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Upcoming blood drives

Tripler Army Medical Center Blood Donor Center has updated its schedule of upcoming blood drives as part of the Armed Services Blood Donor Program (ASBP). Dates and locations are updated regularly online as new drives are scheduled. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online, call to make an appointment, and check www.militaryblood.dod.mil for the […]

KID'S CORNER

KID’S CORNER

Navy family member Bella Darby, age 11, from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam sent Ho’okele these selections of her artwork. Email editor@hookelenews.com for more information on how to submit to Kids Corner.

Exchange shoppers can send  service members gift cards

Exchange shoppers can send service members gift cards

Army and Air Force Exchange Service Americans can ring in the Fourth of July by giving back to service members with an Army and Air Force Exchange Service gift card. Exchange gift cards can be sent to Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines deployed to Afghanistan, Kuwait and other contingency locations to redeem through the Department […]

Community Calendar - 062416

Community Calendar – 062416

BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT — NOW A back to school event is being held daily from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange big white tent in the parking lot. Among the participants are representatives from the School Liaison Officer Program today, July 1, 8, 15, 22 and the Armed Services […]

TAMC Ward Road construction announced

Tripler Army Medical Center Garrison Department of Public Works (DPW) is proceeding on a repaving of Ward Road at Tripler Army Medical Center. Ward Road fronts the main hospital complex and terminates near the parking garage on the mountainside. The project will be in eight phases which began June 20 and will end on Aug. […]

Independence Day celebration set at Mighty Mo

Independence Day celebration set at Mighty Mo

A picnic on the pier in celebration of Independence Day will be held at the Battleship Missouri Memorial on Monday, July 4. Doors open at 6 p.m. and guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverages, pack up the coolers, picnic blankets, chairs and other gear (but no glass bottles or grills). Food […]

Three Days Grace to headline  JBPHH Independence Day celebration

Three Days Grace to headline JBPHH Independence Day celebration

Madison Garcia Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation The annual Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Independence Day celebration will be held July 4 at Ward Field. This free event begins at 3:30 p.m. and will feature a concert by rock band Three Days Grace as well as a fireworks show. “I expect it to […]

New restaurant opens  at Rainbow Bay Marina

New restaurant opens at Rainbow Bay Marina

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Restaurant 604 opened June 20 at Rainbow Bay Marina in the former Schooners restaurant location. Julia Tallman, sales and marketing director, said Restaurant 604 features views of the harbor in a relaxed atmosphere and serves island-inspired fresh fusion food. “We provide quality products and utilize […]

Cadets earn  advanced certifications

Cadets earn advanced certifications

Six cadets from the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps participated in advanced training from June 5 to 12. Working with Dive Oahu, the cadets earned the following certifications: advanced open water scuba diver, first aid/CPR, emergency oxygen provider and rescue scuba diver. Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey, director of maritime operations for Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, […]

Hawaii’s moving industry challenged by personnel shortages, ‘smooth moves’ affected

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Public Affairs For the first time in recent memory, Hawaii’s moving industry is overwhelmed with more work than they can accommodate this summer, which means the quest for a routine “smooth move” is potentially in jeopardy. The state’s booming construction industry, to include work on Oahu’s first light rail, […]