Posts Categorized: Hawai’i

Aloha Mauna Kea – Day of Solidarity and Action

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Please support this call to action by MANA and hauMANA to oppose desecration of Mauna Kea. Actions will be happening at UH Mānoa, UH Hilo and at Mauna Kea. E hoʻā i ka lāhui kākou – ignite into action! MANA and hauMANA are organizing an Aloha Mauna Kea, Day of Solidarity and Action. Bringin it… Read more »

(Another) Bomb-like object found at Hapuna beach

  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 off Big Isle” (June 15, 2013): Army ordnance disposal experts removed a bomblike object Friday night that prompted the closure of part of Hapuna Beach State Park… Read more »

Stop Bombing Pohakuloa! Where’s the Outrage?

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 training area outside the U.S. PTA is located at 6,500 feet elevation in the center of the Hawaii Island. All branches of the U.S. military train… Read more »

Aloha ‘Aina – Stop Bombing Pohakuloa!

Announcement of a demonstration at Pohakuloa by Malu ʻAina: Aloha ‘Aina Stop Bombing Pohakuloa! Stop the desecration & contamination of Hawaiian Kingdom crown Lands at Pohakuloa Sunday, April 28, 2013 10AM till Noon Pohakuloa Main Gate Pot Luck Picnic at Mauna Kea Park following the protest   (car pools leave Hilo bayfront parking lot makai/Hamakua… Read more »

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

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 to investigate the cause of this contamination.  After falsely claiming that the Army had not used Depleted Uranium (DU) in Hawaiʻi, the Army now admits… Read more »

Stryker brigade isle bound?

The Hawaii Tribune Herald reports “Stryker brigade isle bound?” (October 25, 2012)  that the Army is considering stationing some Stryker combat vehicles on Hawaiʻi island to be closer to training sites at Pōhakuloa: Courtesy photo Army spokespeople are adamant that the idea of Stryker armored vehicles being relocated to the Big Island is just that:… Read more »

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

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 up civilian GPS” (September 4, 2012): A unit of the U.S. Strategic Command is conducting classified Global Positioning System tests in waters off Kauai that could… Read more »

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

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 from Submarines — Largest International War Games around Hawaii By Ann Wright  Reflecting the Obama administration’s “pivot” to Asia and the Pacific, the United States… Read more »

Opposition to MV-22 Ospreys grows

Photo: Walter Ritte From different sectors of the community there is growing opposition to the proposed stationing of MV-22 Osprey and Cobra attack helicopters at Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay and their plans to train across the islands. Molokai residents are mobilizing against the Marine Corps proposal to station Ospreys tilt-rotor aircraft and Cobra… Read more »