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                                The Navy envisions entering into a public-private partnership that would include a rail station pedestrian overpass for Pearl Harbor service members and workers near the Makalapa gate.
Navy envisions major development near Pearl Harbor rail station

The Navy, as part of an ambitious public-private partnership, envisions a major development near a future rail station that includes 2.3 million square feet of low-, medium- and high-rise residential and commercial space, a high-rise hotel and pedestrian walkways over the H-1 Freeway and Kamehameha Highway connecting it all with Pearl Harbor. Read more

                                Armed forces from Australia, Chile, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and the United States participated in an amphibious landing exercise at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe on Sunday, July 29, 2018.
RIMPAC still on, other military exercises canceled

The Rim of the Pacific maritime exercise, which two years ago drew 25 nations, 46 surface ships, five submarines, 17 land forces and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel to Hawaii and Southern California, is still on for this summer — at least right now, the Navy said Monday. Read more

Hawaii defense key in upcoming shoot-down test

As North Korea continues to fire off rockets, the head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency said that an upcoming first-of-its-kind test of a new intercontinental ballistic missile killer is being conducted with a “defense-of-Hawaii scenario” in mind. Read more

Army in state paring essential workers for missions

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command on Tuesday raised the “health protection condition” level to “Charlie” for military members in Hawaii — indicating a “substantial risk of exposure” to coronavirus, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii said. Read more

                                The cruise ship Oceania Regatta sat in the channel outside Honolulu Harbor on Monday morning. The cruise ship, which does not currently have passengers, is among three that are scheduled to dock at the harbor.
More cruise ships coming to Honolulu for food, fuel

At least three more cruise ships are expected to dock in Honolulu Harbor for fuel and provisions — but no disembarkations — with dozens of such ships stranded at sea worldwide and diverted from ports with and without passengers due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

                                Norwegian Jewel passengers disembarked Monday at Honolulu Harbor’s Pier 2.
Honolulu family of 5 stuck on Norwegian Jewel glad to be back home

The 2,000 passengers allowed to disembark starting Monday from the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship faced a well-organized gantlet of officials garbed in gloves, face masks, eye protection and, in some cases, protective suits as part of a process expected to continue today, a passenger on board and the state said. Read more

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