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Saturday, February 17, 2024
Skimming Nuclear Munitions Contract? Lawsuit Alleges Dawson is Fake Hawaiian Company
By Andrew Walden @ 7:54 PM :: 2932 Views :: Ethics, Military, OHA

... "Nuclear Munitions Command and Control" is a $698K per year grift  ....

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Monday, February 12, 2024
9th Circuit To Hear Oral Argument in Absentee Voting Case for Citizens in U.S. Territories
By Selected News Articles @ 1:53 PM :: 974 Views :: Military, Office of Elections

... In October 2020, former Hawaii residents now residing in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands filed a lawsuit ....

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Friday, February 2, 2024
Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Wall That Heals Coming to Maui
By News Release @ 12:52 AM :: 1005 Views :: Maui County, Military

... Over 250 volunteers are needed to support its 24-hour display ....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Video: Massive Waves Rip thru Kwajalein Base
By Video @ 6:45 PM :: 1284 Views :: Military

... Roi-Namur Island was struck by several substantial waves on Saturday night. It was NOT a tsunami. The powerful waves were driven by cyclonic surges in the open sea ....

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Thursday, January 11, 2024
Navy still on the hook for negligence claims by military families injured by jet fuel leak
By Court House News @ 11:59 PM :: 99 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... The government managed to dodge failure to warn claims thanks to the Federal Tort Claims Act ....

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Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Army and HDOT Set to Negotiate 50-Year Lease for Dillingham Airfield
By News Release @ 5:32 PM :: 1048 Views :: Military, Small Business, Tourism

... Typically, local commanders are permitted to approve routine five-year leases, however, with HDOT seeking a longer term (50 years), the Army had to seek approval in Washington, D.C. ....

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Saturday, December 16, 2023
EIS to Cover Navy Training Exercises off Hawaii, California
By News Release @ 4:38 AM :: 999 Views :: Environment, Military

... sustain the readiness of the Navy and other participating U.S. military services by supporting current and future training and testing requirements, increasing flexibility in conducting training and testing activities, modernizing and sustaining range capabilities ....

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Monday, December 11, 2023
WaPo: China’s cyber army is invading Hawaii, Guam  -- Target BWS?
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 PM :: 1575 Views :: Military

"...Among the victims are a water utility in Hawaii...."

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Monday, December 11, 2023
Green Questions Water Rate Hikes After They are Approved
By News Release @ 1:08 PM :: 1101 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military, Cost of Living

... “The BWS’ decision to raise water rates by about 50% may create a hardship for many residents. It’s important for the BWS to take advantage of available federal funding to reduce the costs it passes on to O‘ahu residents,” said Governor Josh Green, M.D. ....

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Sunday, December 10, 2023
Anti-Semitic Hawaii ‘Peace’ Activists tied to Hamas, Iran, China
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 AM :: 4091 Views :: World News, Military

... Hawaii-based Ann Wright, a former Army colonel and US diplomat and who sits on the group's board, was interviewed while aboard a ship headed to Gaza ....

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Saturday, December 9, 2023
Bums Invade Army Base, MPs Respond
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 1401 Views :: Homelessness, Military

... forces to clear waste and debris from a sizable homeless encampment in Kīpapa Gulch, along Kamehameha Highway....

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Thursday, December 7, 2023
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 36199 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

“It was (his) work as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  

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Monday, December 4, 2023
Kaneohe: Navy Floats P8 Poseidon, Plans to Restore it to Service
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 AM :: 1985 Views :: Environment, Military

... the aircraft would be lifted and moved to the runway, “and it would settle onto its landing gear, which is still in good condition” ....

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Sunday, December 3, 2023
Hawaii to join more medical licensure compacts?
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:58 PM :: 1000 Views :: Health Care, Military

... green-light compacts for other medical professionals, such as nurses, physical and occupational therapists, emergency medical service personnel, psychologists, audiologists ....

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Thursday, November 30, 2023
China Could Play Major Role in Drafting New Regulations for Seabed Mining, Says U.N. Official
By Selected News Articles @ 3:11 AM :: 935 Views :: Energy, Environment, Military

“...China is the largest financial contributor....”

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Navy Notifies Regulators of Groundwater PFAS Detection
By News Release @ 12:46 AM :: 1012 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Four of 21 groundwater monitoring wells showed exceedance of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), a component of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) ....

