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Thursday, March 15, 2018
State House to honor Hawaii wounded warrior Brian Kolfage
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 12:59 AM :: 2101 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...March 16th, 12:00 noon  --  Hawaii State Capitol, House Chamber....

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Friday, March 09, 2018
Ward: Trump, Kim Should Meet in Hawaii
By Rep Gene Ward @ 10:13 PM :: 2161 Views :: Military

...Ward urges Trump to hold the meeting in Honolulu....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
CIA Warns of Extensive Chinese Operation to Infiltrate American Universities
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 2486 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Military

...Chinese Communist 'Confucius Institute' a Threat to Academic Freedom at UH Manoa....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
False Missile Alert: Report Calls for Major changes at HI-EMA
By News Release @ 11:32 PM :: 1682 Views :: Military

...Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara today released the All Hazards Preparedness Improvement Action Plan and Report....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
NATO Loophole: Attack On Hawaii Not Covered By Treaty
By Selected News Articles @ 8:59 AM :: 2495 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...Hawaii is in the North Pacific, not the North Atlantic....

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Sunday, February 18, 2018
Emails: How PACOM grappled with false missile alert
By Selected News Articles @ 3:56 PM :: 2084 Views :: Military

...The emails were sent in succession after thousands of people received a text-message warning Jan. 13 that prompted hysteria in parts of Hawaii....

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Friday, February 16, 2018
City Agrees to Stop Illegally Towing Cars Belonging to Deployed Military Personnel
By News Release @ 1:05 PM :: 2727 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Military

...The Department’s investigation revealed that between 2011 and 2016, Honolulu auctioned 1,440 cars registered to individuals who had identified themselves as servicemembers on City forms during the motor vehicle registration process.....

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Thursday, February 08, 2018
Truth in Accounting: Defense Department
By Selected News Articles @ 6:51 PM :: 1456 Views :: Military

...the DoD Office of Inspector General has issued a disclaimer on the DoD’s own financial statements....

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
FCC: Hawaii false missile alert sent by worker believing attack was real
By News Release @ 11:28 AM :: 2644 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Military

...Federal Communications Commission conducts open meeting to hear investigator's report on false missile alert....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Ward: Fire Employees who do not Cooperate with Missile Alert Investigation
By Rep Gene Ward @ 9:33 PM :: 2307 Views :: Ethics, Labor, Military

“This is not about an individual, this is about our national security."

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Tulsi Gabbard, Donald Trump Team up to cut off aid to Muslim Pakistan
By Selected News Articles @ 5:35 PM :: 2562 Views :: Military, Politicians

...Calls for ending aid to Pakistan are growing on both sides of the aisle. In the House of Representatives, Republican Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina and Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii are preparing to introduce a similar bill....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
FCC: Employee Who Sent False Hawaii Nuke Alert Is ‘Refusing To Cooperate’
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 2400 Views :: Ethics, Military

...“it appears that the false alert was a result of two failures: First, simple human error. Second, the state did not have safeguards or process controls in place to prevent the human error from resulting in the transmission of a false alert.”....

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Friday, January 26, 2018
Hawaii’s False Missile Alarm Exposed Critical Weaknesses. Here’s What Must Be Done.
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:33 AM :: 1792 Views :: Military

...It was clear to anyone who has worked any level of civil defense planning, or who has lived through the drills of the 1950s and ’60s, that after the false alarm went out, no one in Hawaii had any idea what to do....

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Ward: Release HI-EMA Missile Alert Tapes
By Rep Gene Ward @ 7:57 PM :: 1704 Views :: Ethics, Military

...Representative Gene Ward (R–Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley) wrote a letter to Governor Ige urging him to release the HI-EMA security tapes on the morning of January 13th....

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
What A Nuclear Missile Attack On Hawaii Would Look Like
By Selected News Articles @ 9:47 PM :: 2532 Views :: Military

...A blast over Honolulu would be catastrophic. That doesn’t mean the government shouldn’t help the public prepare for one....

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Ige Couldn't Remember Twitter Password as False Missile Alert Wreaked Havoc on State
By Selected News Articles @ 4:51 PM :: 2260 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military, Politicians

...Ige said Monday that one of the reasons it took so long to inform the public that a ballistic missile alert in the state was in fact a false alarm was because he couldn’t remember his Twitter password....

