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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Crabbes in the Bucket: Secret OHA Employee Surveys Reveal Distrust, Anger
By Andrew Walden @ 3:23 AM :: 3748 Views :: OHA

"Too much want-a-bees getting caught up in the hype of being N(ative) H(awaiian) cultural experts...."

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Sunday, January 22, 2017
My Conversation with OHA Sex Harassment Victim
By News Release @ 8:10 PM :: 5026 Views :: Ethics, OHA

In early 2016 I received a call from a friend who asked me to meet someone who needed help....

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Sunday, January 22, 2017
OHA’s Hidden LLCs: Why Plead Guilty to Stealing $14M?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:10 PM :: 6024 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... LLCs hide some of the fattest salaries in OHA--and much, much more ....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Financial Services: OHA Spire Contract Balloons 760% in Two Years
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:35 PM :: 3815 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...a contract for financial consulting services that ballooned from an initial $95,000 commitment to $723,000 from 2014 to 2016....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
OHA pays $50K: Sex harassment claim against Peter Apo
By Selected News Articles @ 1:58 PM :: 3826 Views :: Ethics, OHA
Coverage draws a classic non-denial from Apo ….
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
48-Hour Fed Wreck Countdown
By Video @ 4:37 PM :: 3370 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA, Obama

... 12:00 EST / 7:00 AM HST Friday, January 20--No More Fake Indian Tribe ....

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Monday, January 16, 2017
Akina: Make King’s dream a reality for Hawaii
By Tax Foundation @ 4:17 PM :: 2043 Views :: OHA

Today, there is a growing stereotype of Native Hawaiians as a monolithic group that opposes all that is American and asserts exclusive rights against the majority of others who have made Hawaii their home. This stereotype is clearly not the true picture....

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Sunday, January 15, 2017
Obama Admin: Hawaii DOI Rule Part of ‘Renewed Era of Federal-Tribal Relations’
By News Release @ 12:55 AM :: 3188 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

... Native Hawaiians are the largest indigenous group in the United States that lacks a government-to-government relationship with the United States.  (Because 'indigenous' does not equal 'tribal'.  Hello?) ....

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Friday, January 13, 2017
OHA Officially Named Papahānaumokuākea co-trustee
By News Release @ 12:33 AM :: 2355 Views :: Environment, OHA

...the state and two federal departments formalized an agreement adding OHA as a co-trustee of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument....

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Kakaako Kickbacks: Ethics Commission Investigates OHA Trustee Peter Apo
By Video @ 5:30 PM :: 4614 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

Heads Are Starting To Roll At The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Sunday, January 08, 2017
Lawyer: OHA Transferred Waimea Valley to Private Company Controlled by CEO Crabbe
By Andrew Walden @ 7:43 PM :: 8612 Views :: Ethics, OHA

According to its attorney, a private company controlled by OHA CEO Kamana’o Crabbe now possesses sole title to the 1,875 acres comprising Waimea Valley....

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Sunday, January 08, 2017
Native Hawaiian Astronomers Testify in Support of Telescope
By News Release @ 2:11 PM :: 4010 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

“I see Maunakea as a special place that allows us to understand and study our origins....”

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Akina: Ethics Commission Upholds Participation in Suit Against Fake Indian Tribe
By News Release @ 9:27 PM :: 3812 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

“Today was a productive day. The will of the voters who elected me was upheld,” Trustee Akina said....

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Nai Aupuni Biggest Failure of 2016, Will be Dead January 20
By Video @ 1:04 PM :: 3289 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Will be dead when Obama leaves office January 20....

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Video: OHA Trustees Vote to Buy Out Crabbe--$450K Golden Parachute
By Video @ 4:33 AM :: 5388 Views :: Ethics, OHA

During the debate, Crabbe cronies--now in the minority on the Board--revealed that they had gifted Crabbe with a $450K golden parachute just before the Nov 8 elections changed the Board majority....

