Monthly Archives: October 2007

Conrow: Pumping up PMRF

Pumping up PMRF Kaua’i is being taken by air, land and sea by Joan Conrow / 10-31-07 Surrounded by security fences, with armed guards at the gates, the high-tech enclave of Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) stands in sharp contrast to the largely deserted beaches and agricultural fields that surround it on Kaua‘i’s rural westside…. Read more »

UH-Navy Corruption Flies Under the Radar

Under the Radar On September 27, 2007, the University of Hawai‘i (UH) Board of Regents approved a new contract for a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), a classified Navy-sponsored research center at the University of Hawai‘i (UH). The UARC resurfaced two years after a coalition of students, faculty and community allies occupied the UH President’s… Read more »

Stryker brigade expansion will force realignment of Saddle Road

Posted on: Monday, October 15, 2007 Hawaii Saddle Road faces realignment By Eloise Aguiar Advertiser Staff Writer The state must realign a part of its Saddle Road highway improvement project after the Army acquired 24,000 acres of land near Pohakuloa Training Area that sits on part of the newly aligned highway. The $220 million Big… Read more »

Superferry Unstoppable?

UNSTOPPABLE Joan Conrow Oct 10, 2007 As the Hawai’i Superferry navigates the Islands’ choppy judicial waters, some of the core issues surrounding its operations have been submerged in a rising debate over the vessel’s pros and cons. Rep. Hermina Morita (D-14th) is trying to dredge them up again with a formal complaint asking the state… Read more »

Wahiawa speaks out on Strykers

Posted on: Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Hawaii Stryker plan gets wary welcome By Will Hoover Advertiser Staff Writer WAHIAWA – An Army proposal to permanently base a $1.5 billion Stryker brigade combat team in Hawai’i received a somewhat warmer reception last night in Wahiawa than it had in several previous meetings. Last night’s hearing was… Read more »