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Mission to Nari

Mission to Nari

Hawaii-based lieutenant's trip to Afghan girls school reveals depth of divide between female officer and local women.
Young Hawaii Veterans Face Post-Iraq Joblessness

Young Hawaii Veterans Face Post-Iraq Joblessness

For many new veterans the end of the Iraq war raises new questions about the future.
Hawaii to Iraq and Back, No Easy Road Via Wikimedia Commons

Hawaii to Iraq and Back, No Easy Road

Military leaders say service members' behavioral health needs remain a priority.
Hawaii Defense Cuts Loom After Super Committee Implodes

Hawaii Defense Cuts Loom After Super Committee Implodes

With the most federal defense money per capita in the nation, Hawaii stands to lose.
Hanabusa: Time for U.S. To Leave Afghanistan

Hanabusa: Time for U.S. To Leave Afghanistan

Hawaii Congresswoman says Pakistan is a different story.
Panetta to Hanabusa on Military’s Future: ‘You’ve Got to Be Damn Flexible’ Adrienne LaFrance/Civil Beat

Panetta to Hanabusa on Military’s Future: ‘You’ve Got to Be Damn Flexible’

Congresswoman sees Hawaii's strategic location as buffer from defense cuts.
Army Can’t Say Whether Hawaii Seafood Is Safe U.S. Army

Army Can’t Say Whether Hawaii Seafood Is Safe

Military contractors didn't leave shore to gather specimens.
Sex, Booze and Firefighting

Sex, Booze and Firefighting

Navy investigates possible inappropriate conduct at Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Hawaii Redistricting Panel Braces for Legal Challenge

Hawaii Redistricting Panel Braces for Legal Challenge

Amid threats, commission to use various population scenarios.
Hawaii Panel Votes to Include Military, Students

Hawaii Panel Votes to Include Military, Students

UPDATED Redistricting commission broadly defines "resident," decision will cost Big Island a Senate seat.

Afghanistan Drawdown Won’t Affect Hawaii Soldiers — For Now

Roughly 7,000 Hawaii-based Army troops are in Afghanistan.
Counting Residents Begs the Question: Who’s Local?

Counting Residents Begs the Question: Who’s Local?

UPDATED 6/23/11 6:30 p.m. Redistricting panel debates age-old Hawaii question — with ramifications.
Military in Hawaii