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Military in Hawaii

Marines May Add Aircraft Training On Forbidden Island And Kauai Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Marines May Add Aircraft Training On Forbidden Island And Kauai

The military is studying the possibility of creating places for pilots to train with Ospreys, aircraft that have been contentious elsewhere in Hawaii.

The Military Tries To Sell Itself As Positive Environmental Force Chad Blair/Civil Beat

The Military Tries To Sell Itself As Positive Environmental Force

The U.S. Army, Navy and Marines made a pitch to conservationists from around the world that they share the same goals. Not everyone is buying it.
IUCN Protesters: The Military Is Destroying The Planet Cory Lum/Civil Beat

IUCN Protesters: The Military Is Destroying The Planet

World Can't Wait-Hawaii and others say the conference militarization is major concern for the environment.
Navy Poised To Clean Pearl Harbor Sediment Contamination Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Navy Poised To Clean Pearl Harbor Sediment Contamination

The $60 million cleanup is an effort to create an environment that may make it again safe to eat the fish.
Hirono Says She’s ‘Fond Of Bernie,’ But Solid In Her Support of Clinton Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hirono Says She’s ‘Fond Of Bernie,’ But Solid In Her Support of Clinton

The U.S. senator speaks to the Civil Beat Editorial Board on a wide range of issues, including politics, the military and GMOs.
Getting Into Hot Water in the South China Sea Office of the Secretary of Defen

Getting Into Hot Water in the South China Sea

America is getting closer to the edge of conflict as a dispute between China and other Asia-Pacific nations escalates.
Living Hawaii: Where Life Isn’t as Expensive for Military Veterans Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Living Hawaii: Where Life Isn’t as Expensive for Military Veterans

The islands are a pretty good place for military retirees who are more insulated from the high cost of living than the rest of us.
Floating Military Radar a $2.2 Billion ‘Flop,’ LA Times Reports Marion Doss/U.S. Navy

Floating Military Radar a $2.2 Billion ‘Flop,’ LA Times Reports

Newspaper's study of Pentagon spending points at the waste in Sea-Based X-Band Radar, 'mothballed at Pearl Harbor.'
Asia Matters: RIMPAC and Chinese Spies U.S. Navy/RIMPAC

Asia Matters: RIMPAC and Chinese Spies

Are we surprised that a Chinese ship is dogging U.S. forces during a major military exercise?
In the Shadows: How Serious Is the Military Sex Assault Problem in Hawaii?

In the Shadows: How Serious Is the Military Sex Assault Problem in Hawaii?

Civil Beat examined more than a decade of records from the Navy, Army, Marines, and Air Force.
Veterans Day Ceremony for Japanese-American Soldiers of World War II

Veterans Day Ceremony for Japanese-American Soldiers of World War II

A sunset ceremony on the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor will honor the sacrifices of a unique group of military men.
Bow Ties, Spies and Money: A Look Inside Hawaii’s Intel Community

Bow Ties, Spies and Money: A Look Inside Hawaii’s Intel Community

Edward Snowden brought a lot of unwanted attention to the state's intelligence community. So what's going on here anyway?
Military in Hawaii