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Thursday, November 23, 2017
Supporting Our Troops This Holiday Season
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 2:28 PM :: 1544 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 :: 3131 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 :: 2295 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 :: 3131 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 :: 3655 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 :: 2099 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 :: 2308 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 :: 2420 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 :: 1922 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 :: 2421 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 :: 2258 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 :: 1937 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 :: 2403 Views :: Military, Republican Party

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

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
Honolulu to hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 5554 Views :: Honolulu County, National News, Military, Police

...The ceremony will be held on Monday, September 11, beginning at 10 a.m. in front of the Eternal Flame Monument on the front lawn of Honolulu Hale featuring Honolulu’s first responders and airline representatives....

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Sunday, September 03, 2017
North Korea Tests H-Bomb For New ICBM
By Selected News Articles @ 5:02 AM :: 1927 Views :: Military

North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb for its new intercontinental ballistic missile, state media revealed in a special announcement Sunday....

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Saturday, September 02, 2017
Hawaii is woefully vulnerable to a North Korean nuclear attack
By Selected News Articles @ 4:42 AM :: 5024 Views :: Military

...There is not a single "designated" blast or fallout shelter in the entire state....

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Successful Missile Defense Test off Kauai
By News Release @ 4:19 PM :: 1766 Views :: Military

...John Paul Jones detected and tracked a target missile launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai....

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Monday, August 14, 2017
Mattis: ‘We’ll Take It Out’ If North Korea Fires A Missile At Guam
By Selected News Articles @ 6:22 PM :: 1994 Views :: Military

...the U.S. military will shoot down North Korea’s missiles if they fire on U.S. territory....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Hawaii: North Korea Threat is Excuse for Another Pork Barrel Project
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 AM :: 3521 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military

...Hawaii’s congressional delegation is hoping they’ll hook the big fish....

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
North Korea Mulls Nuking Guam
By Selected News Articles @ 8:12 PM :: 1863 Views :: Military

...North Korean state media warned Wednesday that it is considering launching strikes on U.S. forces in Guam, as well as the U.S. mainland....

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Sunday, August 06, 2017
Laughed out of Court, Lawsuit Fails to Force US Unilateral Disarmament
By Selected News Articles @ 2:44 PM :: 2006 Views :: Military

... a three-judge panel ruled in a scathing decision that the provision is not enforceable in U.S. courts ....

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Saturday, August 05, 2017
Trump - Kim summit in Hawaii?
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:29 AM :: 2376 Views :: National News, Military

...Would you like to see a Trump/Kim summit in Hawaii?....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Improve Hawai’i’s Missile Defenses — Now
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 PM :: 2497 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military

...U.S. Pacific Command boss Adm. Harry Harris Jr. told lawmakers in April to consider nearer-term measures. Harris said the existing system could be “overwhelmed” by an ICBM attack. If that happened, he said, “someone would have to make a decision about which ones to take out or not.”....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
US Intel Officials Confirm North Korea Can Strike Most Of The Homeland
By Selected News Articles @ 4:23 PM :: 1769 Views :: Military

...The missile test on July 28 performed better than the Hwasong-14 tested earlier last month....

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Saturday, July 29, 2017
North Korea Fires Off Another ICBM--Could Hit Chicago
By Selected News Articles @ 4:56 PM :: 1766 Views :: Military

...North Korean ICBM Could Strike Deep Into US Territory, Leading Experts Say....

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Monday, July 24, 2017
North Korean Media Identifies Hawaii And Alaska As Possible Targets
By Selected News Articles @ 3:32 PM :: 2080 Views :: Military

“Hawaii, where the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) is stationed, and Alaska,” where part of the U.S. missile shield is based, are in range of North Korea’s missiles, the Rodong Sinmun wrote Sunday....

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Monday, July 24, 2017
US Prepares Another Missile Defense Test as North Korea Ramps Up Threat
By Selected News Articles @ 1:16 PM :: 1543 Views :: Military

The U.S. Coast Guard issued a warning to mariners earlier this week to steer clear of the waterways between Kodiak Island in Alaska and Hawaii this coming weekend....

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Friday, July 21, 2017
Hawaii Braces For Possible NK Missile Attack
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 PM :: 2355 Views :: Military

Hawaii is introducing an emergency response plan for residents to prepare them for a possible North Korean missile strike....

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
"Make Hawaii the Line in the Sand for North Korean Missiles”
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:27 PM :: 2045 Views :: Military

Representative Gene Ward (R-Hawaii Kai) today sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis urging more protections for Hawaii.... 

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Oahu Military to Get 20% for Cost of Living
By News Release @ 2:46 AM :: 2801 Views :: Military, Cost of Living

...U.S. Pacific Command announced changes to the 2017 Hawaii Cost of Living Allowance effective Sept. 1, 2017....

