Pohakuloa Training Area

Pohakuloa fire not a threat to community, PTA officials say
  • News Report
Will Caron
BLNR to discuss Pohakuloa lawsuit on Friday
  • News Report

The Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation, which represents the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, will offer testimony at Friday's board meeting. So can you. Read More »

Will Caron
Ching v. Ailā: protecting public trust lands at Pōhakuloa
  • Analysis

The lawsuit seeks to force the State of Hawaiʻi to fulfill its obligations to protect public trust lands currently used by the United States military at Pōhakuloa by preventing the BLNR from renewing its lease there. Read More »

Bianca Isaki
Constitutional duty to Malama `Aina extends to military leased lands
  • Opinion

There is precedent for a ruling in court case Ching v. Aila to force the DLNR to investigate and take all necessary steps to ensure military compliance with the lease terms of the Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island. Read More »

Rhiannon Chandler-`Iao
Hanabusa prioritizes military money

Colleen Hanabusa's introduction of a bill that would expand the Pohakuloa training area ignores Native Hawaiian, environmental, civilian concerns in favor of an Imitate Inouye policy. Read More »

Will Caron
Exclusive: State in negotiations to renew Pohakuloa lease to Army
Ikaika M Hussey
Army seeks exemption from depleted uranium license →

The Army wants to be able to use depleted uranium in Pohakuloa without "restrictions or requirements." The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking comments on the Army's request (PDF). More at Honolulu Weekly »

‘Fire tornado’ on Hawaii Island caught on video