Aloha, Kai Kahele.
About 7 percent of the funds for the $3.6 billion wall are being diverted from eight projects in the U.S. territory, a key spot in the U.S. military’s efforts to deter North Korea and counter China’s growing military.
But this time Navy sonar likely played no role in their deaths.
The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.
The remains are believed to belong to Marines and sailors from the 6th Marine Regiment killed during the last night of the three-day Battle of Tarawa.
A civilian contractor for the Hawaii Air National Guard who was participating in a military exercise survived after his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu, authorities said Wednesday.
A missile alert was mistakenly sent to cellphones and broadcasters on Jan. 13, triggering widespread panic.
Veteran Daniel Crowley, 96, tells of the nightmare they went through.
Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed U.S. war dead returned Wednesday to Hawaii for analysis and identification. The U.S. military believes the bones are those of U.S. servicemen and potentially servicemen from other United Nations member countries who fought alongside the U.S. on behalf of South Korea during the war.
The system would spot warheads on missiles headed for Hawaii and other U.S. states.