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Troops In Hawaii Must Resume Wearing Masks Indoors On Base Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Troops In Hawaii Must Resume Wearing Masks Indoors On Base

The Department of Defense has tightened masking requirements in some areas after previously relaxing them for vaccinated troops.

Case Tries Again To Get The Army To Fix Tripler’s Parking Problem Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Case Tries Again To Get The Army To Fix Tripler’s Parking Problem

Congress plans to direct the military to address the parking shortage at the medical center. It’s not the first time.

Micronesian President Discusses Military Issues During Hawaii Visit Courtesy: U.S. INDOPACOM/2021

Micronesian President Discusses Military Issues During Hawaii Visit

The trip to Oahu came as the U.S. seeks to solidify relations with Pacific Island nations amid tensions with China.

US Senate Demands Safer Military Housing For Kids Courtesy: Wayne Parsons

US Senate Demands Safer Military Housing For Kids

A draft of the 2022 defense budget demands improvements to keep children from falling out of windows in military housing.

Hirono Stresses Shipyards And Shipbuilding In Navy Funding Deal Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Hirono Stresses Shipyards And Shipbuilding In Navy Funding Deal

The $74 billion in funding will support more missiles and create a new position to manage shipbuilding contracts.

Hawaii Officials Are Making A Cybersecurity Push To Keep Federal Contracts Flowing Courtesy: Department of Defense

Hawaii Officials Are Making A Cybersecurity Push To Keep Federal Contracts Flowing

Federal agencies are moving toward stricter enforcement of cybersecurity requirements for companies seeking government contracts.

House Foreign Affairs Committee Votes To Increase US Engagement In The Pacific Mark Edward Harris/Civil Beat/2015

House Foreign Affairs Committee Votes To Increase US Engagement In The Pacific

The strategy draws heavily from a bill authored by Hawaii Congressman Ed Case.

Navy To Review Impact Of Pacific Training After 2 Whales Die During Exercise NOAA/Doug Perrine

Navy To Review Impact Of Pacific Training After 2 Whales Die During Exercise

Environmental advocates have long raised concerns about the military’s effect on endangered species.

PODCAST: Hawaii’s Complicated Relationship With European Honey Bees Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

PODCAST: Hawaii’s Complicated Relationship With European Honey Bees

Many farmers rely on European honey bees to pollinate their plants, but the introduced species can negatively impact a native pollinator.