Posts Categorized: Events & Action

Stop another military land grab in Kulani

Another stealth military land grab rears its ugly head. On Thursday, September 9, 2010, the Hawai’i State Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) is holding a hearing on two important land items related to future of Kulani Correctional Facility. The Kulani Correctional Facility was abandoned by the Department of Public Safety in November 2009…. Read more »

Student personal information will go to military recruiters unless they opt out

ALERT!   All secondary students and parents should know about the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) military recruitment list opt-out form and deadline for opting out! AFSC Hawai’i’s CHOICES project, Truth2Youth, Maui Careers in Peacemaking, and the Kaua’i Alliance for Peace and Social Justice have worked for years to get the Hawai’i Department of Education… Read more »

Protest at Pohakuloa “By Invitation ONLY” Army meeting on Depleted Uranium hazard

Press Release: Community Press Conference OUTSIDE PTA main gate Tuesday, Aug. 31st at 1:15PM further contact: Jim Albertini 966-7622 There will be a press conference outside the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) main gate on Tuesday, Aug. 31st at 1:15PM The press conference will raise questions about the “By Invitation ONLY” meeting inside Pohakuloa at 2PM… Read more »

Navy plans expansion of range and training activities in the Pacific

Hawaii-Southern California Traning and Testing Environmental Impact Statement and Overseas Environmental Impact Statement Here is the link to the Navy website for the project. The Navy proposes to expand its Hawaii Range Complex to the International Date Line.  It already encompasses 2.1 million square miles of sea, air and land.  The new proposal also includes… Read more »

Marines expansion threatens to “radically change” aircraft stationing and training in Hawai’i

The Marine Corps is threatening a major expansion in Hawai’i including basing of new aircraft, an increase in troops and dependents and expanded training.  The Navy/Marine Corps is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for this expansion.  There will be public scoping meetings held in Aug 24-30. From the project website Public Scoping Open Houses… Read more »

Ann Wright Speaking Events in Hawai’i

Ann Wright was on the Gaza flotilla in May, 2010 and will be speaking about her experience at a number of venues in Hawai’i.   She is raising funds for a US ship to join the October, 2010 flotilla. Please see for more information about the project and how you could  donate if you… Read more »

Ann Wright to speak about the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and Israel’s murder of activists

Sunday, August 15 at 3pm Talk by Ann Wright On the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and Israel’s Murder of Activists Aboard the Mavi Marmara On May 31st Israeli military forces stormed the Mavi Marmara, one of six ships carrying humanitarian relief to Gaza. At least nine activists were murdered and many others were seriously injured. Ann… Read more »

On Maui: Hiroshima Commemoration

MAUI TIME WEEKLY, JULY 29, 2010 Remembering Hiroshima As An Act of Liberation The militarization of Hawaii and its effect on our economy and collective psyche is often overlooked. Activist Kyle Kajihiro wants to change that July 29, 2010 | 09:33 AM Outpost of Empire The militarization of Hawaii and its effect on our… Read more »

Wai’anae Environmental Jusice Bus Tour

10.7.24 EJ bus tour flyer july 24 The Concerned Elders of Wai‘anae hope you will join us on July 24th for the fourth Huaka‘i Aloha ‘Aina o Wai‘anae, an environmental justice bus tour. This is a unique opportunity to visit the moku of Wai‘anae and experience the rich history of this vibrant community and fertile… Read more »

TONIGHT: OHA to hold informational meeting on cultural study of Kūkaniloko

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2010 COMMUNITY INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN UPCOMING OHA MEETING ON KŪKANILOKO OHA to hold informational meeting on cultural study of Kūkaniloko WAHIAWĀ – The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is conducting a study of Kūkaniloko, and is encouraging and welcoming the surrounding communities of Wahiawā and central O‘ahu to attend… Read more »