John V. White Is One of Two Finalists for Chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa

manoa-chancellor-candidates-2016-1The University of Hawaii at Manoa has identified two men as finalists for chancellor of the state’s flagship campus. Both candidates will come to campus later this month to participate in open forums with member of the university community.

One of the two finalists is an African American. Blacks make up just 1 percent of the 14,000-member undergraduate student body at the university.

John V. White is acting chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Earlier, he was executive vice president and provost at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He also served as a professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the university.

Professor White is a magna cum laude graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He earned his law degree at Yale Law School.

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  1. David A. Mihaila says:

    To: Drs. White, Robel, & Ramaswamy–University of Hawaii Chancellor Candidates

    From: David A. Mihaila, Honolulu, Hawaii

    Date: 23 January 2017

    Subject: University of Hawaii Information and Communication

    Dear Drs. White, Robel, & Ramaswamy,

    Please allow me to introduce myself.

    My name is David A. Mihaila, and I have been fighting and exposing corruption within the University of Hawaii administration for the past two decades.

    Please find below pertinent links to the University of Hawaii chancellor position.

    I hope that you find this gratuitous intelligence useful in your assessment of the situation.

    A pearl of wisdom: Do not be seduced (deceived) by the illusion of paradise–there is a very dark cloud over this place.

    If you want to enjoy the sun, then come. If you want to further your career, then based on historical and modern trends, UH is most probably the incorrect choice.

    The choice, of course, is yours–you can ignore the data below; or you can blissfully accept the sugarcoated advertising of the current administration.

    At the end of the day you must ask yourself: “Who would want a job correlated with such a high rate of career failure?”

    I am at your service, so please feel free to contact me if I may be of further assistance.

    Best regards,

    David A. Mihaila

    1. http://www.studentsreview.com/viewprofile.php3?k=1059601125&u=357

    2. http://khon2.com/2014/10/29/recent-payouts-losses-cost-uh-nearly-1-8-million/

    3. http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2004/Jul/30/ln/ln08a.html

    4. http://www.cnbc.com/id/100822261

    5. http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/August-2015/How-Did-Traffic-in-Honolulu-Get-so-Bad/

    6. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/21/us/hawaii-struggles-to-keep-rail-project-from-becoming-a-boondoggle.html?_r=0

    7. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/30711349/shutting-down-rail-project-now-could-cost-taxpayers-billions

    8. http://www.grassrootinstitute.org/2016/07/hawaiis-pension-system-is-8-billion-in-trouble/

    9. http://www.civilbeat.org/2016/04/survey-says-hawaii-is-corrupt/

    10. http://www.civilbeat.org/2015/09/when-cops-become-criminals-arrests-of-hpd-officers-point-to-a-culture-of-corruption/

    11. http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2004/Jun/23/ln/ln01a.html

    12. https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Employee-Review-University-of-Hawai-i-RVW4279162.htm

    13. http://hawaiiindependent.net/story/apple-cored-business-as-usual-at-uh

    14. http://www.cnbc.com/2015/06/24/worst-state-for-business-hawaii-is-americas-paradise-lost.html

    15. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/21802881/drivers-file-damage-claims-over-potholes

    16. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/19325878/national-accreditation-panel-warns-uh-west-oahu-about-lack-of-academic-leadership

    17. http://www.hawaiireporter.com/in-hawaii-developers-and-unions-control-everything-even-land-use

    18. http://watchdog.org/89146/wanted-university-of-hawaii-president-who-can-manage-a-school-for-scandal/

    19. https://www.facebook.com/civilbeat/posts/863395737026489

    20. https://www.amazon.com/Who-Runs-University-Education-Publications/dp/0824818210

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    22. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/18599683/honolulu-ranked-worst-in-country-for-traffic

    23. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34313637/water-main-breaks-affecting-several-oahu-communities

    24. http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/01/21/breaking-news/watermain-break-closes-part-of-h-1-eastbound/

    25. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34289106/honolulu-police-commission-to-vote-on-kealohas-retirement-deal

    26. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/34283109/fbi-raids-second-building-in-police-chief-investigation

    27. http://www.civilbeat.org/2017/01/hpd-chief-could-get-a-lucrative-cash-payout-along-with-pension/

    28. http://www.civilbeat.org/2016/12/the-only-cure-for-our-police-blues-put-chief-on-permanent-leave/

    29. http://www.civilbeat.org/2013/03/why-is-hawaii-the-only-state-without-a-statewide-police-standards-board/

    30. http://archives.midweek.com/content/columns/justthoughts_article/hawaiis_culture_of_corruption/

    31. http://www.disappearednews.com/2015/10/culture-of-corruption-deeply-entrenched.html

    32. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/committeefiles/special/sca02/Info_Testimony_SCA02_09-24-12.pdf

