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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?
Reporter’s Diary: How I Got Probed at the NSA

Reporter’s Diary: How I Got Probed at the NSA

A journalist followed Edward Snowden's trail to the security agency's headquarters in central Oahu, and learned some lessons.
Are Hawaii Kids Equipped for Careers in the Military?

Are Hawaii Kids Equipped for Careers in the Military?

Experts say failing military entrance exam scores and inadequate physical fitness disqualify many local students.
Hawaii Could Establish a Veterans Court

Hawaii Could Establish a Veterans Court

Bill would make veterans who commit crimes eligible for treatment instead of prison.
Hawaii in Afghanistan

Hawaii in Afghanistan

Schofield soldiers carry a little piece of the islands with them.
Military in Hawaii