No Aloha in Reaper Drones Now Based in Hawaii


Jim Albertini | Malu 'Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action – TRANSCEND Media Service

MQ-9A Reaper Killer Drone taking off from Kaneohe Marine Base on Oahu, Hawaii.

17 Jul 2023 – Recent news reports noted Russian jets “harassing” MQ-9 Reaper US drones over Syria. What was not reported was that the Russians are operating in and over Syria at the request of the Syrian government. The US assassin drones are operating illegally under international law, without permission, over Syria. The US acts like it can go anywhere and do anything it wants like an international mafia boss, including assassinating people around the world and stealing other countries’ oil.

US Reaper drones have been used extensively in military and CIA-targeted assassinations across the Middle East and Africa that have resulted in the deaths of many innocent civilians. Hawaii resident, retired Army Colonel, and Diplomat, Ann Wright, said “Now Hawaii-based young men and women who operate killer drones will have the same long-term traumatic stress as operators from other U.S. drone bases who killed innocent civilians, as has been the history of drone operators who have killed wedding parties, funeral processions and kids meeting their parents in Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Mali, Syria.” The basing of Reaper drones in Hawaii is part of what’s called “Force Design 2030” which is focused clearly on possible war with China.

De-occupy & De-militarize Hawaii & the world! No Reapers! No War!

  • Mourn all victims of violence
  • Reject war as a solution
  • Defend civil liberties.
  • Ground the Drones!  Say No to War!
  • Oppose all discrimination, anti-Islamic, anti-Semitic, anti-Hawaiian, etc.
  • Seek peace by peaceful means through justice in Hawai’i and around the world.

28 Jul 2023, Hilo Peace Vigil leaflet – week 1139Fridays 3:30-5 PM downtown Post Office


Jim Albertini is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment, a former Catholic School teacher, and long-time social justice activist since the US war on Vietnam. He has done research on the use of depleted uranium at Pohakuloa Military Training Area and is the author of “The Dark Side of Paradise: Hawai’i in a Nuclear World.” Jim is the founder and director of Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action, a spiritual community based on peace, justice and sustainable organic farming on Big Island, Hawai’i – P.O. Box 489 Ola’a (Kurtistown), Hawai’i 96760. Phone (+ 808) 966-7622 Email: – website:

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