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Freedom Tower:  Past and Present

Freedom Tower: Past and Present

Victoria D’Andrea-Roy Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Annually, a beautiful tower lighting celebration takes place in December to gather the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) community for the holidays. This festive event takes place at Freedom Tower. Out of curiosity, do you happen to know the tower’s history? JBPHH is home to […]

Resilience

Resilience

National American Indian Heritage Month Photos by MC2 Justin R. Pacheco

Special Olympics Hawaii comes to JBPHH, MCBH

Special Olympics Hawaii comes to JBPHH, MCBH

Story and photos by Kristen Wong Life and Leisure Editor, Ho‘okele Wearing a blue Maile Sports Club shirt, Brian Yamane is quiet as he steps up to Lane 1 at Hickam Bowling Center. His nurse, Cynthia Baker, accompanies him with his oxygen support machine. He gently pushes the bowling ball sitting atop a metal ramp. […]

535th AS makes BIG Island drop

535th AS makes BIG Island drop

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs The 535th Airlift Squadron trained on delivering cargo to Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii Island, from Nov. 6-8. Big Island Drop Week is a quarterly training event conducted on the island of Hawaii. The training event allowed aircrews to conduct mission planning and […]

JBPHH hosts safe, fun Trunk Or Treat

JBPHH hosts safe, fun Trunk Or Treat

Story and photos by Anna General Managing Editor, Ho‘okele The Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Command Religious Program hosted a Trunk-or-Treat Fall Festival Oct. 24 at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel. Military and civilian volunteers participated in decorating the back of their cars as an alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating for the Joint Base community. “The […]

Who's up for a challenge? Hawaii ‘Port Dawgs' are …

Who’s up for a challenge? Hawaii ‘Port Dawgs’ are …

Story and photos by Master Sgt. Theanne Herrmann 624th Regional Support Group Public Affairs Office Computer-based training has its place, but how do we motivate Airmen to become the best at their craft? Stepping away from the office for hands-on training with their fellow “Port Dawg” tends to do the trick. That is exactly what […]

Hawaii Commands celebrate 243rd Navy birthday

Hawaii Commands celebrate 243rd Navy birthday

MC1 Corwin Colbert Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Sailor sand NJROTC cadets from James Campbell High School participated in a cake-cutting ceremony Oct. 12 at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. The ceremony was conducted in honor of the Navy’s 243rd birthday. In 1972, Chief of Naval Operations Elmo “Bud” Zumwalt declared Oct. 13 as the […]

JBPHH conquers the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig

JBPHH conquers the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig

Victoria D’Andrea-Roy Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam took on the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig in a multi-day competition that took place Oct. 3-5. The three-day event consisted of two fitness certification days for active duty, a meet and greet with two Alpha Warrior celebrities, a team competition, an […]

Community, military clean Loko Pa‘aiau fishpond

Community, military clean Loko Pa‘aiau fishpond

Story and photos by MC1 Corwin M. Colbert Service members and families, Ali‘i Pauahi Hawaiian Civic Club members and the local community united to improve the ancient Hawaiian fishpond, Loko Pa‘aiau, as part of National Public Lands Day on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 29. Capt. Marc Delao, commanding officer of Naval Facilities Engineering Command […]

Midshipmen ROK the terrace

Midshipmen ROK the terrace

The Republic of Korea Naval Academy midshipmen held a joint cultural performance with the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band at the Halsey Terrace Community Center, Sept. 21. The performance included music, dance, a taekwondo demonstration and Korean food sampling. An estimated 250 U.S. service members and their families attended. Photos by MC1 Corwin Colbert