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Stay safe this July Fourth weekend

Stay safe this July Fourth weekend

Blair Martin Staff Writer, Ho‘okele The July Fourth weekend can be one of the biggest highlights of the summer. It is a special time all Americans can gather together to recognize our country’s rich history and freedom. For many families here in Hawaii, celebrating this long holiday may include a backyard barbecue or even a […]

Taking Back Sunday performs free concert at JBPHH

Taking Back Sunday performs free concert at JBPHH

Story by Seaman Apprentice Michael Ray Photos by MC1 Meranda Keller and Seaman Apprentice Michael Ray Alternative rock band Taking Back Sunday performed a free show June 20 for service members at Ward Field at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH). The band played for two hours to approximately 700 service members and families and […]

ITT manager becomes Pa`u Queen for a day

ITT manager becomes Pa`u Queen for a day

Photos by Jackie Chee and Kai Markell Story by Blair Martin Staff Writer, Ho‘okele For Information Tickets and Travel (ITT) manager Terri Dinubilo at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, introducing military families to the aloha state has been a passion of hers since she first visited Hawaii as a teenager in 1976. This past Saturday, the […]

Keiki have 'reel' fun at fishing tournament

Keiki have ‘reel’ fun at fishing tournament

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Oelrich 15th Wing Public Affairs The 16th annual Friends of Hickam Keiki Fishing Tournament took place June 5 at Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Gardens in Kaneohe. More than 100 military members from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and their children participated in the free fishing tournament hosted by “Friends of Hickam,” […]

Color your summer!

Color your summer!

Story by Kassie Richmond Youth Contributing Writer It was a dreary day on May 30 but you would not have known it as color filled the skies at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Teen Center. Teens flocked to the JBPHH Teen Center to attend Color Your Summer 2.0. It is a yearly event that is […]

Rising above sexual assault

Rising above sexual assault

Story and photos by 2nd Lt. Kaitlin Daddona 15th Wing Public Affairs The rising of the sun represented a lot more than an early start to the day for Airmen and their families who got their toes in the sand during the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAPR) morning yoga session held April 24 […]

Teens lead the way at Operation Megaphone

Teens lead the way at Operation Megaphone

Annie Case Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Teen Center On April 24, a total of 83 young people gathered at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Teen Center for the worldwide lock-in known as Operation Mega-phone. Operation Megaphone is an annual lock-in created to connect military teens from all over the world so that they can discuss […]

Pound Town Completes Perfect Season With Title Victory!

Pound Town Completes Perfect Season With Title Victory!

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Kentucky University fell short in the NCAA basketball finals, but here at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, the 647th Security Forces Squadron Pound Town put the exclamation mark on a perfect season by beating Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY), 58-53, on April 20 to win the […]

Sailors honor Hawaii, hula heritage

Sailors honor Hawaii, hula heritage

Story and photos by MC2 Laurie Dexter Navy Public Affairs Support Element West Det. Hawaii Sailors and Navy representatives based in Hawaii participated in the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Royal Parade in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii April 11. Capt. Mark Manfredi, chief of staff for Navy Region Hawaii; Cmdr. Tom Ogden, executive […]

Bike path cleanup celebrates Earth Month

Bike path cleanup celebrates Earth Month

Story and photos by MC1 Meranda Keller Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Military and civilian volunteers from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and other military organizations partnered with the City and County of Honolulu for a Pearl Harbor Bike Path cleanup April 4. The cleanup along Pearl Harbor’s historic waterfront in Aiea was […]