Monthly Archives: January 2008

Rape in the U.S. military,0,510658.story Rape in the U.S. military How a fraternal culture and a habit of blaming the victim leave sexual violence unexamined and unpunished. By Lucinda Marshall January 30, 2008 Anne K. Ream’s recent Op-Ed sheds much needed light on how the U.S. military continues to trivialize rape and sexual assault committed by members of the… Read more »

U.S.S. Superferry? U.S.S. Superferry? Unwitting Hawai’i residents may be getting a military ship in civilian camo By Joan Conrow Jan 16, 2008 Hawai’i Superferry-now running (weather permitting) between O’ahu and Maui, thanks to a gubernatorial and legislative override of a State Supreme Court ruling-has been officially touted as a way to bring ‘ohana together and provide… Read more »

Kaneohe Marine charged with sex assault of teen

Posted at 9:38 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2008 Kaneohe Marine charged with sex assault of teen Advertiser Staff A Kane’ohe-based Marine is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail tonight after being indicted on eight sex-assault involving a 14-year-old girl. Hugo Ismael Valentin Jr., 39, had been charged Jan. 7 with one count of first-degree… Read more »