OHA unveils new executive team
Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe has officially announced his senior executive team, which includes two new faces and a couple of promotions from within the organization.
OHA to transition mill operations
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs announced today that its non-profit subsidiary, Hi‘ipoi, LLC, will transition ownership and management of Makaweli Poi Mill to a Kaua‘i community organization.
The Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor faced off in a lively debate sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and televised on OC16 on Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Watch the streaming video footage below via YouTube.
For 90 minutes at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, Democrat Neil Abercrombie and Republican James “Duke” Aiona squared off on issues of particular importance to Native Hawaiians as well as issues affecting the community at large.
Howard Dashefsky moderated the debate, with candidates tackling issues such as passage of the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act, which is pending in Congress, settlement of the state’s past-due revenues owed to OHA for the state’s use of ceded lands, Hawaiian education, language, civil unions, Furlough Fridays and the appointment of justices to the Hawai‘i Supreme Court.
Panelists OHA CEO Clyde Nämu‘o, Amy Kalili of the Hawaiian-language news program ‘Äha‘i ‘Ölelo Ola and former TV news anchor-turned-attorney Shawn Ching presented questions to the two candidates.
Click here on Sunday at 8am to catch the broadcast on Hawaiian 105 KINE and AM940
Programs can also be heard statewide via Oceanic Cable Digital Channel 855 and 856