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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

What is the most thrilling dive you’ve ever been on?

What is the most thrilling dive you’ve ever been on?

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CYP hosts a Magical Day

CYP hosts a Magical Day

Story and photos by Miki Lau Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation After some uncertainty about the weather, Tropical Storm Olivia’s showers departed just in time for a magical event, Sept. 15. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Child and Youth Programs (CYP) hosted their annual Day for Kids event. Approximately […]

Fisher House commemorates fallen

Fisher House commemorates fallen

Compiled by Hookele Staff Military and civilian personnel participated in the Fisher House 8K Hero & Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam’s Ford Island, Sept. 8. Rows of military boots, each bearing the name of a fallen service member or military working dog, lined the event’s course. Volunteers came to Ford […]

New chiefs prepare for leadership role

New chiefs prepare for leadership role

MC2 Somers Steelman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Hawaii-area chief selectees recently kept busy learning and developing their leadership skills through a series of activities, including attending USS Missouri Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Legacy Academy, and clearing the Halealoha Haleamau burial site. Chief selectees also engaged “Laying the Keel” training during the week […]

Chief selectees bring honor, tradition to Native Hawaiian burial site

Chief selectees bring honor, tradition to Native Hawaiian burial site

Story and photos by MCC Alexander Gamble Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii On a sunny Saturday morning, tucked away off a well-traveled road on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, a sacred burial mound is given extra kokua (care) by a group of chief petty officers and chief selectees, Aug. 18. The Sailors gather in […]

Hele On Children experience mock deployment

Hele On Children experience mock deployment

Story and photos by MC2 Justin Pacheco Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Roughly 150 service members’ children got a firsthand look at what it’s like to lace up their combat boots and “deploy” during Operation Hele On, held aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Aug. 17. Launched in 2004, this is the Military & […]

Traditions continues

Traditions continues

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Twenty-one years ago, Sen. Daniel Akaka had a vision to introduce local businesses and products into the vast chain of military commissaries and exchanges. The concept would not only serve local businesses with an outlet to share their products with the military community in Hawaii, […]