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Marine who fell and died “did not like the Marines”

May 30, 2011  

The parents of Luke Monahan, a 19-year-old Marine who fell from a Waikiki hotel and died shortly afterward, spoke to the Honolulu Star Advertiser about the incident: “He was quiet,” his mother... 

19-year-old Marine dead after fall from Waikiki hotel

May 29, 2011  

A 19-year-old Marine stationed at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneʻohe Bay fell from a Waikiki hotel Saturday morning and died from his injuries.  The Honolulu Star Advertiser identified the man as... 

Work for Peace

May 28, 2011  

In remembrance of Gil Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011), poet, musician, prophet.  “The military and the monetary get together whenever they think it is necessary… they turn our... 

“I walked out of the back door of the Navy and into the front door of the newspaper”

May 27, 2011  

The recent disclosure of a military emails discussing how the military can buy local support for proposed military activities in the Pågat have caused an uproar in Guåhan (Guam).    Kaua’i writer... 

U.S. Security Spending Since 9/11

May 27, 2011  

The National Priorities Project has just released its finding that the cost of U.S. security spending in the ten years since 9/11 totaled a mind-boggling $7.6 trillion!  Here’s what they find: The... 

Deception and Diplomacy: The US, Japan, and Okinawa

May 26, 2011  

Distinguished Asia scholar Gavan McCormack has published in the Asia Pacific Journal an excellent analysis of the recent developments in U.S.-Japan relations and the deceptions and subservient posture... 

Pågat ‘sweeteners’ leave a bitter taste

May 25, 2011  

The Navy has displayed its arrogance and hostility towards the people Guahan (Guam) once again with a leaked email that basically calls for bribing the local residents in order to “isolate”... 

Drones arrive in Hawaiʻi – “the future of aviation”?

May 25, 2011  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that the Hawaiʻi Army National Guard recently got four Shadow 200 RQ-7B unmanned aerial vehicles.    While these UAVs are unarmed, the military is looking for ways... 

Call for solidarity with Jeju anti-bases activists

May 24, 2011  

Resistance to a military base on the island of Jeju (South Korea) are at a critical stage.  One of the leaders of the protest movement Professor Yang was arrested and has been on a hunger strike for 50... 

Revision of base realignment in Asia could affect Hawai’i troop numbers

May 23, 2011  

Senator Jim Webb, D-Va, suggested that the military revise its plans to relocate marines from Okinawa to Guam.   But this could mean a military expansion for Hawai’i: An influential U.S. senator... 

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