Posts Categorized: Kaua’i & Ni’ihau

“Let Us Teach Our People to Want Peace”

The late Senator Spark Matsunaga was a visionary advocate for peace.  However, I disagree with the article’s assertion that Sen. Matsunaga would be proud of what has become of his dream.  Funding for the Peace Institute has dwindled over the years, while PACOM expands its military training center in Waikiki, and its bases and troops… Read more »

Nuclear Regulatory Commission public meetings on Depleted Uranium in Hawai’i

NRC public meetings on Army’s DU permit application August 24th, 1:00 pm Hawaii Army National Guard’s Wahiawa Armory 487 FA, at 77-230 Kamehameha Highway in Mililani August 25th, 6 – 8:30 pm Wahiawa District Park – Hale Koa Nutrition Site, 1139 Kilani Ave., in Wahiawa August 26th, 6 – 8:30 p.m. King Kamehameha Kona Beach… Read more »

New video about Joseph Brescia’s desecration of Native Hawaiian burials in Naue, Kaua’i

Check out this video about the desecration of Native Hawaiian burials in Naue, Kaua’i.  This case is so egregious that it would set a terrible precedent for all other burial issues in Hawai’i, including the many burial disputes taking place on military occupied lands such as Mokapu and Waimanalo. Burial Desecration at Naue from New… Read more »

Army report says DU at Pohakuloa not a threat

Updated at 11:19 a.m., Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Depleted uranium at Pohakuloa no threat to public, Army report says By Nancy Cook Lauer West Hawaii Today HILO – A preliminary study completed by the military earlier this month finds no threat to the public from depleted uranium at the Pohakuloa Training Area. The study is… Read more »

“Stellar Avenger” missile test tomorrow off Kaua’i

Navy to target drone The latest test of an interceptor missile system is set to launch tomorrow from an Aegis destroyer off Kauai By Gregg K. Kakesako POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 29, 2009 For the 23rd time, the Navy will attempt to intercept a short-range ballistic missile off the coast of Kauai. The Aegis… Read more »

Mortar found in Schofield likely contains phosgene choking agent

Posted on: Saturday, July 11, 2009 WWI-era mortar shell found at Schofield range Munition likely contains phosgene, a choking agent By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer A World War I-era mortar shell that likely contains phosgene, a choking agent, was found June 27 on a firing range impact area at Schofield Barracks, the Army said… Read more »

More chemical weapons turn up at Schofield

U.S. Army photo World War I chemical gas agent found at Schofield By Star-Bulletin staff POSTED: 03:46 p.m. HST, Jul 10, 2009 Schofield Barracks workers have found another World War I era canister on a remote training range that contained a choking gas agent. Army officials said the four-inch mortar, found on June 27,… Read more »

Depleted Uranium Meetings planned in Hawai’i

PRESS RELEASE Contact person: Ms. Cory Harden Sierra Club, Moku Loa group PO Box 1137 Hilo, Hawaii 96721 808-968-8965 Immediate Release DEPLETED URANIUM MEETINGS PLANNED FEDERAL ACTIONS QUESTIONED May 14, 2009, Hilo, Hawai’i As the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) plans meetings in Hawai’i on a depleted uranium (DU) license for the Army, DU… Read more »

Kauai Veterans Memorial and Missile Defense Viewing site?

Senator Daniel Inouye Participates in Ground Breaking of the Kauai Veterans Memorial and Missile Defense Viewing Site Tue Apr 14, 2:55 pm ET To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Mike Terrill of MDAA, +1-602-885-1955 WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), announced to the MDAA membership… Read more »

Ann Wright to speak on Kaua’i

Colonel Ann Wright – Special Speaking Engagement on Kaua’i When: April 17, 7pm -10 pm Where: Lihue Neighborhood Center What: Presentation from Retired Colonel Ann Wright with question and answer session to follow. Light refreshments will also be served and the event is free. Ann was a high ranking U.S. State Dept official who resigned… Read more »