Monthly Archives: September 2005

Nonstop war duty tests Marines

Nonstop war duty tests Marines By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer KANE’OHE BAY – Less than four months ago, Lt. Col. Norm Cooling and his 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines were getting ready to leave Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment. Many of the 1,000 Hawai’i Marines humped heavy loads through remote mountain valleys, camping for days… Read more »

Bill to Terminate Hawaiian Claims exempts U.S. Military

Saturday, September 17, 2005 Akaka bill revised to placate D.C. foes By Gordon Y.K. Pang Advertiser Staff Writer AKAKA AMENDMENT The changes proposed by the amendment would: Leave negotiations on claims made by Native Hawaiians against the United States and the state in the hands of a federally recognized Hawaiian governing entity. Individuals and organizations,… Read more »