Posts Categorized: DMZ-Hawai’i / Aloha ‘Aina In the News

Military expansion in Pohakuloa hearings on Hawaiʻi Island

Mahalo to Jim Albertini of Malu ʻAina: Two Important Meetings Coming Up! Published by jalbertini on November 2nd, 2011 in Hawaii Independence, Military, Public Events, Radiation, Social Justice, Take Action!. FYI  Important meetings coming up: #1.  DLNR & Senate people #2.  EIS Pohakuloa expansion .  See below for details Opportunity to talk about need for… Read more »

Of Bases and Budgets

Christine Ahn and Hyun Lee have written an excellent article in Foreign Policy in Focus tying together the social and environmental impacts of U.S. bases on the host countries with the social cost to the U.S. public and the critical developments in the Asia Pacific region.  In the article they mention the  “Peace in Asia… Read more »

Opposing paradigms converge on Hawaii

Opposing paradigms converge on Hawaii Hawaii is center stage for a meeting between the all-business APEC and international environmental conference Moana Nui Jon Letman    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2011 10:36 Speaking earlier this year on US National Public Radio, Intel CEO Paul Otellini suggested that the global power shift that occurred from the United Kingdom… Read more »

“Living Along the Fenceline” in Jeju

The Stars and Stripes reports that “Naval base puts S. Korea’s ‘island of world peace’ in hot spot”: JEJU ISLAND, South Korea — This country’s southernmost major island is a study in contrasts. A popular tourist destination, Jeju boasts some of the world’s most beautiful scenery and is one of 28 finalists in an international… Read more »

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 »

Protect Kahoolawe Ohana: All Our Aloha in One Kanoa

Stopping the bombing – 20th Anniversary September 25, 2011 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Ka Papa Lo’i o Kanewai – 2645 Dole Street Protect Kaho‘olawe ‘Ohana rededicates itself to Kaho‘olawe  (Kānewai, O‘ahu). The Protect Kaho‘olawe ‘Ohana (‘Ohana) will host All Our Aloha in One Kānoa on Sunday, September 25 from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM… Read more »

Hawai’i island activists raise questions about Abercrombie’s ordnance “emergency proclamation” Questions raised over ordnance emergency According to the Hawaii Tribune Hereald: The decision to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to clean up unexploded ordnance without interference from those laws has environmental activists concerned because of the perceived potential for misuse. Abercrombie’s proclamation, which only came to light last week, was signed June… Read more »

Peace Day Event Calls for Ending Missile Testing in the Pacific

For Immediate Release              Contact:     Kyle Kajihiro 808-988-6266 Peace Day Event Calls for Ending Missile Testing in the Pacific Hawai’i Peace and Justice  (formerly the American Friends Service Committee Hawai’i Program) will sponsor a talk by a renowned peace activist to commemorate International Peace Day. MacGregor Eddy will speak about “Peace In… Read more »

Connecting the Aegis dots between Jeju, Okinawa, Guam, Hawai’i

Koohan Paik, co-author of the Superferry Chronicles and member of the Kaua’i Alliance for Peace and Social Justice wrote an excellent op ed in the Garden Island newspaper connecting the dots between the military expansion at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kaua’i, the struggle to stop a naval base in Jeju, South Korea, and… Read more »

Message from the International Women’s Network Against Militarism to the peoples movement for No Naval Base on Jeju!

Message from the  International Women’s Network Against Militarism to the peoples movement for No Naval Base on Jeju!  September 1, 2011 Dear friends in the struggle against US military expansion at Jeju Island We women from Okinawa, mainland Japan, the Philippines, Marshall Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Australia and west-coast USA send our greetings in… Read more »