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The VA Is Shopping For Land For A ‘One-Stop Shop’ Clinic In Maui Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2021

The VA Is Shopping For Land For A ‘One-Stop Shop’ Clinic In Maui

The VA would own the new facility, which would consolidate medical care, mental health and benefits for veterans on the Valley Isle.

Hawaii Congressional Delegation Urges Biden To Speed Up Airlift Of Afghans Courtesy: U.S. Department of Defense

Hawaii Congressional Delegation Urges Biden To Speed Up Airlift Of Afghans

The U.S. government is now rushing to evacuate civilians after months of warnings that a humanitarian disaster was looming.

A Shaky Truce: The Army And Native Hawaiians Both Want Oahu’s Makua Valley Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

A Shaky Truce: The Army And Native Hawaiians Both Want Oahu’s Makua Valley

As the Army looks to renew leases on Hawaii state lands, a debate rages about both its past and its future.

Troops Can’t Sue The Military For Discrimination. This Hawaii Sailor Wants To Change That Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Troops Can’t Sue The Military For Discrimination. This Hawaii Sailor Wants To Change That

Two national advocacy groups have joined sailor Jon Stremel in lobbying for new anti-discrimination legislation.

Military Moves To Mandate Vaccines For Troops Next Month Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Military Moves To Mandate Vaccines For Troops Next Month

The Pentagon has tightly regulated information about the COVID-19’s impact on troops and military families in Hawaii.

Hawaii-Based Soldiers Train In Indonesia As US Seeks To Solidify Ties Courtesy: Rachel Christensen/U.S. Army/2021

Hawaii-Based Soldiers Train In Indonesia As US Seeks To Solidify Ties

The Army is conducting its largest-ever exercise in Indonesia with quarantines and other safety measures in place.

Indo-Pacific Commander Wants Pacific Allies To Buy US Weapons Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Indo-Pacific Commander Wants Pacific Allies To Buy US Weapons

Adm. John Aquilino says “the best way to be interoperable is to operate with U.S. equipment.”

Global Competition Over Fish Stocks Increasingly Affects Hawaii Courtesy: Jino Lee/2020

Global Competition Over Fish Stocks Increasingly Affects Hawaii

Competition over dwindling fish stocks has led to violent confrontations around the world. Hawaii longliners are feeling the effects.

Coast Guard Boosts Pacific Presence With Three New Ships In Guam Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard/2021

Coast Guard Boosts Pacific Presence With Three New Ships In Guam

The new cutters and their crews add more than 70 new Coast Guardsmen to the U.S. island territory.