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Hawaii demands remediation from Navy following jet fuel leak
By Court House News @ 4:37 PM :: 1456 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Red Hill fuel-polluted soils could cost $750 million to clean up ....

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Saturday, November 25, 2023
Public comment open on Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Study
By News Release @ 2:01 PM :: 1191 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... release of the Ala Wai Flood Risk Management draft General Reevaluation Report and Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for review and 45-day public comment period ....

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023
BWS files $1.2 billion claim over Red Hill damages
By Selected News Articles @ 4:56 PM :: 1218 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Honolulu's Board of Water Supply is seeking $1.2 billion from the U.S. Navy for costs associated with the fuel leak at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility ....

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Monday, November 20, 2023
Navy P-8A Poseidon Overshoots Runway Splashes in Kaneohe Bay, Crew Safe
By Selected News Articles @ 9:51 PM :: 1468 Views :: Military

... A Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol airplane is in Hawaii’s Kaneohe Bay after attempting to land on a Marine Corps runway Monday afternoon ....

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Fronting for the Contractors: CNHA Hosting Debris Removal Meeting
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 1554 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Military

...  CNHA fronts for the 8a contractors which scored the lucrative no-bid USACE contracts to clean up properties in Kula and Lahaina ....  

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Predatory Landlord Practices at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
By News Release @ 3:01 PM :: 1883 Views :: Military, Cost of Living

... For most lessees, the increase is a $1,250 jump in rent per month. ...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Pentagon Plans Transfer of Red Hill Back to Navy
By Selected News Articles @ 10:41 PM :: 1394 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Joint Task Force – Red Hill was in charge of defueling, while the Navy and the Department of Defense will take on the closure process ....

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Monday, November 6, 2023
Guam activists urge Ninth Circuit to revive environmental claims against Air Force
By Court House News @ 1:06 PM :: 1449 Views :: Environment, Military

... Represented by David Henkin of Earthjustice, Prutehi Litekyan argued there had to have been a deliberative process prior to the submission, and that decision-making process was a final agency action ....

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Thursday, November 2, 2023
HIEMA Rewrites 'Hazard Mitigation Plan'
By News Release @ 3:11 AM :: 1435 Views :: Maui County, Hawaii State Government, Military

... FEMA requires that states must have an approved hazard mitigation plan to qualify for numerous federal assistance and mitigation grants ....

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Hawaii couple found guilty of stealing identities of dead babies
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 PM :: 1288 Views :: Military

... While initial media reports suggested the couple were Russian spies, that narrative melted away as the trial approached ....

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Friday, October 20, 2023
HIEMA: Dozens of Sirens Inoperable
By News Release @ 7:20 AM :: 1542 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

... destroyed by lightning, vandalism or drunk drivers  ....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Debris Removal: Corps of Engineers Contractors Purposefully Damage 100s of Properties to Make More Money
By News Release @ 9:46 PM :: 2427 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Military

"... an intentional effort to capitalize on this tragedy by defrauding the government ...."

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Political Connections Pay Off: USACE awards $52.5 million site assessment, debris removal contract to Dawson Solutions
By News Release @ 3:00 PM :: 3195 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Ethics, Military

... insiders profit while residents leave for mainland .... 

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Lahaina Slush Fund: USACE awards $19 million 'cultural monitoring' contract
By News Release @ 4:25 AM :: 2454 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Ethics, Military

... DTL founder gets a cut of the action ....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Red Hill defueling underway
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 AM :: 1511 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... nearly two years after a spill into the area's water forced thousands from their residences ....

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Lahaina: Corps of Engineers Fake 'Toxic' Cleanup Money Spinner for CNHA, 8a Companies
By News Release @ 2:24 AM :: 2424 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Military

... The announcement comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares to initiate the next phase of the recovery ....

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Saturday, October 14, 2023
Lahaina Fires: 'Cultural awareness' at forefront of Corps of Engineers Mission
By Selected News Articles @ 9:28 PM :: 1676 Views :: Maui County, Military, Religion

... An estimated 400-700,000 tons of fire-damaged debris will be removed ....

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Saturday, October 14, 2023
Missile Defense Agency to Terminate Preparation of EIS for Homeland Defense Radar - Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:50 PM :: 1801 Views :: Environment, Military

... MDA plans to publish a Notice of Termination in the Federal Register (FR) to terminate the Notice of Intent published on June 1, 2018 ....

