The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA)

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New study shines light on suicides among active duty military; Trustee talks about the Office of Hawaiian Affairs recent audit; Hawaii lawyer used Georgia consultants to place Micronesian babies; Aquaponics in Waimanalo; Kingston Trio remembers the music

OHA Elects Officers and Look to the Future

Dec 10, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs conducted its first meeting following the November 6th election of new members.

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Public Comment of Vacation Rentals; Hanauma Bay Capacity; OHA Masterplan; Puna Recovery

Former Hawaiʻi Governor Defends OHA

Mar 22, 2018
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A critical management audit of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs is continuing to ripple. The office has no comment about a possible FBI probe. The OHA Board met in an executive session earlier today to talk about the employment contract of CEO Kamanaʻopono Crabbe. 

State Auditor Discusses Reviews of OHA, HTA

Mar 7, 2018
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The State Auditor’s most recent report flags a failing documents system and short-staffing at the Public Utilities Commission. Another flagged a communications breakdown in the Department of Health as well as problems with the state energy office. But it’s the findings of two agencies - the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Hawaii Tourism Authority that Les Kondo is particularly concerned about.

The Conversation: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Mar 7, 2018
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Auditing State Government; Rethinking South Point Management Practices; Politics of the Korean Conflict

The Conversation: Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Feb 1, 2018
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Public Safety Committee Reaction to EMA Mistake; Former Hawaii State Civil Defense Vice Director

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The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is suing the state over the “mismanagement” of Mauna Kea.

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James Watt

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has been named as co-trustee to the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.  The area is the largest fully protected conservation area in the US, encompassing 583,000 square miles of ocean, small islands, and atolls in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  It's home to more than 7,000 marine species, a quarter of which are found only in the Hawaiian Archipelago.  It’s also a significant cultural site to Native Hawaiians, containing both historical and spiritual places.

The Conversation: Friday, August 5th, 2016

Aug 5, 2016

OHA’s Response to Kelii Akina’s CB editorial; HMH’s Production, Two Gentlemen of Verona; Kauai Primary Elections; Comedy Workshop