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Looking south at the lava eruption in Leilani Estates subdivision as it inundates Mohala Street. Photo taken Thursday evening, May 3, 2018.

Hawaii National Guard activated to support Hawaii Island volcano response

About 70 Soldiers and Airmen of the Hawaii National Guard (HING) are on Hawaii Island assisting in emergency management efforts, after being activated by Governor David Ige to support Hawaii County Civil Defense. HING personnel are assisting Hawaii County with evacuations of residents, security of the neighborhoods and the monitoring of dangerous sulfur dioxide gas.

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Gabbard called up; will serve in Pahoa

MEDIA RELEASE Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has been called up for activation by the Hawaii Army National Guard to support its assistance to Hawaii County’s response to the ongoing Kilauea lava flow. The congresswoman serves as a military police captain in the Hawaii Army National Guard. She will join more than 80 National Guard soldiers and […]

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Many trees down, utility poles snapped and lines down along Highway 132 Kapoho Road. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 12

Post by Big Island Video News. This drive shows an impressive clearing of fallen trees on Government Beach Road between Hawaiian Beaches and Kapoho intersection (132). We were told it was the handy work of the Hawaii National Guard. (Video courtesy of Big Island Video News) Hawaii 24/7 Staff Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly […]

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Gabbard attending mandatory annual National Guard training

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Tulsi Gabbard reported Friday to Fort Leonard Wood for two weeks of mandatory annual Army National Guard training. While Gabbard, a military police captain, is in Missouri, her staff in Hawaii and Washington D.C. will continue regular duties and constituent services, spokeswoman Heather Fluit said. Gabbard will resume congressional duties Jan. 17, […]

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Inouye: National Guard deserves seat at Pentagon table

Inouye: National Guard deserves seat at Pentagon table

From the office of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye: The National Guard is our nation’s oldest component of the Armed Forces and its origin can be found in the U.S. Constitution. Whether mobilizing to assist the people of Kauai after Hurricane Iwa or Iniki, the Hana community after the 2006 earthquake or the people of West […]

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Hawaii National Guard command chief promoted

Hawaii National Guard command chief promoted

MEDIA RELEASE Chief of the National Guard Bureau, Gen. Craig R. McKinley announced Hawaii-based Command Chief Master Sgt. Denise Jelinski-Hall will become his new senior enlisted advisor. Jelinski-Hall will assume her new position in February, where she will be responsible for advising McKinley on enlisted affairs of the 457,000 soldiers and airmen of the Army […]

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Families gather to welcome more than 100 troops home to the Big Island after second deployment in combat zone

National Guard soldiers home from Iraq tour

Families gather to welcome more than 100 troops home to the Big Island after second deployment in combat zone

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Military aircraft, vehicles along with the Civil Air Patrol, Crash and Rescue crews at Hilo International Airport and classic cars honored servicemembers on Armed Forces Day.

Armed Forces Day at Hilo International Airport

Military aircraft, vehicles along with the Civil Air Patrol, Crash and Rescue crews at Hilo International Airport and classic cars honored servicemembers on Armed Forces Day.

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Joint emergency response exercise slated in Hilo

Joint emergency response exercise slated in Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE A state National Guard unit from Barber’s Point, Oahu will be joining Hilo first responders in a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise Wednesday, March 18. The exercise is designed to test the agencies’ ability to respond in the event of a man-made crisis.  The National Guard’s 93rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team […]

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