Jon Letman

Preserving Hawaii’s Biodiversity Is Up To Us Ken Wood/NTBG

Preserving Hawaii’s Biodiversity Is Up To Us

The recent delisting of 23 native species in our islands is just the tip of the iceberg.

Young Marshallese Advocate For Nuclear Justice National Nuclear Commission

Young Marshallese Advocate For Nuclear Justice

Besides trying to right past wrongs, these young people are using the legacy of nuclear testing to embrace their culture and educate others.

The Time For RIMPAC Training In Hawaii Is Over Civil Beat

The Time For RIMPAC Training In Hawaii Is Over

Instead, these militaries could shore up hospitals, testing centers and morgues that are being pushed to the breaking point.

Trip To Iran Triggers Thoughts Of Hawaii’s Role In War Jon Letman

Trip To Iran Triggers Thoughts Of Hawaii’s Role In War

From Pohakuloa to Kahoolawe to RIMPAC, the defense industry is regrettably central to the state’s economy.

Kauai Plays A Growing Role Testing Technology For Tomorrow’s Nuclear Weapons Mike Bejarano and Mark Olona/Sandia National Laboratories

Kauai Plays A Growing Role Testing Technology For Tomorrow’s Nuclear Weapons

With little fanfare, experimental missiles are being launched at the Kauai Test Facility to test technologies being considered for future weapons programs.

The Peace Boat In Hawaii: ‘We Absolutely Must Not Wage War’ Courtesy: Peace Boat

The Peace Boat In Hawaii: ‘We Absolutely Must Not Wage War’

Survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on Japan during World War II visited Pearl Harbor and spoke at the University of Hawaii.

Military’s Live-Fire Training Ignites Resistance From Some Big Island Neighbors Jon Letman

Military’s Live-Fire Training Ignites Resistance From Some Big Island Neighbors

Pohakuloa Training Area, an Army-controlled site the size of Guam, is the largest U.S. military training ground in the Pacific.

The Untimely Death Of A Marshall Islands Visionary Hilary Hosia

The Untimely Death Of A Marshall Islands Visionary

Author Jon Letman sat down with Mattlan Zackhras last year for a wide-ranging conversation on his vision and hope for the tiny island nation.

A Different Kind Of Sickness    

A Different Kind Of Sickness    

The U.S. Senate vote on health care brings to mind the failure to recognize the harmful effects of militarism.