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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
HI leaders worry military cuts will compromise Pacific security
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:51 PM :: 2661 Views :: Military

Hawaii’s political and military leaders are worried proposed cuts to the military will affect the state’s economy and national security....

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Looks Like Hawaii Won't Need To Count All Those Soldiers, Sailors, And Marines In The Next Reapportionment Anyway
By Robert Thomas @ 12:47 AM :: 3713 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

Not only will the soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen, and their families be legally invisible, they might be really gone as well....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Union Contractors to get Exclusive Deal on NAVFAC Project at Hawaii Marine Corps Base?
By News Release @ 12:55 PM :: 2958 Views :: Labor, Military

NAVFAC and other federal agencies have issued more than 200 similar surveys requesting information about the potential use of PLAs on specific construction projects....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
See it Live: Famed Nimitz' WWII 'Diary' to be Unveiled Online Monday
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 3146 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. will publicly unveil online the 4,000-page "Gray Book" collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
A Major Hurdle for Student Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 8:01 PM :: 3548 Views :: Higher Education, Military

SB2131 covers veterans' college tuition at the UH’s colleges and universities up to the in-state tuition amount...

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
VA Mortgages Again Available as DoH Reverses Catchment Tank Rules
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 3244 Views :: Hawaii County , Military

...After discussions with VA, DOH has determined that water catchment systems may be made safe for domestic use....

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Friday, February 14, 2014
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Sgt Drew M Scobie
By News Release @ 11:47 PM :: 2840 Views :: Military

...flags of the United States and State of Hawaii shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawaii National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, the day of his memorial service....

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Friday, February 07, 2014
Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli
By News Release @ 3:36 PM :: 2235 Views :: Military

Balli, 42, of Kapolei, was killed in an insurgent attack in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, on Jan. 20....

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Friday, February 07, 2014
Hawaii Aerospace Caucus Explores the Final Frontier
By News Release @ 2:03 AM :: 2819 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

Initiatives include studies for a space exploration R&D park, international flight training center and a laser optical communications ground station in Hawaii....

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Thursday, February 06, 2014
China Will Deploy Subs that Could Nuke Alaska or Hawaii This Year
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 4259 Views :: Military

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Jin-class nuclear ballistic missile submarine is set to begin patrols in 2014 — armed with the PLAN’s new Ju Lang 2 (JL2)....

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Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Schofield Engineers Return from Afghanistan
By Video @ 4:41 PM :: 2275 Views :: Military

...nine months in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom....

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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Living History Day: USS Missouri Celebrates Double Anniversary
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 3693 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On January 29, 1999, exactly 55 years after its launch, the Battleship Missouri Memorial opened in Pearl Harbor ....

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates its One-Year Anniversary
By News Release @ 4:01 PM :: 3535 Views :: Judiciary, Military

The specialized court began last year with three defendants and has now grown to ten defendants....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Supreme Court Upholds Hawaii Redistricting Plan
By Robert Thomas @ 11:06 AM :: 3410 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

...the Court's order ends the case....

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
These Words from Obama Are Frightening -- and Revealing
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:04 AM :: 1949 Views :: Military

...in the real world, war doesn’t end until both sides stop fighting....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
89 Year Old Ewa Aviation Site, Battlefield and Top Secret Cold War Mission Control
By John Bond @ 11:31 PM :: 7581 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

One of Hawaii's least known very historic sites is the former Ewa Gate (Gate Two) of former NAS Barbers Point. It has a history going back to 1925....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
U.S. military dominance in Pacific in decline, says top admiral
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 PM :: 2476 Views :: Military

The Pentagon's top commander for Asia said outright this week that U.S. military dominance in the Pacific is on the decline and that Washington should get used to the idea of having its superiority challenged by China....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Why Did the Benghazi Story Change?
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:23 PM :: 4074 Views :: National News, World News, Military

An explosive intelligence report made public this week revealed that officials knew it was a terrorist attack that killed four Americans on September 11, 2012—and they knew right away....

