Posts Tagged: Accidents

Marine killed in motorcycle crash Updated at 9:51 p.m., Tuesday, December 8, 2009 Marine dies in Kailua motorcycle crash Advertiser Staff A motorcyclist died early Tuesday in Kailua after he crashed into a telephone pole and then concrete wall. The incident happened a little past midnight near Oneawa and Manono streets. Police said the man, a Marine from Marine… Read more »

Navy abandons repair work on coral reef damaged by the USS Port Royal

The Navy fixed its heavily damaged Aegis missile cruiser, the USS Port Royal, which ran aground near the Honolulu Airport in February but is abandoning repair work on the coral reef damaged by the grounding. >><< Navy suspends repair work on coral damaged by warship By Gregg K. Kakesako POSTED: 11:47 a.m. HST, Nov… Read more »

NYT article about Okinawan opposition to U.S. bases Okinawans Grow Impatient With Dashed Hopes on U.S. Base By MARTIN FACKLER Published: November 11, 2009 GINOWAN, Japan — Okinawans like Zenji Shimada, who have spent most of their lives under the thudding of helicopters from a busy American air base, are accustomed to disappointment. Decades of complaints about the base here and others… Read more »

Japan government out of touch with Okinawan concerns about U.S. bases Gov’t out of touch with the real problems Okinawans over U.S. military presence The charred Javanese bishopwood trees are a pitiful sight, a lasting reminder of the U.S. military helicopter crash on the campus of Okinawa International University on Aug. 13, 2004, just south of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. Noriyoshi Miyagi, 67,… Read more »

Navy SEAL dies in skydiving accident

KGMB 9 reported that Navy SEAL, Kenneth Richard Owen died in a skydiving accident in Mokuleia today.  >><< Skydiver Killed After Parachutes Fail to Open Reported by: Brianne Randle Email: Last Update: 4:46 pm A 27-year-old off duty Navy seal was killed this afternoon while sky diving at Dillingham Airfield. According to the… Read more »

Navy Man Killed in Head-on Collision Navy Man Killed in Head-on Collision Written by Tina Chau – October 11, 2009 09:19 PM The 29-year-old navy man was making a turn on Kaukonahua Road, headed toward Waialua when he crossed over onto oncoming traffic, colliding with a rental car carrying four European visitors. They are okay, but the rider, who… Read more »

Military Police Officer Arrested In Connection With Critical Crash

Military Police Officer Arrested In Connection With Critical Crash Reported by: Olena Heu Email: Last Update: 9/26 7:13 pm A Schofield soldier is in critical condition tonight after the SUV he was riding in crashed into a utility pole, it happened early Saturday morning on Kamehameha Highway near Whitmore Avenue. Fire crews spent half… Read more »

Two Military Men Crash in Wahiawa, one injured

Man is in critical condition after crash near Whitmore Village By Star-Bulletin staff POSTED: 02:52 p.m. HST, Sep 26, 2009 A passenger in a sports utility vehicle was seriously injured early this morning when the vehicle struck a utility pole beside Kamehameha Highway near Whitmore Village. A Honolulu Fire Department crew worked for about 30… Read more »

Navy wraps up $40 million in repairs to Port Royal

Navy wraps up $40 million in repairs to Port Royal Source: Updated at 5:05 p.m., Thursday, September 24, 2009 By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer Workers at the Pearl Harbor shipyard undocked the cruiser Port Royal today as the Navy wraps up nearly $40 million in repairs – a milestone in the warship’s return… Read more »

1,000 gallons of sewage spills at military base

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 1,000 gallons of sewage spills at military base Advertiser Staff A clogged drainage line is being blamed for causing about 1,000 gallons of wastewater to spill at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Sunday. The spill is believed to have started Sunday evening because of excessive backflow from a clogged drainage, the Army… Read more »