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Lifeguard hopefuls take the plunge

Lifeguard hopefuls take the plunge

Story and photos by Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Can you swim 300 yards? How about 20 yards on your back while keeping a 10-pound brick dry? Job candidates needed more than a resume to apply for Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s (MWR) Aquatics department. Lifeguard hopefuls ages 15 to 50 […]

Exercise turns competitive at Freedom Fun Run 10K

Exercise turns competitive at Freedom Fun Run 10K

Story and photos by Kristen Wong Life and Leisure Editor, Ho‘okele More than 100 runners attended the Freedom Fun Run 10K aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), starting and finishing at Hickam Memorial Fitness Center, July 21. The 10K run is one of three in a series that precedes the annual JBPHH Half Marathon, according […]

Countries compete in RIMPAC regatta

Countries compete in RIMPAC regatta

4th Of July Celebration

4th Of July Celebration

Stone Temple Pilots, fireworks and more highlight America’s independence Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation A celebration that looked to be one of the biggest ever on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam lived up to the billing. Thousands of patrons, including many of the international participants here for the Rim of the […]

4th of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation This year’s 4th of July Celebration is shaping up to be one of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s biggest in years. Here are some event details provided by Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), along with maps to help illustrate the setup. The event is open to […]

Sports offer recreation to RIMPAC warriors

Sports offer recreation to RIMPAC warriors

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele The biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC) is a massive endeavor with all personnel working at top speed to keep maritime forces sharp. This year, 26 nations will join together in a cooperative effort to improve relationships and the ability to ensure and secure […]

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 […]