Modly, the wife of Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly, visited
various Military and Family Support Center programs and services onboard Joint
Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and Marine Corps Base Hawaii-Kaneohe Bay during a
spouse program visit to Hawaii, in January.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - The 17th annual Makahiki festival, a celebration that brings together the native Hawaiian and military communities, took place at Rainbow Bay Marina on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – At approximately 10:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam security forces responded to a vehicle at Nimitz Gate that did not have authorized access to the base. When the gate guard had the vehicle turn around, the guard noticed the smell of drugs and saw potential ordnance in the car. Security forces responded immediately, and representatives from an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team reported to the scene.
Pacific Missile Range Facility Air Operations department, the PMRF Environmental Program and US Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services enlisted volunteers for the annual PMRF Laysan Albatross egg sweep on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), along with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 8.
The Sailors and Government Civilian employees of the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) Barking Sands, Kauai, were named the winners of the 2019 Navy Community Service Environmental Stewardship Award.
Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), along with an embarked detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 “Easyriders,” returned to its homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam following an independent deployment to the U.S. 3rd and 7th Fleet areas of operations, Dec 23.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – Two Department of Defense civilians died following a shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam on Dec. 4. The shooter, a Navy Sailor assigned to USS Columbia (SSN 771), died from self-inflicted gunshot wound.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM -- Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam security forces responded to a reported shooting at a dry dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Dec. 4. Initial reports indicate the shooter and two shipyard civilian employees are deceased, and one shipyard civilian is in stable condition at a local hospital.
PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – Officials at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam report the shooting incident at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard has been secured. One person is confirmed dead. The shooter has been tentatively identified as a U.S. Sailor. He reportedly shot and injured three Department of Defense civilian workers, before killing himself. The incident took place this afternoon at the shipyard’s Dry Dock 2. The base is no longer in lockdown.
PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam security forces have responded to a reported shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. Due to the ongoing security incident, access/gates to JBPHH are closed. We will update when we have further information.
On Friday, November 15, 2019, the Chilean tall ship CNS ESMERALDA (BE-43) will arrive to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled port visit. As part of that arrival, a traditional naval gun salute will be exchanged between the ESMERALDA and the installation.
The USS Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Nov. 13, for a port visit.
Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) in partnership with the University of Hawaii, tested their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities by delivering supplies onto a submarine off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, Oct. 10.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Sailors and Airmen attended a red-carpet premiere of the new film “Midway." They met with stars of the film including Woody Harrelson, Dennis Quaid, and Patrick Wilson, who held a question-and-answer session before screening the movie at Sharkey Theater Oct. 20.
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of the year again: physical fitness assessment season. As we’re surrounded by the unwavering dedication of command fitness leaders and the Sailors within each command, one can’t help but get in to the fitness spirit.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), celebrated 10 years of active service, Oct. 10.
Navy, DLA, EPA, State Department of Health Experts Available
Energy efficiency, culture and behavior, and renewable energy and sustainability are three pillars to the Navy’s shore energy approach.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), and members of the Honolulu community participated in a cleanup of the Loko Pa’aiau Fishpond, Sep. 28.
The Military and Family Support Center (MFSC) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam hosted a Joint Services Suicide Prevention Proclamation ceremony and Human Awareness Ribbon Sept. 10 in support of National Suicide Awareness Month.
Almost 78 years after he died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941, Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilbur Clayton Barrett was finally laid to rest Saturday in his hometown of El Dorado, Kansas.
PEARL HARBOR – Cheers and motivational words filled the humid air. Sweat dripped down the face of someone who was once a first class petty officer. While carrying a fellow Sailor on top of her shoulders, she hustled down a grassy field. She took small strides as her teammates surrounded her, encouraging her to keep pushing until she reached the finish line. Another challenge complete.
(HONOLULU) – Navy Water Tender 1st Class Edwin B. McCabe, 27, of Newport, North Carolina will be buried September 25 at 11:30 a.m. with full military honors at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl). McCabe was aboard USS Oklahoma (BB 37) during Imperial Japan’s attack of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He was killed in action, but identification of his remains was delayed for more than seven decades.
CNRH Environmental Public Affairs Office Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Hawaii - Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick convened a meeting with local leaders to discuss energy security and renewable energy on Sept. 23, 2019.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – A Sailor assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) was recognized for rendering life-saving aid to a child during a brief ceremony on the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 9, 2019.
Hurricane season in Hawaii began June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30. This year, Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during the hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted five to eight named tropical cyclones in the region.
Ready. Aim. Fire. Shots from the M4 rifles of Navy Region Hawaii Honors and Ceremonies’ 21 gun-salute ring out, echoing through the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl Cemetery). On an overcast day in Honolulu, military honors are rendered as family, friends and guests pay their last respects to one of the iconic figures of the Pearl Harbor region, retired Master Chief Yeoman James “Jim” Taylor, June 27.
PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM –Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) is participating in the anti-terrorism/force protection exercise, Citadel Pacific 2019, beginning today through June 28, 2019. This annual exercise is designed to enhance the training, readiness and capability of Navy security forces to respond to threats to installations, commands and units.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - The U.S. Navy, O'ahu Waterkeeper and the Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center (PACRC) at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo have joined forces to use native species of shellfish to improve water clarity and quality in the Pearl Harbor estuary.
HONOLULU, HI - Service members along with thousands of guests participated in the historic welcoming ceremony of the double-hulled canoe Hōkūleʻa at O'ahu's Magic Island, Hawaii, June 17.
PEARL HARBOR HI - Military leaders from across the Pacific marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a commemoration ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam outside of Station June 2.
