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Moana Nui 2013: Obama’s “Pacific Pivot” Destroys Environment, Democracy, Cultures

May 15, 2013  

Press Release ANNOUNCING:  MOANA NUI #2 June 1-2, 2013 Martin Luther King Auditorium, Berkeley (“Moana Nui” is Polynesian for “Vast Ocean”) The peoples of the Pacific need help. It is no... 

Militarization in the Pacific – Teresia Teaiwa

November 3, 2012  

Church of the Crossroads, United Church of Christ A Just Peace and Open and Affirming Congregation The Watada Lectures 2012 November 8-11 Militarization in the Pacific featuring Dr. Teresia Teaiwa Thurs.... 

Two U.S. sailors arrested in alleged rape of Okinawan woman

October 16, 2012  

The Associated Press reports “2 US sailors arrested in alleged rape of Japanese woman on Okinawa; Japan lodges protest” (October 16, 2012) that two U.S. sailors were arrested in Okinawa for... 

Jeju naval base has been designed according to the US navy demands, a National Assembly woman says.

September 7, 2012  

  On the No Naval Base on Jeju! Facebook page and her blog, Sung-hee Choi reports an important revelation from a South Korean National Assembly woman, that despite repeated denials by the U.S. and... 

World Conservation Congress convenes in Jeju amid protests, deportations, and repression, while the state of Hawaiʻi aims to host the event in 2016

September 4, 2012  

There has been a raging political struggle between the villagers of Gangjeong village on Jeju Island, South Korea and the Korean government over the construction of a naval base that is destroying pristine... 

Toxic “Rainbow” across the Pacific: New Information Revealed About Agent Orange

August 10, 2012  

Today is the 67th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki.  Rebecca Solnit wrote on Facebook: In 1995 a woman who survived the bombing of Nagasaki (67 years ago today) came to San Francisco... 

Poem by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner from the Marshall Islands

August 1, 2012  

Check out this powerful poem by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner about the effects of nuclear colonialism in the Marshall Islands.  Read More →

Military “pivot” in the Pacific, “Shadow wars” in Africa, “Lily Pads” and Drones

July 31, 2012  

Last year, U.S. Congress required that a study of the basing options be done before any further funding for the Guam military buildup would be authorized.  The Center for Strategic and International... 

Ann Wright: Green-Washing War, Sinking Ships, Drones from Submarines — Largest International War Games around Hawaii

July 26, 2012  

Ann Wright wrote an excellent article in Op Ed News on the RIMPAC exercises in Hawaiʻi, the Pacific “pivot” and protests from Okinawa to Pohakuloa: Green-Washing War, Sinking Ships, Drones... 

RIMPAC Protest and Invasive ‘Lily-Pads’

July 16, 2012  

Today Malu Aina organized a demonstration at Pohakuloa against the RIMPAC military exercises. Jim Albertini reports: Our group of about thirty set up along Saddle Rd. opposite the main gate and represented... 

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