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Complaints Of Unsafe, Unhealthy Housing Conditions Plague Hickam Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Complaints Of Unsafe, Unhealthy Housing Conditions Plague Hickam

In a recent survey of military families, the housing programs at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam run by for-profit landlords were among the most widely criticized in the nation.

Judge Puts Chill On Lawsuit Over Pesticides At Kaneohe Marine Base Housing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Judge Puts Chill On Lawsuit Over Pesticides At Kaneohe Marine Base Housing

Hundreds of service members alleged they should have been warned about pesticide problem at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe.

Federal Leaders Look To Improve Military Housing Conditions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Federal Leaders Look To Improve Military Housing Conditions

The Department of Defense and congressional members of both parties are pushing for new regulations on the private companies that serve as landlords.

The Grim State Of Military Housing In Hawaii Kirstin Downey

The Grim State Of Military Housing In Hawaii

Hundreds of families have complained about poor conditions and mistreatment by private landlords operating base housing.

Abuse Signs In Newborn’s Death Went Unreported — Until His Sister Was Injured Via Wikimedia Commons

Abuse Signs In Newborn’s Death Went Unreported — Until His Sister Was Injured

Tripler Army Medical Center doctors found Grayson Beyer died from natural causes, and didn’t report suspicious evidence despite a Hawaii law requiring them to do so.

Generation Gap: Older Vets Seek To Hand Off Advocacy To Young Vets Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Generation Gap: Older Vets Seek To Hand Off Advocacy To Young Vets

The state’s first Veterans Summit aims to bridge generational boundaries for the benefit of all veterans.

Another Former Army Official Charged In Schofield Bribery Case U.S. Army

Another Former Army Official Charged In Schofield Bribery Case

One official already pleaded guilty in May to charges related to conspiring to accept bribes in exchange for financial gain.

Kauai Plays A Growing Role Testing Technology For Tomorrow’s Nuclear Weapons Mike Bejarano and Mark Olona/Sandia National Laboratories

Kauai Plays A Growing Role Testing Technology For Tomorrow’s Nuclear Weapons

With little fanfare, experimental missiles are being launched at the Kauai Test Facility to test technologies being considered for future weapons programs.

UH Lab Gets $77M Contract For Defense Research Blaze Lovell/CivilBeat

UH Lab Gets $77M Contract For Defense Research

Core subjet areas for the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawaii Manoa include ocean science, astronomy, sensor development and renewable energy .

Former US Army Official Pleads Guilty In Conspiracy Case U.S. Army

Former US Army Official Pleads Guilty In Conspiracy Case

The former range operations manager is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for procurement information while working at Schofield Barracks.

Why Plans For A New Navy Dry Dock Leave Ship Repair Industry Divided Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Plans For A New Navy Dry Dock Leave Ship Repair Industry Divided

Proponents say a state plan to help a well-connected maritime firm is needed to save hundreds of jobs.

Former Pearl Harbor Navy Spokesman Sentenced In Corruption Scandal Department of Defense

Former Pearl Harbor Navy Spokesman Sentenced In Corruption Scandal

The former director of public affairs took money for authoring emails to top Navy officials on behalf of a contractor convicted of bribery and fraud.

Military in Hawaii