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Okinawan Anti-Bases Delegation Makes An Impression in Washington, D.C.

January 30, 2012  

Even as Tokyo tried to force the Futenma base relocation plan on Okinawa in a desperate effort to salvage its unraveling deal with the U.S., a prominent delegation from Okinawa visited Washington, D.C.... 

Army veteran, 22, suspected in school, college burglaries

January 26, 2012  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported that 22-year old Army veteran Kevin Merk has been arrested as a suspect in several burglaries in the Kane’ohe area: An Army veteran arrested Sunday for allegedly... 

Philippines lawyers union denounces possible U.S. military buildup

January 26, 2012  

A Philippines lawyers union denounced the possible increase of U.S. military forces and activities in the Philippines: National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers  Press Release January 27, 2012 NUPL on... 

Impacts of Missile Defense in the Pacific, Asia and the World

January 26, 2012  

The Kaua’i Alliance for Peace and Social Justice and the International Forum on Globalization present a thought-provoking evening with prominent peace activists. DOWNLOAD THE POSTER Impacts of Missile... 

ALONG THE AXIS OF PEACE: Global Resistance to U.S. Military Bases and Space-based Weapons

January 26, 2012  

DOWNLOAD PDF OF THE POSTER   ALONG THE AXIS OF PEACE: Global Resistance to U.S. Military Bases and Space-based Weapons February 18, 2012 7:00 – 9:00 pm Art Auditorium UH Manoa FREE From Vandenberg,... 

Pentagon to request 2 new rounds of BRAC

January 25, 2012  

Will Hawai’i get a chance to convert military bases to more sustainable alternatives? If defense budget cuts lead to base closures and conversions of excess installations in Hawai’i, we may... 

Philippines may allow greater U.S. presence in latest reaction to China’s rise

January 25, 2012  

As Kaleikoa Kaeo points out, if you imagine the U.S. military in Hawai’i to be a monstrous he’e (octopus) with tentacles strangling other lands and peoples around the Asia-Pacific region, its... 

Suspected unexploded ordnance removed Flat Island, not hazardous

January 21, 2012  

UPDATE: On Sunday, the Honolulu Star Advertiser reported: A Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team recovered an item Saturday morning that a swimmer reported might be an unexploded ordnance in Kailua Bay. A... 

Afghan soldiers step up killings of Allied Forces

January 20, 2012  

The New York Times article “Afghanistan’s Soldiers Step Up Killings of Allied Forces” paints a disturbing picture of the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan: American and other... 

6 Marines from Kaneʻohe base killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

January 20, 2012  

News sources have confirmed that the six Marines killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan were from the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay: The helicopter, a CH-53D Sea Stallion from Marine Corps... 

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