The VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System will not receive the Pfizer vaccine, but may get the Moderna vaccine if the FDA approves it.
The National Defense Authorization Act passed by the U.S. Senate on Friday includes more than $300 million in construction projects for military bases in Hawaii.
Hawaii’s politicians and military commanders have pushed for strong defense ties with Jakarta for two decades, but Indonesia’s bloody history in the Pacific casts a shadow.
A massive freighter that lost more than 1,800 containers off the coast of Hawaii last week — including 64 “containing dangerous goods” — has docked in Japan.
The Hawaii military medical center is one of a handful of sites the Pentagon has selected for its limited initial doses worldwide.
The 2021 iteration of the National Defense Appropriations Act requires the Navy to conduct regular reviews of technology to contain potential leaks.
Guam is the center of a massive U.S. military construction initiative involving Hawaii contractors and the Japanese government.
Over the years the military in Hawaii has used pigs for medical research and controversial combat training.