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Council Fails To Override Mayor’s Veto Of Tax Break For Active-Duty Military Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Council Fails To Override Mayor’s Veto Of Tax Break For Active-Duty Military

The measure would have exempted service personnel from the first $120,000 of property taxes on the assessed value of their homes.

Honolulu Marker To Honor Hundreds Of WWII Prisoners Of War AP

Honolulu Marker To Honor Hundreds Of WWII Prisoners Of War

Ceremony planned for Allied prisoners who were killed when U.S. forces sank a Japanese ship.

Army Agrees To Restore Access To Makua Valley Cultural Sites Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Army Agrees To Restore Access To Makua Valley Cultural Sites

Waianae Coast cultural practitioners have long battled for the public’s right to visit parts of a military reservation.

SLIDESHOW: The Long Road Home Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: The Long Road Home

The presumed remains of 55 casualties from the Korean War arrive in Honolulu as Vice President Mike Pence leads a repatriation ceremony.

Pence-Led Service Marks Arrival Of Presumed Korean War Dead AP

Pence-Led Service Marks Arrival Of Presumed Korean War Dead

UPDATED: The vice president comes to Honolulu for a ceremony as the remains of U.S. service members arrive from North Korea.

Caldwell Vetoes Military Property Tax Break Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Caldwell Vetoes Military Property Tax Break

Active duty service members “already receive substantial benefits for housing in our community,” the Honolulu mayor said.

Council OKs Property Tax Break For Active-Duty Military Personnel Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Council OKs Property Tax Break For Active-Duty Military Personnel

If signed by the mayor, the exemption would cost Honolulu an estimated $1 million a year.

Pearl Harbor Survivor Who Worked To Identify Remains Leaves Hawaii AP

Pearl Harbor Survivor Who Worked To Identify Remains Leaves Hawaii

He was a young sailor at the time of the attack. Now 97, he’s moving from the islands to Boise, Idaho.

What The North Korean Summit Means For Missile Defense In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What The North Korean Summit Means For Missile Defense In Hawaii

Elected officials and experts say despite the easing of tensions there is still a need for improved defense capabilities in Hawaii.

How Tulsi Gabbard’s Fight Against War Is Affecting Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

How Tulsi Gabbard’s Fight Against War Is Affecting Hawaii

The Hawaii congresswoman has voted against the key military policy bill as a way to protest the U.S.’s decision to enter conflict in places such as Iraq, Yemen and Syria.

Military’s Live-Fire Training Ignites Resistance From Some Big Island Neighbors Jon Letman

Military’s Live-Fire Training Ignites Resistance From Some Big Island Neighbors

Pohakuloa Training Area, an Army-controlled site the size of Guam, is the largest U.S. military training ground in the Pacific.

Members Of Military Might Get A Property Tax Break Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Members Of Military Might Get A Property Tax Break

The Hawaii National Guard Enlisted Association helped Councilman Ernie Martin craft a bill to give military homeowners a $120,000 exemption.

Military in Hawaii