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Monday, May 13, 2019
"Equality" Act Hits Rewind on the Rights of Women
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 6:42 PM :: 6501 Views :: Education K-12, National News, Family, Higher Education, Military

... This week Congress will vote on H.R. 5, the Equality Act, sweeping legislation that would add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the definition of sex throughout federal law .... 

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Thursday, May 2, 2019
Schofield Manager Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 5106 Views :: Ethics, Military

...Raby provided the contractor with sensitive, internal U.S. Department of Defense procurement information, and otherwise used his position to benefit the contractor in securing U.S. Army contracts....

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Ala Wai? Corps of Engineers has Long History of Corruption and Cost Overruns
By Selected News Articles @ 9:08 PM :: 9149 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Ethics, Development, Military

...Reminiscent of rail, projected Ala Wai costs have already leapt from $200M to $470M.... 

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Monday, March 25, 2019
UH Class Constitutes "material support of a Foreign Terrorist Organization"?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:07 PM :: 5873 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military

...The 'Humanize Palestine' website was deactivated later in 2017, about two weeks after the University of Hawaii Chancellor became aware of a nexus that consisted of University of Hawaii content, Palestinian terrorism and the website....

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Saturday, March 9, 2019
While Collecting Honorifics from Chinese Communists, UH Manoa Also Gets Spyware
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 PM :: 5526 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Military

...UH Manoa #1 in Eyes of Chinese Communists....

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Thursday, March 7, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Denounces Regime Change in Ad Showing Assad Forces Bombing Syrian City
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 AM :: 4359 Views :: Military, Politicians

...Gabbard's campaign has not yet commented on the video of Assad's bombing in the ad....

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Sunday, February 24, 2019
False Missile Alert: CDC Analyses 38 Minutes of Tweets
By News Release @ 2:26 AM :: 6291 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...Four themes emerged from the Twitter data during the early period: 1) information processing; 2) information sharing; 3) authentication; and 4) emotional reaction....

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Thursday, February 7, 2019
VA Town Hall Set for Honolulu
By News Release @ 6:09 PM :: 3948 Views :: Health Care, Military

...To share information, resources, hear feedback from customers and to answer questions on VA health care, benefits, and memorial affairs....

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Rep Thielen: Power, Drugs and Imminent Danger Top Concerns
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:07 PM :: 6007 Views :: Military, Republican Party, Drugs

...Rep. Cynthia Thielen's bills this Legislative session....

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Monday, January 21, 2019
Gabbard: No regrets about meeting Syria's Assad
By Selected News Articles @ 1:04 AM :: 4130 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military

...She added that the "only alternative" to meeting with dictators like Assad is "more war."....

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
RIMPAC: Navy Quietly Fires 20 Hyper Velocity Projectiles Through Destroyer’s Deckgun
By Selected News Articles @ 5:05 PM :: 3596 Views :: Military

...to prove the Navy could turn the more than 40-year-old deck gun design into an effective and low-cost weapon against cruise missiles and larger unmanned aerial vehicles....

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Monday, January 7, 2019
Rep Ward Calls for Second Trump-Kim Summit to be held at Waikiki
By Rep Gene Ward @ 11:52 PM :: 4142 Views :: Military

...US scouts Bangkok, Hanoi, and Hawaii as possible locations for Kim-Trump summit....

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Thursday, January 3, 2019
Government Shutdown: Hawaii 4th-most Affected
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 4137 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics. They range from each state’s share of federal jobs to federal contract dollars per capita to the share of families receiving food stamps....

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Video: Ship Burns 1,800 miles off Oahu
By Selected News Articles @ 2:59 PM :: 6487 Views :: Jones Act, Military

... Coast Guard, good Samaritans responding to vessel fire in Pacific Ocean ....

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Thursday, December 27, 2018
Navy Approves EIS for Hawaii-So Cal Training
By News Release @ 11:59 AM :: 4756 Views :: Environment, Military

...lots of whining from the usual suspects....

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
U.S. Soldier Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Attempting To Provide Material Support to ISIS
By News Release @ 11:37 PM :: 3000 Views :: Military

...He spoke approvingly and in detail about committing specific acts of violence against others, including by attacking large public gatherings, such as the Honolulu Christmas Parade, and a parade at Schofield Barracks.... 