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Thursday, January 09, 2014
3 Things You Don't Need Robert Gates's Book to Know
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:22 PM :: 1968 Views :: Military
“You don’t need a book from the former Secretary of Defense to know that many of the decisions Obama made during Gates’s watch were a disaster.”
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Sunday, January 05, 2014
Hawaii Perspectives Survey Shows Strong Support for Military Presence
By News Release @ 1:45 AM :: 4153 Views :: Economy, Military

...and a solid majority – 77 percent – supports continued military training exercises in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Schofield Combat Engineers Train Afghan Soldiers
By Selected News Articles @ 1:54 PM :: 2405 Views :: Military

Dec. 7 marked the start of the Afghan National Engineer Brigade (NEB) training mission....

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Monday, December 16, 2013
NOAA announces regulations to protect marine mammals during Navy training
By News Release @ 5:07 PM :: 2933 Views :: Environment, Military

... final  regulations requiring the United States Navy to implement protective measures during training and testing activities off the coasts of California and Hawaii and on the high seas ....

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Monday, December 09, 2013
Hale Kula Elementary to Mark 'Hour of Code' at Schoefield
By News Release @ 8:31 PM :: 3136 Views :: Education K-12, Military

Hale Kula’s “Hour of Code” event will include the presentation of a $10,000 check by Code.org and a brief session on computer programming with Hale Kula students....

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Sunday, December 08, 2013
27 Service Members Reenlist on 72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack
By News Release @ 2:17 AM :: 3130 Views :: Military

Paul Koester, 58, the Air Force's oldest current active-duty member, raised the Stars and Stripes above the Mighty Mo. Koester was one of 27 Armed Forces members to reenlist in today's ceremony....

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Saturday, December 07, 2013
Sunday Morning: Ewa Battlefield Commemoration
By John Bond @ 11:17 AM :: 3557 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Ewa battlefield area involved not only destruction of planes at Ewa Field but also overhead air battles between Japanese planes, Army P-40's and Navy SBD's....

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Friday, December 06, 2013
Honor Thy Father: Battleship Missouri Sneak Preview of Hawaii 5-0 WW2 Remembrance Episode
By News Release @ 2:17 PM :: 3397 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...the episode focuses on the attempted murder of a Pearl Harbor veteran that lead Five-0 to use decades old evidence to investigate....

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Friday, December 06, 2013
Oneula Beach Dec 7, 1941: Air Photos from Landing B-17 Flying Fortress
By John Bond @ 5:14 AM :: 16095 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On the morning of 7 December 1941, twelve Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses were approaching Hawaii after a 14-hour flight from California....

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
University of Hawaii honors Wounded Warriors and US service members
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 3131 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...the Black Knights from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point played the University of Hawaii Warriors, Saturday, Nov. 30....

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Navy League, Mayor to Recognize Outstanding Military Spouses
By News Release @ 2:35 AM :: 2524 Views :: Military
Award Ceremony at City Hall on 27 NOV at 1:30 PM
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Sunday, November 24, 2013
Obama Lifts Sanctions on Iran as Nuke Program Nears Finish
By News Release @ 12:05 PM :: 3822 Views :: World News, Military

By not agreeing to dismantle a single centrifuge, Iran has not rolled back its nuclear infrastructure.  Iran retains the ability to produce enough weapons-grade uranium for a nuclear weapon in as little as 2 months....

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Saturday, November 23, 2013
UH task force on veterans affairs formed
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 3346 Views :: Higher Education, Military

A UH systemwide task force to work on improving services for student veterans has been formed and held its organizational meeting on Friday, November 22....

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Friday, November 22, 2013
Fort Shafter Project Labor Agreement Survey Due Dec. 2
By News Release @ 12:49 AM :: 5128 Views :: Labor, Military, Small Business

...a federal construction contract to build Phase 2 of the USARPAC Command and Control Facility at Fort Shafter....

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Hickam POW/MIA lab, slow to ID human remains, has time to shoot Bradley Cooper movie
By Selected News Articles @ 3:13 PM :: 2425 Views :: Military

...a Pentagon spokeswoman said that no human remains were shown on camera....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Kona Comedy Festival to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project
By News Release @ 5:02 PM :: 2542 Views :: Military

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii: Humpy’s Big Island Alehouse & The Frisky Seal announced plans to host a 2-night, 2-show comedy festival featuring 5 stand-up comics from around the islands....