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Wednesday, October 11, 2023
DoH Approves Red Hill Defueling Plan
By News Release @ 4:04 AM :: 1419 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Leading up to this decision, DOH oversaw completion by JTF-RH, of 297 repairs and enhancements needed for repacking and defueling ....

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Sunday, October 8, 2023
Guam activists urge Ninth Circuit to revive environmental claims against Air Force
By Court House News @ 1:45 PM :: 1559 Views :: Environment, Military

... An anti-military group protested the Air Force's application for a permit to continue detonation of waste munitions ....

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
EPA Approves Red Hill Pre-Defueling Preparedness Report
By News Release @ 3:12 PM :: 1593 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Decision paves way for safe defueling operations to begin ....

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Saturday, August 26, 2023
Hundreds of Military Personnel Helping in Lahaina Fire Zone
By Selected News Articles @ 3:07 AM :: 1741 Views :: Maui County, Military

... there are National Guard, Reserve and active duty personnel who make up the task force. Also included in the task force are Army civilian personnel from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency ....

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Saturday, August 19, 2023
DOD, FEMA Fully Engaged in Maui Recovery and Assistance Efforts
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 1650 Views :: Maui County, Military

... DOD has 691 personnel in Maui who are engaged in planning, synchronizing and coordinating support to FEMA and the state of Hawaii. ...

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Saturday, August 19, 2023
Red Hill: Hawaii Department of Health Conditionally Approves All 253 Repairs
By Selected News Articles @ 9:02 PM :: 1654 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... JTF-RH remains on track to commence gravity defueling by October 16, 2023 ....

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Thursday, August 17, 2023
DOD Personnel Working With Hawaii, FEMA Officials to Speed Relief to Maui
By News Release @ 10:52 PM :: 1121 Views :: Maui County, Military

... Almost 700 DOD personnel and 140 Coast Guardsmen are part of the coordinated response to the Maui wildfires ....

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Monday, August 14, 2023
Hawaiian 8a Racial Contracting Finished?
By Andrew Walden @ 10:07 PM :: 3474 Views :: Ethics, Military, OHA

... 8(a) application submissions temporarily suspended ....

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Thursday, August 10, 2023
VIDEO: Hawaii National Guard Fights Fires, Biden Declares Disaster
By News Release @ 6:15 PM :: 2207 Views :: Maui County, Military

... The National Guard has activated 134 troops — including 99 Army National Guard personnel and 35 Air National Guard personnel — to assist in the in the ongoing local and federal wildfire response efforts ....

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Sunday, August 6, 2023
This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 59817 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

August 6 and 9 have been made into International Days of Anti-American historical revisionism.  So here is a look at reality as seen from first-hand sources instead of whining activists.

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Monday, July 24, 2023
Hawaii lawmakers ask for $4 million bill to study Red Hill effects
By Selected News Articles @ 7:40 PM :: 2255 Views :: Environment, Military

... a bill creating the 20-year Red Hill Epidemiological Health Outcomes Study overseen by the U.S. Department of Health of Human Services ....

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Thursday, July 20, 2023
Military operations on Guam spur endangered species challenge
By Court House News @ 2:11 PM :: 1893 Views :: Environment, Military

... Camp Blaz is being outfitted to host thousands of U.S. Marines, a plan said to threaten more than a dozen species with extinction ....

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Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Red Hill defueling progresses
By Selected News Articles @ 11:34 PM :: 1392 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Hawaii Department of Health gave conditional approval to U.S. Navy officials to defuel surge tanks next to the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility ....

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Red Hill Surge Tanks First to be Drained
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 1414 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... Approximately 480,000 gallons of fuel are expected to be removed from the surge tanks. Defueling operations are expected to begin on July 17, 2023, and run through July 30, 2023....

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Friday, June 30, 2023
Sister Park Arrangement Signed for Pearl Harbor National Memorial and Hiroshima Peace Memorial
By News Release @ 3:03 PM :: 1527 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Tourism, Obama

... Former President Barack Obama, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel, Governor of Hawaii Josh Green, and Senator Hirono Promote Peace through Pearl Harbor National Memorial and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Sister Park Arrangement ....

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Thursday, June 29, 2023
Red Hill Repairs Finished, Awaiting DoH Validation and Approval Before Defueling
By Selected News Articles @ 6:45 PM :: 959 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

... All repairs to the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, mandated by the Hawaii Department of Health, are complete, Joint Task Force – Red Hill announced in a Wednesday night news release ....

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