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Hawai’i Delegation Report Back from the 8th Meeting of the International Network of Women Against Militarism

May 21, 2012  

WOMEN’S VOICES WOMEN SPEAK C/O HAWAI‘I PEACE & JUSTICE 2426 O‘AHU AVENUE HONOLULU HI 96822 WVWS808.BLOGSPOT.COM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2012 Contact: Terri Keko‘olani 808-227-1621 Eri... 

USS Carl Vinson sailor charged while APEC agent seeks immunity from murder charges

May 18, 2012  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports “USS Carl Vinson sailor charged with burglary and criminal property damage” (May 18, 2012): A sailor from the visiting aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson... 

New F-22 rules leave Guard in holding pattern

May 17, 2012  

In an earlier post, I reported on the lawsuit filed against Lockheed Martin, manufacturer of the F-22, by the widow of an F-22 pilot who died in a crash in Alaska in 2010.   As William Cole reports in... 

Sailor from USS Carl Vinson allegedly terrorized Waikiki residents

May 16, 2012  

In announcing that 2700 Marines may be moved from Okinawa to Hawaiʻi, Senator Daniel Inouye said: “We must build more housing, secure more training areas and improve and expand infrastructure while... 

The Merry Month of May: Missiles launched as Hawaiʻi braces for another RIMPAC invasion

May 15, 2012  

May is known as the “Merry Month” for its longer days and warm sunshine.   Most of the world observes May 1st as International Workers’ Day or celebrates the ancient pagan rites of... 

Was Kalaeloa / Barbers Point land banked for possible military return?

May 14, 2012  

The U.S. decision to disperse 9000 Marines from Okinawa to various locations around the Pacific, including 2700 to Hawaiʻi is generating much anxiety and opposition from affected communities as well as... 

Searching for answers and accountability in recent military aircraft crashes

May 14, 2012  

In April 9, 2010, an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed in Afghanistan killing four people. Almost two years to the day after the crash in Afghanistan, the AP reported “Two U.S. troops die in helicopter... 

Army sergeant sentenced for fatal hit-and-run incident

May 14, 2012  

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported “Hit-and-run driver sentenced” (May 11, 2012): A state judge sentenced the hit-and-run driver who killed 18-year-old bicyclist Zachary Manago to the maximum... 

Navy cites increased risk of sonar as the military gears up for RIMPAC

May 11, 2012  

The AP reported today “Navy cites increased risk of sonar” (May 11, 2012) that the Navy has doubled its estimate of the number of marine mammals that could be harmed by powerful sonar tests... 

Feffer: Small Step Forward in Resolving Okinawa Base Impasse

May 9, 2012  

John Feffer, the editor of Foreign Policy In Focus and a leader with the Network for Okinawa has written an excellent article “Small Step Forward in Resolving Okinawa Base Impasse” (May 3,... 

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