NEW ARMY VESSEL AT KAWAIHAE?

by  Cory Harden Please call for scoping hearings–none are planned—for the proposed Army Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) that may come to Kawaihae. Please also raise concerns abut vessel strikes, fuel spills and live-fire harming marine animals; invasive species being spread; security zones affecting commerce, fishing and recreation; ports not being specified; and cumulative impacts … Read more

MISSING IN ACTION

By Cory Harden Pohakuloa. The Army is six months overdue with its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the 23,000-acre expansion of Pohakuloa and other Hawai`i military sites. It is still reviewing 1,500 pages of draft EIS and 3,000 pages of comments. It can’t say how long this will take. But when the final EIS … Read more

PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT . . . AND OUR RIGHTS

By Cory Harden The draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed 23,000-acre Pohakuloa expansion details severe impacts for people, endangered species, coastal waters, cultural resources, and agricultural lands from construction, hazardous materials, erosion, dust, fire and noise. But protecting the environment has become risky. Seven people were arrested at two EIS hearings in Honolulu … Read more