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PACAF hosts ROKAF Academy cadets

PACAF hosts ROKAF Academy cadets

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Robles PACAF Public Affairs Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) hosted 165 Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) Academy cadets at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), June 6. The visit was an effort to educate future ROKAF leaders on PACAF priorities in the Indo-Pacific region by immersing them in the […]

Yulgok Yi I arrives for RIMPAC

Yulgok Yi I arrives for RIMPAC

Capt. Christopher J. Budde, commanding officer, USS Port Royal (CG 73), left, welcomes Capt. In-Ho Kim, the commanding officer of the Republic of Korea Navy ship Yulgok Yi I (DDG 992), following the ship’s arrival to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam June 8 in preparation for the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise 2018. U.S. Navy […]

USS Michael Murphy Sailors participate in Fleet Week

USS Michael Murphy Sailors participate in Fleet Week

Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) stand at the rails June 7 as the ship arrives in Portland, Oregon, while the David Campbell fireboat sprays red, white and blue water alongside during the Rose Festival and Portland Fleet Week. The festival and Portland Fleet Week are a celebration of […]

JBPHH installs ‘No Drone Zone’ signs on installation

JBPHH installs ‘No Drone Zone’ signs on installation

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Public Affairs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) began the placement o f “No Drone Zone” signs this week around the installation. Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, are growing in popularity and use, especially with private users. To ensure the safety and security of military assets and personnel, […]

HIANG delivers airlift support

HIANG delivers airlift support

154th Wing Public Affairs More than 50 Airmen, including members of the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG), and civilians traveled to Ramstein Air Base, Germany to participate in a Global Response Force led multinational exercise, known as Swift Response 18 (SR18). SR18 features airborne exercises, joint forcible entry personnel and equipment drops, air assault operations, […]

Gear up for food safety

Airman 1st Class Jasmine Alexander 15th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health Summer is here and it’s time to bring out the grill. Although this time of year provides our families with a break from work and school, it doesn’t mean we should take a break from being smart about food safety and sanitation. According to […]

Take precautions in extreme heat

(Editor’s note: June is National Safety Month. See future issues of the Ho‘okele for other safety topics.) Federal Emergency Management Institute https://training.fema.gov/ monthly/june.aspx Temperatures can rise this summer and conditions can affect your physical health. You can help prevent potential ailments listed below by practicing the following: • Acclimate to the environment so your body […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

GATE CLOSURE CHANGES NOW — The base consolidated its commercial search operations from two stations down to one. The station that remains open Monday through Friday is Halawa Commercial Search Station (located at the Halawa Gate) and is open from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. The station that remains open Saturday through Sunday is Kuntz […]

Upcoming Events - Summer

Upcoming Events – Summer

● Registration for Summer Craft Camp is open now at the Arts & Crafts Center. These four-day sessions run Tuesday through Friday until July 31 (except the week of July 3-6). Cost of the camps is $60, includes all supplies and is open to ages 6 to 14. For more information, call 448-9907. ● Swim […]

Be Ready For Hurricane Season

Be Ready For Hurricane Season

Department of Defense Hawaii Emergency Management Agency It’s a familiar sight: The public receives a warning of a possible emergency and long lines suddenly appear at gas stations, grocery stores, and ATMs across Hawaii. But there is a better way. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. With the arrival of hurricane season, […]