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Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHA Spent $4,785 on a Massive March With an Anti-TMT Flavor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Spent $4,785 on a Massive March With an Anti-TMT Flavor

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEO authorized the funds, stating that the goals and outcomes of the march were "directly supportive" of the agency's strategic priorities.
OHA Board Rescinds Support for Thirty Meter Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA Board Rescinds Support for Thirty Meter Telescope

But the trustees decline to go on record as opposing the $1.4 billion project.
Protesters Ask ‘Voice of the Hawaiian People’ to Stop Mauna Kea Telescope Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Protesters Ask ‘Voice of the Hawaiian People’ to Stop Mauna Kea Telescope

Growing movement to block the $1.4 billion TMT project turns to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for help.
Peter Apo: Why Does the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Exist? Civil Beat

Peter Apo: Why Does the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Exist?

OHA is a well-funded agency with a big and often misunderstood mission on behalf of Native Hawaiians.
Peter Apo: The Hawaiians — Building a Nation and the Road Ahead PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: The Hawaiians — Building a Nation and the Road Ahead

The time has come to begin answering the difficult questions about what comes next.
Office of Hawaiian Affairs: Incumbents Fare Well Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Office of Hawaiian Affairs: Incumbents Fare Well

Four seats are up for grabs on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Board of Trustees.
More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

The Native Hawaiian community may hold a constitutional convention as soon as this fall.
Lawmakers Scrutinize Office of Hawaiian Affairs Over Land Deals

Lawmakers Scrutinize Office of Hawaiian Affairs Over Land Deals

Questionable real estate dealings and slow progress toward goals raise doubts about the agency's management.
Auditor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Purchase Violated Investment Policy

Auditor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Purchase Violated Investment Policy

A trustee linked to the bank helped fund a questionable $21 million deal.
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