As the city searches for a new site, the Westside offers lessons on how a place can turn into the island’s perceived ‘dumping ground.’
West Oahu residents and lawmakers have expressed concern about the military’s approach to outreach and facilities planning in their communities.
As the Army looks to renew leases on Hawaii state lands, a debate rages about both its past and its future.
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.