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Kevin Knodell

Will Hawaii’s $1.9 Billion Missile Radar System Get Built? Lockheed Martin

Will Hawaii’s $1.9 Billion Missile Radar System Get Built?

Critics argue the costly system may already be obsolete and will needlessly threaten the environment and cultural sites.

Defense Secretary Visits Hawaii For RIMPAC John Luke McGovern/U.S. Navy

Defense Secretary Visits Hawaii For RIMPAC

Mark Esper’s visit to the state was part of a broader tour of the Pacific that includes Guam and Palau in a signal to China.

Military COVID-19 Rates Are Public in Guam, Japan And Korea. Why Not In Hawaii? Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

Military COVID-19 Rates Are Public in Guam, Japan And Korea. Why Not In Hawaii?

Commanders initially released COVID-19 case numbers on Hawaii bases until the Pentagon ordered them to stop. The state Department of Health has agreed to keep numbers secret, too.

Military Convoys Will Be Moving On H-1 East And H-2 South Throughout The Week Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

Military Convoys Will Be Moving On H-1 East And H-2 South Throughout The Week

The 25th Infantry Division’s 2nd Brigade is preparing for a flight to Louisiana for its deployment certification training.

Ships Arrive In Hawaii For RIMPAC Amid Heightened Local Scrutiny Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Ships Arrive In Hawaii For RIMPAC Amid Heightened Local Scrutiny

Due to the pandemic, this year’s Rim of the Pacific Exercise will be shorter, only at sea and with fewer countries participating.

Tripler Hospital Parking Could Finally Be Getting Some Help Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Tripler Hospital Parking Could Finally Be Getting Some Help

The military hospital has long struggled to fill parking demands for its patients, both veterans and active duty.

Eight Thai Soldiers Test Positive For COVID-19 After Training In Hawaii Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

Eight Thai Soldiers Test Positive For COVID-19 After Training In Hawaii

They were participating in the Army’s first large-scale exercise in Hawaii since the pandemic began.

Change of Command for US Army Garrison Hawaii

Change of Command for US Army Garrison Hawaii

Col. Tom Barrett made a point of sharing COVID-19 numbers with the public in Hawaii — until the Pentagon told him to stop.

Hawaii-Based Soldiers Have Played A Key Role In US Thailand Policy Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

Hawaii-Based Soldiers Have Played A Key Role In US Thailand Policy

Exercise on Oahu is part of a larger game as U.S. and China compete for influence in Southeast Asia.