Keli'i Akina

Keli`i Akina, Ph.D., is the president/CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.

What Your Lawmakers Are Getting Away With Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Your Lawmakers Are Getting Away With

There are even more tax increases than usual making their way through the Hawaii Legislature.

Outside OHA, Interior Rule Has Little Native Hawaiian Support Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Outside OHA, Interior Rule Has Little Native Hawaiian Support

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs should follow its own survey data and recognize the lack of support for federal recognition.

OHA Violates Trust Responsibility to Native Hawaiians Office of Hawaiian Affairs via Facebook

OHA Violates Trust Responsibility to Native Hawaiians

The debate over a marine monument shows the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' once again out of sync with the interests of Native Hawaiians.
Setting the Record Straight: Hawaiians Are an ‘Inclusive People’

Setting the Record Straight: Hawaiians Are an ‘Inclusive People’

Citizenship in the Hawaiian Kingdom was never confined to one race. So a race-based election to create a race-based nation would be blatantly non-Hawaiian.
Silent Majority of Hawaiians Gain Voice Flickr: Sheree Zielke

Silent Majority of Hawaiians Gain Voice

After spending three years and over $4 million to create a list of Native Hawaiians  more than 84 percent of all Native Hawaiians remain un-registered.