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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... 

Islands of Peace – Casualties of War, a Pan-Pacific Discussion

April 17, 2013  

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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.... 

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... 

The Great Pacific Shuffle – US Troops to Move from Okinawa to Guam, Hawaii, Australia

June 29, 2012  

Discussing the so-called Pacific ʻpivotʻ of U.S. policy, Cara Flores Mays (We Are Guahan), Terri Kekoʻolani and Kyle Kajihiro (both with Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice and DMZ-Hawaiʻi / Aloha ʻAina) were... 

Was Kalaeloa / Barbers Point land banked for possible military return?

May 14, 2012  

The U.S. decision to disperse 9000 Marines from Okinawa to various locations around the Pacific, including 2700 to Hawaiʻi is generating much anxiety and opposition from affected communities as well as... 

Feffer: Small Step Forward in Resolving Okinawa Base Impasse

May 9, 2012  

John Feffer, the editor of Foreign Policy In Focus and a leader with the Network for Okinawa has written an excellent article “Small Step Forward in Resolving Okinawa Base Impasse” (May 3,... 

Navy renames Hawaii Superferries “USNS Guam” and “USNS Puerto Rico”

May 9, 2012  

Recently, we reported that the two repossessed Hawaii Superferry ships will be deployed to Okinawa as part of the Navy sea lift fleet.  But now it gets wierder.  The Navy just announced that the ships... 

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