Posts Tagged: Makua

Makua EIS rejected by Malama Makua

Hawaiian group says EIS on Makua is not complete By Mary Adamski POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 06, 2009 The Army said it will decide by early July to what extent it will resume live-fire military training exercises in Makua Valley. The training plan was part of an environmental impact statement released yesterday. But Malama… Read more »

Makua Military training: “wasting lives, land, money, energy and resources”

Joan Conrow wrote on her blog about the Army’s recently released final EIS for live fire training in Makua valley: Now if only the military would pack up and leave, too, instead of pressing ahead with its controversial, and contested, plans to conduct live fire training exercises among the endangered species and archeological sites of… Read more »

Hawaiians not happy with Army training plans Hawaiians not happy with Army training plans By Audrey McAvoy – The Associated Press Posted : Saturday Jun 6, 2009 12:42:12 EDT HONOLULU – The Army wants to conduct about 50 company level live-fire training drills each year in Makua, a valley many Native Hawaiians consider sacred but that the Army views as vital… Read more »

Army wants to resume destructive training in Makua June 6, 2009 Army may restart live-ammo use in Hawaii’s Makua Valley EIS that clears way for ‘full-capacity’ training may face court challenge By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer After eight years of efforts, numerous setbacks and court filings, and millions of dollars spent on studies and legal fees, the Army yesterday released a… Read more »

Makua final EIS released

Updated at 2:08 p.m., Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Army finalizes EIS for Makua training Advertiser Staff The Army has completed the final environmental impact statement for military training activities at Makua Military Reservation on Oahu, looking at the possibility of resuming live-fire military training exercises at Makua for Army, Marine Corps and Hawaii Army National… Read more »

Army seeks comment on Makua cultural site preservation list

Updated at 12:56 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2009 Army seeks comment on Makua cultural site preservation list Advertiser Staff The Army today announced the release of its recommended high priority cultural site list for unexploded ordnance clearance at Makua Military Reservation. The list was drafted in response to public comments received during a 30-day period… Read more »

Abercrombie speaks about Makua and Hawai’i Superferry

Neil Abercrombie, 20-year Congressional Representative from Hawai’i, is making a run for Governor in 2010.  He started out his political career as an anti-war activist at UH in the 1960s.   More recently, he has been a proponent of militarization of Hawai’i, including supporting the largest military land-grab since World War II, the Army Stryker Brigade. … Read more »

Makua Sunrise 2009

The 13th Annual Makua Sunrise Ceremony Sunday, April 12, 2009 6:00 am Makua Valley, inside the military reservation Interfaith sunrise ceremony to pray for the restoration of life and peace in Makua and the world. The first Makua sunrise event was held on the beach of Makua on Easter 1997, when the Marines had planned… Read more »

Army public meeting on Makua Cultural Sites access

IMPORTANT! Makua Cultural Sites Meeting Monday, March 9th, 6:30 P.M. Nanaikapono Elementary School 89-153 Mano Avenue (Nanakuli ahupua’a) The U.S Army is holding a community meeting in Wai’anae to prioritize cultural sites that the public wants access to. Malama Makua and Hui Malama Makua are in the process of creating a list of those sites… Read more »

Army must let Kanaka Maoli indentify priority clean up sites

Army Must Let Hawaiians Select Sites for Explosives Removal HONOLULU, Hawaii, January 27, 2009 (ENS) – The U.S. Army must “provide meaningful opportunities” for the people of west Oahu to “participate in identifying and prioritizing” cultural sites to be cleared of explosives on a military reservation in a valley sacred to the Hawaiian people, a… Read more »