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Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Halts Some Spending After Scathing Audit Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Halts Some Spending After Scathing Audit

OHA was criticized for spending millions of dollars without sufficient oversight and ignoring its own rules.

Authorities Oust Protesters From Coco Palms Resort Land Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Authorities Oust Protesters From Coco Palms Resort Land

A Native Hawaii group has been camping on the site where developers are planning a $135 million project.

Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee Calls For Firing Of CEO Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee Calls For Firing Of CEO

A recent state audit found both the chief executive, Kamana‘opono Crabbe, and trustees are responsible for misspending.

Final State Audit Criticizes OHA For Misspending, Lack Of Transparency Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Final State Audit Criticizes OHA For Misspending, Lack Of Transparency

The audit found the Office of Hawaiian Affairs is spending money too loosely in a way that benefits the politically connected.

Coco Palms Developer Fights Back With Its Own Native Hawaiian Research Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Coco Palms Developer Fights Back With Its Own Native Hawaiian Research

A Hawaiian consultant disputes the claims of the occupiers of a planned resort site on Kauai.

OHA Demands Financial Details From Its Own Companies Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Demands Financial Details From Its Own Companies

Organizations created by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs will have to provide documents for an internal audit.

Brittany Lyte: The Imperiled Legacy Of The Hanapepe Salt Flats Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Brittany Lyte: The Imperiled Legacy Of The Hanapepe Salt Flats

The last frontier of a centuries-old Hawaiian tradition is threatened from the air, from the sea, and from broken beer bottles.

Chad Blair: What A Constitutional Convention Might Mean For Hawaiians Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: What A Constitutional Convention Might Mean For Hawaiians

The 1978 rewriting of the state constitution improved the lives of kanaka maoli. Could that happen again?

Hawaiian Is An Official Language So Why Isn’t It Used More? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Is An Official Language So Why Isn’t It Used More?

The dispute about whether a protester could testify in Hawaiian in court highlights the gap between the state’s two official languages.

No Sign Of Authorities Yet As Occupation Of Kauai Resort Continues Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

No Sign Of Authorities Yet As Occupation Of Kauai Resort Continues

The landowners request state assistance as Native Hawaiian protesters remain at the Coco Palms resort site.

Hawaii’s ‘Last Princess’ Fights For Control Of Her Fortune Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s ‘Last Princess’ Fights For Control Of Her Fortune

A legal battle has resulted in a cutoff of Abigail Kawananakoa’s donations to charities such as Iolani Palace.

How A Big Mainland Developer Learned To Thrive In Hawaii Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat

How A Big Mainland Developer Learned To Thrive In Hawaii

Howard Hughes Corp. seems to stay on course as it navigates burial grounds and being in the path of rail.