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Green energy powers humanitarian training

Green energy powers humanitarian training

Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho`okele Task Force Energy and Environment (TFEE), Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, utilized green “energy” renewable to fuel the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) training held last week on Ford Island as part of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Renewable energy sources were the sole source of power […]

JBPHH holds change of command today

JBPHH holds change of command today

Karen S. Spangler Managing Editor, Ho`okele Capt. Jeffrey W. James is relinquishing command of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) to Capt. Stanley Keeve Jr. during a change of command ceremony today on Ford Island. James took command of JBPHH on June 3, 2011. James is retiring from the U.S. Navy after 30 years of service […]

NASA launches LDSD on Kauai

NASA launches LDSD on Kauai

NASA’s low density supersonic decelerator (LDSD) technology demonstration hardware is readied for shipping at Jet Propulsion Laboratory to the test site at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) on Kauai, Hawaii. (Editor’s note: The LDSD was launched on June 28 on Kauai.) U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Mathew J. Diendorf

RIMPAC 2014 Underway

RIMPAC 2014 Underway

Coverage of RIMPAC 2014 will be featured in Ho`okele over the next few weeks. Photo illustration | U.S. Navy photos by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham, MC3 Pyoung K. Yi, MC3 Johans Chavarro

Welcome back USS Lake Erie

Welcome back USS Lake Erie

Story and photos by MC2 Diana Quinlan Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii The Hawaii-based, Ticonderoga-class, guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) returned June 16 from a four-month deployment to the western Pacific. This is the last time the ship and crew of Lake Erie returns home to Pearl Harbor as they […]

USS Lake Erie completes western Pacific deployment

USS Lake Erie completes western Pacific deployment

Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Public Affairs The Hawaii-based, Ticonderoga-class, guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) will return June 16 from a four-month deployment to the western Pacific. “While on deployment, Lake Erie leveraged her accomplishments and proficiencies on the test range and defended the homeland and our allies on multiple ballistic missile defense […]

Navy in Hawaii commemorates Battle of Midway

Navy in Hawaii commemorates Battle of Midway

Story and photos by MC2 Laurie Dexter Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii The National Chief Petty Officer’s (CPO) Association and CPO 365 sponsored a commemoration ceremony June 4 for the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial. Rear Adm. Rick Williams, commander of Navy Region Hawaii and […]

Adm. Harris honors service members

Adm. Harris honors service members

Story and photo by MC1 David Kolmel U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs HONOLULU – Adm. Harry B. Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, honored America’s fallen service members at the 65th Mayor’s Memorial Day ceremony held May 26 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). “Memorial Day is a day on, not a […]

West Loch ceremony remembers disaster victims

West Loch ceremony remembers disaster victims

Story and photo by MC2 Laurie Dexter Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Military service members and civilians attended a ceremony for the victims of the West Loch disaster during a special boat visit to the site of the event May 20 and at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) on […]

USS City of Corpus Christi returns to Pearl Harbor

USS City of Corpus Christi returns to Pearl Harbor

Story and photo by MC1 Steven Khor Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs The Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) returned to Pearl Harbor from a deployment to the western Pacific region May 6, with families and friends gathered at the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to […]