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Veterans Day Events

VETERANS DAY SUNSET CEREMONY NOV. 11 — The Battleship Missouri Memorial is hosting its annual Veteran’s Day Sunset Ceremony from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. OAHU VETERANS DAY CEREMONY NOV. 11 — In partnership with the Hawaii World War I Centennial Task Force, this year’s Oahu Veterans Day Ceremony will take place at the War Memorial […]

Celebrating Makahiki

Celebrating Makahiki

MCC Donald W. Randall Navy Region Hawaii Regional Operations Center The annual Makahiki was celebrated at Rainbow Bay Marina, Nov. 3. The Makahiki, or Thanksgiving festival, featured ho‘okupu (gift) presentations, cultural demonstrations and ancient traditional games. The event was free and open to the public. Guests from Native Hawaiian organizations included the Royal Order of […]

Interception

Interception

Story and photo by Mark Wright Missile Defense Agency The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Sailors aboard USS John Finn (DDG-113) successfully conducted an intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile target with a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missile during a flight test off the west coast of Hawaii. The SM-3 Block IIA is […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

MWR SEEKS COACHES NOW — Morale, Welfare and Recreation needs volunteer coaches for the winter Youth Sports baseball, basketball and cheerleading seasons. Practices start in the beginning of January and games run from the end of January to the middle of March. Teams will have two practice days per week ranging between one and one-anda-half […]

My Favorite Photo

My Favorite Photo

John Burns took this photo in Aiea using his cellphone of a coconut tree and sunrise, while on his way to work. John Burns is an administrative support assistant for Navy Region Hawaii. How to submit: send your photos to editor@hookelenews.com.

Navy volunteers clean Bike Path

Navy volunteers clean Bike Path

Story and photos by MC2 Allen McNair Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Sailors assigned to the Ar-leigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) and Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific (ATG MIDPAC) spent their Saturday morning helping the community by picking up trash along the Pearl Harbor Bike Path, Oct. 27. The […]

USO Hawaii honors service members

USO Hawaii honors service members

Compiled by Hookele Staff A U.S. Air Force Airman and a U.S. Navy Sailor were among six service members recognized by USO Hawaii during the 2018 Salute to Service Gala at the Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina in Honolulu, Oct. 20. This black-tie event featured entertainment, dinner, award presentations and dancing. The military […]

Upcoming Events - Autumn

Upcoming Events – Autumn

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Reservations are being accepted now for the Thanksgiving Lunch Buffet happening Nov 22 at the Historic Hickam Officers’ Club. Seating times are 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the Grand Lanai, and noon inside the main dining room. Price is $34.95 for adults ($4 discount for […]

Diners Views: What is the best dish you’ve ever had or prepared?

Diners Views: What is the best dish you’ve ever had or prepared?

Hale Aina Dining Facility and Silver Dolphin Bistro Efren Valdez Hale Aina Dining Facility “A little bit of everything. I’ve been cooking for the military since 1981. We have to perfect some of our dishes to pass them on to our Airmen chefs. We have Air Force recipes, but we adjust the method of preparation […]

JBPHH hosts safe, fun Trunk Or Treat

JBPHH hosts safe, fun Trunk Or Treat

Story and photos by Anna General Managing Editor, Ho‘okele The Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Command Religious Program hosted a Trunk-or-Treat Fall Festival Oct. 24 at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel. Military and civilian volunteers participated in decorating the back of their cars as an alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating for the Joint Base community. “The […]