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JBPHH to test warning system Sept. 2

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will conduct a coordinated test of its mass warning and notification system in conjunction with the State of Hawaii Warning System at 11:45 a.m. on Sept. 2. All Giant Voice (GV) outdoor towers will sound a 60-second warning tone. Buildings equipped with Indoor Voice (IV) […]

Labor Day holiday safety tips offered

Don Robbins Assistant Editor, Ho‘okele As summer draws to a close, Sailors, Airmen and their families will gear up to celebrate the Labor Day holiday this weekend. Here are some tips on ways to keep safe throughout the entire year, including during the upcoming holiday weekend (which winds up the Critical Days of Summer campaign). […]

Leisure & Travel Showcase to be held Sept. 13 at NEX

Leisure & Travel Showcase to be held Sept. 13 at NEX

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation After a one-year hiatus, the Leisure & Travel Showcase, presented by MWR’s Information, Tickets & Travel (ITT), will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 13 in the courtyard of the Navy Exchange. Admission is free. The NEX and ITT will hold the […]

Buffalo Sailors donate blood to Armed Services Blood Program

Buffalo Sailors donate blood to Armed Services Blood Program

Story and photo by MC1 Jason Swink Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715), their family and friends came out in numbers Aug. 20 to support the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP), at a blood drive held adjacent to the submarine piers aboard […]

Women's Equality Day event highlights roles at work, home

Women’s Equality Day event highlights roles at work, home

Story and photo by Brandon Bosworth Assistant Editor, Ho‘okele A Women’s Equality Day event was held on Aug. 26 at Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The guest speaker was Coralie Chun Matayoshi, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross, Pacific Islands Region. Congress designated Aug. 26 Women’s Equality Day in 1971. […]

Federal Impact Aid Program survey form to be distributed Sept. 3

David Tom School Liaison Officer Navy Region Hawaii All public school students on Sept. 3 will receive the Federal Impact Aid Program Survey Form and a letter signed by Kathryn S. Matayoshi, state superintendent of education. Parents need to complete and return them the next day. This form is the required source document for the […]

15th Wing seeing positive effects from DUI Task Force

Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs Alcohol related incidents (ARIs) are on the decline at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, but they’re not low enough, according to the DUI Task Force. When ARIs and drunk driving charges began to rise at an alarming rate earlier this year, the 15th Wing leadership partnered with the […]

Martin relieves Goldman at Submarine Training Center

Martin relieves Goldman at Submarine Training Center

Story and photo by MC1 Jason Swink Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Capt. Michael Martin relieved Capt. Howard Goldman as commanding officer of Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP) and Training Support Department (TSD) Hawaii in a change of command ceremony Aug. 15 atop the historic Battleship Missouri Memorial, the “Mighty Mo.” NSTCP is […]

Shipyard awards Hawaii students

Shipyard awards Hawaii students

Jensin Sommer Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Affairs Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) recognized 10 high school students for their dedication to Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics (STEM) activities and academic excellence during an Aug. 15 ceremony at the facility. Each student will receive a $2,000 cash award, which was funded by the National Defense […]

USS Columbus returns to Pearl Harbor

USS Columbus returns to Pearl Harbor

Story and photos by MC1 Steven Khor Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Family and friends gathered at the submarine piers, Aug. 21, on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to welcome back the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Columbus (SSN 762), following a deployment to the western Pacific region. Signs, banners and lei welcomed the […]