Save UH / Stop UARC

The Save UH / Stop UARC coalition led the campaign to resist the establishment of a Navy-sponsored University Affiliated Resarch Center (UARC) at the University of Hawai’i (UH).   On April 28, 2005,  the coalition took over President David McClain’s office to demand that he terminate the UARC.   The occupation lasted a week and garnered international media coverage and support for the struggle.  Here’s a link to the blog of the occupation:


Below are documents obtained from the Naval Criminal Investigation Service (NCIS) through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) about its investigation into Project Kai e’e and the Navy UARC / Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai’i.  The page numbers from the NCIS file are indicated at the end of the title. Some pages are still missing because they remain classified or unreleasable at this time.


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[…] issue of FFRDCs recalls the disastrous attempt to establish a similar type of federal research center at the University of Hawai….  Project Kai e’e, the code name of an initiative by military and UH officials to channel […]

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