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JBPHH teens attend STEAM Camp in Florida

JBPHH teens attend STEAM Camp in Florida

Hannah Bethard Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam Teen Center On July 30, 10 teens from Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH) Teen Center boarded a plane coming back home from Florida. For eight days, these teens and two JBPHH Teen Center staff members attended 4-H STEAM Camp Timpoochee in Florida, exploring adventures in marine ecology […]

Football legend brings aloha to JBPHH kids

Football legend brings aloha to JBPHH kids

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Legendary wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. put a big smile on the faces of kids from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam by hosting a two-day football camp on July 19-20 at Ward Field. Smith, who spent 16 years in the NFL as one of the most […]

PACFLT band inspires, mentors San Francisco sea cadets

PACFLT band inspires, mentors San Francisco sea cadets

Story and photos by MC1 Corwin M. Colbert Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Then came the applause. This was the finale, the relaxing vibes of a woodwind quintet that incorporated mentorship, musical discovery and friendship. “I learned so much from the band and they have been amazing. I learned things I didn’t know about my […]

PMRF America's Most West Freedom Fest

PMRF America’s Most West Freedom Fest

Robert Purdy Pacific Missile Range Facility Public Affairs Thousands from all across Kauai joined Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in celebrating the nation’s independence at the PMRF America’s Most West Freedom Fest, July 3. Capt. Vincent Johnson, commanding officer of Pacific Missile Range Facility, welcomed guests to the free open-base event, which began with the […]

MWR hosts Fourth of July celebration at JBPHH

MWR hosts Fourth of July celebration at JBPHH

Story and photos by MC3 Justin Pacheco Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Service members and their families gathered for a Fourth of July celebration in honor of Independence Day at Ward Field, hosted by Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR). The celebration featured live music by tribute bands The Eagles […]

Final Countdown To Department Of Defense Warrior Games

Final Countdown To Department Of Defense Warrior Games

Editor’s note: Two Sailors and one Airman stationed in Hawaii will participate in the Wounded Warrior Games: Information Technology Specialist 1st Class Pou Pou, assigned to U.S. Pacific Fleet; Senior Chief Personnel Specialist Raina Hockenberry, assigned to U.S. Pacific Fleet; and Master Sgt. Jarod L. Jones, aircraft metals technician, assigned to U.S. Pacific Air Forces. […]

Navy partners with Polynesian Voyaging Society

Navy partners with Polynesian Voyaging Society

MC1 Meranda Keller Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Service members along with thousands of guests participated in the historic welcoming ceremony of the double-hulled canoe Hokule‘a at Oahu’s Magic Island, June 17. Hokule‘a and sister ships staffed with the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) crewmembers concluded a three-year sail around the globe. Departing Hawaiian […]

Kids compete for Biggest Catch

Kids compete for Biggest Catch

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs More than 100 children lined up along the shores of the Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Gardens to cast fishing lines during the 18th Annual Friends of Hickam Keiki Fishing Tournament in Kaneohe, May 31. The catch-and-release tournament was free and open to the children ages […]

Biggest Little Airshow Recreates Battle Of Midway

Biggest Little Airshow Recreates Battle Of Midway

MC2 Jason Abrams U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Model aircraft pilots from around the country gathered at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor for the Biggest Little Airshow, June 34, to recreate air-to-air battles that took place during the Battle of Midway. The museum, located on Ford Island, hosted the air show. It commemorated the […]

Cooks dish up 'sizzle' at BEACHFEST

Cooks dish up ‘sizzle’ at BEACHFEST

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Photos by Staff Sgt. Christopher Stoltz Service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) were treated to Beachfest, held May 29 at Hickam Beach. The waterfront event featured many activities, ranging from dunk tanks to hula lessons. Some patrons even won a free luxury car rental. The event was […]