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Window on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Karen S. Spangler Managing Editor (As Mother’s Day draws near, I would like to devote my Window on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam column to a message about mothers and how special they are. The reminder is always timely and ever important – treasure your mom while you still have her and let her know you […]

Pearl Harbor Day: Let us not forget

Pearl Harbor Day: Let us not forget

Karen S. Spangler Managing Editor, Ho`okele As I drove to Pearl Harbor this past Sunday morning, I tried to imagine what it must have been like on Dec. 7, 1941. That day was also a peaceful Sunday morning, palm trees waving gently in the breeze, a brilliant sun shining down from blue skies, island residents […]

Three Cs of driving during rush hour are pretty simple

Karen S. Spangler Managing Editor, Ho’okele Gritting my teeth and jacking up the radio slightly to de-stress, I crawled along the highway in bumper to bumper traffic. Almost every day for the past two weeks, both morning and afternoon rush hour had been this way. The bad traffic nightmare was getting to be more of […]

Crossing the street 101

Karen S. Spangler Managing Editor A young Sailor was struck by a vehicle as he crossed the street while in the crosswalk in front of the Fleet Store on Pearl Harbor Boulevard on the morning of April 2. Luckily, his injuries weren’t life threatening, although he sustained a broken right arm, broken right leg and […]

Ode to the Twinkie

Karen S. Spangler Managing Editor I confess-I am grieving. One of America’s oldest institutions – the 82-year-old baker of Twinkies, Sno Balls, CupCakes, Ding Dongs and Ho Ho’s – is permanently closing its doors. As a child, I was raised on those delectable little morsels of cake, crème filling and marshmallow, and it deeply saddened […]

Players battle for the ball during a Soccer Intramural League Blue Division game between USS O’Kane (DDG 77) and the 324th Intelligence Squadron (324 IS) at Hickam Football/Soccer Field, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on April 16.

Joint Base Sports – Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Celebrating the accomplishments of women

Karen S. Spangler Managing Editor When you think about the many women who have made contributions to the history of the military, our country and our world, where do you even begin? Reflecting back on the presidential campaign of 2008, Hillary Clinton shattered the glass ceiling when she ran a strong campaign in her bid […]