Posts Tagged: Pearl Harbor

Prototype mini-sub shelved

Posted on: Saturday, July 25, 2009 Prototype mini-sub shelved Repairing fire damage would cost more than entire program’s budget By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer A one-of-a-kind SEAL mini-sub based at Pearl City Peninsula that has been plagued by years of development problems and cost overruns won’t be repaired after a November fire because the… Read more »

Swine flu strikes Navy group berthed at Pearl Harbor

Swine flu strikes Navy group berthed at Pearl Harbor By Gregg K. Kakesako POSTED: 08:50 a.m. HST, Jul 21, 2009 At least 69 sailors and Marines assigned to Navy assault helicopter carrier now berthed at Pearl Harbor on its way home to San Diego have tested positive for H1N1 swine flu and have been confined… Read more »

USS Stennis port visit to Pearl Harbor

Updated at 3:44 p.m., Thursday, May 28, 2009 USS Stennis arrives at Pearl Harbor Advertiser Staff The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis arrived at Pearl Harbor this morning for a port visit after a four-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Advertisement The Stennis, with nearly 5,000 crew and air wing members, is based out… Read more »

Navy destroyers from Hawai’i deploy to west Pacific, Middle East

January 21, 2009 Navy destroyers from Hawaii deploy to west Pacific, Middle East 1 ship escorting strike group while 2 others increase presence in region By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer PEARL HARBOR – Three Hawai’i-based destroyers and more than 1,000 sailors set sail for the western Pacific yesterday – one ship as an escort… Read more »

Nuclear future for Hawai’i? ‘A’ole!

The Honolulu Advertiser editorialized that perhaps Hawai’i should reconsider its ban on nuclear power since the Navy continues to violate Hawai’i’s constitution by bringing nuclear powered ships and nuclear weapons into our waters and ports.   Crazy. We almost had a nuclear catastrophe in port when a fire aboard the USS Sargo nearly caused a meltdown… Read more »

Hawai’i to become hub for new nuclear submarines

January 9, 2009 Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor to become hub for new nuclear subs Virginia-class vessels likely to mean hiring hundreds more workers By William Cole Advertiser Military Writer Two-thirds of the Navy’s new Virginia-class submarines initially will be based at Pearl Harbor, making Hawai’i the main hub for the advanced attack submarines, Navy officials said… Read more »

Shad Kane: Pu’uloa: Where once there was life…

This essay from the Honolulu Advertiser blog by Shad Kane gives a history and cultural interpretation of Ke awa lau o Pu’uloa (aka Pearl Harbor). >><< Pu’uloa: Where Once There Was Life… December 1st, 2008 by Shad Aia i Keawalauopu’uloa he kai hāuliuli ….. ‘o neia lā he pōuliuli There at Pu’uloa the sea… Read more »

Pearl Harbor and ‘Iolani Palace History News Network 9/17/07 When’s a Palace an Emblem of Democratic Aspirations? By Ron Briley Mr. Briley is Assistant Headmaster, Sandia Preparatory School. A recent visit to Hawaii during the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association offered an opportunity to observe the impact of historical narratives well beyond… Read more »

Former Pearl Harbor MP charged with murder

Witness tells of Torres’ confession and threats By Debra Barayuga Accused murderer Jenaro Torres threatened to kill a former co-worker and her family if she told anyone he had robbed a bank in Hawaii and killed someone, the woman testified. Susan Davis said she believed Torres’ threat, and for nearly six months she kept… Read more »

Snakes on a Plane

Snakes on a plane Frogs in your plants. Invasive species will find a way. But while Hawai’i bungles the job, New Zealand gets serious. Joan Conrow Aug 23, 2006 Hawai’i’s airports and harbors are ticking time bombs-and we’re not talking about the kind that do predictable stuff, like blow up, maim, destroy. No, this catastrophe… Read more »