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USS Michael Murphy departs to western Pacific

MC3 Jasen Moreno-Garcia Carl Vinson Strike Group Public Affairs The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 15, for a regularly scheduled deployment to the western Pacific with the Carl Vinson Strike Group. Michael Murphy deployed with a crew of approximately 320 Sailors and a detachment of MH-60R helicopters […]

Community Calendar - January

Community Calendar – January

PARENT-CHILD COMMUNICATION JAN. 16 — A class on parent-child communication will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Military and Family Support Center Pearl Harbor. Parents can learn tips to improve their communication skills with their children of all ages. FMI: www.greatlifehawaii.com/family-support/ mfsc-class-schedule or call 474-1999. THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN JAN. 16 — A class […]

Upcoming Events – Winter

Single Sailors, Airmen bowling night to hit the lanes • Free golf clinic will be on the green at 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at Mamala Bay Golf Course. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information, call 449-2304. • Free meet and greet with Olympian Gabby Douglas will be held at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 12 at Bloch […]

My Favorite Photo

My Favorite Photo

Don Robbins, Ho‘okele editor, took this recent photo of the sakura (cherry blossom) flowers blooming along California Avenue in Wahiawa Heights. How to submit: email photos and information to editor@hookelenews.com.

The CENSECFOR mobile app is here

The CENSECFOR mobile app is here

Darryl Orrell Center for Security Forces Public Affairs Sailors can now have additional resources to attain mastery at their fingertips with the new Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) mobile app that is available in the App Store, Google Play and Navy App Locker. “The vision for this app is to reach directly to the deck […]

Latin beats drive heart-healthy exercise in Zumba

Latin beats drive heart-healthy exercise in Zumba

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele In the multitude of workout programs offered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) by Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Zumba has created a special niche for itself that is formed by avid fans of the Latin fitness craze. Moved by the pulsating rhythms of the […]

Navy lieutenant bids aloha  with big night for Swish

Navy lieutenant bids aloha with big night for Swish

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Last season, Lt. Mark Veazey was a constant presence at the five spot for the Hawaii Swish, a local professional basketball team that competes in the American Basketball Association. Playing in his first and last game for the Swish this season, Veazey reminded everyone just […]

Navy launches 2018 Full Speed Ahead 2.0 training

Navy launches 2018 Full Speed Ahead 2.0 training

Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs The chief of naval personnel has announced via NAVADMIN 299/17, the next iteration of Full Speed Ahead (FSA) training for 2018 that expands on existing efforts to prevent destructive behaviors across the fleet. Full Speed Ahead 2.0 (FSA 2.0) “Got Your 6” training continues the conversation on key […]

ASBP celebrates National Blood Donor Month

ASBP celebrates National Blood Donor Month

Armed Services Blood Program Every January, the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) celebrates National Blood Donor Month to honor the men and women who took time from their schedules to roll up their sleeves and donate blood. An ASBP blood drive will be held Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Naval Health […]

HIANG enjoys banner  year in Joint Base sports

HIANG enjoys banner year in Joint Base sports

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Winning one championship in intramural sports at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam can be a challenging task for any command. However, in 2017, the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) not only succeeded in capturing two titles, but almost won a third championship — falling short in […]