Did the fight to stop the UARC fail?

Game Over Did the fight to stop UARC fail? Chris Haire Feb 1, 2006 Some six hours into the public testimony before the University of Hawai’i’s Board of Regents, the moment arrives. Hope dies. It’s a moment that has been long in coming. Now it appears there is nothing anyone can do to stop the… 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 »

Navy wife arrested over baby’s death in Hawai’i

http://www.kitv.com/news/6164302/detail.html Woman Arrested In Ohio Over Baby’s Death In Hawaii Authorities Say Mother Smothered Infant POSTED: 5:22 pm HST January 16, 2006 HONOLULU — Authorities arrested a military wife in Ohio wanted for the murder of her baby in Hawaii. It involves a cold case from a few years ago. Initially authorities didn’t have enough… Read more »

DU Exposed!

Posted on: Friday, January 6, 2006 Schofield uranium find prompts call for probe By Rod Ohira Advertiser Staff Writer A coalition of environmental and Native Hawaiian rights groups are calling for an independent investigation and disclosure by the Army of depleted uranium munitions use in Hawai’i based on recently obtained information confirming its presence at… Read more »

Army lied about DU in Hawai’i

Uranium revelation upsets isle activists Army e-mails detailing the presence of spent metal at Schofield are troubling, critics say By Rosemarie Bernardo rbernardo@starbulletin.com SEVERAL environmental and native Hawaiian groups are accusing the Army of misleading the public after the groups discovered that a heavy metal known as depleted uranium was recovered at Schofield Barracks’ range… Read more »

Hawai’i had five internment camps for persons of Japanese ancestry

Source: http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2005/Nov/27/ln/FP511270347.html Posted on: Sunday, November 27, 2005 Wartime stain in history retraced in O’ahu’s brush By Mike Gordon Advertiser Staff Writer This archival photo shows a day in the life of Japanese nationals and their children, even those youngsters who were U.S. citizens, who were incarcerated at Honouliuli after the outbreak of World War… Read more »

Ex-rape victim draws on own ordeal to fight for women’s rights

Kyodo News International, Inc. FEATURE: Ex-rape victim draws on own ordeal in pushing women’s rights TOKYO, Nov. 7 Kyodo The presence of U.S. forces in Okinawa over the years has come to mean different things to different people in the local community: for some a sense of security or status symbol, for others a source… Read more »

Costs of UARC outweigh pluses

http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2005/Oct/23/op/FP510230312.html Posted on: Sunday, October 23, 2005 COMMENTARY Costs of UARC outweigh pluses • Previous editorial: UARC should proceed under careful scrutiny By Karl Kim The plans to create a University Affiliated Research Center, a “contracting vehicle” for facilitating research funds from the military, may have started off as a well-intentioned effort to enhance research… Read more »

Slain soldier just re-enlisted

Posted on: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Slain soldier just re-enlisted Advertiser Staff and News Reports Felicia LaDuke had just returned from a seven-month deployment to Iraq, re-enlisted for three more years and was looking forward to transferring from Schofield Barracks to Fort Bliss, Texas, when she was killed on Friday, a North Dakota paper reported…. Read more »

Authorities Say Soldier Strangled, Ran Over Ex-Girlfriend

Authorities Say Soldier Strangled, Ran Over Ex-Girlfriend Officials Say Victim, Suspect Fighting For Child’s Custody POSTED: 5:38 pm HST October 10, 2005 UPDATED: 9:34 am HST October 11, 2005 HONOLULU — Police Monday charged a 21-year-old Schofield Barracks soldier with the murder of his former girlfriend. Investigators combed the area where the body was discovered… Read more »