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Pearl Harbor-Hickam Community Calendar - April

Pearl Harbor-Hickam Community Calendar – April

EARTH DAY AT NEX APRIL 21 — Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange (NEX), Joint Base and other Earth Day partners will welcome all authorized patrons to join in “thinking green” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at the NEX mall second floor. There will be eco-friendly demonstrations, information booths about creating a greener future, […]

Mother’s Day ‘shout out’ for all Sailors

Mother’s Day ‘shout out’ for all Sailors

Navy Office of Community Outreach Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) is offering an opportunity for all Sailors to create and share short, recorded shout-outs (15-20 seconds) with a Navy key message. Sailors can call the toll-free number 1-855-OUR-NAVY (1-855-687-6289) before May 8, at 8 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and record their shout-outs. Participating Sailors […]

SAAPM events Navy wins bowling tournament planned this month

Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele Events are being held this month to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). • A SAAPM JAMthon will be held at 7 a.m. April 21 at Ward Field. The event is designed as a high-energy, fun and interactive total body fitness workout integrating sexual assault awareness, prevention and intervention […]

Navy wins bowling tournament

Navy wins bowling tournament

The 2017 All-Military Bowling Tournament champion Navy team members are top row (from left) Cameron Critti, Derrick Pelekai Jr, Mike Heffner, Robert Gonzales, John Beach and Nathan Jimenez. Bottom row (from left) are Samantha Miller, Bernadette Smith, Peyton Gonzales and Dana Arnold. Photo courtesy of Hickam Bowling Center

Army, Air Force Exchange to honor kids

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service will recognize military children on April 21 by offering a free treat to any child who wears purple to a participating exchange restaurant. The exchange is holding the global event in recognition of Purple Up Day, when military families worldwide don purple in celebration of Month of the […]

Basketball camp to feature JBPHH players

Basketball camp to feature JBPHH players

Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele If you missed out on a chance to see Lt. Mark Veazey and Sean Cad-dell play for the ABA professional team the Hawaii Swish, you’ve got another chance to see them, only this time as coaches. Veazey and Caddell, who are both from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) and […]

Preble gains steam to push past Hopper in division

Preble gains steam to push past Hopper in division

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele USS Preble (DDG 88) turned a close game into a rout against USS Hopper (DDG 70), 53-31, on April 15 in an Afloat Division intramural basketball game at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Fitness Center. Separated by only a basket, Preble took off on a 10-point […]

Local youth baseball team seeks military kids to play

Local youth baseball team seeks military kids to play

Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Just outside the gates of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, youth baseball head coach Lad Panis was wondering how great it would be if members of his Cal Ripken Jr. team, called the Pirates, could intermingle and compete with kids under 12 from Joint Base. As a longtime youth coach […]

HIANG topples leaders in White Division

HIANG topples leaders in White Division

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele The Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) got two goals in the first half and another in the second to defeat the division-leading 37th Intelligence Squadron/ 352nd Cyberspace Operations Squadron (37 IS/352 COS) Fire Sharks. The game took place April 15 in a White Division intramural […]

Relief For The Reef

Relief For The Reef

Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii held an Earth Month event April 13 at Ahua Reef. Volunteers helped restore a Native Hawaiian wetland by removing invasive weeds, cleaning up trash and creating habitat for native plants and birds, including the Hawaiian Stilt, an endangered species of shorebirds. Rebecca Smith, JBPHH natural […]