Monthly Archives: September 2012

Jeju naval base has been designed according to the US navy demands, a National Assembly woman says.

  On the No Naval Base on Jeju! Facebook page and her blog, Sung-hee Choi reports an important revelation from a South Korean National Assembly woman, that despite repeated denials by the U.S. and South Korean governments that the Jeju naval base was not driven by U.S. military plans, military documentation shows otherwise: Jeju naval… Read more »

Military cyberwarfare testing off Kauai might jam up civilian GPS across the Hawaiian islands

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that the U.S. military has been conducting classfied, i.e. secret, tests that could disrupt civilian GPS systems – “Military testing off Kauai might muck up civilian GPS” (September 4, 2012): A unit of the U.S. Strategic Command is conducting classified Global Positioning System tests in waters off Kauai that could… Read more »

Protest the environmental and cultural destruction on Jeju Island! Vigil at the South Korean Consulate in Honolulu

Protest the environmental and cultural destruction on Jeju Island.  No Naval Base! In solidarity with the Gangjeong villagers in the movement to protect their island from a South Korean/U.S. naval base, Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice is calling for a vigil at the South Korean Consulate of Honolulu Thursday, September 6, 2012 5:30 – 6:30 pm… Read more »

Watada lecture pre-event: “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawaiʻi”

“Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawaiʻi” On September 7 from 6:30-8:00 in the Crossroads Sanctuary there will be a panel moderated by Renie Wong Lindley on the topic, “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawai’i” with panelists Jim Albertini of Malu ‘Aina Learning Center, Sparky Rodrigues Malama Makua and Olelo, Steve Dinion,… Read more »

World Conservation Congress convenes in Jeju amid protests, deportations, and repression, while the state of Hawaiʻi aims to host the event in 2016

There has been a raging political struggle between the villagers of Gangjeong village on Jeju Island, South Korea and the Korean government over the construction of a naval base that is destroying pristine coast line, sacred sites and cultural treasures.  The conflict has intensified with the World Conservation Congress taking place this week in Jeju… Read more »