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Army training burns 450 acres, Navy unexploded ordance

October 29, 2013  

On October 10, Army training activity caused a brush fire that burned for 18 days and scorched more than 450 acres of the Waiʻanae mountains. The column of thick blackish brown smoke could be seen all... 

(Another) Bomb-like object found at Hapuna beach

June 16, 2013  

Photo: Hawaiʻi State Department of Land and Natural Resources Wreckage from the military use of Hawaiian land continues to surface. The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported“Bomblike device recovered... 

Stop Bombing Pohakuloa! Where’s the Outrage?

May 1, 2013  

Stop Bombing Pohakuloa! Where’s the Outrage? According to military documents up to 14.8 million live rounds are fired annually at the 133,000-acre Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), the largest military... 

Unexploded bomb found near Puʻunene School

May 1, 2013  

The AP reported that an unexploded bomb, most likely from World War II, was found in a sugar cane field near Puʻunene School on Maui: The Maui News reports that the aerial bomb was discovered by an... 

Military junk pulled from Kalaeloa pond raises fresh concerns

February 4, 2013  

  COURTESY JOHN BOND Ordy Pond, off Tripoli Road near Coral Sea Road on the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station, is shown in a photo taken with former City Councilman Tom Berg in August of last... 

U.S. ship smashes into Philippines reef as the Navy plans to scrap another ship damaged in a similar accident in Hawaiʻi

January 23, 2013  

A photo released on Jan. 20, 2013 by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Command (AFP-WESCOM) shows the US Navy ship USS Guardian remaining stuck in the vicinity of the Tubbataha Reef, western... 

Army seeks regulatory exemption for DU in Hawaiʻi as Hawaiʻi Doctors find uranium in people’s urine

December 26, 2012  

Hawaiʻi island peace activists reported that elevated levels of uranium have been found in residents’ urine and demanded that the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health take more aggressive measures... 

Military cyberwarfare testing off Kauai might jam up civilian GPS across the Hawaiian islands

September 5, 2012  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that the U.S. military has been conducting classfied, i.e. secret, tests that could disrupt civilian GPS systems – “Military testing off Kauai might muck... 

Protest the environmental and cultural destruction on Jeju Island! Vigil at the South Korean Consulate in Honolulu

September 4, 2012  

Protest the environmental and cultural destruction on Jeju Island.  No Naval Base! In solidarity with the Gangjeong villagers in the movement to protect their island from a South Korean/U.S. naval base,... 

Watada lecture pre-event: “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawaiʻi”

September 4, 2012  

“Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawaiʻi” On September 7 from 6:30-8:00 in the Crossroads Sanctuary there will be a panel moderated by Renie Wong Lindley on the topic,... 

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