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William Aila Jr.

Aila Debate Lands on Hawaii Senate Floor

Aila Debate Lands on Hawaii Senate Floor

Lawmakers argue over delay in confirming Hawaii land chief.
Amid Ethics Questions, Aila Confirmation Delayed Civil Beat

Amid Ethics Questions, Aila Confirmation Delayed

Hawaii Sen. Clayton Hee defers land chief decision until next week; Aila surrenders fishing permits.

What a Difference a Day Makes

Hawaii Ethics Commission posts financial disclosures online after William Aila story.
Case Study in Hawaii Ethics Enforcement Civil Beat

Case Study in Hawaii Ethics Enforcement

Hawaii Ethics Commission treats Land Chief William Aila with kid gloves.
Aila Nomination Sails Through Committee Civil Beat

Aila Nomination Sails Through Committee

Hawaiians gripe quietly as Land Chief takes step toward confirmation.
Are Further Protections for Burials Feasible?

Are Further Protections for Burials Feasible?

Even Office of Hawaiian Affairs says requiring Burial Council consultation for "inadvertently discovered" bones would pose logistical challenges.
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William Aila Jr.