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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.

Oahu Redistricting Panel: Military Should Count

UPDATED 6/15/11 6:30 p.m. Group recommends including nonresident military and their families in re-drawing Hawaii political boundaries.
Military Spending in Hawaii Tops $12 Billion, Surpasses Tourism

Military Spending in Hawaii Tops $12 Billion, Surpasses Tourism

Study suggests military outspent tourism in Hawaii in 2009.
UH To Study Post-Deployment Experience of National Guard Spouses

UH To Study Post-Deployment Experience of National Guard Spouses

Study looks at impact on marriage when Guard, Reservists return from combat.

Student Veterans At UH Snub Their Own Forum

Failed attempts to open University of Hawaii veterans center prompts boycott of planned veterans conference.

One Marine Dead, Three Hurt After Hawaii Helicopter Crash

Three more are injured after aircraft crashes near a sandbar in Kaneohe Bay.

U.S. Admiral: Helping Japan With Nuclear Crisis Is “Highest Priority”

Willard of Pacific Command in Hawaii shares what military is doing to aid Japan.
Why Navy Ships Stayed Docked in Pearl Harbor During Hawaii Tsunami

Why Navy Ships Stayed Docked in Pearl Harbor During Hawaii Tsunami

Civil Beat answers reader question about decision not to take ships to deep water.
Hawaii’s War: National Guard, Reservists Face Hardships at Home

Hawaii’s War: National Guard, Reservists Face Hardships at Home

Hawaii is a particularly challenging place for National Guardsmen and reservists to return home from combat.

My Participation in Healing the Trauma of War Program

Circuit Court Judge Ed Kubo shares his thoughts on healing the trauma of war.
Military in Hawaii