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Pearl Harbor-Hickam Community Calendar - April

Pearl Harbor-Hickam Community Calendar – April

EARTH DAY AT NEX APRIL 21 — Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange (NEX), Joint Base and other Earth Day partners will welcome all authorized patrons to join in “thinking green” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at the NEX mall second floor. There will be eco-friendly demonstrations, information booths about creating a greener future, […]

Mother’s Day ‘shout out’ for all Sailors

Mother’s Day ‘shout out’ for all Sailors

Navy Office of Community Outreach Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) is offering an opportunity for all Sailors to create and share short, recorded shout-outs (15-20 seconds) with a Navy key message. Sailors can call the toll-free number 1-855-OUR-NAVY (1-855-687-6289) before May 8, at 8 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and record their shout-outs. Participating Sailors […]

SAAPM events Navy wins bowling tournament planned this month

Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele Events are being held this month to highlight Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). • A SAAPM JAMthon will be held at 7 a.m. April 21 at Ward Field. The event is designed as a high-energy, fun and interactive total body fitness workout integrating sexual assault awareness, prevention and intervention […]

Navy wins bowling tournament

Navy wins bowling tournament

The 2017 All-Military Bowling Tournament champion Navy team members are top row (from left) Cameron Critti, Derrick Pelekai Jr, Mike Heffner, Robert Gonzales, John Beach and Nathan Jimenez. Bottom row (from left) are Samantha Miller, Bernadette Smith, Peyton Gonzales and Dana Arnold. Photo courtesy of Hickam Bowling Center

Army, Air Force Exchange to honor kids

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service will recognize military children on April 21 by offering a free treat to any child who wears purple to a participating exchange restaurant. The exchange is holding the global event in recognition of Purple Up Day, when military families worldwide don purple in celebration of Month of the […]

PEARL project demonstrates possibilities

PEARL project demonstrates possibilities

Holly Jordan Air Force Research Laboratory The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is leading the way for resilient, cleaner, and cost-competitive energy solutions for military installations. AFRL’s advanced power technology office and the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies (HCATT) have initiated the design of the Pacific Energy Assurance and Resiliency Laboratory, or PEARL, a […]

Scientist, best-selling book author visits Joint Base for science and leadership seminar

Scientist, best-selling book author visits Joint Base for science and leadership seminar

Story and photos by MC2 Jeff Troutman Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Navy Region Hawaii hosted a leadership and professional development opportunity with geobiologist and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Hope Jahren at the NOAA Inouye Regional Center Auditorium at Ford Island, April 10. […]

Cooking grease seriously damages sewer lines, causes spills

Cooking grease seriously damages sewer lines, causes spills

NAVFAC Hawaii Public Affairs True or False… Is it safe to flush fats and oils down the sink if you add hot water and dish soap? False, the grease may appear to break down and easily flow into the drain; but will collect and coat the wastewater lines causing blockages and damaging the sewer system. […]

Arizona survivor interred

Arizona survivor interred

Jim Neuman Historian, Navy Region Hawaii A new name has been engraved in the hallowed Shrine Room of the USS Arizona Memorial. The name is Raymond Haerry. On Saturday, April 15, retired Master Chief Haerry was buried with his shipmates in the wreckage of the USS Arizona, honored by a military ceremony before a crowd […]

Outrigger canoes traverse Waikiki

Outrigger canoes traverse Waikiki

Outrigger canoes are shown being used at Waikiki Beach in this photo from the late 1800s. Photo courtesy of Hawaii State Department of Transportation