Two workers injured by explosion in Mākua Valley

KHON reports that two grounds maintenance workers were injured in Mākua Valley when an unexploded munition exploded: According to the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s public affairs office, two ground maintenance contractors were injured after encountering an apparent unexploded ordnance at Makua Military Reservation. It happened at around 1:45 p.m. An Army contracted medevac helicopter airlifted the… Read more »

Navy sailor, 21 dies in fall from Pali Notches hiking trail

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported: A hiker who fell to his death off the Pali Notches trail on Sunday has been identified as Navy sailor Johnathan McNeeley, 21. McNeeley, a native of Lake Wales, Fla., was assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Navy sonar believed to be cause of multiple whale stranding in Guam

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KUAM news reports that on Monday, March 23, 2015 the Navy was conducting exercises using sonar, when three beaked whales beached themselves. The U.S. Navy is now confirming that the day three whales were beached in Southern Guam, sonar testing was in fact being conducted. But Joint Region Marianas is waiting for test results to… Read more »

Aloha Mauna Kea – Day of Solidarity and Action

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Please support this call to action by MANA and hauMANA to oppose desecration of Mauna Kea. Actions will be happening at UH Mānoa, UH Hilo and at Mauna Kea. E hoʻā i ka lāhui kākou – ignite into action! MANA and hauMANA are organizing an Aloha Mauna Kea, Day of Solidarity and Action. Bringin it… Read more »

Navy Wants to Bomb the Gulf of Alaska?!

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The Eyak Preservation Council, an organization formed in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, is dedicated to: grassroots environmental and social change organization dedicated to promoting sustainable communities and protecting and preserving wild salmon habitat and Indigenous culture in the ancestral Eyak homelands of the Prince William Sound and Copper River watersheds. They are now… Read more »