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Kevin Knodell

Navy Agrees To Fix Pearl Harbor Wastewater Treatment Plant Courtesy: EPA/2019

Navy Agrees To Fix Pearl Harbor Wastewater Treatment Plant

Before the Environmental Protection Agency got involved, state Department of Health officials reported urgent problems at the facility.

A Hawaii Hospital Told A Veteran The VA Wouldn’t Cover His Surgery. The VA Disagrees Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat/2021

A Hawaii Hospital Told A Veteran The VA Wouldn’t Cover His Surgery. The VA Disagrees

Former Army Sgt. Patrick Malone’s fight to complete his treatment is a window into a raging debate about how and where veterans can get the best care.

SLIDESHOW: French Warplanes Train in Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

SLIDESHOW: French Warplanes Train in Honolulu

The French military is emphasizing training with allies across the Pacific at a time of increasing tensions between rival powers in the region.

Army May Make COVID-19 Vaccines Mandatory In September Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Army May Make COVID-19 Vaccines Mandatory In September

The decision hinges on whether the FDA gives vaccines full approval.

VA Wants A Review Of Hawaii’s Veterans Cemeteries After Finding Two In Rough Shape Tim Wright/Civil Beat/2021

VA Wants A Review Of Hawaii’s Veterans Cemeteries After Finding Two In Rough Shape

VA inspectors found “critical deficiencies” at veterans cemeteries on the Big Island and Maui.

Hawaii’s National Guard Begins Winding Down Its COVID-19 Response Teams Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s National Guard Begins Winding Down Its COVID-19 Response Teams

Federal funding is set to expire in September, and Gov. David Ige has asked commanders to draft plans scaling back operations.

Oahu Veterans Bid Emotional Farewell To Coast Guard Ship Getting ‘New Life’ In Vietnam Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat/2021

Oahu Veterans Bid Emotional Farewell To Coast Guard Ship Getting ‘New Life’ In Vietnam

The ship’s public decommissioning ceremony was called off due to COVID-19 last year, but it made a port call in Honolulu last week.

Nā Hihia E Pohihihi Ai Ka Haʻaheo O Ke Kanaka Maoli Nāna E Komo I Ka Pūʻali Koa Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

Nā Hihia E Pohihihi Ai Ka Haʻaheo O Ke Kanaka Maoli Nāna E Komo I Ka Pūʻali Koa

Mai ke Kaua o ka makahiki 1812 a hiki i ke Kaua o Iraq a me Afghanistan, e komo ana nō nā kānaka maoli i nā kaʻa kaua ma ka ʻaoʻao o ʻAmelika.

French Warplanes To Train With US Military In Hawaii As Allies Solidify Ties Courtesy: U.S. Air Force/2016

French Warplanes To Train With US Military In Hawaii As Allies Solidify Ties

France’s new commander in the Pacific toured Hawaii last month as relations between China and Europe sour.