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USS Santa Fe holds change of command

USS Santa Fe holds change of command

MC1 Daniel Hinton COMSUBPAC Public Affairs The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) held a change of command ceremony at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 13. Cmdr. Jacob A. Foret, commanding officer of Santa Fe, was relieved by Cmdr. Christopher Hed-rick. Foret expressed his deep admiration for the […]

Joint Base, HECO break ground on solar project

Joint Base, HECO break ground on solar project

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) broke ground April 16 on a 20-megawatt solar facility at the JBPHH West Loch Annex. Upon completion in December 2018, the West Loch Solar Project will produce the lowest-cost renewable energy in the state at less than 8 cents […]

Welcome Home Michael Murphy

Welcome Home Michael Murphy

Carl Vinson Strike Group Public Affairs USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned to Pearl Harbor, April 18, after a three-month deployment to the western Pacific with the Carl Vinson Strike Group. During the deployment, the strike group conducted routine operations in the Indo-Pacific that helped maintain security and stability in the region. Michael Murphy also […]

PMRF assists with Kauai relief

PMRF assists with Kauai relief

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs The U.S. Navy in Hawaii is part of a multi-agency team providing relief to hundreds of isolated or displaced residents on Kauai this week after a devastating storm caused several landslides and massive flooding. The Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, is conducting the relief effort in coordination with […]

Dinner, murder coming to JBPHH

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation It will be an evening of mystery and murder mixed in with a meal at the Hickam Officers’ Club on the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. Patrons can play detective in an old-timey atmosphere at “Best Laid Plans” presented by Navy Entertainment and The Murder Mystery Company […]

Upcoming Events – Spring

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation ● Vendor registration is open for the 43rd annual Spring Craft Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5 at the Arts & Crafts Center. All items sold at the craft fair need to be handmade. Applicants will need to bring items […]

Community Calendar - April

Community Calendar – April

ACTIVE DUTY NMCRS FUND DRIVE NOW — Commander, Navy Region Hawaii (CNRH) extended the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) Fund Drive campaign through April 27. CNRH requests continued support to support the duration of this year’s fund drive. To view the status of the NMCRS Fund Drive, visit http:// nmcrsfunddrive.org/pearlharbor. FMI: email stephen.gubbins1@navy.mil. EARTH MONTH […]

Hickam soldier reaches top at Muscle Mayhem

Hickam soldier reaches top at Muscle Mayhem

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Posing in his first bodybuilding competition, Army Sgt. Victor Espinosa, who is stationed at Hickam with the 7th Dive Emergency Unit, captured not one, but two titles including best overall bodybuilder titles in the 2018 Polynesian Natural Muscle Mayhem Bodybuilding Contest, which was held on […]

The Young I’s win the Above 30 hoops title

The Young I’s win the Above 30 hoops title

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele The Above 30 White Division basketball championship playoffs came to a close on April 10 in a barn-burning showdown between The Young I’s and the 545th Transportation Company (545 TC). As expected, the game went down to the wire, but spurred by an intense defensive […]

Imagination Movers Live Up To Their Name

Imagination Movers Live Up To Their Name

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Performing for the youngsters, the musical group Imagination Movers took the stage at this year’s Month of the Military Child Celebration at the Freedom Tower at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 4. Hosted by Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) and presented by Navy Entertainment, the […]