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Honolulu Muslim Eye-Gouge Attacker Tied to Staten Island Jihadi
By Selected News Articles @ 1:44 PM :: 5170 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military, Religion

...he was subpoenaed to testify in New York in a terrorism case against a friend he met in a Hono­lulu mosque....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Nisei WW2 Vets Honored at Missouri Memorial
By News Release @ 4:13 AM :: 3437 Views :: Military
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Monday, November 11, 2013
Why Our Veterans Fight
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:37 PM :: 2051 Views :: Military

Today we thank all of our veterans who have fought and continue to fight for freedom around the world....

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Schofield 65th Engineer Battalion assumes vital mission in Afghanistan
By Selected News Articles @ 2:28 AM :: 2576 Views :: Military

Early on the morning of Oct. 21, more than 250 soldiers from the 65th Engineer Battalion (CE), 130th Engineer Brigade and the 307th Engineer Battalion (C) (A), 20th Engineer Brigade gathered on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan....

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Thursday, October 24, 2013
Report: Chinese Spy Ship Operating Near Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 2:58 AM :: 8199 Views :: Military
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
UPDATE: Hawaii Reapportionment Case Presented to US Supreme Court
By Robert Thomas @ 7:09 PM :: 4974 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

Plaintiffs attorneys presented their Jurisdictional Statement, arguing that there are substantial questions meriting the U.S. Supreme Court's full consideration in our appeal of a three-judge U.S. District Court decision upholding the Plan....

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Saturday, October 19, 2013
Pew: Five States Which Paid to Keep National Parks, Monuments Open
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 5103 Views :: National News, Hawaii Statistics, Military, Tourism

Visitors spend about $76 million a day in communities near national parks, the National Park Service estimated....

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Friday, October 18, 2013
Hawaii Student Veterans Make Case for In-State Tuition
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 8893 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...student veteran leaders representing chapters of Hawaiʻi Alliance of Student Veterans (HASV) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa and Leeward Community College, testified in front of the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents in an effort to spark dialogue over the idea of amending tuition waiver regulations....

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Djou: Afghanistan Casualties Teach Nation a Lesson on Shutdown
By Rep Charles Djou @ 4:30 PM :: 3250 Views :: National News, Military

...these soldiers, who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, will return home this week to a nation that initially refused to pay their families the military death benefit....

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Now and Later: The Impact of the Government Shutdown
By UHERO @ 2:24 AM :: 3896 Views :: National News, Hawaii Statistics, Military

There are about 34,000 civilian federal jobs in Hawaii, a fraction of which were deemed essential....

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Saturday, October 12, 2013
American Legion: Phony POW/MIA Ceremonies Mislead and Insult
By News Release @ 6:08 AM :: 2999 Views :: Military

The American Legion is demanding immediate reform with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC)....

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Thursday, October 10, 2013
Hickam: Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command held 'phony' ceremonies for MIAs, using planes that can't fly
By Selected News Articles @ 2:39 PM :: 3013 Views :: Military

...the Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday that no honored dead were in fact arriving, and that the planes used in the ceremonies often couldn't even fly....

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Saturday, October 05, 2013
VIDEO: Aegis Ballistic Missile Intercept off Kauai
By Video @ 6:05 PM :: 3147 Views :: Military

A Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B guided missile is launched from the USS Lake Erie, and successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target off the coast of Kauai....

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Thursday, October 03, 2013
What Asia Pivot? Defense Budget Cuts Undermine U.S. Interests in the Pacific
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:29 PM :: 1934 Views :: Military

...the U.S. military lacks the resources necessary to implement such strategies....

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Monday, September 30, 2013
Nominations invited for UH Task Force in support of student veterans
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 2950 Views :: Higher Education, Military

Nominations and self-nominations for task force members should be sent by email to president@Hawaii.edu....

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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Barking Sands: Most Sophisticated Test Yet Knocks Missile out of Space
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 3195 Views :: Military
The first guided missile successfully destroyed the target using the sheer kinetic force of a massive collision in space....
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