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PACAF hosts Indo-Pacific air attaché forum

PACAF hosts Indo-Pacific air attaché forum

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. Zachary Vaughn Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs Air attachés, security cooperation officers (SCO), and civil servants attended the U.S. Air Force Indo-Pacific Air Attaché-SCO forum at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 25-28. The Air Force International Affairs office organized the forum to improve integration between air attachés and SCOs […]

Safety Pono Campaign in 2019

Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Adm. John C. Aquilino, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, recently announced his mandatory preemptive safety stand-down guidance and expectations for fiscal year 2019. His guidance is focused on targeting and reducing known safety concerns. I want us to look at […]

Lane closures to affect Kamehameha Highway until Nov. 16

Lane closures to affect Kamehameha Highway until Nov. 16

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) would like to notify area residents and businesses of alternating lane closures associated with work to upgrade the HART’s utility infrastructure in the area. Lane closures will affect Arizona Street (Halawa Gate) to Center Drive from now through Nov. 16. Intermittent overnight closures […]

Federal Fire Department promotes awareness

Federal Fire Department promotes awareness

Federal Fire Department Adults and children of all ages can stop, drop and roll their way through educational fire safety booths during National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. The Federal Fire Department (FEDFIRE) will be holding several events on military installations throughout the week and month of October to promote this year’s campaign message “Look, […]

Navy to celebrate 243 years

Navy to celebrate 243 years

Kristen Wong Life and Leisure Editor, Ho‘okele The U.S. Navy in Hawaii celebrates the Navy’s 243rd birthday this year, today through Oct. 13. This year’s theme is “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 our […]

Protectors at sea

Protectors at sea

An MH-60R Seahawk, assigned to the “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 lands on the flight deck of the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) Sept. 25 in the South China Sea. Photo by MC2 Justin R. Pacheco

TRICARE changes for Honolulu

Defense Health Agency In the coming months the Defense Health Agency is implementing significant changes to the TRICARE health benefits impacting many of its 9.4 million patients worldwide. A sizable number of these TRICARE patients — more than 152,000 — live in the Honolulu area, and DHA is working to make sure they know how […]

First Hawaii deployment proves B-2 strategic flexibility

Story by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla 509th Bomb Wing Public Affairs Three B-2 Spirits and approximately 200 Airmen completed their first deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Hawaii, in support of the U.S. Strategic Command’s Bomber Task Force (BTF) deployment, Aug. 15 to Sept. 27. Though bombers regularly rotate throughout the Indo-Pacific, this marked […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

LOKO PA‘AIAU FISHPOND VOLUNTEERS NOW — Active duty service members, military families and community members are encouraged to volunteer to help maintain the Loko Pa‘aiau Fishpond Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Access to the fishpond will be via McGrew Point Military Housing. Bring closed-toe shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, water and […]

Upcoming Events – Autumn

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation • Registration is open now for the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig Competition happening Oct. 5 at the Hickam Memorial Fitness Center. Individuals and teams will try to complete the unique obstacle course in the fastest time. Instruction and practice on the rig will be available Oct. 4. […]