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Library named in honor of Pearl Harbor survivor

Library named in honor of Pearl Harbor survivor

Story and photos by Brister Thomas Navy Hale Keiki School Michael “Mickey” Ganitch, a 98-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor, thought he was on island for a dinner in support of Navy Hale Keiki School. But the students had a different plan in mind. They surprised him Nov. 9 by dedicating their new library in his name. […]

Military, community strengthen partnerships at annual Makahiki

Military, community strengthen partnerships at annual Makahiki

Story and photos by MC1 Corwin Colbert Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Makahiki is a Hawaiian festival to celebrate the bounty of the land and honor the traditional Hawaiian god Lono. This year was the 16th annual Makahiki event that took place on Hickam Harbor Beach at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 18. Service members […]

UH celebrates military  with appreciation night

UH celebrates military with appreciation night

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele The University of Hawaii continued with its annual tradition of Military Appreciation Night on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at Aloha Stadium, but with a different twist. While in the past, the ceremonies focused on returning armed forces personnel marching into the stadium, this year’s event […]

Fall fair features creative crafts

Fall fair features creative crafts

Story and photos by Justin Hirai Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation More than 2,500 patrons attended the Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s (MWR) Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Arts and Crafts Center’s 42nd Annual Fall Craft Fair, Nov. 4. Customers had the opportunity to browse through 120 booths of creative handmade arts and crafts. […]

Hickam Hurricanes dive into new competition year

Hickam Hurricanes dive into new competition year

Story and photos by Tech. Sgt. Heather Redman 15th Wing Public Affairs Year after year, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hick-am’s swim team faces a myriad of challenges and yet they keep swimming. The Hickam Hurricanes are committed to developing skills for local, state, national and international levels of competitive swimming in accordance with the rules of […]

Thousands turn out for Hunter Hayes concert

Thousands turn out for Hunter Hayes concert

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare & Recreation Having a concert on a Tuesday night did not deter fans of Hunter Hayes from gathering at Ward Field on Oct. 17. More than 5,000 Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam patrons showed up to see the country music star put on a free concert presented by […]

The Original Harlem Globetrotters Perform at JBPHH

The Original Harlem Globetrotters Perform at JBPHH

Story and photos by MC2 Katarzyna Kobiljak Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii More than 3,000 military members and their families attended a free performance presented by The Original Harlem Globe-trotters at Bloch Arena at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Oct. 16. The show was presented by the Navy Entertainment Program and brought to […]

Joint Base celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month

Joint Base celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month

Story and photo by MC1 Meranda Keller Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii A Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration hosted by the Pacific, Joint Forces Diversity Committee was held at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Sept 20. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, and “Shaping the Bright Future of America,” […]

Country star headlines MWR event next Tuesday

Country star headlines MWR event next Tuesday

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl The base goes country when Navy Entertainment presents singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hunter Hayes on Oct. 17. Hayes will perform a free concert at Ward Field on the Pearl Harbor side of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The 26-year old country music star already has three number one singles, including “Wanted,” […]

Halloween Haunted Happenings to be held

Today is Friday the 13th, but an even creepier day is lurking just around the corner in a few weeks. Halloween is Tuesday, Oct. 31 and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam trick-or-treat hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. In addition, a spooky spectrum of Halloween events will be held throughout this month at Joint […]