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JBPHH to host MAKAHIKI celebration Nov. 18

JBPHH to host MAKAHIKI celebration Nov. 18

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs The annual Makahiki at Kapuaikaula, known today as Hickam, will be celebrated at Hickam Harbor Beach at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 18. The Makahiki, or Thanksgiving festival, will feature ho‘okupu (gift) presentations, cultural demonstrations and ancient Makahiki games. The annual […]

Top Chefs spice up Joint Base

Top Chefs spice up Joint Base

Story and photos by Shannon Haney NAVSUP FLC PH Public Affairs The annual “Top Chef” Culinary Competition was hosted by the Navy Food Management Team (NFMT) from Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Pearl Harbor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Nov. 3. Six commands participated in the competition, which was designed […]

President Trump to visit Hawaii today

President Trump to visit Hawaii today

The White House President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to visit Hawaii today, Nov. 3. He will receive a briefing from the U.S. Pacific Command, and visit Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial. The president will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines through Nov. 14. The president’s travel […]

Seoul ADEX concludes, partnerships thrive

Seoul ADEX concludes, partnerships thrive

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Echols PACAF Public Affairs (Editor ‘s note: The C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 15th Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam participated in this year’s air show exhibition.) The Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2017 wrapped up at Seoul Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 22. More […]

Sailors ‘Chart the Course' at Leadership Symposium

Sailors ‘Chart the Course’ at Leadership Symposium

Story and photo by MC2 Gabrielle Joyner Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The 2017 Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Symposium, hosted by the Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Committee, was held at Ford Island Conference Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Oct. 17. The theme for this year’s symposium was “Charting Your Course, Navigating […]

Lone Sailor statue takes a stand in Hawaii

Lone Sailor statue takes a stand in Hawaii

By Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Commander, Navy Region Hawaii will host a bell-ringing ceremony today, Oct. 13 at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument Visitor Center at 8 a.m. to mark the Navy’s 242nd birthday. Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, […]

'Energy action = mission success'

‘Energy action = mission success’

Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Since 2012, October has been designated Energy Action Month, a celebration of energy as a pillar of the nation’s economy and a time to recognize the role individual Americans can play in reducing energy waste. The Department of the Navy’s Energy Action Month theme for this […]

Hawaii Navy commands pin new chiefs

Hawaii Navy commands pin new chiefs

Newly appointed chief petty officers (CPO) assigned to various commands in Hawaii were recognized at this year’s CPO pinning ceremony, Sept. 15. Ceremonies were held at the Historic Hickam Officers’ Club, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park and other venues. The chief pinning ceremony is a part of a long-standing tradition that honors and recognizes […]

Chief selectees take part in CPO Pride Week

Chief selectees take part in CPO Pride Week

Story and photo by William J. Blees Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Approximately 100 chief petty officer (CPO) selectees from 11 different commands stationed across Hawaii honored 124 years of Navy chief heritage by participating in the third annual island-wide CPO Pride Week at the Battleship Missouri Memorial on Ford Island, Sept. 7. […]

Battleship Missouri Memorial commemorates 72 years of peace in the Pacific

Battleship Missouri Memorial commemorates 72 years of peace in the Pacific

Battleship Missouri Memorial Association “Today the guns are silent. A great tragedy has ended. A great victory has been won,” were Gen. Douglas MacArthur ‘s words from Sept. 2, 1945, which rang out again across the decks of the USS Missouri on Sept. 2, 72 years later. Hundreds gathered to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of […]