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Former Hawaii official and veteran accused of wrongdoing in Washington

July 28, 2011  

The AP reports that Raymond Jefferson, a former Army officer, White House fellow under President Bush and a deputy director at the  Hawai’i Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism... 

Beating the war profiteers

July 28, 2011  

Amy Goodman reports that a Pentagon whistleblower won a legal settlement for the retaliation she endured after challenging contracting abuses: “War is a racket,” wrote retired U.S. Marine Maj. Gen.... 

Orca and Superferries

July 26, 2011  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that researchers studying the effects of naval sonar on marine mammals spotted a pod of orca off Kaua’i: The whales appeared at about 9 a.m. Sunday in the channel... 

Ka La Ho’iho’i Ea 2011

July 26, 2011  

From http://www.facebook.com/lahoihoiea: We encourage the observance and celebration of La Ho’iho’i Ea everywhere Hawaiians tread the ‘AINA… Please join us, Sunday July 31st 2011... 

Helicopter training on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, Army-Native Hawaiian convenant and more military housing

July 26, 2011  

The Army wants to conduct helicopter training exercises on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.   Jim Albertini of Malu ‘Aina issued the following call to oppose the Army’s High Altitude Mountainous... 

Kaua’i police seek two men for attack on navy men

July 26, 2011  

According to the Honolulu Star Advertiser, Kauai police are seeking two men who allegedly punched two Navy servicemen: Kauai police are looking for two men who left a Lihue bar at 2 a.m. Sunday and attacked... 

Kailua man admits aiding Marine to launder bribes

July 23, 2011  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports: A 40-year-old Kailua man admitted in federal court Friday that he helped a Marine Corps sergeant launder bribery money from military contractors in Iraq. “A... 

Raptor wings clipped after Alaska crash

July 23, 2011  

Here is another military expansion project in Hawai’i.   Senator Inouye’s strategy has been to pack as much construction and long-term capital improvements into the military budget for Hawai’i... 

Army recovers 32 underwater munitions from “ordnance reef”

July 22, 2011  

The AP reports: The Army has recovered 32 munitions from the ocean floor off the Waianae Coast this month during a project to clear away most of the weapons the military dumped there decades ago. Of... 

Hawaii attorney general cautions against counting nonresident military in political districts

July 20, 2011  

The AP reports: The Hawaii Supreme Court would likely rule that nonresident members of the military can’t be counted when drawing legislative district lines, according to an opinion by the state... 

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