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Navy Expects Reforms To Follow Pearl Harbor Shooting Investigation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Navy Expects Reforms To Follow Pearl Harbor Shooting Investigation

The report will help inform a larger military review of mental health and safety policies.

Hawaii Is Seeing A Boom In Military-Backed Mortgages

Hawaii Is Seeing A Boom In Military-Backed Mortgages

Changes to borrowing limits and a drop in housing prices are driving a big increase in home loans.

Army Wants To Retain Access To Big Island Training Area Cory Lum

Army Wants To Retain Access To Big Island Training Area

Artillery is playing an increasingly prominent role in global conflicts, but opponents say  training at Pohakuloa threatens the environment and community health.

Pearl Harbor Shooting Investigation Finds Deeper Mental Health Concerns Among Submarine Crew AP

Pearl Harbor Shooting Investigation Finds Deeper Mental Health Concerns Among Submarine Crew

The struggles of the sailor who shot three civilians and then himself last year were overlooked in part because his challenges were not unusual.

Minority Leader Wants Transparency On Military’s West Loch Plans Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Minority Leader Wants Transparency On Military’s West Loch Plans

Republican Sen. Kurt Fevella wants public hearings on a proposed Army munitions facility in his district.

Military Plan To Move Munitions To West Loch Worries Public Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Military Plan To Move Munitions To West Loch Worries Public

The Army says the move will make munitions storage safer, but secrecy and the legacy of a wartime coverup from the past make neighbors of the project uneasy.

Navy Seeks Public Comments On New Submarine Dry Dock

Navy Seeks Public Comments On New Submarine Dry Dock

All public outreach will be online due to the pandemic.

Can Military Spending Prop Up Hawaii’s Faltering Economy? Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Can Military Spending Prop Up Hawaii’s Faltering Economy?

As tourism crumbles and tensions escalate between the U.S. and China, the military’s economic role in the islands could become more prominent.

Hawaii Marines Are Now Guarding The Nests Of Endangered Species

Hawaii Marines Are Now Guarding The Nests Of Endangered Species

Green sea turtles are now nesting at a windward Oahu beach where the military trains.