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Thursday, August 8, 2019
After Years of Illegality, OHA LLCs Hand over Check Registers—Trustees Repeal Nepotism Clause
By Andrew Walden @ 11:08 PM :: 6444 Views :: OHA

...search the record yourself—who are the “beneficiaries” of the OHA “friends and family plan”?.... 

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Canary Island Enviros -- Hawaii Inspires us to Block Telescope from OUR Islands
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 5715 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"...The Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory (TIO) claims to have a backup site on the Canary Island of La Palma, an argument used to put pressure on the Hawaiian authorities, but that has now turned against them when used by TMT opponents...."

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Sunday, August 4, 2019
OHA seeks nonprofit to administer $3 million charter school grant (again)
By News Release @ 10:36 PM :: 5239 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, OHA

...Flashback 2017: Help Stop CNHA Grab for Charter School Funds....

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Sunday, August 4, 2019
Trustee: OHA Should be a Center of Influence Peddling
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 PM :: 4998 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...you will work there around 5 years or so, building your networks and resume then go on to the private sector....

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Saturday, August 3, 2019
1880: King Kalakaua Calls for Observatory to be Built in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 PM :: 8759 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, Higher Education, OHA

...In 1884 the five-inch refractor was installed in a dome constructed above Pauahi Hall.... 

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Thursday, August 1, 2019
9th Circuit Rejects Race-Based Voting on Guam
By Selected News Articles @ 12:48 AM :: 4102 Views :: National News, OHA

...case echoes Rice v Cayetano....

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
OHA Needs a Culture of Transparency
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 9:15 PM :: 4069 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...Is there something to hide?....

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Pro-Telescope Rally Set for Thursday
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 3746 Views :: Higher Education, OHA

... IMUA TMT RALLY -- This Thursday August 1 @ 5pm, STATE CAPITOL ....

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Lassner: My Biggest Concern--'The Fabric of the University'
By News Release @ 11:25 PM :: 4716 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...TMT now represents a huge source of friction in our work to become a model indigenous-serving university and Hawaiian Place of Learning....

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019
DLNR Extends Telescope Permit--Ige Cancels 'Emergency'
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 5757 Views :: Hawaii County , Development, Higher Education, OHA

...This morning, at the request of TMT, the University of Hawaiʻi asked for a two-year extension of the Conservation District Use permit deadline for the initiation of construction. The Department of Land and Natural Resources granted this extension until Sept. 26, 2021....

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Monday, July 29, 2019
OHA Anti-Telescope Activism Begins With Rejection of Cayetano-Era 'Settlement'
By Andrew Walden @ 9:20 PM :: 6735 Views :: Greenmail, OHA

...In 1999, the state offered OHA $250 million and ownership of revenue-producing lands to settle the claims, but bickering trustees turned it down....

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Monday, July 29, 2019
Native Claims: How Alaska Found a Settlement
By Selected News Articles @ 9:16 PM :: 6151 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Here is the story of what Alaskans did, (and Hawaii did not) as told by former Alaska Governor and US Interior Secretary Walter J. Hickel....

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Friday, July 26, 2019
Maunakea Rules: UH Regents Move Meeting to Aug 30
By News Release @ 7:53 PM :: 7051 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... The administrative rules were previously scheduled to be heard at a BOR meeting on July 18 and was rescheduled to August 22. The August 22 meeting was rescheduled in an effort to accommodate increased public interest on the proposed rules ....

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Friday, July 26, 2019
Trustee Keli'i Akina Urges OHA to Recognize its Duty to Native Hawaiians Who Support TMT
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:32 PM :: 4878 Views :: First Amendment, OHA

"...Officially, OHA takes no position on the site or construction of the TMT.  Accordingly, OHA should affirm the rights of all Hawaiians to express themselves, both those who oppose the TMT and those who support it...." 

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Friday, July 26, 2019
OHA Trustees Call on Ige to Rescind Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 4:57 AM :: 6069 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Regardless of your position on the Thirty Meter Telescope....

