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Army halts shooting of Big Island goats

January 31, 2011  

The AP reports that an Army plan to shoot goats at the Pohakuloa Training Area has been postponed due to “a dispute between state Division of Forestry and Wildlife administrators and the new training... 

Pearl Harbor has become the X-Band radar’s informal home

January 31, 2011  

The Sea-Based X-band Radar (SBX) pulled into Pearl Harbor again on December 22, 2010.  When the military originally proposed the expansion of its missile defense test range to include most of the north... 

Chamber of Commerce chimes in on Makua decision

January 30, 2011  

The Chamber of Commerce of Hawai’i has been a promoter of militarization and the U.S. takeover of Hawai’i for more than 100 years. Their website brags that two of the Chamber’s earliest... 

Hawaii fights release of details on drone contracts

January 29, 2011  

Jim Dooley wrote an interesting article on watchdog.org about the proposed use of aerial drones to monitor harbors in Hawai’i as part of no-bid contracts awarded to Hawaiya Technologies.  Hawaiya... 

Coming Soon? V-22 Osprey “extremely noisy with a horrific racket”

January 27, 2011  

Coming soon to Mokapu and Pohakuloa? Thanks to Satoko Norimatsu of the Peace Philosophy Centre for sharing these articles. >><< V-22 Osprey “extremely noisy with a horrific racket” Link: http://peacephilosophy.blogspot.com/2011/01/v-22-osprey-extremely-noisy-with.html Okinawan... 

More on military expansion on Pohakuloa

January 26, 2011  

The full extent of military expansion at Pohakuloa is only becoming more evident. The Army website for the Pohakuloa Training Areas Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement can be accessed here. Written... 

Fatal collision nets Marine 1-year term

January 25, 2011  

Source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/20110125_Fatal_collision_nets_Marine_1-year_term.html Fatal collision nets Marine 1-year term By Nelson Daranciang POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 25, 2011 A state... 

Ann Wright: Why the War in Afghanistan is Unwinnable

January 23, 2011  

Source: http://www.mauitime.com/Articles-i-2011-01-20-75645.113117-Retired-Colonel-Ann-Wright-Discusses-Why-the-War-in-Afghanistan-is-Unwinnable.html Retired Colonel Ann Wright Discusses Why the War in... 

Target: Pohakuloa

January 23, 2011  

The graphic in the Honolulu Star Advertiser article “Upgrade in Sight” is fitting: Pohakuloa in the crosshairs of a sniper’s scope. STAR-ADVERTISER / October 2009 Pohakuloa has become... 

Hawaiian Leader Frenchy Desoto, 81, Dies

January 22, 2011  

Aunty Frenchy DeSoto, a kupuna of the Native Hawaiian movement, a Wai’anae community leader and a staunch advocate for the clean up and return of Makua valley has died at the age of 81.  As KITV... 

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