Posts Categorized: Events & Action

Pearl Harbor Restoration Advisory Board Meeting, July 12, 2011

The next Pearl Harbor Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at the Holomua Elementary School Cafeteria, 911561 Keaunui Drive, ʻEwa Beach. On the agenda: Draft Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis for Substation P, Kalaeloa Draft Final Remedial Investigation for West Loch 4th Street Coral Pit Disposal Area… Read more »

Will military areas be exempt from monk seal critical habitat?

The critically endangered`Ilioholoikauaua, the Hawaiian monk seal, continues to dwindle in numbers.  Environmental groups have pushed the National Ocean0graphic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to expand the critical habitat designation for the Hawaiian monk seal to include the main Hawaiian islands.  NOAA recently issued its proposed revised critical habitat which thankfully includes most of the main… Read more »

Honolulu Solidarity Demonstration Against Militarism and Overseas U.S. Bases

RALLY AGAINST MILITARISM & OVERSEAS U.S. BASES THURSDAY, JUNE 30 4-6pm, FEDERAL BUILDING  (Ala Moana Blvd & Punchbowl) Aloha, this Irei-no-Hi, the Okinawan Memorial Day for ALL War Dead (June 23).  This day commemorates the end of war between Imperial powers Japan & USA in Okinawa.  Unfortunately, 66 years after the fact, Okinawa remains heavily… Read more »

Military studies Waikane Valley bomb cleanup

The Honolulu Star Advertiser published an article about the progress of unexploded ordnance (UXO) cleanup in Waikane valley in Ko’olaupoko district of O’ahu. Waikane is a lush valley that is very significant in Hawaiian legend and history.  The name refers to the waters of the great deity Kane. Sites in the valley are referred to… Read more »

“Living Along the Fenceline” screenings and talks in East SF Bay Area

Women for Genuine Security and UC Berkeley, Center for the Study of Sexual Cultures present: LIVING ALONG THE FENCELINE MILITARY VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, DEMILITARIZATION, & FEMINIST CONCEPTS OF SECURITY Speaker: Suzuyo Takazato LOCATION:  370 DWINELLE HALL, UC BERKELEY DATE & TIME: APRIL 26TH @ 12PM Suzuyo Takazato is a greatly respected feminist activist in Okinawa… Read more »

14th Annual Makua Sunrise Celebration

The Makua Sunrise Celebration will be held on April 24, 2011 at 6:00 am inside Makua valley. The first Makua sunrise service was held in 1997 on Easter morning on the beach at Makua.  The Marines had planned to hold an amphibious invasion exercise on Makua beach that morning.  The sunrise service included surfers and… Read more »

Protest in Waikiki against U.S. Wars

A call from World Canʻt Wait: Already have plans for Saturday night? Question whether protesting makes a difference? Think again! Listen to Daniel Ellsberg’s call to protest. Listen to his commentary on Bradley Manning on today’s edition of Democracy Now. Read about yesterday’s drone attack in Pakistan that killed 40 civilians! Note the bipartisan vote… Read more »

Protect Mauna Kea

Eyes of the He’e Courtesy TMT International Observatory Mauna Kea, the sacred mountain of Wakea and Poliahu is again threatened by plans to construct a giant telescope there.  The so-called Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) would be the largest telescope in the world and a desecration to one of the most sacred temples in Hawai’i and… Read more »

Pågat Under Fire: A Citizen Suit Against the U.S. Department of Defense to Save an Ancient Chamorro Village

Environmental Law Program Colloquium Series William S. Richardson School of Law Please join us on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in the Moot Court Room during the Lunch Break (12:45 pm – 1:45 pm) Matthew Adams, Sr. Managing Associate, SNR Denton and Carl Christensen, Visiting Professor at Law Pågat Under Fire: A Citizen Suit Against the… Read more »

Colonel Ann Wright to speak about recent peace delegations to Afghanistan and Gaza

Download flyer here Witness: Afghanistan and Gaza Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright Ann Wright will report back on her recent trip to Afghanistan and the 2nd Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Just back from Kabul to Honolulu on December 31st, 2010, Ann will describe the conditions in Afghanistan and the exciting peace activism.  Ann worked with Afghan Youth… Read more »