RT 11-18-14… “Okinawans sick and tired of US military presence”

Kauilapele's Blog

us_military_airfield_okinawa_rt_141118Found this on a FaceBook news feed, and it certainly resonates with what many in the Kingdom of Hawai’i have felt, and known, for over 120 years. It also gives a glimpse into how much (not all) of the military “takes care” of the land on which its bases are located (this does not refer to many in the US military who DO care).

It also is very important for island nations like the Kingdom of Hawai’i, as each example of island locals standing up for their sovereignty, as Okinawans have done, is felt on every single US-CORP-occupied Pacific island.

“The Japanese prefecture of Okinawa has elected a new governor Takeshi Onaga who is strongly opposed to the US military being on the island. Okinawa has been home to the American military since 1945, with around 26,000 troops there at the moment. There is a widespread local hostility to the…

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