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Tower Lighting tonight will begin holiday festivities

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) will hold a sleigh-ful of holiday activities this month, beginning tonight. Joint Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) will host the 47th annual tower lighting celebration of the Freedom Tower at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, today. The festivities will begin […]

Memorial hunting on base

Memorial hunting on base

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is steeped in history, with many memorials dotting the landscape. Many know of the famous ones, and deservedly so. But there are many others. In fact, we’ve found some that are unknown to many, and even a few obscure ones on […]

Armed Forces Classic honors Navy

Armed Forces Classic honors Navy

Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele The 2016 Armed Forces Classic college basketball tournament at the University of Hawaii’s Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu took place on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The games and surrounding events during the week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam were held to honor the Navy and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the […]

Service members, families celebrate MAKAHIKI with community

Service members, families celebrate MAKAHIKI with community

Service members, families and members of the Oahu Council of Hawaiian Civic Clubs celebrated Kapuaikaula Makahiki Nov. 5 on Hickam Harbor Beach at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Makahiki is a Hawaiian festival to celebrate the bounty of the land and the traditional Hawaiian god Lono. Lono is the guardian of health and peace as well […]

Halloween Haunts Set At Joint Base

There will be a creepy crypt-full of activities at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to celebrate the Halloween spirit over the next four days and nights. • The 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing (AMOW) will hold its third annual haunted house tonight, Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature live-action clowns, zombies and monsters, an electric […]

Pink Fun Run highlights breast cancer awareness

Pink Fun Run highlights breast cancer awareness

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange (NEX) hosted the Pink Fun Run for Breast Cancer Awareness on Oct. 14. It was a partnership event with Navy Lodge, Joint Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Defense Commissary Agency, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, the USO and other organizations. […]

Cadets see some sea time

Cadets see some sea time

Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele Photos courtesy of Lt. Erik Booher and Ensign Eddie Barinque Cadets in the Battleship Missouri Memorial’s Hawaii Division of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps have spent a lot of time over the past few months honing their military skills, supervised by their adult leaders. “We currently have more than […]

Museum participates in  Living History Day

Museum participates in Living History Day

Story and photos by Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor In recognition of Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s 10th anniversary, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor presented an expanded Living History Day on Sept. 24. The event included historical exhibits, presentations by award-winning authors, and hands-on demonstrations highlighting the history, bravery and heroes of World War II […]

Uncle Kracker rocks Joint Base

Uncle Kracker rocks Joint Base

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation What began as a sunny afternoon of family activities ended with an early evening concert by Uncle Kracker on Ward Field at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The Michigan rocker took the stage at 5 p.m. and showcased his versatility over the hour-plus long show, mixing […]

Kids (and pirates!) celebrated at Hickam Harbor

Kids (and pirates!) celebrated at Hickam Harbor

Boys and girls of all ages dressed as pirates and celebrated the annual Day for Kids on Sept. 17 at Hickam Harbor, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam. “I think the event was phenomenal,” Brittany Bigham, youth sports coordinator said. “We had our fingers crossed that the weather would hold out. I’m glad that we had […]