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JBPHH security department holds job fair

JBPHH security department holds job fair

Story and photo by MC1 Nardel Gervacio Navy Public Affairs Support Element Detachment Hawaii Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) held a security guard job fair at the Federal Fire Department in an effort to protect base assets and its personnel, Nov. 5. The security department is staffed with service members, contractors and civilians working together […]

USS William P. Lawrence hosts MLB players

USS William P. Lawrence hosts MLB players

Ensign Sarah Cox USS William P. Lawrence (DDG-110) Public Affairs The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) hosted seven Major League Baseball players and their families Nov. 4 in support of United Through Reading (UTR). New Egypt, New Jersey native Ensign Joseph Puza and Chief Personnel Specialist Eric Abrea of Oak […]

Retired Sailor donates Navy artifact to museum

Retired Sailor donates Navy artifact to museum

Compiled by Hookele Staff A retired Navy captain donated a historical artifact to the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii in Honolulu, for display in the “Defending an Island” section, Oct. 16. Erich Roeder donated a naval 8-inch powder canister that he and a friend found at Battery George Ricker last year. According to Vol. 22, […]

Hopper Sailors recognized as EW Module of the Year

Hopper Sailors recognized as EW Module of the Year

USS Hopper (DDG 70) Public Affairs Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Sailors from USS Hopper (DDG 70) electronic warfare (EW) module attended the 7th annual Association of Old Crows (AOC) Pacific Conference to be recognized as the Association’s 2017 Outstanding Unit, Navy (Surface). The Outstanding Unit Award, presented by the Hawaii Chapter President Maj. Michael Noe, recognizes […]

Tyndall AFB personnel, F-22s temporary relocate to JBPHH

Tyndall AFB personnel, F-22s temporary relocate to JBPHH

Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs The Air Force announced the temporary relocation of personnel and F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska, Nov. 2. The unit assets are being reassigned as Tyndall begins its long-term recovery following the devastation […]

Navy League to host Sea Services Award Luncheon 2018

Navy League to host Sea Services Award Luncheon 2018

Navy League of the United States Honolulu Council On Thursday, Nov. 15, the Navy League of the United States, Honolulu Council will host a luncheon at Ala Moana Hotel in the Hibiscus Ballroom, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The luncheon honors the outstanding achievements of more than 50 military and civilian personnel. The uniform […]

Building managers attend training

Building managers attend training

Capt. Jeff Bernard, commander, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam addresses 450 building managers (BM) and building energy monitors (BEM) from across JBPHH on roles and responsibilities at Hickam Memorial Theater, Oct. 26. Training is normally conducted twice a year by the JBPHH Public Works Department for BMs and BEMs. Photo by Capt. Scott King

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui

U.S. Coast Guard 14th District Hawaii and the Pacific Public Affairs The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 80 miles north of Hana, Maui, Nov. 6. “We extend our condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Petty Officer 1st Class William Cusic, a Coast Guard Sector […]

Veterans Day Events

VETERANS DAY SUNSET CEREMONY NOV. 11 — The Battleship Missouri Memorial is hosting its annual Veteran’s Day Sunset Ceremony from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. OAHU VETERANS DAY CEREMONY NOV. 11 — In partnership with the Hawaii World War I Centennial Task Force, this year’s Oahu Veterans Day Ceremony will take place at the War Memorial […]

Celebrating Makahiki

Celebrating Makahiki

MCC Donald W. Randall Navy Region Hawaii Regional Operations Center The annual Makahiki was celebrated at Rainbow Bay Marina, Nov. 3. The Makahiki, or Thanksgiving festival, featured ho‘okupu (gift) presentations, cultural demonstrations and ancient traditional games. The event was free and open to the public. Guests from Native Hawaiian organizations included the Royal Order of […]