An ad hoc committee has been created to work out the details of the contract.
Board Chair Robert Lindsey Jr. said, “For the board, the decision, on large part, reflects a commitment to providing OHA employees with stable leadership at the top. The most important decision we make for this organization is selecting its CEO. Our hope is that this decision inspires the confidence and support of our employees and beneficiaries.”
Crabbe has served as OHA CEO (Ka Pouhana) since January 2012.
He holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Hawaii Manoa.
Crabbe’s tenure at OHA has sometimes made headlines.