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Pearl Harbor Shooting Survivor Released From Hospital Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pearl Harbor Shooting Survivor Released From Hospital

Roger Nakamine is the only gunshot victim who survived the attack last week.

GAO: Fixing Shoddy Military Housing In Hawaii And Elsewhere Won’t Be Easy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

GAO: Fixing Shoddy Military Housing In Hawaii And Elsewhere Won’t Be Easy

Contracts with private housing providers were focused on ensuring a good return for the companies but don’t require homes be kept in good repair.

Navy Officials Refuse To Answer Questions About Pearl Harbor Shooting Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Navy Officials Refuse To Answer Questions About Pearl Harbor Shooting

Officials took questions from only two reporters – and offered no new information in response – before leaving a press conference.

Authorities Identify Pearl Harbor Shooting Victims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Authorities Identify Pearl Harbor Shooting Victims

Officials refused to answer many questions about the U.S. sailor who shot and killed two civilians on the base, wounded another and then took his own life.

Pearl Harbor Shooter ID’d As 22-Year-Old Sailor Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pearl Harbor Shooter ID’d As 22-Year-Old Sailor

Updated. Waianae resident Vincent Kapoi Jr. was among the dead, according to his wife. Names of other victims have not been released.

New Audit Provides Glimpse Into $875M Defense Contractor Shell Game Cory Lum/Civil Beat

New Audit Provides Glimpse Into $875M Defense Contractor Shell Game

The GAO analyzed 32 criminal cases, including at least one with ties to Hawaii, to show how contractors have defrauded the U.S. government.

3 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting At Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Cory Lum/Civil Beat

3 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting At Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam said the shooter, a U.S. sailor, killed himself after shooting three Department of Defense civilian workers.

Schatz To Marines: Rethink Project That Threatens Ewa Beach Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Schatz To Marines: Rethink Project That Threatens Ewa Beach

Neighbors and government officials say an environmental study is needed, but the Marine Corps has said it isn’t legally required to do one.

Ewa Beach Residents Want Marines To Take Another Look At Retaining Wall Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Ewa Beach Residents Want Marines To Take Another Look At Retaining Wall

Military says it’s fine but Hawaii’s top coastal management official calls the project part of a “death knell” for the islands’ beaches.

Political Feuding Over The Border Wall Is Stalling Military Housing Reform Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Political Feuding Over The Border Wall Is Stalling Military Housing Reform

Grim housing conditions on military bases in Hawaii and elsewhere remain as Congress continues to argue over diverting military dollars to pay for Trump’s proposed border wall.

Navy Resists Calls To Relocate Or Strengthen Red Hill Fuel Tanks Christina Jedra/Civil Beat

Navy Resists Calls To Relocate Or Strengthen Red Hill Fuel Tanks

Critics worried about leaks into Honolulu’s drinking water are calling for the Navy to relocate the tanks as fast as possible.

The US Military Is Pouring Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Into Tiny Wake Island Cpl. A. J. Van Fredenberg, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit

The US Military Is Pouring Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Into Tiny Wake Island

The historic World War II site is on the front lines again as part of an expanded U.S. missile defense system.

Military in Hawaii