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.
Buoyed by the activism around TMT and a rare open seat, nearly a dozen people have entered the Hawaii island race to serve on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.
Some OHA trustees contend the agency has made significant strides toward cleaning up its oversight since the 2012-2016 time period covered by the report.
The state Attorney General’s office has subpoenaed the information on OHA’s support for demonstrators against the Thirty Meter Telescope.