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Prior 2012 VA OIG reports shows a continued failure of Hawaii’s Veterans Affair

July 29, 2014


July 28, 2014 Article by Tina Quizon A stifling report in 2012 from the VA OIG to then Senator Akaka detailed failed policies, lack of ethics, guidance, oversight, and workload management. The Honolulu VA Regional Office (VARO), which services the bulk of Hawaii’s and our Pacific regions did not meet VBA’s standards for five of […]

The Hawaii Veterans Affairs “The top of the Untouchables”

July 27, 2014


Even with the disclosure of Hawaii having the highest numbers of days on the waitlist for Veterans to get an appointment with a primary care doctor. The Hawaii VA Administrators here in Hawaii continue to celebrate their rank as “the top of the Untouchables”. With a Mai Tai in their hand resting assure that they […]

Expired Rotten Meat not just for Veterans anymore

July 23, 2014


What does the Veterans Affairs (VA), the U.S. Vets, and the YWCA have in common with McDonalds and KFC? They all serve Rotten Expired Meat. Who would have ever thought that Expired Rotten Meat would become such a dangerous food staple in our Global diets. But according to a Reuters News Story, today, it seems […]

Polluting Hawaii’s land and Water

July 22, 2014


July 22, 2014 We 1st reported in 2012 about the lack of action by the City of Honolulu, the State of Hawaii, and the Military to maintain or manage the flooding at Waiawa Stream. As Debris, toxic runoff, car parts continue to clog the stream and the surrounding area. The Civil Defense and U.S. Army […]

The Hawaii Veterans Affairs denied Female Veterans programs and benefits

July 17, 2014


Refusing to act on the truth even when it is glaring into the Veterans Affairs eyes. Denied Female Veterans programs and benefits the Veteran Affairs claims female Veterans have earned the right to use. The Hawaii Veterans Affairs criminalizes female veterans for filing formal complaints to General Shinseki and the VA OIG. And now in […]

Department of Defense leaves a path of unredmediated sites across Oahu

July 17, 2014


The DOD left many unmediated sites for decades, like Radford High School and Makalapa Elementary, also contaminated soil has been dug up and loosely dumped all over Oahu. The EPA had some records indicating 18 superfund sites on Oahu, including Radford and Red Hill, yet theses new disclosure’s are treated as if no one knew […]

In Remembrance of Zachary Manago – Navy opens gate for 100 Bicyclist

July 13, 2014


The Navy CINCPACFLT had a change of heart today, July 12, 2014 and opened the Navy Gate at the Admiral’s Boat House for more than 100 bicyclist. The cyclist had respectfully requested permission to come aboard and experienced a “right of passage” through the CINCPACFLT Gate. After making their way from the early morning, with […]