Monthly Archives: October 2008

Kaneohe Marine arrested in sex assault

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2008 Marine arrested in sex assault Police arrested an 18-year-old Marine Saturday who allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in Kaneohe. The woman told police the man touched her inappropriately while she was inside his vehicle, then prevented her from leaving and from calling the police shortly… Read more »

Military truck veers, kills woman in head-on crash October 25, 2008 Marine truck veered across lane 57-year-old woman who died at the scene of the crash indentified Advertiser Staff The woman killed in a head-on collision Thursday in Hau’ula has been identified as Vicki Norman, according to the Honolulu Medical Examiner’s office. The 57-year-old Hau’ula resident was driving a silver Chrysler van… Read more »

Soldier stabs man helping wife of stabber

Victim says he helped wife of stabber By Nelson Daranciang POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 25, 2008 An 18-year-old man limped into court yesterday and testified that a Schofield Barracks soldier stabbed him six times early Sunday after he tried to help the soldier’s wife start the couple’s pickup truck outside a Wahiawa bar. The… Read more »

Marine vehicle caused fatal crash in Hauula

Marine vehicle caused fatal crash in Hauula, police say By Mary Adamski POSTED: 02:51 p.m. HST, Oct 24, 2008 A 57-year-old Hauula woman died yesterday when a 7-ton Marine truck veered across the centerline of Kamehameha Highway and collided head-on with her minivan. The woman, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead the scene,… Read more »

Marine truck crossed center line in fatal accident Woman Killed In Hauula Crash Victim Was Passenger In Head-On Collision With Marine Truck October 24, 2008 PUNALUU, Hawaii — Traffic investigators are looking into what caused a deadly crash in Hauula Thursday afternoon. The head-on crash between a minivan and a military transport truck happened near the corner of Kamehameha Highway and Puhuli… Read more »

Hauula woman, 57, killed in head-on collision with Marine truck

October 23, 2008 Hauula woman, 57, killed in head-on collision Advertiser staff A 57-year-old woman was killed today in Hau‘ula when a seven-ton Marine truck veered across the center line and into the path of her van, according to police. The death is O‘ahu’s 38th traffic fatality of the year and sixth this month. Four… Read more »

Chagos exiles cannot return to Diego Garcia

This from the BBC.  A terrible outcome from the House of Lords for Chagos islanders seeking to return to their island Diego Garcia.  The U.S. uses Diego Garcia as a strategic military base from which to launch attacks in the Middle East and as a secret prison for special renditions. *** Chagos exiles ‘cannot return’… Read more »

Big win for war resisters – Lt. Watada can’t be retried October 22, 2008 Army can’t retry Watada for refusal to serve in Iraq war Judge blocks Army from retrying war objector on three main allegations Advertiser Staff and News Services SEATTLE – A federal judge ruled late yesterday that the Army cannot retry 1st Lt. Ehren Watada, the Kalani High graduate who was the… Read more »

Kaneohe Marine accused of burglary, auto theft October 22, 2008 Kaneohe Marine accused of burglary, auto theft Advertiser Staff A 19-year-old Marine based at Kane‘ohe was charged yesterday with multiple offenses stemming from an alleged burglary early Sunday in Kaka‘ako. Joseph Striegel was charged with second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal property damage, auto theft, leaving the scene of an accident, operating a… Read more »

Army Sgt. accused of stabbing man in Wahiawa Soldier Appears In Court Over Wahiawa Stabbing Attack Leaves Victim In Critical Condition POSTED: 2:20 pm HST October 22, 2008 UPDATED: 2:54 pm HST October 22, 2008 HONOLULU — An Army sergeant accused of stabbing an 18-year-old man multiple times in Wahiawa made his first appearance over the case in court Wednesday morning. Sgt…. Read more »