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Mililani Trask, Jackie Burke, Pua Ishibashi Endorse Keli’i Akina for OHA Trustee
By Video @ 11:57 PM :: 2407 Views :: OHA

From Mililani Trask

FreeHawaii.Blogspot.com, Oct 10, 2020 

Many Voters, Hawaiian & Non-Hawaiian are asking me who I am voting for in the OHA Elections.

I will be voting for Keli’i Akina for OHA Trustee At-Large, Luana Alapa for OHA Trustee for Molokai and Lanakila Mangauil for OHA Trustee for Hawai’i Island.

I am voting for Keli’i Akina because he has consistently been an advocate for accountability and transparency at OHA. He and Trustee Hulu Lindsey from Maui have been the strongest voices raising OHA's ongoing mismanagement and inability to explain why millions of dollars to the tune of $8 million in Trust funds have been awarded by OHA for projects that auditors raised as red flags for waste, abuse and fraud! These are funds the auditors signaled as being unaccounted for (Kaua’i Taro Co-Op & Kana’iolowalu Sovereignty) and why OHA cannot respond to or justify the serious issues raised in 3 Financial Audits. We need Keli`i to remain on the OHA Board to bring about transparency & accountability to protect the financial interests of our trust.

I am voting for Luana Alapa as OHA Trustee from Molokai because she is the only candidate that is a small business woman and because of her lifelong commitment to building self-confidence in young Hawaiian women. I also know that Luana Alapa can work with everyone, we need her leadership & experience to stop the continuous in-fighting that has paralyzed OHA for years. If you check the record you will find that many of the serious accounting problems at OHA started under the leadership of Colette Machado, who has steadfastly refused to make public the records of significant Trust Funds for projects & programs that she directly ordered.

I am voting for Lanakila Mangauil for OHA Trustee Hawai`i Island because he resides on Hawai’i Island, is a Hawaiian Educator & Cultural Practitioner and has demonstrated his commitment to preserving our culture, our Wahi Pana (sacred places) and our Constitutional and Human Rights to Worship the Akua, maintain our cultural practices and preserve our ‘āina. Voting is the basis for exercising our power to designate & support our true leaders. Hawaiians voted during the Kingdom and still do now. In this election, we have the opportunity to make change, to get accountability and to stop the waste, fraud, abuse and ineptitude at OHA. Let's not waste this chance to make change for ourselves, our ohana & our ‘āina.

I ku mau mau!

Mililani B. Trask

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OHA Trustee candidate Jackie Kahookele Burke endorses Keli'i Akina for reelection.  Burke received 29,422 votes in the Primary.

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"I’m Rowena Akana and I am endorsing Luana Alapa and Keli’i Akina for OHA Trusteeship. OHA needs honest people in the organization to protect our Trust. Mahalo for your Support." -- Former OHA Trustee Rowena Akana

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Keali'i Makekau, Hawaiian activist and former OHA candidate, endorses Keli'i Akina & Luana Alapa for OHA Trustee 

Excerpt: "...Two things stand out more than anything - transparency and accountability...OHA seems to be in a very dark place, and with that, our monies and revenues are disappearing... Mr. Akina has done a very admirable job bringing forth things like the audit, which has already... proven there is red flags and abuse happening there. Luana Alapa brings another breath of fresh air with her own diverse background. But the stance on transparency and accountability I believe is critical to getting this board back into the people's hands. So with that, I offer my official endorsement for Luana Alapa for Molokai and Keli'i Akina for At-Large (OHA Trustee)."

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Kauai OHA Candidate Kamealoha Smith Endorses Keli’i Akina for OHA Trustee at-Large

In the August 8, 2020 Primary, Smith received 55,025 votes – 13.5% of total—finishing 2nd in the Kauai resident Trustee race.

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