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Harbors wharfage rates to rise 34.5% in 2017
By Michael Hansen @ 1:18 AM :: 4253 Views :: Jones Act, OHA, Small Business, Cost of Living

The first two wharfage increases of 17% and 15% on February 1st and October 1st respectively will result in a 34.5% increase in 2017 on a compound basis....

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Saturday, December 31, 2016
Can you name the state trying to place racial restrictions on voting?
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 AM :: 3142 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
The CNMI law restricts voting in certain elections to those of "Northern Marianas descent."
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Saturday, December 31, 2016
Another Court Blasts Unconstitutional, Race-Based Voting
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 3166 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The courts just handed unconstitutional, race-based voting—backed by the Obama administration—another defeat....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
10 New Year's Resolutions for Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:55 PM :: 3210 Views :: Hawaii State Government, OHA, Taxes

Stop the unconstitutional use of public funds to turn native Hawaiians into a race-based tribe. Instead, focus on what would really help them -- like better schools, more housing, and economic development....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
More Turmoil at OHA -- CFO Resigns
By Andrew Walden @ 9:17 PM :: 4117 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Hawley Iona, Chief Financial Officer of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs resigned this week....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
$500K: OHA's Giant Cookie Loan
By News Release @ 2:17 AM :: 3229 Views :: OHA, Small Business

Earlier this year, OHA issued a $236,000 business loan to Mahealani Strong to support the growth of her insurance brokerage company, I A Maui Associates....

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Thursday, December 29, 2016
OHA’s Secret Mauna Kea Meetings
By Video @ 1:19 AM :: 3894 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

Wait Until You Hear What This Ad Hoc Committee Can Do In Secret....

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
OHA: Crabbe Contract Secretly Extended 3 Years
By Video @ 7:14 PM :: 4245 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

...all the Fed Wreckers show up to testify against audit....

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Auditor: OHA Fails to File Oversight Reports as it Drains Public Land Trust Fund
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:57 AM :: 2406 Views :: OHA

...OHA did not file statutorily required reports for non-general funds and for administratively created funds....

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Sunday, December 18, 2016
Hawaiian Civic Club Money Secretly Funneled into Fake Indian Tribe
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 PM :: 4479 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...no one in the Hawaiian Civic Club membership was consulted ahead of time....

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Friday, December 16, 2016
Anti-Hawaiian? Akina Debunks Critics
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:10 PM :: 4056 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

On Thursday, the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs held its second meeting since its reorganization....

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Why They Fired Bob Lindsey
By Video @ 5:35 PM :: 2533 Views :: OHA
See What OHAʻs Newest Trustee Wants & Why Everyoneʻs A Winner If It Happens
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Monday, December 12, 2016
OHA Fishing for Money from Fishermen?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:40 PM :: 4148 Views :: OHA, Small Business, Taxes

OHA may be able to pick boaters’ pockets, but it turns out shore-bound fishermen are protected....

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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Akina OHA: “Crucial Recommendations for Achieving Fiscal Sustainability”
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:49 PM :: 3864 Views :: OHA

...analysis of the financial statements of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Thursday, December 08, 2016
OHA: Akina Sworn in, Akana Ousts Lindsey as Chair
By Andrew Walden @ 3:06 PM :: 2613 Views :: OHA

After this morning’s swearing-in of newly elected Trustee Kelii Akina, OHA Trustees got right down to business....

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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Akina to OHA: E Hana Kakou
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:14 PM :: 2204 Views :: OHA

...OHA is relevant and of concern to the entire community....

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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Who’s not giving up on Fed Wreck?
By Video @ 4:52 PM :: 3264 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

It Looks Like It's Going To Be A Fight To The Finish....

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Thursday, December 01, 2016
Harbors Division Fee Hike designed to boost $77M OHA Slush Fund?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:48 PM :: 6191 Views :: Economy, OHA, Taxes, Cost of Living

...OHA milked $12,684,000 from Harbors Division in 2015....

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Revealed: How Lindsey Beat Trask
By Video @ 11:08 PM :: 3206 Views :: Ethics, OHA

Who Put $$$ In Lindseyʻs Pocket & Why They Now Have “Uncle Bob” In Theirs....

