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Pentagon Salutes US-India Ties With Pacific Command Name Change AP

Pentagon Salutes US-India Ties With Pacific Command Name Change

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announces the change at Pearl Harbor as he welcomes a new commander.

This New Military Spending Site Is Floundering Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This New Military Spending Site Is Floundering

The state launched a website to track defense dollars with the help of a federal grant. But now there’s no one keeping the site updated.

Hawaii Businesses Are Making Billions Off The Military Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Businesses Are Making Billions Off The Military

Hawaii is second only to Virginia in the amount of money that flows into the state through Defense Department spending.

Judge: Hawaii Failed To Ensure Cleanup On Military Training Range Wikimedia Commons/Lance Cpl. Aaron Patterson

Judge: Hawaii Failed To Ensure Cleanup On Military Training Range

The military has a long-term lease to conduct live-fire exercises on nearly 23,000 acres of Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii Island.

Navy’s Red Hill Analysis Concerns Environmental Regulators Courtesy U.S. Navy

Navy’s Red Hill Analysis Concerns Environmental Regulators

The Navy is working on a 20-year-plan to reduce the risk of leaks and fuel contamination from giant fuel tanks on Oahu.

Ian Lind: This Ex-Marine’s Wife Has Been ‘SLAPPED’ By The Navy Courtesy of Cara Barber

Ian Lind: This Ex-Marine’s Wife Has Been ‘SLAPPED’ By The Navy

A classic retaliatory lawsuit was filed after she raised concerns about possible housing contamination at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe.

Hawaii Missile Defense Test Failed To Intercept Target AP

Hawaii Missile Defense Test Failed To Intercept Target

The interceptor was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai.

This Is What Hawaii’s Missile Defense System Looks Like U.S. Missile Defense Agency

This Is What Hawaii’s Missile Defense System Looks Like

The basic principle involves shooting a missile with a missile. But some want more assurance that the missiles don't miss.
City Stuck With Abandoned Cars Registered To Service Members Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

City Stuck With Abandoned Cars Registered To Service Members

Honolulu has been storing them in golf course parking lots because federal law prohibits them from being auctioned off.
Medical Pot And Veterans: Groups Offer Free Evaluations Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Medical Pot And Veterans: Groups Offer Free Evaluations

The cost of getting evaluated usually far exceeds the price of the actual registration process for cannabis users.

Chad Blair: Micronesia Won’t Soon Break Its Addiction To US Dollars Flickr: LuxTonnerre

Chad Blair: Micronesia Won’t Soon Break Its Addiction To US Dollars

The economic prospects of most COFA nations are limited. But their military importance to the U.S. is growing.

Pearl Harbor Survivors Remember Those Killed 76 Years Ago AP

Pearl Harbor Survivors Remember Those Killed 76 Years Ago

“It reminds me that we’re lucky we got off and we’ve made a good country for them.”

Military in Hawaii