Congress plans to direct the military to address the parking shortage at the medical center. It’s not the first time.
Opponents worry that the long-term leases, which may last 100 years or more, amount to a sale of public lands.
State officials have warned that a proposed seawall to protect the Marines’ Puuloa Range Training Facility would cause massive coastal erosion.
Artillery is playing an increasingly prominent role in global conflicts, but opponents say training at Pohakuloa threatens the environment and community health.
Republican Sen. Kurt Fevella wants public hearings on a proposed Army munitions facility in his district.
The Army says the move will make munitions storage safer, but secrecy and the legacy of a wartime coverup from the past make neighbors of the project uneasy.
All public outreach will be online due to the pandemic.
Critics argue the costly system may already be obsolete and will needlessly threaten the environment and cultural sites.
The military hospital has long struggled to fill parking demands for its patients, both veterans and active duty.