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Monday, May 13, 2019
Source: Esther Kia’aina and Andy Winer Warned Jim Lyon About Investigation
By Andrew Walden @ 7:31 PM :: 18119 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, World News, Congressional Delegation, OHA

... Winer’s resignation as Sen Brian Schatz’ Chief of Staff was announced in the media, May 4, 2019.  Kia'aina is reportedly under consideration for top jobs at DHHL and OHA ....

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Audio: Akina Interviewed on KSSK ‘Perry & the Posse’
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:34 PM :: 4834 Views :: OHA, Rail

...Hawaii radio personality Michael W. Perry hosts Keli‘i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii....

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Monday, May 6, 2019
OHA board approves revisions to trustee protocol allowance
By News Release @ 2:58 PM :: 4571 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...reduce each trustee’s allowance; limit what the funds can be used for; and establish accountability safeguards, thereby addressing the state auditor’s concerns....

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Thursday, May 2, 2019
OHA: Where is the promised audit for fraud, waste and abuse?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:08 PM :: 5146 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...It's been over two years since the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees unanimously approved an independent audit of OHA and its limited liability companies for fraud, waste and abuse....

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Ethics Commission Resolves Charge Against Rowena Akana
By News Release @ 3:30 AM :: 4300 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...This case – COMPL-C-17-00112 – is separate from the Commission’s Decision in COMPL-C-15-00236, issued on February 5, 2019, which imposed an administrative penalty of $23,106.53; Ms. Akana has appealed that Decision....

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
Public urged to participate in next round of hearings on proposed Maunakea rules
By News Release @ 6:09 PM :: 5903 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...to provide feedback on the latest draft of the proposed administrative rules to govern public and commercial activities on UH-managed lands on Maunakea....

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
OHA’s LLCs: The Noose Is Tightening
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 4503 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA assets cannot be shielded from accountability (to both the Trustees and the general public) simply by tossing them into LLCs....

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
OHA CFO Ousted to Block 'Fair Treatment' of Grant Requests?
By Andrew Walden @ 9:27 PM :: 6269 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Laeha says he was, "in the process of implementing ... 'fair treatment' laws which require independent solicitations on contracts...."  

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
HB172: Legislature Denies Funding for OHA and LLCs Unless Audit for Fraud, Waste and Abuse is Completed
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:57 PM :: 5345 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Trustee Keli'i Akina praises decision as victory for OHA beneficiaries....

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Saturday, April 27, 2019
OHA Releases Aina Summit Report
By News Release @ 3:45 AM :: 4675 Views :: Environment, OHA

...Coinciding with Earth Day....

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Thursday, April 25, 2019
SCR204: OHA Insiders Exploit Aloha Poke Controversy to Grab Ownership of Hawaiian Culture for Themselves
By Andrew Walden @ 5:30 PM :: 5943 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Small Business

...The plan is the feudal-minded Office of Hawaiian Affairs-OHA will own ‘Aloha’ and you will have to buy aloha from them.  Poke too.  And they are using this to grab control of ‘genetic’ resources as well....

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Will the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Go Broke?
By Video @ 7:19 PM :: 4439 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Who Is Warning That This Could Become A Reality?....

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Saturday, April 20, 2019
OHA's Crabbe out of the Bucket?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:49 PM :: 7507 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...his contract expires this summer....

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Monday, April 15, 2019
Senate: OHA Must Complete Audit of LLCs
By News Release @ 2:22 PM :: 6264 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...in response to concerns that there was no systematic review of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' procurement processes, limited liability companies, or loans....

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Saturday, April 13, 2019
UH requesting second round of public hearings for Maunakea administrative rules
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 6610 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The regents will take up the request at their April 18 meeting at Leeward Community College....

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
OHA's $139 Million Dollar Question
By Video @ 11:01 PM :: 6256 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...If Someone Offered You $139 Million Dollars To Reveal Your Darkest Secrets, Would You Do It?....

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
OHA Trustees Vote 8-1 to Extend Audit
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:14 PM :: 5735 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Trustee Akina Votes No to Further Delay of OHA Independent Audit -- OHA Board Pushes Audit Completion to December ....

