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USS Daniel Inouye Begins Sea Trials Courtesy General Dynamics

USS Daniel Inouye Begins Sea Trials

The missile destroyer, named for Hawaii’s late senator, set sail Wednesday after production delays.

Military Veterans In Hawaii Will Have To Wait For A Coronavirus Vaccine U.S. Navy

Military Veterans In Hawaii Will Have To Wait For A Coronavirus Vaccine

The VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System will not receive the Pfizer vaccine, but may get the Moderna vaccine if the FDA approves it.

Here’s What The Defense Spending Bill Means For Hawaii And The Pacific Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Here’s What The Defense Spending Bill Means For Hawaii And The Pacific

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.

How Hawaii Became A Training Ground For The Indonesian Military Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

How Hawaii Became A Training Ground For The Indonesian Military

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.

Fireworks Among ‘Dangerous Goods’ In Containers That Fell Overboard Off Hawaii’s Coast

Fireworks Among ‘Dangerous Goods’ In Containers That Fell Overboard Off Hawaii’s Coast

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.

Hawaii Army Hospital Will Be One Of The Military’s First COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Via Wikimedia Commons

Hawaii Army Hospital Will Be One Of The Military’s First COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

The Hawaii military medical center is one of a handful of sites the Pentagon has selected for its limited initial doses worldwide.

Defense Bill Calls For Red Hill Safety Reviews Every Five Years Navy Public Affairs Support Elem

Defense Bill Calls For Red Hill Safety Reviews Every Five Years

The 2021 iteration of the National Defense Appropriations Act requires the Navy to conduct regular reviews of technology to contain potential leaks.

Defense Bill Would Allow Foreign Construction Workers In Guam Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Defense Bill Would Allow Foreign Construction Workers In Guam

Guam is the center of a massive U.S. military construction initiative involving Hawaii contractors and the Japanese government.

The Army Is Spending Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars On Pigs In Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

The Army Is Spending Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars On Pigs In Hawaii

Over the years the military in Hawaii has used pigs for medical research and controversial combat training.