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
How George H W Bush Stopped the Bombing of Kahoolawe
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 7709 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Politicians, Republican Party

...I asked him to use his influence to reverse the policy initiated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt allowing Kaho'olawe to be used for bombing practice....

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Monday, November 26, 2018
Inspector General Releases False Missile Alert Report
By News Release @ 3:02 PM :: 3206 Views :: Military

...From Office of Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security....

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Honolulu VA has Lowest Job Vacancy Rate in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 7:16 PM :: 4281 Views :: Health Care, Military

...Honolulu VA has the jobs filled--but its still not getting the job done....

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Hawaii WWI Centennial - a Full Day of Events at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 5356 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...November 11, 2018 - Free to the Public Concerts, Films, Celebratory Service, Flyovers and Fireworks....

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Honolulu VA Touts Few Improvements
By News Release @ 2:01 PM :: 4787 Views :: Health Care, Military

...Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again....

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Monday, November 5, 2018
Honolulu 3rd Highest Proportion of Homeless Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 10:32 AM :: 5216 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...2018’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live....

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Sunday, October 28, 2018
Honolulu VA Medical Center Among Worst 30% -- again
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 PM :: 6891 Views :: Health Care, Military

...their overall statistics are in the bottom 10th percentile of the rating scale for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions, employee satisfaction, primary care new patient wait time, and mental health continuity of care....

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Friday, September 28, 2018
Audit of State DoD Accounts
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 11:44 PM :: 4008 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...Our review of six trust funds and four trust accounts of the Department of Defense (DOD) found one trust fund did not meet criteria and should be closed....

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Muslim Soldier Wanted to go "To Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki strip and start shooting"
By News Release @ 10:32 PM :: 8990 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military, Religion

...On July 8, 2017, Kang swore an oath of loyalty, known as “bayat,” to ISIS and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in a ceremony conducted by the purported ISIS sheikh....

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Friday, August 24, 2018
Lane: Ige Forms Joint Task Force with Military
By News Release @ 9:13 PM :: 4030 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...Ige’s formal request to appoint Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara was submitted on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 and approved by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis earlier today....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
HIEMA Gets New Executive Officer
By News Release @ 12:49 AM :: 4477 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...Luke P. Meyers, a Certified Emergency Manager who most recently served in a variety of posts in the Pacific Northwest, has joined the Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) as Executive Officer....

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Hawaii Special Forces Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
By Selected News Articles @ 4:05 PM :: 3344 Views :: Military

...Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, died Sunday from his injuries, the Department of Defense announced on Monday....

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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Hawaii's false ballistic-missile warning spurs senators to propose fixing national alert system
By Selected News Articles @ 2:13 AM :: 5071 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii State Government, Military

...The proposal is sponsored by Sen. Brian Schatz, Hawaii Democrat, and Sen. John Thune, South Dakota....

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Thursday, July 12, 2018
The FCC is changing up the country’s emergency alert system to prevent another Hawaii incident
By News Release @ 5:32 PM :: 5316 Views :: National News, Hawaii State Government, Military

...Action Supports More Effective Local Emergency Alert Tests and PSAs, Addresses False Alerts, and Seeks to Improve Wireless Alerts....

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Thursday, July 5, 2018
Only One Jones Act Ship Used in Iraq War
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:25 PM :: 4846 Views :: Jones Act, Military

...For its overseas sealift operations, America’s military generally relies on America’s Maritime Security Program (MSP) fleet — all foreign-built ships that do not comply with the requirements of the Jones Act....

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
False Missile Alert: HGEA Members Sleeping on the Job
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 AM :: 6833 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Military

...“On multiple occasions, I’ve observed them watching movies or TV shows.  Usually they are sitting around looking unoccupied. Approximately two weeks ago, it was reported to me by a staff member who came in early that they observed all three SWP staff on shift asleep.”....

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
VIDEO: "This Is Not A Drill: 38 Minutes That Changed Lives."
By Video @ 3:29 AM :: 6410 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...The true story of the January 13, 2018 Hawaii missile alert, told by the people who lived it....

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Monday, June 25, 2018
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to Host Open Houses
By News Release @ 9:17 PM :: 5408 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...HI-EMA is inviting the community to three open houses as it updates the Hawai’i State Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which addresses ways to reduce the impact of natural hazards on the State....

