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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Navy Calling Up Reservists to Fill in For Pearl Harbor Shipyard Workers Out for COVID-19
By Selected News Articles @ 9:48 PM :: 690 Views :: Jones Act, Military, COVID-19

...200 reservists will fill in for missing workers at Pearl Harbor Shipyard....

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Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Veterans’ Health Administration Health Care System Leadership Change in Hawaii
By News Release @ 6:11 PM :: 544 Views :: Health Care, Military

...Dr. Robinson will oversee the delivery of health care to an estimated 129,000 Veterans, a $327.8 million annual operating budget, and over 1,400 employees....

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Friday, May 29, 2020
US and FSM Begin Negotiations on Expiring Provisions of Compact of Free Association
By News Release @ 6:03 PM :: 739 Views :: World News, Military

...that both the FSM Congress and the US Congress would need to approve the delegations’ work once agreement is reached....

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Does Jones Act protect national security?
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:15 PM :: 862 Views :: Jones Act, Military

...Rust Buckets: How the Jones Act Undermines U.S. Shipbuilding and National Security....

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Monday, May 18, 2020
Best States for Military Retirees -- Hawaii 47th
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 651 Views :: Homelessness, Military

...but Hawaii is the #1 state for homeless veterans....

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Thursday, April 30, 2020
RIMPAC to be Held Entirely at Sea
By News Release @ 3:31 AM :: 597 Views :: Military, COVID-19

...The United States Navy will sponsor the 27th Rim of the Pacific exercise, Aug. 17-31....

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Captain’s Ouster From Virus-Plagued Navy Ship Faces Full Probe
By Court House News @ 3:05 PM :: 714 Views :: Military, COVID-19

...The initial investigation of the outbreak on the carrier included a recommendation that the Navy reinstate Captain Brett Crozier....

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
USS Kidd Arrives in San Diego to Treat COVID-19 Outbreak; First Cases Emerged More than A Month After Hawaii Port Visit
By Selected News Articles @ 3:20 AM :: 781 Views :: Military, COVID-19

...As of Tuesday, 64 sailors on guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG-100) have tested positive for the virus, with 63 percent of the crew tested....

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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Army Changes Child Care Enforcement After Infant Death
By News Release @ 8:01 PM :: 563 Views :: Family, Military

... Probe finds Army lacked consistent process for evicting unlicensed day care providers at time of infant death last year ....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Aircraft Carrier Heads for Guam as 25 Sailors Test Positive
By Selected News Articles @ 9:29 PM :: 575 Views :: Military, COVID-19

...USS Theodore Roosevelt Quarantines Sailors on Guam as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID Committee Meets in Secret: Harbors Div Closes Hawaii to Cruise Ships, Airports Div Next
By News Release @ 2:54 PM :: 1426 Views :: Health Care, Military, Tourism

...This plan identifies three levels of risk: 1) Limited community transmission, 2) Sustained community transmission, 3) Widespread community transmission....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Barking Sands: Pentagon Test Launches Prototype Hypersonic Weapon
By Video @ 1:14 PM :: 1011 Views :: Kauai County, Military

...A common hypersonic glide body (C-HGB) launches from Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii, at approximately 10:30 p.m....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
COVID: House Speaker 'Implores' Ige to Impose Travel Ban, Order Military Response
By News Release @ 1:18 AM :: 876 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care, Military, Small Business

...The handling of this COVID-19 pandemic has been utterly chaotic and there is mass confusion among the public....

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6 Years Later: Navy Brings Red Hill Tank 5 Back into Service
By News Release @ 7:05 PM :: 808 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

...In early 2014, a release was identified from Red Hill Tank 5.  This release occurred during the refilling process after the tank was cleaned, inspected, and repaired.... 

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Saturday, February 29, 2020
New Maritime Report Marked by Factual Errors and Dubious Claims
By Cato Foundation @ 3:48 AM :: 834 Views :: Jones Act, Military

...77% of the Jones Act fleet consists of unpowered barges....

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Coast Guard Interdicts Foreign Fishing Boats off Hawaii, Guam
By News Release @ 6:05 PM :: 1075 Views :: Law Enforcement, Military

..."While we've seen incursions into the EEZs of partners and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing on the high seas, these are the first interdictions we've had in the US EEZ since 2012"....

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
HDoT Sends Eviction Notices to Dillingham Airfield Tenants
By News Release @ 4:23 PM :: 1205 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military, Small Business

...Dillingham Airfield Can be Better off Without Airports Division....

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Friday, January 31, 2020
​Former Schofield Range Director Pleads Guilty In Bribery Scheme
By News Release @ 4:09 AM :: 1186 Views :: Ethics, Military

...Winslett further admitted that he accepted $723,333.33 in kickbacks from a local subcontractor....

