Guest Contributor

Jon Letman

Jon Letman is an independent journalist on Kauai. He writes about politics, people and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region.

March 2021

Wednesday, March 17

Young Marshallese Advocate For Nuclear Justice

March 2020

Monday, March 30

The Time For RIMPAC Training In Hawaii Is Over

December 2019

Friday, December 20

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

June 2019

Monday, June 3

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

December 2018

Tuesday, December 11

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

June 2018

Tuesday, June 5

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

August 2017

Thursday, August 17

The Untimely Death Of A Marshall Islands Visionary

Tuesday, August 8

A Different Kind Of Sickness    

May 2017

Tuesday, May 9

Hirono’s Statement On Overseas Bases Flies In The Face Of Reality

April 2017

Wednesday, April 5

Okinawa Documentary Portrays The Legacy Of War

February 2017

Monday, February 6

How Islam Is Gaining A Foothold In Micronesia

November 2016

Friday, November 4

Climate Change Is A ‘Matter Of Life And Death’ For The Marshall Islands

October 2016

Friday, October 7

Marines May Add Aircraft Training On Forbidden Island And Kauai

September 2016

Monday, September 19

We All Need To Purge Our Inner Gary Johnson

August 2016

Friday, August 12

Fighting To Save A Remote Okinawan Forest

April 2016

Tuesday, April 5

Answers Hard To Come By On Asia-Pacific Militarization

December 2015

Wednesday, December 9

It’s Time to Rehumanize Muslims And Jews

April 2015

Wednesday, April 1

Protests Growing in Okinawa Over U.S. Military Presence

March 2015

Wednesday, March 11

Standing Up For Israel For All The Wrong Reasons

August 2014

Monday, August 4

A Final Look at the Militaristic RIMPAC Exercises Around Hawaii