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OHA's Kakaako plan won't right historical wrongs

By Lela Hubbard, Hank Fergerstrom and Robert Keaweaheulu Brown

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 06, 2014

~~<p>We Hawaiian beneficiaries respectfully disagree with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the un-Hawaiian plans for Kakaako Makai.</p>
<p>Historically, the Hawaiian beneficiaries have constantly scrutinized OHA. A quasi-state agency, whose assets were established to benefit the Native Hawaiian people, OHA has evolved into a shell game between itself and the state Legislature. The 5 percent of OHA's corpus trust, which started with $181 million, provides grants to keep our Hawaiian community complacent.</p>
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We Hawaiian beneficiaries respectfully disagree with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the un-Hawaiian plans for Kakaako Makai.

Historically, the Hawaiian beneficiaries have constantly scrutinized OHA. A quasi-state agency, whose assets were established to benefit the Native Hawaiian people, OHA has evolved into a shell game between itself and the state Legislature. The 5 percent of OHA's corpus trust, which started with $181 million, provides grants to keep our Hawaiian community complacent. Login for more...



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