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Midnight Regulations in Paradise
By Selected News Articles @ 2:55 AM :: 4835 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...the Trump administration should immediately act to rescind that rule, and Congress can also reject it via the Congressional Review Act....

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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Documents Reveal Waihee Hustles Indians for $2M
By Andrew Walden @ 1:40 AM :: 6098 Views :: Akaka Bill, Ethics, OHA

Many of $2.168M in expenses are nebulous, making it easy for the usual suspects to score padded communications and media contracts....

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Fake Indian Tribe: Robin Danner’s Desperate Million Dollar Gamble
By Video @ 9:30 PM :: 3267 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Is The Robin Danner Crowd Making One Final Attempt To Turn You Into A Tribe?....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Help Trump Dump Fed Wreck
By Video @ 8:25 PM :: 3642 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

The Chance Of US Federal Recognition Actually Happening In Hawai`i Has Plummeted....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Ancient Astronomy in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 4086 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, OHA

There were two important tasks that drew on ancient Hawaiians’ understanding of space and time....

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Monday, November 14, 2016
U Texas signs agreement with Japan to collaborate on TMT
By News Release @ 6:06 PM :: 3895 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...“He said it will likely be located in Hawaii or the Canary Islands.’....

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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Ethics Complaint: OHA Insiders Take Kickbacks from Kakaako Makai Projects
By Andrew Walden @ 1:26 AM :: 8254 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

...Trustees and Executive staffers manipulated the Kakaako RFP process to ensure that the Kuhikuhi Puuone (WCIT, DTL, and EKF) would receive the award....

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Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Akina Wins—Is Fed Wreck Finally Dead?
By Video @ 10:12 PM :: 1926 Views :: OHA

The “Fed Wreckers” Lost A Huge One Yesterday....

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Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Kelii Akina Wins Seat as OHA Trustee - Vows to Challenge Financial Practices and Race-Based Nation Plans
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:47 PM :: 3075 Views :: OHA

Keli`i Akina, Ph.D. has won the General Election race for Trustee-at-Large in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Saturday, November 05, 2016
Telescope: ‘Stop OHA from interfering with the economy’
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 3:04 PM :: 2293 Views :: OHA

...Stop OHA from interfering with the economy with its tendency to stand in the way of progress like the Thirty Meter Telescope....

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Saturday, November 05, 2016
OHA to Waste Another $7M on Fake Indian tribe?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:31 PM :: 2747 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...an additional seven million dollars in OHA funding to pay for another illegal “vote” to ratify the flawed Na'i Aupuni “fed wreck” constitution....

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Saturday, November 05, 2016
Hawaiians Need everyone to vote to clean up the problems at OHA
By Video @ 3:00 AM :: 1909 Views :: OHA

... Kelii Akina and Mililani Trask ....

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Friday, November 04, 2016
OHA Incumbents Run Away from Their Records—And Every Community Forum
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:37 AM :: 2075 Views :: OHA

Lindsey and Apoliona, both up for re-election, have failed to participate in any publicly hosted forums or television programs in which they would have faced their respective challengers Mililani Trask and Keli'i Akina....

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Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Lindsey Spent Millions of OHA Dollars on Geothermal Scheme
By Video @ 10:18 PM :: 3690 Views :: Energy, Ethics, OHA, Politicians

...OHAʻs Dirty Geothermal Secret.....

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Monday, October 31, 2016
Announcement: When Thirty Meter Telescope Gives up on Hawaii, it will go to Canary Islands
By News Release @ 4:33 PM :: 4465 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

The TMT International Observatory Board of Governors met last week to discuss the progress of TMT in Hawaii and to consider potential alternate sites....

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Friday, October 28, 2016
OHA is State’s 170th-Largest ‘Business’
By News Release @ 2:11 AM :: 2236 Views :: OHA

OHA is losing $20M a year on revenue of $31.4M... How much longer will they stay in 'business'? ....

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