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Federal Fire Department promotes awareness

Federal Fire Department promotes awareness

Story and photos by Fire Inspector Angela Sanders Adults and children of all ages stopped, dropped and rolled their way through educational fire safety booths during National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5-11. The Federal Fire Department Hawaii held several events on military installations throughout the week, including at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, to promote this […]

Making Strides to fight cancer

Making Strides to fight cancer

Story and photos by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham Navy Public Affairs Support Element West Detachment Hawaii Military service members united with Hawaii residents, including breast cancer survivors, volunteers and families, in a 3.1 mile Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk held Oct. 4 across the Ford Island Bridge. More than 5,000 participants of all ages expressed […]

Commands, Teams 'Reach For THe Cup'

Commands, Teams ‘Reach For THe Cup’

Story and photos by MC3 Johans Chavarro Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Hawaii Service members throughout Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) competed in the annual Captain’s Cup event hosted by JBPHH Morale, Welfare, and Fitness the week of Sept. 22 to 26. The Captain’s Cup Olympics competition is a week-long fitness competition that […]

Pearl Harbor Futbol Club repeats as summer league champs

Pearl Harbor Futbol Club repeats as summer league champs

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele The Pearl Harbor Futbol Club (PHFC) got the lead with two goals in the first half and made it stand as the team celebrated its second consecutive Summer Soccer League championship with a 2-0 win over Coast Guard United (CGU) on Sept. 20 at Quick […]

Ceremony honors Pearl Harbor survivor Chief Click

Ceremony honors Pearl Harbor survivor Chief Click

Story and photos by Brandon Bosworth | Assistant Editor, Ho’okele The ashes of Chief Radioman John Kelley Click, a survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, were scattered in the waters near the USS Utah Memorial on Ford Island during a ceremony held Sept. 11. Among those in attendance were Click’s daughter, […]

Remembrance run Honors fallen service member

Remembrance run Honors fallen service member

Story and photos by MC2 Diana Quinlan | Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Detachment Hawaii Active duty military service members, veterans, families and volunteers participated in the 2014 Tripler Fisher House 8K Hero & Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll held Sept. 6 on Ford Island, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The event honored fallen service […]

Submarine Sailors target new fitness concept

Submarine Sailors target new fitness concept

Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Sailors from Commander, Submarine Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) were introduced Aug. 22 to a new physical fitness training (PT) concept at the submarine base gym at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, mixing a variety of different exercises for a full body experience into one session. Rashidi Gibson, a […]

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 […]