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Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

April was the Month of the Military Child, and many events were held on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. A few of them included pinwheel planting ceremonies to raise awareness about child abuse prevention, a rubber ducky swim for kids, a Homefront Heroes ceremony, and performances by the magician Kernel Popcorn.

Thank you, PMRF

Thank you, PMRF

Thank you, PMRF (recipient of the 2015 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award for small installations) from… turtles… birds… seals… students

O'Kane brings hoops championship back to ship

O’Kane brings hoops championship back to ship

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz, Sports Editor, Ho‘okele A common saying in sports is that defense wins championships. If ever that expression held any truth it was made evidently clear on April 11 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Fitness Center. An undersized but relentless USS O’Kane (DDG-77), No. 1 seed from the Afloat […]

19th Annual Ford Island Bridge Run

19th Annual Ford Island Bridge Run

Helen Ko Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare & Recreation’s annual 10k Ford Island Bridge Run was held on April 2. There were more than 2,200 participants. The Make-A-Wish Foundation was present to cheer on Jarod Farrar, a 17-year old from Maine. His wish was to come […]

Former JBPHH combatants reach final four

Former JBPHH combatants reach final four

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Rewind to about four months a go on Dec.7, when Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam hummed with activity to honor the fallen and living heroes of the infamous attack. For the first time, Fox Sports made it a point to be part of the commemoration and […]

Brothers Osborne gets the crowd dancing at Club Pearl concert

Brothers Osborne gets the crowd dancing at Club Pearl concert

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Grammy-nominated country duo Brothers Osborne performed at Club Pearl’s Paradise Lounge, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 21. Even though the concert was held on a weeknight, hundreds turned out. Many showed up early, waiting for the doors to open. Alex Markley, an Army Soldier, came […]

Mentalist Craig Karges performs at Sharkey Theater

Mentalist Craig Karges performs at Sharkey Theater

Story and photos by Gaea Armour Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Entertainer and mentalist Craig Karges took the stage on March 13 at Sharkey Theater, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Presented by Navy Entertainment and JBPHH Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), this was his third performance at JBPHH. Sharkey Theater was filled with […]

Dodgeball spreads fun

Dodgeball spreads fun

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele A lively dodgeball tournament took place March 3 at the Hickam Fitness Center, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. As it turned out, dodgeball was the perfect venue to loosen up the troops in some friendly competition that included just a touch of mayhem. Thuds of balls […]

Wounded Warrior

Wounded Warrior

Pacific Trials foster teamwork, healing Story by Staff Sgt. Chris Hubenthal Defense Media Activity Hawaii The 2016 Navy Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials (WWPT) took place the week of Feb. 20-26, including six days of adaptive sports training and competition to ultimately select the Team Navy roster that will compete in the Department of Defense Warrior […]

Historic fishpond receives ‘TLC’ from military, community

Historic fishpond receives ‘TLC’ from military, community

Story and photos by Ensign Krystyna Nowakowski JBPHH/CNRH Public Affairs Office Sometimes, historical sites will be neglected until they fade into a distant memory. Loko Pa‘aiau Fishpond was almost one of those, but thanks to the efforts of local community members, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii, and Navy Region Hawaii, the fishpond is undergoing […]