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The Navy Vs. Marine Mammals: How Often Do Ship Strikes Happen? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

The Navy Vs. Marine Mammals: How Often Do Ship Strikes Happen?

The Navy hires biologists and oceanographers to assess and document its environmental impact, but many of those impacts remain unknown.

Pearl Harbor-Based Destroyer Rescued Indian Ship During Deployment Molly Crawford/U.S. Navy/2021

Pearl Harbor-Based Destroyer Rescued Indian Ship During Deployment

The USS Halsey returned to its homeport Monday after operations in the Arabian Gulf supporting the withdrawal from Afghanistan and in the South China Sea.

West Oahu Residents Are Wary Of Possible Marine Corps Expansion Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat/2020

West Oahu Residents Are Wary Of Possible Marine Corps Expansion

West Oahu residents and lawmakers have expressed concern about the military’s approach to outreach and facilities planning in their communities.

Hirono Lobbies For Missile Defense Radar During Hearing On Afghanistan Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Lobbies For Missile Defense Radar During Hearing On Afghanistan

The Hawaii Democrat said the Biden administration’s budget doesn’t reflect its promises to shift focus to the Pacific after ending America’s longest war.

Military Practices Using Drones For Maritime Surveillance In Hawaii Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat/2021

Military Practices Using Drones For Maritime Surveillance In Hawaii

After two decades of secretive drone operations in the Middle East and Africa, the military wants to use drones as scouts in the Pacific.

LGBTQ Veterans Would Get Honorable Discharge Status Under New Bill Courtesy: Audrey Jensen/USAF/2018

LGBTQ Veterans Would Get Honorable Discharge Status Under New Bill

It was reintroduced by Hawaii’s Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz on the 10th anniversary of the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

Air Force And Marines Team Up For First Trans-Pacific Reaper Drone Flights Courtesy: Michael Mason/USAF/2019

Air Force And Marines Team Up For First Trans-Pacific Reaper Drone Flights

The exercise runs through Oct. 8, but the Marines are preparing for the eventual permanent stationing of the remote weapon system on Oahu.

Chinese State Media Suggests Warships Will ‘Soon’ Sail Near Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chinese State Media Suggests Warships Will ‘Soon’ Sail Near Hawaii

Chinese and Russian ships have moved closer to America’s Pacific territories amid increasing tension in the region.

The Military Wants Ideas On How To Turn Down The Volume In Hawaii’s Noisy Skies Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

The Military Wants Ideas On How To Turn Down The Volume In Hawaii’s Noisy Skies

As the pandemic has kept more people home, noisy military training has become more noticeable.

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