The Office of Hawaiian Affairs wants to give out more money in grants to organizations while trimming its own spending.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs says it does not plan to cooperate with the group if two resolutions pass the Legislature.
UPDATED: The former official alleges that he was targeted for raising concerns over the office’s finances.
Lei Ahu Isa will serve as vice chair.
Keli’i Akina was in a tight race to keep his at-large seat, and Keola Lindsey led the race for the Hawaii island seat.
Colette Machado spent more than two decades on OHA’s board and has changed her position on TMT while newcomer Luana Alapa is hesitant to take strong positions on key issues.
Office of Hawaiian Affairs incumbents are seeing strong challenges in some seats.