HONOLULU -- Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander, Navy Region Hawaii, joined other military leaders and families at Hawaii Governor David Y. Ige's gold star proclamation signing in the governor's ceremonial room at the state capitol, May 17.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Service members stationed throughout Hawaii attended nontraditional Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training at Sharkey Theater on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11-13.
PEARL HARBOR -- The Navy announced Feb. 7 it completed routine tank tightness testing for the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.
PEARL HARBOR -- Commander, Naval Surface Forces arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the Pacific Fleet Commander's Conference and also took the opportunity to discuss the new Surface Force Strategy (SFS) with Hawaii-based commands, Jan. 31.
Pearl Harbor-based ships and shore commands were recipients of the 2016 Retention excellence awards.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Commander, Navy Region Hawaii issued a fifth Red Hill Fuel Facility "stakeholder letter" to local community leaders, neighborhood board members and elected officials, Dec. 22.
PEARL HARBOR -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Sailors and Marines stationed in Hawaii during all-hands calls at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) and Marine Corps Base Hawaii Nov. 16.
Five passengers were safely recovered after a civilian helicopter went down in the waters of Pearl Harbor at about 10:30 a.m. today in the area near the Ford Island bridge and the National Park Service Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
The Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for active duty military personnel in Hawaii significantly decreased on three out of four islands in Hawaii in 2015. As a result, USPACOM obtained approval from the Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO) to do an out-of-cycle Living Pattern Survey (LPS) to be conducted Feb. 1 to March 1.
Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Bill Moran, conducted an all-hands call with Sailors and personnel stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to discuss how the Navy’s personnel policies are affecting Sailors serving in the Pacific region, Jan. 14.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) is scheduled to return home from an independent deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 4th and 7th Fleet areas of operations Dec. 17.
The annual Pearl Harbor Holiday Festival of Lights featuring ship and submarine lighting will be on display through Dec. 25. Public tours will be conducted Dec. 17 and 18.
The U.S. Navy announced today that three People's Liberation Army-Navy [PLA(N)] ships are expected to visit Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Dec. 13-17.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) will stop briefly in Pearl Harbor Sunday, Nov. 15 on the way to the ship’s new homeport of San Diego to conclude a nearly 9-month deployment.
The Navy has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register to prepare the Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing (HSTT) Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects associated with military readiness training and research, development, testing, and evaluation activities ("training and testing") conducted within the HSTT Study Area.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) is scheduled to return from an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean Oct. 23.
The U.S. Navy and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) came to agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and signed the Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) for the Navy’s Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility this week.
The Navy invited members of the board of the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, their consultants and other local stakeholders to visit the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage facility Sept. 15.
The next Pearl Harbor Colors Ceremony will be held Thursday, September 17 at 7:30 am at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. The ceremony will provide a venue to honor the 83,000 POWs and MIAs still waiting to come home. The free event is open to the public.
The next Pearl Harbor Colors Ceremony will be held Thursday, August 20th at 7:30 am at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. The theme for this month’s ceremony is the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility is a safe, reliable and modernized facility…the Navy is absolutely committed to keeping our drinking water safe.
The next Pearl Harbor Colors Ceremony will be held Thursday, July 16 at 7:30 am at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. This month's ceremony recognizes youth service and features the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, a non-profit federally funded youth outreach program for Americans ages 11-18, committed to the development of future leaders with ties to the military.
With the traditional reading of official orders, exchange of salutes and ceremonial speeches, command of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific will pass from Rear Admiral Richard L. Williams Jr. to Rear Admiral John V. Fuller this Friday, June 26 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Kilo Pier, on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
The next Pearl Harbor Colors Ceremony will be held Thursday, June 18 at 7:30 am at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. The ceremony will honor the service and sacrifice of our Vietnam War veterans in recognition of the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War. The free event is open to the public.
The next Pearl Harbor Colors Ceremony will honor the service and sacrifice of our Vietnam War veterans in recognition of the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War. The free event is open to the public and will be held Thursday, June 18 at 7:30 am at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.
Results of recent laboratory tests indicate that Navy drinking water sources continue to meet federal regulatory Safe Drinking Water and State of Hawaii standards, and the water is safe to drink.
On May 27, the Hospital Ship USNS Mercy was being maneuvered by two tugboats to transit Pearl Harbor from its berth at Hotel Pier as it prepared to go to sea. As the Mercy turned to head out to the channel, the ship may have made contact with the floating dock leading to the USS Arizona Memorial. Strong prop wash from the ship pushed the floating dock and access structure (brow) approximately ten feet toward the memorial, damaging handrails and the dock’s infrastructure.
The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and the Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) are scheduled to depart May 27 for a four-month deployment in support of the Navy's Pacific Partnership 2015.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) is scheduled to return from its maiden deployment May 21.
Representatives from the Navy in Hawaii are visiting Hilo on the Big Island to participate in the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Festival.
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI) is investigating the allegations of possession of an unknown hazardous material at a residence on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, a 21 year old male Service Member from the USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam fell approximately 50 feet to his death off of the Pali Notches trail.
The next Pearl Harbor Colors, a monthly military ceremony open to the public, will be held Thursday, Mar. 19 at 7:30 a.m. at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. The theme for this month’s event is, "Lean in, Operate Forward: Women’s History and Heritage in the United States Navy."
The next Pearl Harbor Colors, a monthly military ceremony open to the public, will be held Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 a.m. at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. The theme for this month’s event is, "African American History and Heritage in the United States Navy."
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) is scheduled to return Feb. 5 from a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific.
Pearl Harbor Colors is a new monthly military ceremony open to the public. The first ceremony, "A Tribute to Military Families," will be held on Jan. 15 at 7:30 a.m. at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, and will feature the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Honors and Ceremony Guard, and an official observance of "morning colors."