Posts Tagged: Makua

Makua panel to air on ‘Olelo

ALOHA  this OHA/OLELO production will be shown on Thursday(s) February 17 and 24th at 7:00 p.m. on Channel 53.  You may also pick up the program by going to a couple of minutes before airtime and clicking on Channel 53. OHA #158 FEBRUARY 12, 2010 MALAMA MAKUA – LIVE FIRE OVER MAKUA VALLEY Fred… Read more »

Live-fire over Makua valley

As the Honolulu Weekly reported below, the community turned out to protest the Army’s plan to establish an Asia-Pacific Fusion Counter-IED center at Makua.   Like a pimp, the Army is soliciting other countries to use and abuse Makua.  Stars and Stripes reported that in Thailand during “Cobra Gold” joint military exercises, “U.S. Army Pacific officials… Read more »

UPDATED: Rise Up! Roots of Liberation – Youth Camp for Justice and Peace

UPDATE:  Thanks to a special gift from the Hawai’i Peoples Fund, we able to offer a $150 stipend to participants who successfully complete the program. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 1st, 2010 youth camp for justice and peace March 15 – 19, 2010 Camp Kokokahi, Kane’ohe Who:             Youth ages 15 – 19 with a passion… Read more »

Action Alert: Sign Holding at Army briefing on Makua

ACTION ALERT! Sign Holding at Army briefing on Makua Army Colonel Margotta will speak about “Makua Future Training Update” at the Wai’anae neighborhood Board on Feb 2, 2010. 7 pm At the Waianae Neighborhood Community Center 85-670 Farrington Hwy (Past McDonalds, Taco Bell and the stream on the mauka side; there’s a bust of Iz… Read more »

Honolulu Advertiser editorial: “Army needs to make case for Makua plan”

Editorial from the Honolulu Advertiser: Posted on: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Army needs to make case for Makua plan The Wai’anae community in particular and the state in general need a clearer understanding of what the Army has in mind for Makua Valley, in the near and short term. It’s been more than a… Read more »

Mosquitoes of Makua

War of the small, War of the flea, Where the strongest bomb is human Who is bursting to be free. The moon will be my lantern, And my heart will find the way To sow the seeds of courage That will blossom into day, To blossom up a garden So green before they came, Our… Read more »

Army wants to use Makua for counterinsurgency training

So here is the Army’s counterinsurgency plan for Makua.   They will be “lessening” the impact, moving “storm the hill” type training to Pohakuloa and changing the training to traditional infantry live fire training and roadside bomb detection.  Meanwhile they have tried to win support from the Wai’anae community.  They plan to return to training as… Read more »

Anthropology Association Condemns Work with U.S. Counterinsurgency

The following article discusses the American Anthropological Association’s condemnation of anthropologists collaborating with military missions such as the Human Terrain System.   Applying anthropological knowledge to counterinsurgency missions is incompatible with the ethics of the profession. The Army public relations campaign regarding training in Makua valley is designed along the lines of counterinsurgency campaign.  The point… Read more »

Army public relations offensive with student tours at Makua

The Army is going on the public relations offensive by taking groups into Makua valley for tours of the cultural and natural resources of the valley.    Undoubtedly, their spin is that Army training and protection of cultural and natural resources are compatible and successful in Makua.   I’ll bet that they don’t tell the students that… Read more »

16th Annual Makua Annual Vigil for Peace

Malama Makua is holding its 16th Annual Malama Makua Vigil for Peace Saturday, December 26th, 2009 4:00pm At the front gate of the Makua Military Reservation.  Participants are welcome to share prayers, poems, readings, or songs related to peace and the restoration of Makua.