Monthly Archives: April 2010

Guam: military buildup impact study contains “inaccurate, inadequate information and plagiarized materials”

This is what happens when the military predetermines the outcome, hires mercenary environmental firms to make the results ‘to fit’, then tries to force the decision on the local community. It’s called environmental racism. It’s called imperialism. >><< http://mvguam.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11944:plagiarism-irks-senators&catid=1:guam-local-news&Itemid=2 Plagiarism irks senators Thursday, 29 April 2010 02:54 by Jennifer Naylor Gesick | Variety News Staff… Read more »

Palau: Senate asks U.S. to consider Angaur as Futenma relocation site

http://www.mvariety.com/2010042826058/local-news/senate-asks-u.s.-to-consider-angaur-as-futenma-relocation-site.php Senate asks U.S. to consider Angaur as Futenma relocation site Wednesday, April 28 2010 15:19 By Bernadette H. Carreon KOROR (Palau Horizon) – The Senate has adopted a resolution asking President Johnson Toribiong to offer the State of Angaur as an alternative location for the United States’ Airbase following plans to relocate the Futenma… Read more »

Time to Cancel the Army’s Lease at Pohakuloa over Radiation Contamination

Call from Malu ‘Aina: Time to Cancel the Army’s Lease at Pohakuloa over Radiation Contamination 1. The Army repeatedly denied the use of Depleted Uranium (DU) in Hawaii. 2. Now it has been confirmed that in the 1960s the U.S. Army used the Pohakuloa Training Area for firing spotting rounds containing DU for the Davy… Read more »

NRC to Army: DU monitoring plan won’t work

http://bigislandweekly.com/articles/2010/04/28/read/news/news02.txt NRC to Army: DU monitoring plan won’t work By Alan D. McNarie Wednesday, April 28, 2010 12:04 PM HST The U.S. Army’s plan to monitor the air over Pohakuloa Training Area for depleted uranium has drawn sharp criticism from some Native Hawaiians, environmentalists, activists and independent experts. Now the Army has gotten an admonishment… Read more »

Hawaii to host RIMPAC naval maneuvers this summer

Posted on: Thursday, April 29, 2010 http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/20100429/NEWS01/4290352/Hawaii+to+host+RIMPAC+naval+maneuvers+this+summer Hawaii to host RIMPAC naval maneuvers this summer Isle businesses expect boost from bienennial event By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer A naval exercise that brings to Hawai’i’s shores thousands of service members from the U.S. and foreign nations, an aircraft carrier, beach landings — and millions in… Read more »

Guam Lawmakers Cry Foul On Military Report

GUAM LAWMAKERS CRY FOUL ON MILITARY REPORT Plagiarism, inaccurate information mar EIS By Jennifer Naylor Gesick HAGÅTÑA, Guam (Marianas Variety, April 29, 2010) – Guam senators are demanding that the Department of Defense draft a new environmental impact statement, irked that the draft impact study presented to the local community contained a string of inaccurate,… Read more »

Okinawa Base Issue: Full-Page Ad in Washington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-feffer/okinawa-base-issue-full-p_b_555666.htmlPosted: April 28, 2010 03:14 PM Okinawa Base Issue: Full-Page Ad in Washington Post John Feffer Co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus It is a rarity that the anti-base movement gets much mention in the mainstream media. So, thanks to the generous contributions of Japanese and American citizens, the Network for Okinawa and the Japan-U.S…. Read more »

Military bases on O’ahu have special arrangements for municipal services

http://www.starbulletin.com/news/20100429_military_homeowners_pay_taxes_get_some_services.html Military homeowners pay taxes, get some services By June Watanabe POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 29, 2010 Question: I saw City & County of Honolulu labels on trash bins in the Navy family housing area near Honolulu Airport. I’m presuming that city crews collect trash in that area and hope that the city is… Read more »

Ships to be sunk in RIMPAC exercises

http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/20100429/NEWS01/4290352/Hawaii+to+host+RIMPAC+naval+maneuvers+this+summer Posted on: Thursday, April 29, 2010 Hawaii to host RIMPAC naval maneuvers this summer Isle businesses expect boost from bienennial event By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer A naval exercise that brings to Hawai’i’s shores thousands of service members from the U.S. and foreign nations, an aircraft carrier, beach landings — and millions in… Read more »

Women’s Studies Capstone projects: Melanie Medalle and Eri Oura

THIS Friday, 04/30 UHM Women’s Studies CAPSTONE II: Melanie Medalle and Eri Oura The UHM Women’s Studies Program is pleased to close our Spring 2010 Colloquium Series with the two Capstone presentations by Melanie Medalle and Eri Oura, graduate students in the Advanced Women’s Studies (AdWS) Certificate Program. Each student enrolled in the AdWS Certificate… Read more »