Archiv: Hawaii


23.11.2019 - 18:29 [ Reuters ]

Bayer’s Monsanto pleads guilty to illegal Hawaii pesticide spraying

Monsanto pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on the Hawaiian island of Maui, and agreed to pay $10.2 million in criminal fines and other payments for the spraying and for illegally storing hazardous waste, U.S. prosecutors said.

25.07.2019 - 08:36 [ ABC Australia ]

Why are Native Hawaiians protesting against construction of a giant telescope on Mauna Kea?

US Democratic Party presidential nominees Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have both tweeted their support for the protesters, while President Donald Trump has not made his position clear.

Johnson’s visit to Mauna Kea came on the 10th day of protests, after the Governor issued a state of emergency amid what he described as rising tensions at the site.

„I wanted to come here and see our people and stand with them and support them,“ Johnson told Hawaii News Now.

28.05.2019 - 10:56 [ KBS ]

Südkoreas Kompetenzen für Übernahme von Kriegskommando werden erstmals getestet

Unterdessen soll der Kommandeur der US-Truppen in Korea, Robert Abrams, letzte Woche auf Hawaii, angekündigt haben, im zweiten Halbjahr die gemeinsame Fähigkeit Südkoreas und der USA für das Krisenmanagement unter Leitung eines koreanischen Generals zu bewerten

13.12.2018 - 05:56 [ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ]

Pilot seriously injured after military jet crash off Hawaii

The pilot had been participating in a military exercise called Sentry Aloha, which was temporarily suspended after the crash. The Hawaii Air National Guard was hosting the exercise, which involved about 800 personnel and 30 aircraft from nine states.

23.08.2018 - 17:55 [ Hawaii State Department of Education ]

HIDOE closing all Hawaii Island, Maui County schools and offices ahead of impacts from Hurricane Lane

All Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) schools and offices on Hawaii Island and in Maui County will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 22, until further notice, in anticipation of dangerous storm conditions from Hurricane Lane.

12.08.2018 - 13:34 [ NPR.org ]

Hawaii Democratic Primaries: Gov. David Ige, Ed Case, Tulsi Gabbard Lead Results

In other high-profile contests, former congressman Ed Case appeared to be headed back to Washington to represent Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District, while Rep. Tulsi Gabbard easily won re-election in the party nomination to represent Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District.

Hawaii is heavily Democratic, and like other areas where one party strongly dominates, the primary essentially functions as the general election.

12.08.2018 - 13:02 [ derStandard.at ]

Hawaii: Keine Entwarnung, weil Gouverneur Twitter-Passwort vergessen hatte

(24.1.2018) So soll David Ige, Gouverneur von Hawaii, binnen zwei Minuten nach dem Alarm darüber informiert worden sein, dass kein Raketeneinschlag droht.
Ige gab nun zu, dass er keinen Tweet absetzen konnte, da er sein Twitter-Passwort vergessen hatte.

12.08.2018 - 12:54 [ Radio Utopie ]

Raketen-Panik auf Hawaii: Simulierter Alarm vom Pazifikkommando

(31.1.2018) Am 13. Januar wurde durch die Katastrophenschutzbehörde auf Hawaii ein Alarm ausgegeben, der im Anflug auf die Insel befindliche Raketen suggerierte. Nahe lag für die Bewohner der Insel ein Angriff mit Nuklearraketen aus Nordkorea. Die Sirenen heulten, wie anderthalb Monate zuvor geübt. Die Menschen suchten irgendwo Schutz. Der U.S.-Sender „NBC“ verkündet während der Fernsehübertragung eines Basketballspiels in einer Audio-Botschaft („dies ist keine Übung“), das U.S. Pazifikkommando habe einen laufenden Raketenangriff auf Hawaii geortet.

Erst fast 40 Minuten später gaben die Behörden Entwarnung. Es gab keine anfliegenden Raketen.

12.08.2018 - 12:48 [ wtop.com ]

False missile alert plays key role in Hawaii governor race

(9.8.2018) While Ige acknowledged that he was “ultimately responsible” for the mishap, he repeatedly pointed to “human error” and a low-level state employee who sent the alert as the cause for the panic. But Ige ordered his defense department to roll out the nuclear attack plan before it was ready, providing the framework for the error.

The Ige administration has denied an Associated Press request for emails, phone records and calendars related to the missile alert, something Hanabusa also criticized .

12.08.2018 - 12:31 [ Independent.co.uk ]

Hawaii 2018 primaries: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports Democratic Socialist Kaniela Ing

Centrist politicians, Democratic Socialists, Never Trumpers — and lava. Hawaii politicians are fighting tooth and nail for last-minute votes in a primary election that reflects the divides seen within the Democratic Party nationwide.