Traditions continues

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Twenty-one years ago, Sen. Daniel Akaka had a vision to introduce local businesses and products into the vast chain of military commissaries and exchanges. The concept would not only serve local businesses with an outlet to share their products with the military community in Hawaii, […]

USS Michael Murphy ‘The Protector’

Lt. Michael P. Murphy, namesake of our USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), was tough — physically, mentally and morally. From an early age he was known as “The Protector.” He looked out for others, whether family, friends or strangers. According to his parents, Maureen and Dan Murphy, of Patchogue, New York, he had a strong […]

Toxoplasmosis impacts Hawaii’s native wildlife

MC2 Justin Pacheco Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii In Hawaii, the growth of feral cat colonies is endangering Hawaii’s indigenous birds, marine animals and other native wildlife through toxoplasmosis, which is spread through the cat’s feces. Cats are the only known reproductive host of the toxoplasmosis parasite. Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by […]

JBPHH team brings home 55 fallen from Korea

Compiled by 1st Lt. Avery Larkin 15th Wing Public Affairs Before 55 transfer cases with remains of what are believed to be American service members were returned to the U.S. Aug. 1, a mission of 15th Wing and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam partners was organized to make such a return possible. Aircrews from the Hawaii […]

Energized! Navy in Hawaii wins top awards

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Four Hawaii-based Navy commands were winners of the Secretary of the Navy (SEC NAV) Energy Awards program, it was announced last week Aug. 2, in Washington D.C. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) won the Department of the Navy Energy Excellence Award for fiscal year 2018 in the large shore command […]

Korean War remains returned

Vice President Mike Pence, Indo-Pacific Commander U.S. Navy Adm. Phil Davidson and Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) deputy director Rear Adm. Jon Kreitz render salutes during an honorable carry ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Aug. 1. Carry teams moved 55 transfer cases, containing what are believed to be the remains of American service […]