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Hawaii Lawmaker Wants Report On Military Seawall at Ewa Beach Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmaker Wants Report On Military Seawall at Ewa Beach

State officials have warned that a proposed seawall to protect the Marines’ Puuloa Range Training Facility would cause massive coastal erosion.

Army Wants To Retain Access To Big Island Training Area Cory Lum

Army Wants To Retain Access To Big Island Training Area

Artillery is playing an increasingly prominent role in global conflicts, but opponents say  training at Pohakuloa threatens the environment and community health.

Minority Leader Wants Transparency On Military’s West Loch Plans Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Minority Leader Wants Transparency On Military’s West Loch Plans

Republican Sen. Kurt Fevella wants public hearings on a proposed Army munitions facility in his district.

Military Plan To Move Munitions To West Loch Worries Public Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Military Plan To Move Munitions To West Loch Worries Public

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.

Navy Seeks Public Comments On New Submarine Dry Dock

Navy Seeks Public Comments On New Submarine Dry Dock

All public outreach will be online due to the pandemic.

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.

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.

Once-Defeated Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Plan Is Back Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Once-Defeated Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Plan Is Back

While many neighbors are mounting opposition to the new proposal, the expansion has vocal support from several Native Hawaiian organizations.

Critics Question Former Council Chair’s Ties To North Shore Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Critics Question Former Council Chair’s Ties To North Shore Project

Some residents ask whether campaign contributions and a job factored into Ernie Martin’s support for a controversial Pupukea project.

Land Use In Hawaii