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Reader Rep: Dig Deeper Into Peter Apo’s Misdeeds

Reader Rep: Dig Deeper Into Peter Apo’s Misdeeds

Civil Beat also owes its readers more transparency about why the OHA trustee is no longer a columnist at the news organization.

OHA’s Peter Apo To Pay $25,000 For Ethics Violations Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA’s Peter Apo To Pay $25,000 For Ethics Violations

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee admitted using his position to benefit his private company.

How A Princess’s Embattled Fortune Could Become A Massive Native Hawaiian Charity Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How A Princess’s Embattled Fortune Could Become A Massive Native Hawaiian Charity

Four other trusts, derived from the wealth of Native Hawaiian royalty, support a wide range of philanthropies and hold vast business interests.

$16K Gift To Pay OHA Trustee’s Legal Fees Raises Ethical Questions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$16K Gift To Pay OHA Trustee’s Legal Fees Raises Ethical Questions

UPDATED: Trustee Rowena Akana, who’s in a legal battle with other board members, disclosed the money in a recent ethics report.

OHA Gets An F Grade For Telling You How It Spends Your Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Gets An F Grade For Telling You How It Spends Your Money

The Native Hawaiian agency claims it’s becoming more open all the time, but a national study says otherwise.

OHA Infighting Continues As Chairwoman Rowena Akana Is Ousted Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

OHA Infighting Continues As Chairwoman Rowena Akana Is Ousted

Lei Ahu Isa takes over as the acting chair. She is the third trustee to lead the troubled board in three months.

OHA Chair Says Allegations Against Her Are Unfounded Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Chair Says Allegations Against Her Are Unfounded

Rowena Akana speaks to reporters and confronts a critic while her fellow trustees meet secretly to discuss accusations against her.

Chaos At OHA: A Power Struggle And Employee Accusations Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chaos At OHA: A Power Struggle And Employee Accusations

As she seeks to oust the CEO, new Chair Rowena Akana is the subject of numerous staff complaints.

OHA Board Votes To Buy Out Contract Of CEO Crabbe Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Board Votes To Buy Out Contract Of CEO Crabbe

Embroiled in lawsuits, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs wants to get rid of its chief executive six months after giving him a new contract.

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