    33. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/committeefiles/special/sca02/Testimony10-2.pdf

    34. http://www.staradvertiser.com/2013/07/15/breaking-news/cnbc-report-says-hawaiis-cost-of-living-highest-in-nation/

    35. http://www.hawaiireporter.com/racially-charged-murder-trial-grips-hawaii

    36. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=racism+in+hawaii

    37. http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/01/18/breaking-news/kealoha-to-get-250000-to-retire-as-hpd-chief/

    38. (See Page 6) http://www.molokaiadvertiser-news.com/MAN_3-28-12_.pdf

    39. (See Page 4) http://www.molokaiadvertiser-news.com/MAN_5-14-14_.pdf

    40. http://www.civilbeat.org/2014/05/uh-manoa-one-of-least-desirable-colleges-in-country/

    41. http://www.molokaiadvertiser-news.com/MAN_4-30-14_.pdf

    42. http://www.molokaiadvertiser-news.com/MAN_6-25-14_.pdf

    43. https://www.hawaii.edu/offices/bor/regular/testimony/201505210915/05_18_2015_Mihaila_Item_X.A._Personnel_Actions.pdf

    44. http://www.hawaii.edu/offices/bor/regular/testimony/201511190915/11_15_2015_Mihaila_Appt._of_Doris_Ching_as_Interim_Chancellor__UHWO.pdf

    45. http://www.hawaii.edu/offices/bor/regular/testimony/201611170930/Written_Testimony___Comment_Received_as_of_November_16__2016.pdf

    46. http://www.pressreader.com/usa/honolulu-star-advertiser/20130523/281741266950477

    47. http://www.manoanow.org/kaleo/opinion/president-greenwood-s-retirement/article_92a37ec0-c66c-11e2-bace-001a4bcf6878.html

    48. http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/fbi-serves-warrant-honolulu-prosecuting-attorneys-office-44771983

    49. http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/29620839/state-rep-tom-brower-to-press-charges-against-homeless-teens-accused-of-assaulting-him-in-kakaako

    50. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/23/worst-things-about-hawaii_n_4812566.html

    “Make America Great Again”

    ~make the University of Hawaii great~

    (and it ain’t going to happen by someone not familiar with the terrain–what kind of bull is that?!)

    University politics works towards the detriment of the university.

  2. David A. Mihaila says:

    Dear Journal of Blacks in Higher Education:

    Subject: Concerning Why White, Robel, And Ramaswamy Withdrew From The Manoa Chancellor Race—The Lost, Erased, And Invisible Record

    Throughout the course of history events have been recorded—some accurate; some inaccurate—and in some cases events have been lost to history because they have not been recorded. The press release issued by University of Hawaii president David Lassner regarding why all three of the Manoa campus chancellor candidates withdrew from the race in the final stages of the selection process falls largely into the latter two categories because (i) the real reason why the three candidates all said “No” to the UH was not officially recorded; and (ii) the Pollyannaish press release was misleading to the extent that it inaccurately recorded this historical state event.

    As is often the case, the corollary to the distribution of a superficially attractive communiqué is the even wider—and uncritical—distribution by the mainstream media concatenating links upon links into an unbreakable chain of misinformation until—presto!—untruths become the truth.

    Contradictory to the administration’s positive spin, it is not a coincidence that all three finalists unexpectedly withdrew in the final stretch of a lengthy executive search. Operating from behind the curtain via communicating enlightening records, reports, and on-the-ground intelligence reflecting the less than stellar landscape and state of affairs within the UH bureaucracy, I was able to rationally persuade the candidates that the UH presented a poor pick. This is the real reason why all three finalists quit the race. Deciphering the staggering occurrence of the identical act of withdrawal by all three candidates, one could reasonably deduce that the finalists were implicitly protesting the UH administration’s record and tarnished reputation by electing to pull out of negotiations.

    A resounding theme made known to the candidates was the UH administration’s lingering historical record of injustice. Specifically, it has been assiduously documented that the UH administration has speciously withheld my lawfully earned diploma for twenty years. The attendant question, then, is why did three administrators outside the UH discern straightaway what administrators inside the UH have refused to recognize for two decades? The answer is clear—the UH administration is blinded by bias, favoritism, and closed-mindedness. In an administrative scandal implicating UH administrators, the UH administration erected various defense mechanisms to thwart external excoriation resulting in a bureaucratic state of denial.

    The small cadre of senior-level administrators at the UH are abysmal at policing themselves. Does anyone think for a second that the UH executive administration will sue itself or find fault with its own actions? Elevate your consciousness, be magnanimous, don’t be petty and mean-spirited is what I would write on the UH administration’s report card. If these changes come to pass, then the ominous clouds that have gathered over Bachman Hall for many years will begin to dissipate and peace will carry the day.

    David A. Mihaila

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