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Imua TMT: Video from Pro-Telescope Rally
By News Release @ 10:49 PM :: 6969 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, OHA

...TMT supporters must be patient, but start taking action....

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
HDOT Working with Police to "Address Illegal Actions by Protesters"
By News Release @ 2:09 PM :: 4867 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...HDOT will continue to work with law enforcement to address illegal actions by protestors on neighboring islands to impact the daily lives of commuters on other state roads such as the H-1 Freeway....

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Mauna Kea Observatories: "Uncertainty About what Lies Ahead"
By News Release @ 4:23 PM :: 5437 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...Conflicts and protests on the mountain in 2014 and 2015 frame our expectations of 2019, and perhaps beyond....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Judges Refuse: No Halt to Telescope Construction--No End to Emergency Proclamation
By News Release @ 7:49 PM :: 7948 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA, Religion

...Court’s suspension of governor’s emergency proclamation applies only to one Person....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Doomed Telescope: Ige Hands off 'Leadership' to ... uh... Harry Kim
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 8072 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...“I honestly don’t know how this is going to end,” says Doug Simons, an astronomer and executive director of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope....

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Sunday, July 21, 2019
VIDEO: Crying DOCARE Chief Begs Protesters to Open Road
By Video @ 3:55 AM :: 9347 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...“I don't wanna be here,” said Kamakau who is the DOCARE Hawai‘i Island Branch Chief....

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Saturday, July 20, 2019
Machado: “OHA has no position on the siting of the TMT on Maunakea”
By Andrew Walden @ 11:02 PM :: 10883 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, Land Use, OHA

...Trustees are reminding Governor Ige of OHA’s real goal—not stopping the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) but gaining control of thousands of acres atop Mauna Kea.... 

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Saturday, July 20, 2019
Gabbard: "Spiritual nourishment of much greater value than Telescope"
By Video @ 4:06 PM :: 6434 Views :: Hawaii County , Congressional Delegation, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...More Woo than You....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Lt Gov Green: Telescope Not Worth 'Damage to Fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii'
By News Release @ 5:37 PM :: 8911 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military, OHA, Politicians

...In my opinion no single project, not any, is important enough to allow ourselves to damage the fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii....

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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Mauna Kea: Ige Signs Proclamation 'To Prevent Lawless Violence'
By News Release @ 3:18 AM :: 5655 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA

...The emergency proclamation gives law enforcement increased flexibility and authority to close more areas and restrict access on Mauna Kea....

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
OHA: Protests are Opportunity for us to Grab Mauna Kea Lease
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 6543 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

"...Regardless of your position on TMT, we must all agree with Gov. Ige’s 2015 statement that the state has 'failed' Maunakea...."

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Sunday, July 14, 2019
'Sacrilege': OHA Leadership Predicts Violence at TMT Construction Site
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 10007 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Religion

"...the commencement of construction activities for the TMT will result in bodily harm and psychological trauma to OHA’s beneficiaries and others at the hands of the State...."

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Telescope Construction to Begin Next Week
By News Release @ 6:56 PM :: 5072 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...The State Department of Transportation announced that Mauna Kea Access Road will be closed and there could be lane and other road closures associated with large equipment movement beginning July 15....

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Monday, July 8, 2019
Trustee Akina Praises OHA’s Support of Court Order to Open LLCs’ Books
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:23 PM :: 4172 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...Under interim CEO Sylvia Hussey’s leadership, transparency reigns...."

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Saturday, July 6, 2019
OHA LLCs Agree to Provide Check Register
By Andrew Walden @ 8:43 PM :: 6064 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... OHA’s response comes just two days after the departure of former OHA CEO Kamana’o Crabbe .... 

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019
OHA LLC Records Being Destroyed?
By Video @ 11:50 PM :: 3853 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...They Did Something Nobody Else Would Be Allowed To Do....

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Monday, July 1, 2019
OHA Needs a Watchdog!
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:36 PM :: 4807 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, OHA

...If an OHA Trustee cannot publicly disagree with Board decisions, then it would hinder any Trustee from functioning as a watchdog. That would be a terrible loss to beneficiaries....

