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US defense chief in Hawaii amid distrust after fuel spill


              FILE - Adm. John C. Aquilino, left to right, Adm. Philip S. Davidson with U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley participate during at a Change of Command ceremony for the U.S Indo-Pacific Command, on April 30, 2021 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam west of Honolulu. Austin is visiting Hawaii this week amid lingering community frustration and distrust after jet fuel from a military storage facility last year spilled into Pearl Harbor’s drinking water. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Adm. Philip S. Davidson, left to right, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley and Adm. John C. Aquilino attend a Change of Command ceremony for the U.S Indo-Pacific Command, Friday, April 30, 2021 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam west of Honolulu. Austin is visiting Hawaii this week amid lingering community frustration and distrust after jet fuel from a military storage facility last year spilled into Pearl Harbor’s drinking water. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Overhead lights illuminate a tunnel inside the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Jan. 26, 2018. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is visiting Hawaii this week amid lingering community frustration and distrust after jet fuel from a military storage facility last year spilled into Pearl Harbor’s drinking water. (U.S. Navy via AP, File)
            
              FILE - People hold signs in front of the Hawaii state Capitol during a rally calling for the closure of the Navy's Red Hill underground fuel storage facility near Pearl Harbor on Feb. 11, 2022, in Honolulu. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is visiting Hawaii this week amid lingering community frustration and distrust after jet fuel from a military storage facility last year spilled into Pearl Harbor’s drinking water.(AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
            
              Protestors upset with the U.S. Department of Defense's response to the leak of jet fuel into the water supply hold signs outside the gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
            
              Protestors upset with the U.S. Department of Defense's response to the leak of jet fuel into the water supply hold signs outside the gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
            
              Protestors upset with the Department of Defense's response to the leak of jet fuel into the water supply hold signs outside the gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
            
              Protestors upset with the Department of Defense's response to the leak of jet fuel into the water supply hold signs outside the gate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
            FILE - In this photo released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a 1942 Navy photo shows miners building one of the 20 fuel tanks of Defense Logistics Agency's Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, which are connected by a miles-long tunnel. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers via AP, File)
US defense chief in Hawaii amid distrust after fuel spill