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Monday, January 22, 2018
Missile Alert Investigator has Conflict of Interest
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:39 PM :: 3397 Views :: Ethics, Military

"...General Hara is a close personal friend of General Miyagi and under the command of General Logan.  General Logan serves as the Director of the Hawaiʻi Emergency Management Agency, so how can he be evaluated by his Deputy Director, General Hara?"

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Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Hawaii error and liberal hysteria
By Selected News Articles @ 1:31 AM :: 1552 Views :: Military

...Hawaii’s Democratic congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, was among the first to blame the president. She said that Mr. Trump was “taking too long” to defuse the North Korean threat adding, “He’s not taking this threat seriously. There’s no time to waste.”....

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Saturday, January 20, 2018
Why is HS Student More Efficient Than State Government?
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:39 PM :: 1898 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...Within five minutes of the erroneous missile alert, Iolani School student William Heyler had tweeted to the world that it was a mistake....

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Saturday, January 20, 2018
False Alarm: 'Hearing' Leaves More Unanswered Questions
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:08 AM :: 1914 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Military

"...the only thing accomplished today was more unanswered questions and the announcement that we must wait and see what the Governor's study-report by General Hara turns up...."

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Ward Introduces Bill Mandating 'Shelter-in-Place' Drills at Schools
By Rep Gene Ward @ 8:29 PM :: 2875 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...“Hawaii's children must have safe haven at their schools in the event of a missile attack.”....

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Ward: Step- by-step walkthrough of the software, hardware, and personnel that led to false alarm
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:01 PM :: 3120 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Military

...if you expect Friday’s hearing at the Legislature to lead to closure of this matter....

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Monday, January 15, 2018
FEMA: Ige, Miyagi Wrong About 38 Minute Delay
By Andrew Walden @ 3:14 PM :: 6770 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Military

...Governor Ige and HIEMA administrator Vern Miyagi say they had to obtain permission from FEMA ... FEMA says that’s not true....

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Sunday, January 14, 2018
FCC: Hawaii did not have Reasonable Safeguards to Prevent False Alarm
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 1576 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...We also must ensure that corrections are issued immediately....

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
38 Minute Delay--State EMA Got Permission from FEMA Before Retracting False Alarm
By News Release @ 11:10 PM :: 3521 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...Hawaii Emergency Management Agency statement on missile launch false alarm....

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
False Alarm: Hawaii Missile Alert Retracted by Civil Defense
By Andrew Walden @ 12:31 PM :: 4560 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

"...NO missile threat to Hawaii...."

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Survey: 62% of Hawaii Youth Not Qualified for Military Service
By News Release @ 3:20 PM :: 3263 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Military, Drugs

...Crime and Inability to Join Military or Workforce Present National Crisis....

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Sunday, December 17, 2017
Defense Department to Investigate Chinese Aid to Micronesia
By Selected News Articles @ 2:09 PM :: 5225 Views :: National News, Ethics, Military

...islanders to trade in “U.S. government handouts, which are scheduled to end in 2023, for the wide-open promise of Chinese-style capitalism....”

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Friday, December 15, 2017
Congress Approves Renewed Palau COFA Agreement
By News Release @ 12:54 PM :: 2299 Views :: National News, Military

...Signed into law yesterday by the President, the enactment officially authorizes the strategic agreement signed between the United States and Palau governments in 2010....

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
EPA, State of Hawaii receive Navy’s Red Hill Fuel Tank upgrade study
By News Release @ 1:09 AM :: 2001 Views :: Environment, Military

...Aging fuel storage tanks at Red Hill could soon get an upgrade....

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Monday, December 11, 2017
Draft EIS for Natatorium set to be complete by summer 2018
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 2907 Views :: Honolulu County, Military, Tourism

...four alternatives proposed for the facility....

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Friday, December 08, 2017
Officials Announce First DoD-Wide Audit
By News Release @ 3:35 PM :: 1377 Views :: Military

The Defense Department is starting the first agencywide financial audit in its history....

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Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Continuing to Doubt the North Koreans Could be Dangerous to Hawaii
By Rep Gene Ward @ 8:58 PM :: 1615 Views :: Military

“This is like thinking a man pointing a gun at you wouldn’t figure out how to pull the trigger and kill you,”  Ward said.