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Sunday, June 30, 2019
Telescope: DLNR vs KAHEA 'No Sound Cannon'
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 6881 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, OHA, Police

...The assertion that DOCARE utilized an LRAD in association with protests on Maui’s Haleakala several years ago is completely false....

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Sunday, June 30, 2019
OHA looking for Someone to Give Away $1.66M
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 3106 Views :: OHA

...OHA seeks non-profit to administer $1.66 million emergency financial assistance grant....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Akina: LLC Ruling 'A Big Win for OHA Beneficiaries'
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 5:28 AM :: 4070 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...“Losing this case raises questions as to whether the OHA Board is acting in the best interest of its beneficiaries when it comes to transparency and their right to know how their trust funds are spent.”...

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
What are OHA Trustees Trying to Cover Up Now?
By Video @ 9:55 PM :: 4090 Views :: Ethics, OHA

"...we will use this against you in the next election...."

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Judge Orders OHA LLCs to Hand Over Check Registers
By Andrew Walden @ 9:40 PM :: 5529 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...How much more beneficiary money will OHA insiders waste in this futile effort to keep their own secrets?....

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
OHA Granted Marijuana Grower Right to Audit LLCs
By Andrew Walden @ 1:18 AM :: 5889 Views :: Ethics, OHA, Drugs

"... (Marijuana grower Ranson Shepherd) may audit any and all records of (OHA) relating to the Confidential Information, as well as (OHA’s) security and protection measures, and procedures ...."

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Friday, June 21, 2019
​OHA board appoints interim chief executive officer
By News Release @ 2:39 AM :: 3154 Views :: OHA

...The OHA Board today appointed OHA Chief Operating Officer Sylvia Hussey, Ed.D., as the agency’s interim chief executive officer (CEO) until a new CEO is hired....

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
OHA Majority Targets Trustee Akina
By News Release @ 6:41 PM :: 5608 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...the OHA Board has targeted him for his efforts to achieve greater transparency and accountability at OHA....

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
Telescope: State Issues Notice to Proceed, Rips Down Protesters Shacks
By News Release @ 6:05 PM :: 7337 Views :: Hawaii County , DHHL, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

... So that construction of the telescope can begin safely, four unauthorized structures were removed from Mauna Kea earlier this morning by multiple state agencies .... 

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Sunday, June 16, 2019
After Lying to Legislature OHA Shoots Messenger--and Misses
By Andrew Walden @ 10:28 PM :: 6533 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... what was it that Keli'i Akina said? ....

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Saturday, June 8, 2019
ACLU: Proposed Mauna Kea Rules Unconstitutional
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 4915 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, OHA

...proposed rules as they may infringe upon the constitutional rights of individuals seeking to access Mauna Kea....

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
OHA Trustees target one of their own for ‘investigation’--then chicken out
By Andrew Walden @ 11:10 PM :: 7113 Views :: Ethics, OHA

... was this Crabbe's final attempt at revenge? ....

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Crabbe Out as OHA CEO
By Selected News Articles @ 9:44 PM :: 5732 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...The Crabbe-created LLCs must be dissolved, the irregularities in contract awarding must end, and the FBI must be raid the offices now before all the evidences of corruption are destroyed while Crabbe hangs on till the end of the month.... 

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
OHA Distributes $6M Grant Money
By News Release @ 8:39 PM :: 4013 Views :: OHA

...OHA Board of Trustees approves $6 million for community grants....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
OHA seeks community input on its upcoming biennium budget
By News Release @ 3:52 AM :: 3238 Views :: OHA

...The comment period will close June 5....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
OHA approves $100,000 in event grants
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 3598 Views :: OHA

...22 community events that will receive a total of $100,000 from OHA’s ʻAhahui Grants Program....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Did OHA really ‘Slash’ Trustee allowances?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 7:22 PM :: 4731 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...not all are so impressed....

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Give OHA a Piece of Your Mind
By Video @ 4:09 AM :: 5489 Views :: Ethics, OHA

...OHA will host eight community meetings across the state to inform the public about the planning process and to hear from our beneficiaries....

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