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Akaka Bill: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

By , August 11, 2010 1:08 pm

Akaka Bill: Office of Hawaiian Affairs — Reposted

There’s more to beware from the Office Of Hawaiian Affairs. Hawai`i’s cultural sites that they’re supposed to maintain where the US Army trains. But instead of protect, it’s something else OHA neglects. Want the details of where OHA fails? Watch this video to see what OHA’s doing that’s got everyone stewing:

www.youtube.com/v/pMPK6HWKxH4&hl=en_US&fs=1?rel=0

You can also read the Hawaii Independent’s article, “OHA ‘drops the ball’ in protecting cultural sites from Stryker brigade” here:

http://thehawaiiindependent.com/story/oha-stryker/

Independently contracted archaeologist Christopher Monahan, comments on the Army’s numerous shortcomings in its attempts at documenting cultural sites, which, if included on the National Register of Historic Places, offers them various protections from being disturbed.

His report can be seen here:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/35479329/Monahan-Report

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