Posts Categorized: Hawai’i

Army Confirms Depleted Uranium Contamination at Pohakuloa

News Alert: Army Confirms Depleted Uranium Contamination at Pohakuloa August 20, 2007: In a media release (65kb) from the U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii, the presence of depleted uranium (DU) in the training ground at Pohakuloa.

Airborne – depleted uranium in Hawai’i

Airborne The lowdown on depleted uranium in Hawai’i Keith Bettinger Jun 13, 2007 ‘Damage control’ has taken on a new meaning over the past year as military officials grapple with episode after episode of discarded and forgotten munitions. In addition to the tons of chemical weapons dumped offshore and conventional weapons of unknown origin resting… Read more »

Hawai’i participates in the Asia-Pacific Consultation of Movements against U.S. Military Bases, Tokyo

November 25 – 28, 2006 The Asia-Pacific Consultation of Movements against U.S. Military Bases, Tokyo A significant step toward the creation of regional anti-base movement linkages On November 25-28, 2006, around fifty peace activists from the Southeast-East Asia and Pacific region in struggle against U.S. military bases gathered in Tokyo in the first subregional encounter… Read more »

Missile-like metal tube reported over Hilo Airport

Missile-like metal tube is reported over Hilo Airport By Rod Thompson HILO » The FBI and the Transportation Security Administration are investigating sightings of an object resembling a missile flying over the Hilo Airport area Tuesday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense said. Reports gave opposite descriptions of its direction and widely varying estimates of… Read more »

NELHA appointment draws fire from DOD

Friday, January 20, 2006 Nelha appointment draws fire from federal defense official Pacific Business News (Honolulu) – by Clynton Namuo Pacific Business News The board of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority is under fire from a Defense Department official in Washington after appointing a new technical director to a federally funded program. Nelha’s… Read more »

Nonstop war duty tests Marines

Nonstop war duty tests Marines By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer KANE’OHE BAY – Less than four months ago, Lt. Col. Norm Cooling and his 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines were getting ready to leave Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment. Many of the 1,000 Hawai’i Marines humped heavy loads through remote mountain valleys, camping for days… Read more »