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'Mighty Mo' celebrates Living History Day

‘Mighty Mo’ celebrates Living History Day

Story and photos by Battleship Missouri Memorial Battleship Missouri Memorial, also known as the “Mighty Mo,” hosted Living History Day, Jan. 28. The event commemorated two important anniversaries for the famous battleship. USS Missouri was launched 73 years ago on Jan. 29, 1944. After serving in World War II, the Korean War and Desert Storm, […]

More than 140 positions offered at CYP Hiring Fair

More than 140 positions offered at CYP Hiring Fair

Story and photos by Gaea Armour Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Dozens of applicants from all over the island took the opportunity to start a federal career at the Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) Hiring Fair at Hale Koa Hotel on Jan. 18. Men and women from all backgrounds, including military […]

Stay safe while enjoying scenic Hawaii

Stay safe while enjoying scenic Hawaii

Story and photos by Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele The island of Oahu boasts many scenic lookout spots and spectacular beaches. For example, there is a small island just off the windward shore of Oahu known as Rabbit Island, or Manana Island. Another small rock island lies right next to Rabbit Island and is known as […]

2016 year in review Top Five Championships

2016 year in review Top Five Championships

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele As we closed a great year in sports, we are looking forward to another season of fantastic intramural action at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) in 2017. One thing is for sure, if this year turns out to only half as exciting as it was […]

Pearl Harbor survivors share time with Navy Hale Keiki students

Pearl Harbor survivors share time with Navy Hale Keiki students

Brister Thomas and Nikki Harris Navy Hale Keiki School History and social studies classes give students a chance to learn about important events and figures of the past, but rarely do they provide an opportunity for living history to be shared. Young students at Navy Hale Keiki School (NHKS) were given just that as they […]

Tower Lights Up Joint Base

Tower Lights Up Joint Base

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation The 47th annual holiday lighting of the Freedom Tower, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, was held Dec. 2. JBPHH Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) presented this free event. The festivities began with a variety of treats and activities for kids. A hot chocolate tent served up […]

Tower Lighting tonight will begin holiday festivities

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) will hold a sleigh-ful of holiday activities this month, beginning tonight. Joint Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) will host the 47th annual tower lighting celebration of the Freedom Tower at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, today. The festivities will begin […]

Memorial hunting on base

Memorial hunting on base

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is steeped in history, with many memorials dotting the landscape. Many know of the famous ones, and deservedly so. But there are many others. In fact, we’ve found some that are unknown to many, and even a few obscure ones on […]

Armed Forces Classic honors Navy

Armed Forces Classic honors Navy

Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele The 2016 Armed Forces Classic college basketball tournament at the University of Hawaii’s Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu took place on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The games and surrounding events during the week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam were held to honor the Navy and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the […]

Service members, families celebrate MAKAHIKI with community

Service members, families celebrate MAKAHIKI with community

Service members, families and members of the Oahu Council of Hawaiian Civic Clubs celebrated Kapuaikaula Makahiki Nov. 5 on Hickam Harbor Beach at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Makahiki is a Hawaiian festival to celebrate the bounty of the land and the traditional Hawaiian god Lono. Lono is the guardian of health and peace as well […]