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Sunday, April 7, 2019
Secret Timeline Shows OHA Lying to Legislature While Stonewalling LLC Audit
By Andrew Walden @ 3:12 PM :: 7383 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...Earlier this year, we told the State Auditor (and essentially, the Legislature) that this audit was one of the proactive steps OHA was taking to address the state audit findings.” -- Trustee Hulu Lindsey Nov 30, 2018

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Friday, April 5, 2019
DLNR Seeks Bidders to Redevelop Ala Wai Harbor
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 8261 Views :: Honolulu County, Land Use, OHA, Small Business, Tourism

...The redevelopment should take into consideration input received in the DTL, LLC Final Report....

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Friday, April 5, 2019
OHA Trustees Approve New Governance Framework
By News Release @ 4:42 AM :: 4536 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...The group was led by OHA Vice Chair Lee and included Chair Machado and Trustees Robert Lindsey and John Waiheʻe IV, as well as OHA Chief Executive Officer/Ka Pouhana Kamanaʻopono Crabbe, OHA Chief Operating Officer/Ka Pou Nui Sylvia Hussey, and trustee and administration staff....

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Friday, April 5, 2019
OHA Gives $500K to Nonprofits
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 3318 Views :: OHA

...Ten organizations to receive funding....

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Friday, March 29, 2019
Court: OHA LLCs Subject to UIPA
By Andrew Walden @ 11:29 PM :: 5997 Views :: Ethics, OHA

“…the court finds as a matter of law that OHA owns, and has authority and control over the operation and management of the LLC’s operations….”

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Friday, March 29, 2019
Akina: OHA spending rate unsustainable
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:41 PM :: 3866 Views :: OHA

...Trustees now have an opportunity to address the Spending Policy, and other financial policies that are under review....

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Thursday, March 21, 2019
How to Solve the Hawaiian Homelands Problem
By Video @ 12:43 AM :: 4866 Views :: DHHL, OHA

...There's Enough Land in Hawai'i for all Hawaiians....

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
OHA Kakaako Makai Plans Begin With Sewage Plant
By Selected News Articles @ 9:04 PM :: 5769 Views :: Ethics, Development, OHA

"...I was quite idealistic in thinking that with the $2.9M Master plan Rob Iopa’s WCIT created, we were going to be issuing RFPs to implement them...."

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Friday, March 15, 2019
Judge Allows OHA, UH to Scrap for Mauna Kea Money
By News Release @ 7:12 PM :: 5231 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...OHA is pleased....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Kanuikapono School: Will Teachers be Fired to Cover Up FBI Investigation?
By Video @ 8:03 PM :: 9048 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Ethics, Labor, OHA

...Kanuikapono Charter School Leadership Itself Is Now Being Watched....

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
OHA Must Do More to Solve the Hawaiian Home Lands Problem
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:20 AM :: 5503 Views :: DHHL, OHA

...it was Prince Kuhio's original vision that Hawaiian homesteaders would be able to own their land in fee simple....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
What do the FBI, OHA, and Kauai Have in Common?
By Video @ 10:48 PM :: 9059 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Illegal Activities? Criminal Coverups? Unsavory Characters?....

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Friday, February 22, 2019
HART Property Acquisitions: The Denis Dwyer Connection
By Tom Berg @ 2:51 PM :: 7156 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Rail

"...Dwyer was to acquire all federal properties...."

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
A Change at OHA That Changes Everything
By Video @ 2:21 AM :: 6773 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Trustee Dan Ahuna, who is being investigated by the FBI, takes over Committee overseeing Audit....

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Who Wants to Give OHA Millions More?
By Video @ 7:21 PM :: 4076 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... Talk About Throwing Good Money After Bad ....

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Friday, February 8, 2019
VIDEO: Abigail Kawananakoa Releases Edited Interview
By Video @ 3:33 AM :: 6508 Views :: Ethics, Family, OHA

...Campbell Estate heiress Abigail Kawananakoa released a video interview on Feb. 7, 2019 that was filmed on Jan. 15, 2019 at her home in Hawaii....

