USS Hawaii - in the news July 24, 2009

New on the USS Hawaii - July 24, 2009 the day after arrival at Pearl Harbor

USS Hawaii adds ‘class’ to Pearl Harbor sub lineup - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
USS Hawaii submarine arrives at new home port of Pearl Harbor - Honolulu Advertiser
USS Hawaii SSN 776 Submarine - Slide Show - KITV

The USS Hawaii Arrives at Pearl Harbor

USS Hawaii - in the news July 23, 2009

On July 23, 2009 the USS Hawaii arrived at it’s home port Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Here are news coverage links on the USS Hawaii arrival.

News Videos on the USS Hawaii arrival:
Grand Welcome for USS Hawaii at Pearl Harbor - KGMB
USS Hawaii Arrives at Homeport - KHON
USS Hawaii Arrives At Pearl Harbor - KITV

News Articles on the USS Hawaii arrival:
USS Hawaii steams into Pearl today - Honolulu Star-Bulletin
USS Hawaii arrives at Pearl Harbor - Honolulu Advertiser
Arrival of USS Hawaii heralds new era in Pacific - Honolulu Advertiser
New submarine docks at Pearl Harbor, reunites families - KHNL

News on the USS Hawaii coming to Hawaii

New submarine USS Hawaii will get big welcome at Pearl Harbor - Honolulu Advertiser - July 16, 2009?
USS Hawaii to arrive here next week
- Honolulu Star-Bulletin - July 16, 2009
USS Hawaii nearing new Pearl Harbor home
- Honolulu Star-Bulletin - July 11, 2009
Islands’ namesake sub en route home
- Honolulu Advertiser - May 14, 2009
USS Hawaii wins award
- Honolulu Advertiser - May 10, 2009
Pearl Harbor to get 3 new subs
- Honolulu Star-Bulletin - August 10, 2007
Nuclear sub USS Hawaii joins fleet
- Honolulu Star-Bulletin - May 6, 2007
USS Hawaii joins fleet - Honolulu Star-Bulletin - May 4, 2007
Navy gets attack submarine USS Hawaii - Honolulu Star-Bulletin - December 27, 2006
USS Hawaii to stay here - Honolulu Star-Bulletin - August 22, 2006
Blessing in Connecticut set for submarine USS Hawaii - Honolulu Star-Bulletin - June 13, 2006

USS Hawaii Virginia Class Submarine Vital Statistics

What’s so special about the newest in the United States Navy’s front line of defense, the Virginia class submarines? To the outsider, such subs as the USS Virginia, North Carolina, Hawaii and more is little more than a standardization in military spending and growth. While it is true that the US military, along with over militaries of the world, must constantly grow to stay effective, the one standard that many overlook are the advancements that come in leaps and bounds with military hardware. A new tank, jet, battleship, or submarine isn’t like a Toyota. You don’t have several new models each year. Instead, the planning that goes into them takes years of highly qualified individuals, making use of the most advanced and often secret technologies available. The only goal isn’t to have the biggest and most powerful weapon on the block, but also to have one that is utilitarian and cost efficient—offering the most bang for the buck, no pun intended. Learn More About USS Hawaii Virginia Class Submarine Vital Statistics >>>

USS Hawaii has Rich Naval History

While so many people are excited for the next line in maritime peacekeeping—the Virginia class subs, including the USS Hawaii, which will be stationed in Pearl Harbor in 2009—many are reminded of where we have come from to get to where we are. The submarine christened the USS Hawaii is not the first United States Navy ship to have that name. Previously, the USS Hawaii was destined to be a large cruises during World War II. Learn More About USS Hawaii has Rich Naval History >>>

USS Hawaii Comes to Hawaii, More Jobs on the Way

The USS Hawaii comes to Pearl Harbor in 2009. With this latest advancement of military technology making its way to Hawaii, it is important to remember the importance of the effects of a major naval station located right here in the islands. The United States Navy is a major employer, and the Pearl Harbor station isn’t less than a blip on a map—it is a major port. Like any major employer, the demand for a variety of skills and high education are going to be readily apparent. Learn More About USS Hawaii Comes to Hawaii, More Jobs on the Way >>>

USS Hawaii: Advances of the Virginia Class Submarine

With each passing year, soldiers and scientists are working together toward the next wartime evolution. It isn’t an exact science, and it’s not simply building a bigger bomb or better bullet. Many of the advances made for military applications are lifesaving ones. As part of their mission to defend, however, the military’s advances also come along with more effective tactics and weaponry. The Virginia class submarines, which first came about at the end of the 1990s, are no exception. Learn More About USS Hawaii: Advances of the Virginia Class Submarine >>>

Hawaii Gets A New Submarine - USS Hawaii

On May 5th, 2007, the USS Hawaii was commissioned as the third Virginia class submarine in the United States Navy. The sub was actually completed ahead of schedule, in late December of 2006. When commissioned on May 5th, the sub will see its first tour of duty stationed out of Groton, CT. In 2009, the USS Hawaii is due to report in the state from where it gets its namesake. Learn More About Hawaii Gets A New Submarine - USS Hawaii >>>

USS Hawaii Facts

The USS Hawaii is a Virginia class vessel that houses 132 crew members. It has a displacement of 7,800 tons, which is larger and longer but lighter than the seawolf class. This submarine is powered by a nuclear reactor, which will give the submarine a virtually inexhaustible fuel source. It has a speed of 25 knots, 28 miles per hour, or 46.3 kilometers per hour. Learn More About USS Hawaii Facts >>>