Some of the biggest deposits of iron, copper, and rare-earth elements are in the middle of the Pacific. They come at a cost.
International sanctions and a U.S. travel ban to North Korea are making humanitarian aid work all but impossible.
Australia, the United States, and Japan focus on improving interoperability with sinking exercise during SINKEX, part of RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific) 2018, the world’s largest international maritime exercises
The Himalayan nation joins a growing list of countries losing Temporary Protective Status
POHAKULOA, Hawaii Island - Pohakuloa Training Area, an Army-controlled site the size of Guam, is the largest U.S. military training ground in the Pacific.
Even as a cloud of uncertainty hangs over a possible US-North Korea summit, a coalition of international women from 16 countries join South Korean peace groups to advance the peace process on the Korean Peninsula.
Native Hawaiians and others fight the US military's use of land on Hawaii's Big Island for live-fire testing.
Despite recent U.S. military incidents, accidents, and crashes involving helicopters and airplanes, U.S. Forces Japan insist its aircraft operate safely. Many Okinawans would beg to differ.
The military’s financial influence over the Aloha State is enormous, accounting for $7.8 billion in spending in 2015 and employing over 64,000 defense personnel plus many thousands more who are economically dependent on the military presence.
The Olympic pause on the Korean Peninsula is a good sign. But in the meantime, in Hawaii, the U.S. is developing and deploying weapons meant to block Kim Jong Un's missiles.
Something must be done. Not just about the flawed warning system in Hawaii, but about a world in which nations are poised to destroy each other with barely a moment's notice.
The state closest to Kim Jong Un’s missiles is preparing for what was once unthinkable—and many are shrugging off the warnings.