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Ethics: Rowena Akana Fined $23K--Trouble Began with OHA-Funded Scheme to Dig Up Kawaiahao Church Graveyard
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 5173 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Princess Kawananakoa believes that Kawaiaha’o church officials and construction workers dug up and disturbed the burial plot of her ancestor Queen Kapi’olani ....

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
Legislators Pressure OHA on Audit, LLCs
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:33 PM :: 4260 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...on January 9, after hearing OHA's biennium budget request, members of the Senate Ways and Means Committee raised questions about the progress of the independent audit of OHA and its LLCs. A similar question was raised the next day at the House Finance Committee....

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Auditor Slams DoT--$112M Illegally Hidden from Legislature
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 1:16 PM :: 5519 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, OHA

...three revolving funds, and one trust fund with remaining balances which total approximately $120 million as of June 30, 2018, had no financial activity during our (5 year) review period....

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Thursday, January 24, 2019
OHA: Authorities Should Take Atooi Threats Seriously
By News Release @ 5:09 PM :: 8078 Views :: Kauai County, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

"...OHA continues to work with various law enforcement entities...."

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Who's Getting Really Scared at OHA?
By Video @ 7:30 PM :: 4895 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... They Refuse To Hand Over Key Documents, Hoping To Kill The Audit ....

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Saturday, January 19, 2019
Video: Marshal Resigns After Fake Atooi King Teams up With Developer to Chase Protesters Off Land
By Video @ 4:49 PM :: 11126 Views :: Kauai County, Development, Greenmail, Law Enforcement, OHA

... 'King of Atooi' Dayne Gonsalves and his 'marshals' team up with developer to intimidate Coco Palms protesters ....

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Police Impersonators Attack OHA Offices, Most Escape Scot-free
By Andrew Walden @ 11:09 PM :: 9933 Views :: Kauai County, OHA, Police

...Waving fake police badges, recidivist criminal police impersonators claiming to be ‘Federal Marshals’ from Kauai today assaulted employees at the State of Hawaii Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  Police let most of the group leave....

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
What Should OHA Really be Doing?
By Video @ 8:08 PM :: 4045 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA Beneficiaries Need More Than Unity Amongst Trustees....

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019
A Stunning Revelation at OHA
By Video @ 10:47 PM :: 4654 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...He Not Only Admitted They've Been Concealing Information, But From Whom....

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019
OHA Audit in Jeopardy
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:55 PM :: 4909 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA's own audit for fraud, waste and abuse, contracted to an independent national firm, not only faced more than a year's delay in getting started, but is currently facing challenges, jeopardizing its timely completion....

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Sunday, December 30, 2018
OHA CFO: We Keep Trustees in the Dark About LLCs
By Andrew Walden @ 9:06 PM :: 9203 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...Managers have explicitly limited OHA's access to information, and reserved their right to continue to do so...."

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Sunday, December 30, 2018
OHA’s $500K Cookie Crumbles
By Andrew Walden @ 2:38 AM :: 7659 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Small Business

... “Hawaii Gourmet Cookies has ceased operations.”   That’s the word from Oahu Auctions and Liquidations ....

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Thursday, December 27, 2018
The Latest Bad Joke for Hawaiians
By Video @ 10:36 AM :: 5609 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...US Federal Recognition Is Dead, Right?....

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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Internal audit of UH managed Maunakea lands finds no irregularities
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 7136 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Higher Education, OHA

...UH Office of Internal Audit evaluates university funds, lease payments and external funds received in support of stewardship, management, education and other activities related to Maunakea....

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
What's Not Adding up at OHA?
By Video @ 7:43 PM :: 4717 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...They Say One Thing In Public But In Private Do Another....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Auditor: DLNR Held Back Ceded Lands Payments
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 9:32 PM :: 7611 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Land Use, OHA, Small Business

...Over $26 Million of State Portion of Ceded Land Revenues were not Transferred to the State General Fund in a Timely Manner....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
How Would You Grade OHA?
By Video @ 12:43 AM :: 4868 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Watch This To See Our OHA Report Card For 2018 & What They Should Do Next Year....

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