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OHA At-Large Candidates Have Raised Little Money So Far Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA At-Large Candidates Have Raised Little Money So Far

None of the three incumbents — Lei Ahu Isa, Rowena Akana and John Waihee IV — reported spending any money this year and two are in debt.

2 Candidates For OHA’s Oahu Seat Have A Big Financial Edge Cory Lum/Civil Beat

2 Candidates For OHA’s Oahu Seat Have A Big Financial Edge

In the race for money, Esther Kia’aina and Sam Wilder King II are winning.

Search For Other Beneficiaries to Hawaiian Heiress’ Trust Will Continue Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Search For Other Beneficiaries to Hawaiian Heiress’ Trust Will Continue

A judge delayed deciding whether to include a new board of directors for Abigail Kawananakoa’s charity in the battle for control of her $215 million trust.

Hawaiian Heiress’s Charity Board Heads to Court In $215 Million Trust Case AP

Hawaiian Heiress’s Charity Board Heads to Court In $215 Million Trust Case

A new board of directors for Princess Abigail Kawananakoa’s charity wants to be included in ongoing battle for control of her trust.

OHA Inspires Hope — And Disillusionment — For Hawaiians Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Inspires Hope — And Disillusionment — For Hawaiians

Created out of the idealism of the 1970s Hawaiian Renaissance, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs has been bogged down by scandal and infighting.

Pivotal Oahu Seat Is Up For Grabs In OHA Elections Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pivotal Oahu Seat Is Up For Grabs In OHA Elections

Peter Apo is leaving the Office of Hawaiian Affairs board, setting up a seven-way race to replace him.

Supreme Court Hears New Arguments Over Thirty Meter Telescope AP

Supreme Court Hears New Arguments Over Thirty Meter Telescope

Opponents say a state appeals judge had a conflict of interest when she granted a permit for the project.

Here’s The Spending That Got OHA Incumbents In Trouble Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s The Spending That Got OHA Incumbents In Trouble

A state audit said Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees used their $22,200 per year personal allowances for questionable purposes.

Hawaii Has 5 Other Active Volcanoes In Addition To Kilauea AP

Hawaii Has 5 Other Active Volcanoes In Addition To Kilauea

Here’s a quick look at the islands’ active and inactive volcanoes.

How The World Is Celebrating Hawaii This Year Courtesy of British Library

How The World Is Celebrating Hawaii This Year

On the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s voyage of discovery, museums in Europe are featuring exhibits of Hawaiian art and artifacts.

The Quest To Rebuild An Old Russian Fort On Kauai — And Meet Putin Mike Coots/Civil Beat

The Quest To Rebuild An Old Russian Fort On Kauai — And Meet Putin

But a UH archaeologist says the Russian presence was minimal — and any plan should focus on the fort’s place in Native Hawaiian history.

OHA Trustee Under Investigation For Accepting $72,000 From Heiress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Trustee Under Investigation For Accepting $72,000 From Heiress

Rowena Akana says charges against her by the state ethics commission are inaccurate and politically motivated.