Posts Tagged: Wahiawa

EPA: toxic chemical found in Wahiawa and Aiea aquifers is a “likely human carcinogen”

The EPA released a new health assessment for the toxic contaminant tetrachloroethylene – also known as perchloroethylene, or perc, as a “likely human carcinogen.”  PERC is a contaminant found at military sites in Hawai’i including the Schofield / Wahiawa aquifer (a former Superfund site) and the former Aiea Laundry site, a Navy superfund site across… Read more »

New ‘Star Wars’ missile defense and satellite communications center finished in Wahiawa

Source: $25M Navy satellite center passes muster in Wahiawa By Star-Advertiser staff POSTED: 09:44 p.m. HST, Aug 21, 2010 The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii said it completed final building inspections for a $25.4 million satellite communications center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Wahiawa Annex. The Army’s 53rd Signal Battalion will use the new… Read more »

Navy will test its “Giant Voice” in Wahiawa Posted at 12:51 a.m., Friday, October 23, 2009 ‘Giant Voice’ system to be tested in Wahiawa Advertiser Staff The Navy says it will conduct an operational test of its “Giant Voice” mass notification system at its Wahiawa annex today at 1 p.m. The announcement on the public address system will be audible to those who… 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 »

Soldier stabs man helping wife of stabber

Victim says he helped wife of stabber By Nelson Daranciang POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 25, 2008 An 18-year-old man limped into court yesterday and testified that a Schofield Barracks soldier stabbed him six times early Sunday after he tried to help the soldier’s wife start the couple’s pickup truck outside a Wahiawa bar. The… Read more »

Soldier accused of stabbing Wahiawa man

Soldier Appears In Court Over Wahiawa Stabbing Attack Leaves Victim In Critical Condition POSTED: 2:20 pm HST October 22, 2008 HONOLULU — An Army sergeant accused of stabbing an 18-year-old man multiple times in Wahiawa made his first appearance over the case in court Wednesday morning. Sgt. Tahoma James Ramage, 30, is a charged with… Read more »

Child prostitution in Wahiawa – driven by military demand?

Wednesday, June 20, 2001 3 teens caught in prostitution sting The youngest arrested is a 13-year-old girl from Wahiawa By Nelson Daranciang Donovan Dela Cruz was shocked to learn that three teenagers were arrested this weekend for prostitution in Wahiawa. “What is this world coming to? That’s disgusting,” said Dela Cruz, chairman of the… Read more »

Wahiawa tries to eliminate prostitution

Monday, July 10, 2000 Wahiawa tries to eliminate prostitution A bill being considered would make it a prostitution-free zone By Pat Gee Star-Bulletin Police Sgt. Fay Tamura thinks streetwalkers will find it harder to do business in Wahiawa if the City Council passes a prostitution-free zone bill. But two Wahiawa pastors aren’t convinced, saying it… Read more »