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Friday, October 11, 2019
Brig. Gen Hara Appointed Adjutant General
By News Release @ 8:22 PM :: 309 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...Ige has appointed Brig. Gen. Kenneth S. Hara to be the Adjutant General for the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Defense effective Dec. 6, 2019. He replaces Maj. Gen. Arthur “Joe” Logan who will be retiring....

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Friday, September 27, 2019
Feds: Hawaii Firm Bribed Schofield Employees to get Contracts
By News Release @ 3:36 AM :: 1053 Views :: Ethics, Military

...in order to steer federal contracts worth at least $19 million....

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Monday, September 16, 2019
After Saudi Drone Attack, Tulsi Gabbard says she is not being Pimped out by Donald Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 11:18 PM :: 927 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military

...Tulsi's guru Chris Butler wants recognition from the real Hindus in India.  This leads us to today's comments.... 

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Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Build a Wall? Mokapu Wall Money Moves to Border
By Ed Case @ 6:41 PM :: 744 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Military

...Action specifically affects $32 million in already-appropriated priority projects for Hawai’i....

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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
RAND: Chinese Influence in Micronesia
By News Release @ 4:40 AM :: 650 Views :: Military

...America's Pacific Island Allies -- The Freely Associated States and Chinese Influence....

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Tuesday, August 06, 2019
This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 42556 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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Friday, August 02, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Thinks We’re Doomed
By Selected News Articles @ 8:22 PM :: 1378 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Military, Politicians

...“Tracking metrics of Russian state propaganda on Twitter, she was by far the most favored candidate” ....

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Monday, July 29, 2019
Feds Force UH to Shutter Chinese Communist Spy Center ‘Confucius Institute’
By Selected News Articles @ 6:27 PM :: 1374 Views :: Higher Education, Military

“...It’s a sad reflection on the University of Hawaii that it took 13 years to boot the institute off the UH campus — and only then because of the threat of funding cutoffs by the Department of Defense....”

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Saturday, July 27, 2019
Pacific Islands Caucus Formed to Counter Chinese Influence
By Ed Case @ 7:00 PM :: 1119 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Military

...The bipartisan group will focus on issues critical to the Indo-Pacific region Alliances and relationships, defense, trade and environmental challenges top the agenda....

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Thursday, July 25, 2019
Military Consumers Target for Scams and Unethical Business Practices
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 1126 Views :: Ethics, Military, Small Business

...BBB release Military Report on Marketplace Challenges....

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Lt Gov Green: Telescope Not Worth 'Damage to Fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii'
By News Release @ 5:37 PM :: 2066 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Military, OHA, Politicians

...In my opinion no single project, not any, is important enough to allow ourselves to damage the fabric of our Ohana in Hawaii....

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Saturday, June 29, 2019
Better Education for Military-Connected Children
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:55 AM :: 1032 Views :: Education K-12, Military

...a new nationally representative survey reporting on the experiences and opinions of over 1,200 active-duty military families. ...

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Monday, June 24, 2019
Civic Engagement: Hawaii Ranks Dead Last
By Selected News Articles @ 6:17 PM :: 1057 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

... and the lowest voter turnout for 2016 Presidential election ....

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Thursday, June 20, 2019
First Congressional Hearing on Citizenship Choice for Individual American Samoans
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 1320 Views :: National News, Military

...The new hearing has been confirmed for the 3rd week of July....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Hawaii State Veterans Summit
By News Release @ 6:27 PM :: 840 Views :: Military

... Complete Summit schedule ....

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Thursday, May 30, 2019
VA Pacific Islands launching new community care options
By News Release @ 4:37 AM :: 1534 Views :: Health Care, Military

...this would apply to Veterans living in Alaska, Hawaii, New Hampshire and the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands....

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Joint Statement from the President of the United States and the Presidents of the Freely Associated States
By News Release @ 8:27 PM :: 1571 Views :: National News, Military

...Today, many citizens of the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia serve in the United States military....

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Monday, May 20, 2019
Best States for Military Retirees? Hawaii 41st
By Selected News Articles @ 5:16 PM :: 1312 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

...the average officer is only 45 years old — 42 for non-disability enlisted personnel — upon retirement from service....

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Micronesian Presidents to meet Trump at White House
By News Release @ 7:35 PM :: 1640 Views :: National News, Military

...This will be the first time all three Freely Associated States (FAS) leaders are hosted together at the White House by a United States president....

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Monday, May 13, 2019
"Equality" Act Hits Rewind on the Rights of Women
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 6:42 PM :: 2028 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 02, 2019
Schofield Manager Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 2102 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 :: 3343 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 :: 2810 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 09, 2019
While Collecting Honorifics from Chinese Communists, UH Manoa Also Gets Spyware
By Selected News Articles @ 3:09 PM :: 2350 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Military

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

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Thursday, March 07, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Denounces Regime Change in Ad Showing Assad Forces Bombing Syrian City
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 AM :: 1564 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 :: 2058 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 07, 2019
VA Town Hall Set for Honolulu
By News Release @ 6:09 PM :: 1628 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 :: 2816 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 :: 1889 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 09, 2019
RIMPAC: Navy Quietly Fires 20 Hyper Velocity Projectiles Through Destroyer’s Deckgun
By Selected News Articles @ 5:05 PM :: 1523 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 07, 2019
Rep Ward Calls for Second Trump-Kim Summit to be held at Waikiki
By Rep Gene Ward @ 11:52 PM :: 2400 Views :: Military

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

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Thursday, January 03, 2019
Government Shutdown: Hawaii 4th-most Affected
By Selected News Articles @ 6:21 PM :: 2137 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 01, 2019
Video: Ship Burns 1,800 miles off Oahu
By Selected News Articles @ 2:59 PM :: 3594 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 :: 2035 Views :: Environment, Military

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

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Friday, December 07, 2018
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 2:26 AM :: 18803 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

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

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018
U.S. Soldier Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Attempting To Provide Material Support to ISIS
By News Release @ 11:37 PM :: 1518 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 04, 2018
How George H W Bush Stopped the Bombing of Kahoolawe
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 3764 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 :: 1540 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 :: 1942 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 :: 2844 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 :: 2836 Views :: Health Care, Military

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

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Monday, November 05, 2018
Honolulu 3rd Highest Proportion of Homeless Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 10:32 AM :: 2532 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 :: 3775 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 :: 1869 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 :: 5639 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 :: 1943 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 :: 2109 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 :: 1690 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 :: 2497 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 :: 2725 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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