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Friday, December 01, 2017
Kauai Again: This Time it's Stranded Whales--Idiot Legislators Cook up Bizarre Conspiracy Theories
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 2151 Views :: Environment, Military

...“When marine mammals strand themselves it’s usually a signal that something in our environment is out of sync,” said Ing (wrongly)....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Hawaii Dusts Off Cold War-Era Sirens As North Korean Nuclear Shadow Looms
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 1452 Views :: Military

...beginning Friday, residents will hear the nuclear warning siren on the first business day of every month just before noon....

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Monday, November 27, 2017
New DLIR Website Tracks Military Spending in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 2166 Views :: Economy, Military

The Hawaii Defense Economy project is focused on enhancing understanding of the economic impact of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contracts and grants....

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Saturday, November 25, 2017
Survey: Military Families Overwhelmingly Favor School Choice
By Selected News Articles @ 2:18 AM :: 1885 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...The survey of 1,200 active-duty personnel, veterans, and their spouses shows 72 percent are in favor of education savings accounts (ESAs), 64 percent are in favor of school vouchers, and 63 percent favor tax-credit scholarships....

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Thursday, November 23, 2017
Supporting Our Troops This Holiday Season
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 2:28 PM :: 1340 Views :: Military

...National Holiday Care Package Drive.....

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
To Help Campaign Contributors, Hanabusa Blocks Missile Defense for Hawaii for 6 Years
By Selected News Articles @ 4:39 PM :: 2775 Views :: Ethics, Military

...The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act reflects language inserted in the bill by U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa that blocks the immediate deplyment of Ageis Ashore on Kauai....

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Friday, November 10, 2017
A Veterans Day Salute
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 2:39 PM :: 2037 Views :: Military, Republican Party

...take a moment to celebrate the service of all U.S. military veterans past and present....

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Honolulu--4th Highest Veteran Homelessness in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 9:03 PM :: 2658 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Military, Cost of Living

...veterans in many cities continue to suffer from long delays in mental-health treatment despite a $10 billion effort to expand veterans’ access to such care....

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Schatz Responds to Texas Church Shooting by Suggesting Law That Already Exists
By Selected News Articles @ 3:49 PM :: 3268 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Politicians, Second Amendment

...federal law already prohibits domestic abusers from purchasing or owning guns....

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Sunday, November 05, 2017
Ward to Ige: Speed Up Nuclear Drills for DOE
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:25 PM :: 1831 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...Rep. Ward (R-Hawaii Kai) wrote a letter to Gov. Ige asking the governor to prepare his departments, particularly the DOE to prepare for the unthinkable....

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Monday, October 30, 2017
Congress to Investigate Lack of VA Care in Pacific Island Territories
By News Release @ 9:18 PM :: 2035 Views :: Health Care, Military

...veterans in American Samoa must travel over 2,500 miles to receive care in Hawaii....

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Monday, October 30, 2017
Hurricane? FEMA has a Plan for Hawaii and You Can See it Here
By Selected News Articles @ 1:30 AM :: 2177 Views :: Energy, Military

...The Hawaii plan includes granular details down to, for example, how many specially outfitted medical aircraft the federal government would send to Hawaii after a Category 4 hurricane. It also describes an 85-step process to restore electricity....

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
North Korea Disaster Preparedness Community Meeting
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:00 PM :: 1673 Views :: Military

...Hawaii Kai Thursday, November 9th -- Kailua Tuesday, November 14th....

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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Why America's Missile Defenses Might Not Work Against North Korea
By Selected News Articles @ 5:41 PM :: 2027 Views :: Military

...it would be extremely difficult—and would compromise the defenses of populated areas....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
GAO: Pearl Harbor Shipyard in Bad Shape
By Selected News Articles @ 2:56 AM :: 1856 Views :: Military

...The Navy's 4 public shipyards are in bad shape, and it will take 19 years to restore their facilities, study says....

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Is Hawaii Safe in Light of North Korea's Missile and Nuclear Tests?
By Rep Gene Ward @ 1:36 AM :: 1707 Views :: Military

...Friday, September 15 from 12pm to 1:30pm Plaza Club, Honolulu....

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Monday, September 11, 2017
9-11 We Will Never Forget
By News Release @ 1:40 PM :: 1959 Views :: Military, Republican Party

...September 11, 2001 and September 11, 2012....

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