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Treating Maui sites for invasive Little Fire Ants; Naming Hawaiian birds; 2 Hawaii inmates who died in Arizona prison had COVID; Oahu civilian recounts Pearl Harbor attack

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HONOLULU — Officials were scheduled to gather in Pearl Harbor on Monday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack, though public health measures adopted because of the coronavirus pandemic mean no survivors will be present.

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HONOLULU (AP) — The annual Remembrance Day ceremony to commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor will be closed to the public this year and streamed online as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The ceremony will begin at 7:50 a.m. on Dec. 7 at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial’s Contemplation Circle in Hawaii.

A small number of veterans will be in attendance on site, Hawaii News Now reported.

A moment of silence will be observed at 7:55 a.m., the time when the Japanese attack on the American naval base began in 1941.

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Plans to welcome dozens of elderly World War II veterans for ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II while Hawaii is facing a surge in coronavirus cases have been canceled and limited attendance and a virtual presentation are in the works instead.

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HARTFORD, Conn. — Floyd Welch, who was credited with saving the lives of fellow sailors during the attack on Pearl Harbor, has died in Connecticut. He was 99.

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TOKYO — Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Researchers have located the sunken USS Nevada near Hawaii, helping to close the final chapter of a historic battleship that served in both world wars and survived two nuclear explosion tests.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — One of the remaining USS Arizona crew members who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has died.

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A Hawaii resident is under mandatory quarantine at Pearl Harbor after arriving from Hubei Province in China on Monday.

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HONOLULU — The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller.

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Updated: 1/15/20 12:00 p.m.

Three civilians were released Wednesday after they were arrested when Navy personnel found a mortar round, later determined to be non-explosive, inside their vehicle, according to Pearl Harbor spokesman Chuck Anthony.

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The family of a U.S. Navy sailor who shot three civilian shipyard workers at the Pearl Harbor military base before killing himself offered condolences to the families of the victims Monday.

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A dozen frail survivors of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor returned Saturday to honor those who perished when Japanese planes pierced a quiet sunny morning and rained bombs on battleships below.

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The survivor of a deadly shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard this week expressed his thanks Saturday to first responders and Queen's Medical Center hospital staff.

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Survivors and members of the public are gathering in Pearl Harbor Saturday to remember those killed when Japanese planes bombed the Hawaii naval base 78 years ago and launched the United States into World War II. The observance comes just three days after a deadly shooting that shocked the shipyard community.

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Updated, Dec. 6, 10:57 a.m.

The Honolulu Medical Examiner released the names of those who died at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shooting Wednesday.

Gabriel Antonio Romero, 22, was the Navy sailor who fatally shot two civilian workers and injured a third before killing himself. The Navy identified him as a machinist’s mate auxiliary fireman assigned to the USS Columbia submarine who was from Texas.

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The USS Arizona Memorial will reopen to visitors this Sunday after over a year undergoing repairs. The National Park Service, which oversees the site, announced Wednesday that contractors completed the final phase of construction this week.


Pearl Harbor Shipyard Centennial; DNA Medicare Fraud; Rail Power Issues; Analyzing eDNA In Water Samples; Water Sitting at Bottom of Kilauea Crater

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HONOLULU — A large missile defense radar mounted on a modified floating oil platform has returned to Hawaii.

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LARAMIE, Wyo.  — A sailor who died during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has been laid to rest in Wyoming.

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BOSTON  — The remains of a sailor from Massachusetts lost during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been accounted for.

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With immigration and citizenship under scrutiny now in the U.S., a Japanese-American artist is drawing attention to a time when citizens were imprisoned because of their ancestry.  Hawai’i’s Honouliuli internment camp was the final stop in Setsuko Winchester’s Yellow Bowl Project, an odyssey linking these sites of infamy.

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Relatives say the remains of a sailor who died when the Japanese sank the USS Oklahoma during the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor will be brought back to Wyoming for reburial.


Repairs to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii's Pearl Harbor are expected to keep the dock closed through the summer.

More than $300 million in funding for military construction projects in Hawaii could potentially be diverted to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. After declaring a national emergency, President Trump directed the Defense Department to identify projects from which funds could be repurposed.

Remains of NY Sailor Killed At Pearl Harbor Identified

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Pentagon officials say the remains of an American sailor from upstate New York who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified.

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The planned reopening of the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor that had been set for the end of March has been delayed.

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The U.S. Navy is experimenting with native oysters to improve the water quality in Pearl Harbor.

Keeping Pearl Harbor Open; School Uniforms; State Archives; Sofar Sounds

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The Interior Department is one of 9 cabinet departments affected by the partial government shutdown. As a result, national parks around the country are clsoed or operating with reduced services. But that is not the case at the Pearl Harbor memorial, where a coalition of donors are providing funds and manpower to keep the park open.