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September Community Calendar

September Community Calendar

COIN SHOW SEPT. 23, 24, 25 — The Hawaii State Numismatic Association will hold its 53rd coin show at the Hawaii Convention Center, room 316, in Honolulu. Admission to the show is free. The theme of this year’s coin show is “Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Commemoration.” A commemorative elongated copper cent featuring the USS Arizona […]

Upcoming Events

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Uncle Kracker live in concert will begin at 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Ward Field. Navy Entertainment presents Uncle Kracker, the Michigan-born singer/songwriter/DJ with rock, rap and country hits. The free event is open to Department of Defense ID cardholders and their sponsored guests. Food and […]

Speak up against domestic violence Oct. 5

A free Speak Up Against Domestic Violence event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at Ka Makani Community Center, 1215 Owen St., Honolulu. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event will include a proclamation signing with Capt. Stan Keeve Jr., commander of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, followed by a Walk […]

NEX removes bug-infested dog food

Navy Exchange (NEX) Pearl Harbor has identified several brands of bagged dog food that were infested with red beetles. In response, it has removed all affected bagged dog food from its store shelves and back room warehouse. The NEX Distribution Center has isolated all its affected bagged dog food. As new bagged dog food is […]

Suicide prevention month events planned

Suicide prevention month events planned

The Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam suicide prevention coordinator has announced upcoming events to emphasize that September is suicide prevention and awareness month. The 2016 theme for suicide prevention is “1 Small ACT. Be there — your action could save a life.” Upcoming events include: • General military training will be held at Pearl Harbor Memorial […]

Volunteer events will celebrate National Public Lands Day

Don Robbins Editor, Ho‘okele Two upcoming National Public Lands Day volunteer opportunities are planned at Bellows Air Force Station and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. A National Public Lands Day event will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at Malama Bellows Air Force Station Burial Vault. Volunteers will plant native Hawaii plants […]

Open house to showcase base housing

Open house to showcase base housing

Hickam Communities Active duty, military retirees and Department of Defense employees have an opportunity to live at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Hickam Communities will host an open house Sept. 24 to showcase its homes, services and amenities, and rent rates that include utilities. The open house will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at […]

Zika spreads primarily through mosquito bites

Zika spreads primarily through mosquito bites

Military Health System and Defense Health Agency Zika is a disease caused by the Zika virus. It’s mostly spread to people through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include muscle pain and headache. Zika is usually mild […]

Grandson of Sharkey Theater namesake visits Joint Base

Grandson of Sharkey Theater namesake visits Joint Base

Sharkey Theater, located by the submarine piers on the Navy side of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), is thought to be named after Lt. j.g. William J. Sharkey. Sharkey was stationed aboard the submarine USS O-5 during World War I. On Oct. 5, 1918, Sharkey noticed that there were fumes emanating from the vessel’s battery […]

Pearl Harbor Sailor wins corrections honor

Gene H. Hughes Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs Damage Controlman 1st Class Melissa A. Mayer, who serves at Naval Consolidated Brig Miramar Detachment Pearl Harbor, was recently selected by the American Correctional Association as the 2016 Military Corrections Professional of the Year for the Navy. Her work in the justice system started at an early […]