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Ho‘okele newspaper moving to a new digital future

Ho‘okele newspaper moving to a new digital future

Two historic bases – Pearl Harbor Naval Station and Hickam Air Force Base — combined into a single installation which formed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) on Oct. 1, 2010. As a joint base, the Navy newspaper, formerly known as Hawaii Navy News, evolved into a regional joint military newspaper serving both the Navy and […]

Upcoming Events - Winter

Upcoming Events – Winter

• Reservations are open for the Information, Tickets and Tours Honolulu City Lights Holiday Tour, happening nightly through Dec. 23. Take a festive ride on ITT’s own trolley through Honolulu to view the city lights before stopping at Honolulu Hale to see the holiday displays. Price is $15 for the 6 p.m. tour and $10 […]

My Favorite Photo

My Favorite Photo

The photo is of a boat called the “Ho‘okele” at Honolulu Harbor Pier 38. John Burns saw it after dining at a restaurant, and walking back to his car. John Burns took this full rainbow picture in the Kunia section of Waipahu Dec. 9 in an area full of brush and trees. John Burns is […]

RAAF stops in Hawaii

RAAF stops in Hawaii

A Royal Australian Air Force F-35A sits on the ramp at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Dec. 3. Two F-35As along with approximately 30 crewmembers traveled through Hawaii on their journey from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, to Australia. The F-35 marks the beginning of Australia’s technological and capability transformation to a fifth generation air force. […]

India’s minister of defence visits USINDOPACOM

India’s minister of defence visits USINDOPACOM

Story and photo by MC1 Robin Peak U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson, hosted Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s minister of defence, for her first visit to USINDOPACOM headquarters, Dec. 6. “I was extremely pleased to host the honorable Minister of Defense, Nirmala Sitharaman here in Hawaii,” Davidson said. “Our two democratic […]

PHNSY/IMF remembers a hero of Dec. 7th 1941

PHNSY/IMF remembers a hero of Dec. 7th 1941

Ana Maring PHNSY & IMF Public Affairs Like many other mornings, George S.B. Walters reported for work at Dry Dock No. 1 at 7:45 a.m., Dec. 7, 1941. Just minutes later, perched in his crane high above USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), Walters realized that war had just begun. “I yelled, ‘Enemy planes attacking!’ to the men […]

‘No Drone Zone’ at Hawaii military installations

‘No Drone Zone’ at Hawaii military installations

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs The holiday season is upon us, and people may receive brand new drones as gifts. However, before you launch your new toy, Navy Region Hawaii would like to remind the public and base personnel that there are certain restrictions on drones at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). The unmanned aerial […]

Have you kept your New Year’s resolution this year, and if so, how did you pull it off?

Have you kept your New Year’s resolution this year, and if so, how did you pull it off?

Tech. Sgt. James Aschmann 392nd Intelligence Squadron “Yes and no. My goal this year was to get more fit and lose weight. The beginning of the year went well, Spring went poorly, but I got back on track early fall and have been very consistent since then. I’m just trying to not let setbacks get […]

Army comes back to keep trophy at Schofield

Army comes back to keep trophy at Schofield

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele In what was billed as the annual Army vs. Navy Classic, the team from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, which is mostly comprised of Navy personnel mixed with a few from the Air Force, came out and scored first, but couldn’t hold on, as Army outgunned […]

JBPHH patrons meet, spar with MMA stars

JBPHH patrons meet, spar with MMA stars

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation The crowd lined up early hoping for a chance to meet and, for a select group, get training from some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. United Services Organization (USO) brought stars from the world of Bellator MMA to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam […]