Hawaii reporter denied access to cover Army meeting

May 23, 2019
West Hawaii Today county and government reporter Nancy Cook Lauer was barred from attending a U.S. Army meeting that the newspaper contends was opened to the general public in Hilo, Hawaii, on May 16, 2019.Lauer was attempting to cover a meeting that outlined the Army’s resource management plants at Pohakuloa Training Area and the Kawaihae Military Reservation outside an Aupuni Center meeting room.Lauer wrote in a West Hawaii Today article that she was told “the participating parties might not feel …
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