Posts Categorized: Events & Action

“The Pacific Blue Continent: Militarized Experiences in Hawai’i, the Marshall Islands and Guahan”

November 30, 2011 5:30 pm University of Guam CLASS Public Lecture Hall Featured Speakers: Kyle Kajihiro, Hawai’i Peace and Justice Abacca Anjain-Maddison, Former Senator, Rongelap Island, Ken Kuper, FITE Club Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero, Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice Sponsored by the Division of Social Work and Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice

Skies above Marine base expected to grow busier

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports that the proposed expansion of Marine Corps aviation activities in the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay will increase by 49%.   Ko’olaupoko residents have an opportunity to speak out against this plan! Skies above Marine base expected to grow busier By William Cole POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 16,… Read more »

Pearl Harbor-Hickam Restoration Advisory Board (RAB)

The Pearl Harbor-Hickam Restoration Advisory Board will meet tomorrow at 7:00 pm at the ‘Aiea Library.   The Pearl Harbor Sediment Draft Feasibility Study should be of interest to many. It will deal with proposals for cleaning up the contamination in the sediment of Ke Awalau o Pu’uloa, which is substantial.  Here’s the invitation.  The meetings… Read more »

(De) Militarizing the Pacific – Hawaiʻi and Guahan

NATIVE VOICES #3: 11/9/11, 7pm, Halau O Haumea, Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. DEMILITARIZING THE PACIFIC: a roundtable featuring scholars & activists from HAWAII & GUAHAN, including JULIAN AGUON, LISA NATIVIDAD, TY KAWIKA TENGAN, TERRI KEKOʻOLANI, & KALEIKOA KAʻEO. Hosted by CRAIG SANTOS PEREZ.

“Tell the Children the Truth”: Taking a Hard Look at International Law Routes to Hawaiian Sovereignty

Featuring author-activist-attorney Julian Aguon Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law Maoli Thursday Thursday, November 3, 2011 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM – Moot Courtroom William S. Richardson School of Law Julian Aguon is an indigenous Chamoru writer-activist, attorney who specializes in international law and is the author of numerous books and… Read more »

Action Alert: Keep Waianae Country! Stop industrial encroachment on agricultural land!

Developers want to change agricultural land to industrial in the heart of Lualualei valley in Wai’anae, some of the richest and most productive farm lands in Hawai’i. The Waianae Sustainable Communities Plan is coming before the City Council on Nov. 2nd (1pm, Kapolei Hale). 1. Please send letters to the council members through this link… Read more »


URGENT ACTION TO SAVE KULANI LAND AND REVERSE THE TRANSFER TO THE NATIONAL GUARD Kat Brady of the Community Alliance on Prisons issued a call to contact Gov. Abercrombie ASAP and urge him to revoke the executive order that transferred Kulani prison land to the State Department of Defense for a military Youth ChalleNGe acadey…. Read more »

APEC and Economic Justice

Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch October 25, 2011 4:00 PM University of Hawai’i Art Auditorium 2535 McCarthy Hall Sponsors: School of Social Work Department of American Studies School of Pacific and Asian Studies Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs  

Makua: Wildfires and Military Toxins

On September 28, a wildfire caused by an Army detonation of unexploded ordnance burned 100 acres in Makua Valley: A fire burned about 100 acres of the Army’s Makua Valley training range Wednesday after it was started by workers who had detonated unexploded ordnance. An Army spokesman said the detonation was part of a routine,… Read more »


Moana Nui 2011 – Pacific voices against the APEC agenda. There will be a Panel on “MILITARIZATION AND RESISTANCE IN THE PACIFIC” Thursday, November 10, 2011 2-5:30 PM, CHURCH OF THE CROSSROADS featuring Suzuyo Takazato(Okinawan Women Act Against Military Violence), Christine Ahn (Korea Policy Institute), Lisa Natividad (Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice), Kyle Kajihiro… Read more »