CEO manages to serve on a Board which gives away over $100K cash to his company....

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