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MWR offers Valentine’s activities

MWR offers Valentine’s activities

Joint Base Morale, Welfare and Recreation has scheduled upcoming Valentine’s themed events. Preschool Story Time will begin at 9 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Library. The theme will be “Valentine Friends.” This is a free event. For more information, call 449-8299. Valentine’s Day 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Feb.13 at […]

IRONS table + tavern opens at Navy-Marine Golf Course

IRONS table + tavern opens at Navy-Marine Golf Course

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Navy Marine Golf Course now has a full-service restaurant. After some delay, IRONS table + tavern is open and serving lunch and dinner overlooking the rolling hills of the course. The restaurant opened in phases. Dinner service started on Jan. 23, and lunch began this […]

NEX gives back to students with its A-OK student reward program

Navy Exchange Service Command The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has been offering students a chance to help pay for college through its A-OK Student Reward Program since 1997. The A-OK Student Reward Program offers all qualified students to participate in a quarterly drawing for monetary awards of $2,500, $1,500, $1,000 or $500 for a […]

Hickam Communities resident scholarships are available

WinnCompanies, the firm providing property management and maintenance services to Hickam Communities, is offering scholarships to residents. “In furtherance of our objective to enhance the lives of all that we serve, distinguished high school seniors, high school graduates and GED holders living in communities managed by WinnCompanies, are invited by our Board of Directors to […]

Hickam shoreline closure for mangrove removal continues this month

Hickam shoreline closure for mangrove removal continues this month

NAVFAC Hawaii Public Affairs As part of the Navy’s mission to restore and improve the natural habitats at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH), mangrove removal began Nov. 17 along the Hickam shoreline. The area includes the beach starting at the Navy’s Fort Kamehameha Waste-water Treatment Plant to the Air National Guard parking lot (to […]

Navy awards $19.6 million to build new SEAL operations facility in Hawaii

Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii PEARL HARBOR—Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii awarded a $19.6 million firm-fixed-price task order under a multiple award construction contract to Bethel-Webcor JV-1, a small business in Anchorage, Alaska, Jan. 25. The project will construct a waterfront support facility for Naval Special Warfare Group 3 (NSWG-3) at Pearl City Peninsula. […]

Carter announces 12 weeks paid military maternity leave, other benefits

Carter announces 12 weeks paid military maternity leave, other benefits

Lisa Ferdinando Department of Defense News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON—The Defense Department is increasing military maternity leave and instituting other changes in an effort to support military families, improve retention and strengthen the force of the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Jan. 28. Women across the joint force can now take 12 weeks of […]

Navy’s John Coltrane plays sax in Hawaii

Navy’s John Coltrane plays sax in Hawaii

This is a photo of Army and Navy bands at a war bond rally in the Hawaiian Armory, June 19, 1945. Jazz legend John Coltrane is the saxophone player in the bottom row far right. Coltrane was stationed at Pearl Harbor at the time. February is African American History Month. Photo courtesy of the U.S. […]

Cast your vote for an accurate COLA survey

Cast your vote for an accurate COLA survey

Rear Adm. John Fuller Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific The Defense Travel Management Office is conducting a Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) Living Pattern Survey (LPS) from now until March 1. It’s our opportunity to accurately portray how much it costs to live and work here in Hawaii. In the […]

Reflect on African American History Month

Reflect on African American History Month

Barack Obama President of the United States of America America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths, accepted that the work of perfecting our Nation is unending and strived to expand the reach of freedom to all. For too long, our most basic liberties had been […]