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Annual Festival of Lights is planned at Pearl Harbor

Annual Festival of Lights is planned at Pearl Harbor

Lt. j.g. Eric Galassi Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs Ships and submarines around Pearl Harbor will be displaying ornamental lights and decorations for the annual Festival of Lights from Dec. 8 to 25. A competition to select the winning ships and submarines will take place on the evening of Dec. 8 and be judged by […]

JBPHH celebrates another year as a Tree City USA

JBPHH celebrates another year as a Tree City USA

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Terri Paden 15th Wing Public Affairs JBPHH reaffirmed its standing as a “Tree City USA” with a tree planting ceremony held Nov. 7 in Hickam Community’s Hale Na Koa housing area at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The ceremony marks the 15th year Hickam has celebrated Hawaii’s Arbor Day by […]

Your Weekly Fun with MWR

Turkey Roll bowling concludes at 4 p.m. today at the Hickam Bowling Center. Patrons can get one entry per person for each game bowled and can get a fourth entry free after bowling three games. The drawing will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday. Four turkeys will be given away (one per family or individual). […]

Fall craft fair features family fun

Fall craft fair features family fun

Justin Hirai Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare & Recreation The Hickam Arts & Crafts Center held the 39th annual Fall Craft Fair and Family Fun Day on Nov. 8. More than 130 booths offered hand-made arts and crafts for sale. In addition to the crafts, the event included entertainment, food vendors, pony rides and […]

Last-minute Thanksgiving options available

Last-minute Thanksgiving options available

Reid Tokeshi Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation Thanksgiving is less than a week away, but there are still some options available for late planners if they act quickly. Today is the last day to make a reservation for Joint Base Catering’s annual Thanksgiving Day lunch buffet at the Historic Hickam Officers’ Club. […]

November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month

Information courtesy of the Bureau of Indian Affairs U.S. Department of the Interior What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States, has resulted in the whole month of November […]

Hale Aina, Silver Dolphin to offer Thanksgiving meals

Hale Aina, Silver Dolphin to offer Thanksgiving meals

Don Robbins Editor, Ho’okele Thanksgiving meals will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Hale Aina Dining Facility. The menu will include baked ham, prime rib, roast turkey, shrimp cocktail, French onion soup and assorted salad. Other items will include mashed potatoes, cornbread dressing, glazed sweet potatoes, rosemary potatoes, glazed […]

Sailors learn about new thinking for tomorrow’s battlefields

Sailors learn about new thinking for tomorrow’s battlefields

Story and photo by MC1 Steven Khor Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Sailors, junior officers and developers from around the nation attended the Tactical Advancements for the Next Generation (TANG) Expo held recently at the historic submarine base at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The focus of the week-long workshop was new ideas and concepts […]

PACAF hosts Civic Leader Program

PACAF hosts Civic Leader Program

Headquarters Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Members of the Air Force Civic Leader Program recently traveled to Hawaii to participate in a military tour highlighting the Pacific rebalance. “The goal of the Air Force Civic Leader Program is to educate and inspire influential civic leaders who act as third party advocates for the Air Force,” […]

USS Chafee (DDG 90) hosts ‘Dog Company’

USS Chafee (DDG 90) hosts ‘Dog Company’

Story and photo by Ensign James Duncan USS Chafee (DDG 90) Public Affairs USS Chafee (DDG 90) recently hosted three surviving members of the Korean War—Arthur Contreras, Gonzalo Garza and Charles Curley of 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines “Dog Company”–who served under the command of former U. S. senator and ship’s namesake, John Chafee. Their visit […]