Police Arrest Schofield Soldier After Woman Found Dead

Police Arrest Schofield Soldier After Woman Found Dead Police Reports Indicate Victim, Suspect In Custody Battle POSTED: 10:38 pm HST October 9, 2005 UPDATED: 5:25 pm HST October 10, 2005 HONOLULU — Honolulu police arrested a man in connection with the death of a woman found dead near Kaena Point this weekend. Officials said they… 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 »

Bill to Terminate Hawaiian Claims exempts U.S. Military

Saturday, September 17, 2005 Akaka bill revised to placate D.C. foes By Gordon Y.K. Pang Advertiser Staff Writer AKAKA AMENDMENT The changes proposed by the amendment would: Leave negotiations on claims made by Native Hawaiians against the United States and the state in the hands of a federally recognized Hawaiian governing entity. Individuals and organizations,… Read more »

Mom calls for death penalty in girl’s abuse

Sunday, July 31, 2005 Mom calls for death penalty in girl’s abuse Talia Williams’ father and stepmother both deserve that fate, her natural mother says By Debra Barayuga dbarayuga@starbulletin.com Tarshia Williams has a wish for the man who fathered her only child and stands accused of beating the 5-year-old girl almost daily, causing her death… Read more »

DoJ memo on the Akaka Bill seeks exemption for the military

The  Department of Justice legal memo on the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2005 (Akaka Bill) includes this choice passage that helps to explain what I believe to be one of the major underlying reasons for the proposed legislation – extinguishing any Hawaiian claims that could threaten the military’s control of land in Hawai’i. Notice… Read more »

State told of abuse week before girl died

Posted on: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 State heard of abuse week before girl died By PETER BOYLAN AND Mike Gordon Advertiser Staff Writers A relative of 5-year-old Talia Williams told state child welfare officials that the girl was being abused a week before her death, but officials said yesterday that they could not intervene because… Read more »

Army violated agreement with state in child abuse case

KITV.com Possible Army-State Agreement Violation In Child Abuse Case Army Wants To Work On Child Abuse Prevention POSTED: 6:10 pm HST July 21, 2005 UPDATED: 6:43 pm HST July 21, 2005 HONOLULU — The Army may have violated an agreement with the state about child abuse investigations in the death of Talia Williams, 5, KITV… Read more »

University vulnerable to pitfalls of secret experiments

http://archives.starbulletin.com/2005/03/27/editorial/special2.html Sunday, March 27, 2005 University vulnerable to pitfalls of secret experiments By Beverly Deepe Keever Special to the Star-Bulletin It was 37 years ago that James Oshita and William Fraticelli were regularly drenched with the cancer-causing Agent Orange on the Kauai Agriculture Research Station. They performed the core part of the University of Hawaii’s… Read more »

New tent at Arizona offensive to some

http://archives.starbulletin.com/2005/01/30/news/story2.html Sunday, January 30, 2005 FL MORRIS / FMORRIS@STARBULLETIN.COM A private company, Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, has erected a large tent in the Arizona Memorial parking lot. Inside the tent, retail vendors sell to the public. New tent at Arizona offensive to some Some say that the for-profit venture is inappropriate at the Pearl Harbor site… Read more »

National Guard Sgt. accused of terroristic threatening of wife

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 Suspected infidelity led to alleged threats A former police recruit is accused of threatening his wife with a handgun By Debra Barayuga dbarayuga@starbulletin.com The wife of an ex-Honolulu police recruit said her husband threatened to put a bullet in her head, apparently because he believed she was fooling around. Sherly Gomez,… Read more »