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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.

Can Military Spending Prop Up Hawaii’s Faltering Economy? Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Can Military Spending Prop Up Hawaii’s Faltering Economy?

As tourism crumbles and tensions escalate between the U.S. and China, the military’s economic role in the islands could become more prominent.

Hawaii Marines Are Now Guarding The Nests Of Endangered Species

Hawaii Marines Are Now Guarding The Nests Of Endangered Species

Green sea turtles are now nesting at a windward Oahu beach where the military trains.

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.

Defense Secretary Visits Hawaii For RIMPAC John Luke McGovern/U.S. Navy

Defense Secretary Visits Hawaii For RIMPAC

Mark Esper’s visit to the state was part of a broader tour of the Pacific that includes Guam and Palau in a signal to China.

Military COVID-19 Rates Are Public in Guam, Japan And Korea. Why Not In Hawaii? Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat

Military COVID-19 Rates Are Public in Guam, Japan And Korea. Why Not In Hawaii?

Commanders initially released COVID-19 case numbers on Hawaii bases until the Pentagon ordered them to stop. The state Department of Health has agreed to keep numbers secret, too.

Ships Arrive In Hawaii For RIMPAC Amid Heightened Local Scrutiny Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Ships Arrive In Hawaii For RIMPAC Amid Heightened Local Scrutiny

Due to the pandemic, this year’s Rim of the Pacific Exercise will be shorter, only at sea and with fewer countries participating.

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.

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