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Kevin Knodell

Marines Scrap Hawaii-Based Attack Helicopters After Just Three Years Courtesy: III Marine Expeditionary Force/2020

Marines Scrap Hawaii-Based Attack Helicopters After Just Three Years

But don’t expect empty skies around Kaneohe. The Marines will still be flying their “tilt-rotor” Ospreys and drones.

Hawaii’s Fishermen Are Worried About China’s Fleet. So Is The Military Courtesy: Jonathan Cilley/USCG

Hawaii’s Fishermen Are Worried About China’s Fleet. So Is The Military

The U.S. military increasingly sees illegal fishing as a national security threat and has China’s vast government-subsidized fleet in its sights.

More Marines Are Coming To Hawaii. Will Kaneohe Be Ready For Them? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

More Marines Are Coming To Hawaii. Will Kaneohe Be Ready For Them?

Hawaii is scheduled to get about 2,700 more Marines along with their spouses and children in coming years but the military lacks a plan for accommodating the restructured force.

Navy Investigating Fuel Leak At Red Hill Courtesy U.S. Navy

Navy Investigating Fuel Leak At Red Hill

This comes as the Navy has been working to get approval from the Environmental Protection Agency and Hawaii Department of Health to upgrade the facility’s World War II-era tanks.

Ed Case Revives Ambitious Pacific Island Foreign Policy Bill Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Ed Case Revives Ambitious Pacific Island Foreign Policy Bill

The bill would authorize $1 billion in aid to Pacific Island nations and boost trade, diplomatic and military relations across the region.

Pacific Shipyards International Gets Contract To Maintain USS Daniel Inouye Courtesy General Dynamics

Pacific Shipyards International Gets Contract To Maintain USS Daniel Inouye

The new guided missile destroyer’s journey to Hawaii has faced several production delays, including COVID-19.

Outgoing INDOPACOM Commander Warns China Seeks To Dominate Pacific Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Outgoing INDOPACOM Commander Warns China Seeks To Dominate Pacific

But Adm. Phil Davidson said he doesn’t believe war is inevitable.

Navy Dismisses Pearl Harbor Submarine Commander Due To ‘Loss of Confidence’ U.S. Navy

Navy Dismisses Pearl Harbor Submarine Commander Due To ‘Loss of Confidence’

Cmdr. Joseph Lautenslager was the second commander of a Pearl Harbor-based vessel to be relieved of command this month.