PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Ships are not being "sortied" - or moved out from Pearl Harbor ahead of Tropical Storm Iselle. However, normal routine precautions are being taken to ensure the safety of all personnel, ships and facilities.
'Essential' Personnel Only at Navy Region Hawaii on Friday, Aug. 8.
Staffing at various commands is being considered based on the command mission.
At Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Naval Facilities and Engineering Command and Navy Region Hawaii - which includes Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oahu and Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai - due to imminent adverse weather conditions military and civilian personnel will be authorized emergency dismissal of military and civilian personnel as follows:
a. Friday, 8 August 2014: Only "essential" personnel are to report for duty to perform security, safety, and other critical/vital mission requirements.
b. Monday, 11 August 2014: All personnel should plan to report to work, unless otherwise advised by supervisors. All personnel should stay tuned to local news media for announcements.
Questions about individual commands and specific work-related situations should be addressed directly with supervisors. Questions regarding Administrative leave should be addressed with the Human Resources Office.
Civilian and military personnel are being advised to take necessary precautions for themselves and their families to be safe and to follow advice by appropriate state and national agencies. Information updates will be provided via social media, when and where possible.
Hours at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
All child development centers will have normal operating hours today, Thursday, 7 AUG, and close on Friday, 8 AUG.
Silver Dolphin Bistro and Hale Aina Dining Facility will remain open for operations today, 7 AUG, and on 8 AUG.
The front desk of the main NGIS barracks will be open to check in guests.
The Navy Exchange and DECA will close at 9 p.m., today, 7 AUG, and reopen for normal hours on Saturday, 9 AUG. Contact AAFES at (808) 423-7694 and NEX at (808) 421-3513 for specific store hours.