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JBPHH residents run to DINOMITE screening

JBPHH residents run to DINOMITE screening

Kristen Wong Life & Leisure Editor, Ho‘okele The stars of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” descended upon Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam like hungry pteranodons, much to the excitement of Airmen and Sailors at Sharkey Theater, June 10. Cast members from the movie including Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jeff Goldblum made an appearance at the […]

Crowds Converge On Flight Adventures

Crowds Converge On Flight Adventures

Story and photos by Pacific Aviation Museum Approximately 1,500 people made their way onto historic Ford Island to attend this year’s Flight Adventures at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, June 2. Taking the best of the museum’s popular two-day remote control airshow, the Biggest Little Airshow, staff condensed it into a single day and added […]

Be Ready For Hurricane Season

Be Ready For Hurricane Season

NOAA predicts a near-or above-normal hurricane season in the central Pacific National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center recently announced there is an 80 percent chance of nearor above-normal tropical cyclone activity during the central Pacific hurricane season this year. The 2018 outlook indicates equal chances of an above-normal and near-normal season […]

Service members sing, dance at 33rd annual Joint Military Concert

Service members sing, dance at 33rd annual Joint Military Concert

Story and photos by Kristen Wong Life & Leisure Editor Ho‘okele A young woman sits alone at a desk, with a smile on her face, anticipating the day her husband returns home from war. She pens a short letter to her beloved. Far off in the midst of war, a man echoes the same sentiment […]

Fitness & Wellness Fair promotes fun and readiness

Fitness & Wellness Fair promotes fun and readiness

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Tapping into a culture of fitness, the 2018 Fitness & Wellness Fair provided information, vendors, exhibitions and events that promoted a healthy lifestyle for military members and their families. Held at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Fitness Center May 11, attendees experienced hands-on participation in selected […]

Spring craft fair brings unique art, much more

Spring craft fair brings unique art, much more

Story and photos by Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation The annual spring craft fair presented by Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) May 5 at the Hickam Arts & Crafts Center proved to be more than an exhibit for unique crafts. Setting itself apart from others on the island, it was […]

MFSC honors military children

MFSC honors military children

Kristen Wong Life & Leisure Editor, Ho‘okele More than 50 military children received the Homefront Hero Award for Excellence in a ceremony hosted by Military and Family Support Center (MFSC) Hickam April 26. The award was open to children of service members stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). Military parents nominated their children for […]

Air Force teen receives award

Air Force teen receives award

Story and photos by Operation Homefront Shelby Barber, a local Air Force military family member, received the Military Child of the Year Award for Innovation during Operation Homefront’s annual awards gala in Arlington, Virginia April 19. This is the 10th anniversary of the awards, which each year has provided extraordinary young recipients with opportunities to […]

Early start to Earth Day

Early start to Earth Day

Story and photos by Justin Hirai Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation The Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s (MWR) Outdoor Recreation Department held an early Earth Day celebration at Hickam Harbor, April 14. There were a variety of informational booths, activities, touch tide pools, food vendors and live music. The occasional spring shower didn’t […]

Imagination Movers Live Up To Their Name

Imagination Movers Live Up To Their Name

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Performing for the youngsters, the musical group Imagination Movers took the stage at this year’s Month of the Military Child Celebration at the Freedom Tower at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 4. Hosted by Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) and presented by Navy Entertainment, the […]