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Monday, December 30, 2019
US shipbuilding costs takes toll on national security
By Michael Hansen @ 5:22 PM :: 1221 Views :: Jones Act, Military

...Navy considers shipbuilding cuts for upcoming budget....

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum Sues Airports Division to Block Eviction, Destruction of US Navy-owned Planes
By Selected News Articles @ 5:26 PM :: 1964 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Military, Small Business

...the museum did quite a bit more work at Kaleloa Airport than just display airplanes....

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Saturday, December 07, 2019
Naming Names: Meet the Political Insiders Behind Eviction of Barbers Point Air Museum
By Selected News Articles @ 6:28 PM :: 3760 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Military

...sometimes you wonder who edits articles in the newspaper....

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Saturday, December 07, 2019
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 22257 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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Monday, December 02, 2019
How to Defraud the DoD--GAO Publishes Handy Guide
By News Release @ 9:15 PM :: 1295 Views :: Ethics, Military

...If you're having trouble jumping on the gravy train, be sure to check out these cartoon-illustrations in the Full Report for a how-to guide....

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Monday, December 02, 2019
GAO: Ala Wai Flood Risk Estimates--More Transparency Required
By News Release @ 1:33 AM :: 1591 Views :: Honolulu County, Military, Tourism

...only one study in eight considered the limitations of the computer model used in a flood damage analysis....

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Monday, December 02, 2019
GAO Report: Navy Plan to Upgrade Pearl Harbor Shipyard Falls Short
By News Release @ 1:05 AM :: 1049 Views :: Military

...the preliminary plan’s cost estimate is likely understated by billions of dollars. It is missing key elements such as adjustments for inflation, environmental remediation, and utility upgrades....

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Friday, November 29, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum: A Tale of an Eviction
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 2264 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government, Military

...“Where are they going to dispose of the planes, at Waimanalo Gulch?”....

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Friday, November 29, 2019
Public Hearing: Unlimited Right for DoH to Stall Permits
By News Release @ 3:53 PM :: 1830 Views :: Energy, Environment, Military, Small Business

... The proposed amendment removes the limitation on the amount of time the department has to take action on a complete application for an Underground Storage Tank (UST) system permit and removes the automatic approval of a permit when that time limit is exceeded ....

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Barbers Point Air Museum: State Seeks Contractor to Destroy Historic Airplanes
By Selected News Articles @ 2:04 AM :: 3445 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Military

...the Airports Division said that if the planes were not taken off the lot, that they would move ahead to dispose of them.  Just in the last couple of days, the State Procurement Office started sending out documents to effectuate that....

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Monday, November 25, 2019
Petition: Save Naval Air Museum Barbers Point
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 1504 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...we are seeking legal counsel for protection and defense against this wrongful eviction....

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
DoD Annual Financial Report: A lot going on under the Surface
By News Release @ 4:15 PM :: 1325 Views :: Ethics, Military

...There is a lot going on under the surface. They include signs of progress, as well as new sources of uncertainty, if not future inquiry and/or investigations....

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Friday, November 15, 2019
Protect our nation: Reform the Jones Act
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:46 PM :: 1547 Views :: Jones Act, Military

...the Jones Act was enacted a century ago, when warfare and trade were very different....

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
​Former Schofield range director pleads guilty to conspiracy
By News Release @ 9:56 PM :: 2030 Views :: Ethics, Military

...Garo admitted that he helped steer federal contracts worth more than $18 million to a contractor....

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Saturday, November 09, 2019
Veterans Day Events Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 4:25 PM :: 1441 Views :: Military

...events on Oahu, Big Island, Maui and Kauai....

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Friday, November 08, 2019
Sierra Club sues to block DoH Permit Approval for Red Hill Tanks
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 1431 Views :: Environment, Military

...The approval deadline is Nov 19, 2019....

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Monday, November 04, 2019
Honolulu Highest Homeless Veteran Count in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:41 PM :: 1663 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Homelessness, Military

...Honolulu Homeless Veterans per Veteran Population tied for worst in USA -- 46 times higher than first place Virginia Beach, VA....

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Red Hill: EPA, DoH want to Hear from You
By News Release @ 7:01 AM :: 1654 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Military

...public meetings Nov 19 and Dec 2....

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Town Hall Meeting: Soaring Electric Bills in Kapilina
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 9:03 PM :: 1636 Views :: Energy, Military

...Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Iroquois Point Elementary School....

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Friday, October 11, 2019
Brig. Gen Hara Appointed Adjutant General
By News Release @ 8:22 PM :: 1365 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 :: 2243 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 :: 2034 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 :: 1994 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 :: 1426 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 :: 44961 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 :: 2605 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 :: 2283 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 :: 2340 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 :: 2206 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 :: 3772 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 :: 1999 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 :: 1821 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Military

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

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