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NAVY BALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW NOW — Tickets for the 2018 Navy Ball are on sale. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 13 from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. This year’s theme is “Forged by the Sea.” Costs for individual ticket prices are $80 now through Aug. […]

Volunteers clear invasive plants

Volunteers clear invasive plants

Approximately 15 volunteers from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam assisted field biologists in pulling invasive plants from the Ahua Reef Wetland, July 28. Photo by Erin Huggins

‘Let it go’ at Sharkey Theater this weekend

Miki Lau Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale Welfare and Recreation This Saturday, Aug. 11, Sharkey Theater will be showing the Disney movie “Frozen” for free in a sensory-friendly setting. What does sensory friendly mean? How is this different than a regular movie? According to Exceptional Family Member Program case liaisons, Sensory-friendly movie showings are in […]

Upcoming Events - Summer

Upcoming Events – Summer

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Entries for the Arts & Crafts Center’s gallery showcase will be accepted from now through Sept. 30. Get your creative juices flowing and prepare to submit your artwork, crafts, photography and digital creations. It is free to submit a piece and works will be displayed in […]

HART closures expected in August

HART closures expected in August

Courtesy of Shimmick/ Traylor/Granite Rail work is scheduled to impact base gates for Saturday, Aug. 18 and 25. Shimmick/Traylor/ Granite’s column crews are continuing nightly work on the straddle bent columns near Kalaloa Street. Because this operation takes place over the roadway, the west bound lanes of Kamehameha Highway will be closed from 8 p.m. […]

Be safe by car, on foot this August

Be safe by car, on foot this August

Compiled by Ho‘okele Staff Pedestrian safety can be a hot topic now that school is back in session. During this time, many children will be out on the roads walking to school or riding with their parents. To help support this, the state of Hawaii has designated August as Pedestrian Safety Month. This is the […]

Navy to celebrate 243 years

Navy to celebrate 243 years

Kristen Wong Life and Leisure Editor, Ho‘okele The U.S. Navy in Hawaii will celebrate the Navy’s 243rd birthday this year, from Oct. 5-13. This year’s theme will be “Forged by the Sea” (Haku ‘la E Ke Kai). “Our Navy was born as the ‘Continental Navy’ in 1775 even before our nation was created and before […]

Jordan becomes USS Hawaii commander

Jordan becomes USS Hawaii commander

Lt. Egdanis Torres Sierra COMSUBPAC Public Affairs Cmdr. Sterling S. Jordan assumed responsibility as the commanding officer of the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) during a change of command ceremony on the historic submarine piers of Pearl Harbor, Aug. 2. Jordan relieved Cmdr. John C. Roussakies and assumed the duties and responsibilities of […]

Preparing meals at Hickam

Preparing meals at Hickam

A food service noncommissioned officer prepares a meal at Hickam’s enlisted dining facility, circa 1960s. U.S. Air Force file photo

RIMPAC submarines showcase capability in undersea domain

RIMPAC submarines showcase capability in undersea domain

Lt. Egdanis Torres Sierra COMSUBPAC Public Affairs Multinational submarine forces conducted high-tech scenario-based exercises in the undersea domain enhancing partnership and cooperation during the world’s largest international maritime exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) June 27 through Aug. 2. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarines USS Hawaii (SSN 776), USS Illinois (SSN 786) and Los Angeles-class fast-attack […]