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Friday, July 14, 2017
US Soldier, ISIS Supporter Believed Hitler Was Right And Moon Landings Were Fake
By Selected News Articles @ 6:48 PM :: 2279 Views :: Military

...Kang, who belongs to the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii and worked as an air traffic control operator, pledged allegiance to ISIS and attempted to send classified and unclassified military documents to members of the terror group....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
US Missile Defense System Achieves Successful Intercept Amid Rising Tensions With North Korea
By Selected News Articles @ 6:34 PM :: 1989 Views :: Military

...Video Shows What It Might Look Like If The US Knocked Out One Of Kim Jong Un’s Missiles....

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
National conservative advocates for Jones Act on national security basis
By Michael Hansen @ 11:33 PM :: 2463 Views :: Jones Act, Military

...National conservative advocates for Jones Act on national security basis....

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Political Correctness Kept Radical Muslim in Army for Years
By IPT News @ 8:15 PM :: 2053 Views :: Military

The Kang case demonstrates the longstanding military practice of genuflection before the altar of political correctness remains. ...

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Monday, July 10, 2017
FBI Arrests Kaiser HS Grad at Schofield -- Tied to Islamic State
By Selected News Articles @ 6:44 PM :: 2191 Views :: Military

According to the FBI, Kang pledged allegiance to ISIS and attempted to provide military documents to ISIS contacts....

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Thursday, July 06, 2017
Hawaii, Alaska contemplate coming into North Korean missile range
By Selected News Articles @ 7:40 PM :: 2380 Views :: Military

...Ward believes it is time to refurbish the tunnels as civilian shelters in case of a North Korean attack....

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Monday, July 03, 2017
Craving Statehood: The view from Guam
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 3206 Views :: National News, Jones Act, Military

...Guam, like the other four inhabited U.S.-governed territories, lacks even a semblance of political representation back on the mainland....

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Monday, June 26, 2017
What a Wounded Veteran Thinks of Trump’s VA Reform
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:55 PM :: 2544 Views :: Health Care, Military

"What happened was a national disgrace, and yet some of the employees involved in these scandals remained on the payrolls." -- President Donald J Trump

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Saturday, June 24, 2017
Washington Holds Guam Back, Despite Not Knowing Where It Is
By Selected News Articles @ 8:02 PM :: 2991 Views :: National News, Jones Act, Military

...“Benign neglect,” were the words Lieutenant Gov. Ray Tenorio used to describe Washington’s relationship with his island. “The feds view Guam only as a military asset. Nothing more.”....

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Saturday, June 24, 2017
DoE to Open Military Transition Centers
By News Release @ 2:36 AM :: 2160 Views :: Education K-12, Military

HIDOE will commit $250,000 annually for four years using federal Impact Aid funds towards school Transition Center facility improvements, technology, furnishings and special events....

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Friday, June 23, 2017
Transforming Military Impact Aid into Education Savings Accounts
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:01 PM :: 2210 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...Hawaii is one of only four states where over 30 percent of high school graduates who hope to join the Army cannot achieve an adequate score on the Armed Forces Qualification Test.... 

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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Military Industrial Complex Compromising Hawaii Missile Defense for Profit
By Selected News Articles @ 4:09 PM :: 1918 Views :: Military

... some in Washington want to ignore years of readily available and cost-effective missile defense technology in favor of developing new technology known as the Homeland Discrimination Radar-Hawaii (HDR-HI), a costly system that is years away from being fielded ....

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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Navy’s partnership with Polynesian Voyaging Society
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 1973 Views :: Military

...prior to Hōkūleʻa departing, crewmembers met with the Commander of Navy Region Hawaii and other key leaders, who discussed risk mitigation and provided guidance on adjusting waypoints during their voyage to remain out of dangerous waters....

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Wikileaks: Omidyar Website Gave up Leaker to NSA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 3494 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Military

Civil Beat June 5, 2016: "Not all anonymous sources are created equal. Some do benefit you, and those should be protected...."

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
VIDEO: ICBM Knocked out of Sky in Successful Test of Missile Defense
By Video @ 10:52 PM :: 2599 Views :: Military

Just for fun, trace the path of the 'Interceptor' from Vandenberg.  It continues right into downtown Pyongyang....

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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Memorial Day: Our Resolve is the Highest Tribute to the Fallen
By News Release @ 5:11 AM :: 2333 Views :: Military

...take a moment to remember all our fighting men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that the rest of us might live free....

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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Hawaii Family Forum Week in Review
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 4:39 AM :: 4813 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life, Military, Religion

...Honor and Respect: We Will Remember....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Hawaii Preparing New Nuclear Contingency Plan Because of North Korea
By Selected News Articles @ 2:28 AM :: 2757 Views :: Military

FOIA documents show the Hawaii Department of Defense is about to revamp its emergency plans for a nuclear missile attack....

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
Where Might Kim Jong Un Strike If He Gets His Treasured ICBM?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 PM :: 1855 Views :: Military

"if you can hold American homeland targets at risk, that might induce caution.”

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Controversial New VA Director to Host Kauai Town Hall Meeting
By News Release @ 4:34 PM :: 2366 Views :: Health Care, Military

...5pm Friday at Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue....

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