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Fiery Vacation

Fiery Vacation

Kilauea Military Camp Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) on the Big Island of Hawaii combines a view of the active Kilauea volcano and a lush tropical rainforest. This resort, located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, invites Department of Defense military and civilian families to the destination, which is a World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve. […]

'Hele On!' Kids get on board for mock deployment

‘Hele On!’ Kids get on board for mock deployment

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs Youth at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam recently got a chance to walk a mile in their parents’ boots during Operation Hele On, a mock deployment line intended to help children understand the process parents go through before a deployment. Hele On, which is […]

Keiki Get Hooked On Books

Keiki Get Hooked On Books

Story and photos by Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho’okele Twice a month, the library at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam offers free preschool story time. It’s a chance for children and their families to come together, hear stories, engage in crafts and have fun. “It’s a very popular program,” said Phyllis Frenzel, library director. “We’ve been […]

Norwegian Navy is going home as soccer champs

Norwegian Navy is going home as soccer champs

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele Getting out to a fast start with two goals off the foot of 2nd Lt. Thomas Tinnesand, HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310) finished off USS Lake Erie (CG 70), 6-1, to win the second Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014 soccer tournament championship Aug. 1 at […]

Yacht Clubs Encourage Sport Of Sailing

Yacht Clubs Encourage Sport Of Sailing

Story and photos courtesy of Pearl Harbor Yacht Club Pearl Harbor Yacht Club and Rainbow Bay Marina recently hosted the 2014 Region H qualification for the Chubb U.S. Junior Championships, Triplehanded Sailing Championship for the Sears Cup. Hosting teams are from four local yacht clubs. The three-member teams sailed in the historic East Loch of […]

RIMPAC visitors explore Hawaii

RIMPAC visitors explore Hawaii

Story and photos by Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) helped the visiting Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 sailors make the most of their free time before the exercises began with a variety of excursions and activities. Participants went to luaus, took […]

Navy supports International VEX Robotics Summer Games

Navy supports International VEX Robotics Summer Games

Jensin Sommer Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Affairs Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Industrial Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) contributed more than two dozen Sailor volunteers and funding from the Office of Naval Research to serve as a major sponsor of the International VEX Robotics Summer Games, which took place at the Hawaii Convention Center […]

America’s independence celebrated in a big way

America’s independence celebrated in a big way

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Thousands of patrons gathered on the Fourth of July at Ward Field at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to celebrate America’s independence with activities and attractions provided by joint base Morale, Welfare & Recreation. Nick Scott, an active duty Navy service member, and his wife, Trish, […]

RIMPAC features sports of all sorts

RIMPAC features sports of all sorts

Hawaii blooms with 'flower power'

Hawaii blooms with ‘flower power’

Story and photos by Don Robbins Editor, Ho’okele When people say “lucky you live Hawaii,” one of the things that often come to mind are the colorful tropical flowers that grow year-round, including orchids of all shapes, sizes and colors that can be seen across the island. For example, members of orchid clubs throughout the […]