Monthly Archives: October 2003

Army drops sign-ban at Stryker hearings

Friday, October 31, 2003 Protesters with signs let into Stryker forum The ban is lifted after leaders promise no meeting disruptions By Mary Vorsino The Army rescinded its ban on protest signs at public hearings on the proposed Stryker combat brigade, allowing more than 50 sign-wielding protesters to attend last night’s meeting. The sign… Read more »

Three protesters arrested at Stryker hearing

Thursday, October 30, 2003 MARY VORSINO / MVORSINO@STARBULLETIN.COM Terry Kekealani was among three people arrested last night at Helemano Plantation, where a public meeting on the Army’s proposed Stryker Brigade was held. For the second straight night, protesters were not allowed to carry signs into the meetings. 3 protesters are arrested at Army hearing Demonstrators… Read more »

Protest of Strykers Planned

Tuesday, October 28, 2003 Activists protest plan for Stryker brigade The group claims the new unit would cause environmental harm Star-Bulletin staff A group of Hawaiian activists, environmentalists and religious leaders is opposing the Army’s proposal to base a Stryker combat brigade in Hawaii. About a dozen members of DMZ-Hawaii/Aloha Aina called on community members… Read more »