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Summit: US Security Guarantees for North Korean Denuclearization--Peace Treaty Next
By News Release @ 12:30 PM :: 3419 Views :: Military

...President Donald J. Trump has departed Singapore and will arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Hawaii later today....

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Sunday, June 10, 2018
Just home from Iraq, air traffic controllers answer call for Volcano Relief
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 AM :: 4562 Views :: Hawaii County , Military

...When the Kilauea volcano erupted on Hawaii’s Big Island, members of the 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard, were just getting home from a seven-month deployment that sent them to Al Asad Airbase, Al Anbar Province, Iraq.... 

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Friday, June 8, 2018
VA Reform: Mission Act streamlines community care options for veterans
By News Release @ 4:26 AM :: 3377 Views :: Military

...funds the current, outgoing Veterans Choice program during the transition phase to make certain veterans receive the same care through the current program until the new Veterans Community Care Program is fully in effect....

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Friday, June 8, 2018
S2980: Missile Defense for Hawaii, Alaska
By News Release @ 4:02 AM :: 3246 Views :: Military

...U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) was recently joined by Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) in introducing S. 2980, the Integrated Missile Defense Act of 2018....

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii EIS--Public Scoping Meetings Being Held
By News Release @ 4:27 AM :: 6287 Views :: Environment, Military

...The Missile Defense Agency to Hold Public Scoping Meetings for the Homeland Defense Radar – Hawaii Environmental Impact Statement....

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
US Pacific Command Changes Name
By News Release @ 1:45 AM :: 3678 Views :: Military

...“In recognition of the increasing connectivity between the Indian and Pacific oceans, today we rename the U.S. Pacific Command to U.S. Indo-Pacific Command,” said Mattis....

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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Rescuing the Lost Battalion –The Story behind the ‘Heroes’
By News Release @ 1:02 AM :: 5752 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...NHK WORLD-JAPAN and PBS Hawai‘i Bring Documentary on Heroic WWII Japanese-American Regiment to Screening Attendees and Viewers....

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
China Disinvited from Participating in 2018 RIMPAC Exercise
By News Release @ 2:35 PM :: 3453 Views :: Military

... As an initial response to China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea we have disinvited the PLA Navy from the 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise. ...

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Monday, May 21, 2018
Best States for Military Retirees -- Hawaii Ranks 37th
By Selected News Articles @ 1:38 PM :: 4220 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...Hawai ties California and DC for the highest percentage of Homeless Veterans -- 33 times higher than lowest percentage state, Mississippi....

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Thursday, May 3, 2018
US Citizen or US National: American Samoans in the Military
By News Release @ 11:38 AM :: 3661 Views :: Military

...Amata Advises on Army Administrative Memo for US Nationals....

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Monday, April 30, 2018
The Shame of Hawaii's Congressional Delegation
By Selected News Articles @ 7:35 PM :: 7417 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Military, Republican Party

...Would the delegation have chastised Obama if he had stuck to his ultimatum and struck Syria after Assad crossed Obama’s infamous “red line in the sand?”....

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Friday, April 27, 2018
Rep Ward Salutes Korean Peace Initiative on House Floor
By Rep Gene Ward @ 11:41 PM :: 3717 Views :: Military

...Kim and South Korean leader Moon Jae In pledged earlier today in Panmunjom to negotiate a treaty to formally end the Korean War and also to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula....

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Legislators Vote $125M for Kauai, Oahu Flooding Relief
By News Release @ 6:20 PM :: 5439 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...The funds will be allotted to the State Department of Defense for disaster relief this fiscal year for the repairs and will lapse at the end of the next fiscal year....

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Kauai Flooding: Dozens Evacuated from Hanalei by Helicopter
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 4795 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...Hawai‘i National Guard has deployed two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, two CH-47 Chinooks, eight Zodiacs and more than 45 soldiers and airmen to support rescue efforts....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
GAO: Hawaii-Pacific Vets Wait 75 Days to Receive VA Care
By News Release @ 3:33 PM :: 5278 Views :: Health Care, Military

...veterans experienced delays related to the processing of their enrollment applications, contacting them to schedule appointments, and completing comprehensive mental health evaluations....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
After Syria Chemical Attack Tulsi Gabbard Still Flacking for Russia and Assad
By Andrew Walden @ 4:32 AM :: 5942 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Tulsi Gabbard

...The most popular politician in Hawaii continues to serve Chris Butler....

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