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  • Eagle Scout project opens the Kolekole Hiking Trail

    Mar 13, 2015

    Four Soldiers from the 5th Engineer Detachment, 84th Eng. Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, volunteered for Saturday's Eagle Scout project.

  • Army Reserve chief visits Mililani High School JROTC

    Mar 13, 2015

    Chief of the Army Reserve, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley, and his staff met with cadets from the Mililani High School JROTC to congratulate them on their recent success during the recent CyberPatriot competition, which challenges teams of students from the United States, Canada and Department of Defense schools abroad to resolve cyber security scenarios in simulated environments.

  • Safety tips, regulation awareness urged for hiking in Hawaii

    Mar 13, 2015

    The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is reminding the public to obey the law while hiking in Hawaii

  • Virtual town hall opens real-world communication lines

    Feb 27, 2015

    The garrison's quarterly Facebook Town Hall is scheduled for March 4, 6-7:30 p.m., under the "Event" tab at www.facebook.com/usaghawaii.

  • Youth 'build' a forest, environmental awareness

    Feb 27, 2015

    Over 100 elementary school students from central Oahu interacted with a native Hawaiian forest at the Hawaii Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day at the Urban Garden Center in Pearl City, Feb. 13.

  • 'Tropic Lightning' continues Sounds of Freedom tradition

    Feb 20, 2015

    The Sounds of Freedom division of the Great Aloha Run, which consists of service members from all branches of the military running in formation with their units, can trace its name and lineage back more than 40 years to the 25th Infantry Division, according to the Great Aloha Run website.

  • Army CYS offers child care option

    Feb 20, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- Child care circumstances vary from military family to family; however, choosing the Child and Youth Services Family Child Care Home Program was the answer for one family.

  • 'Military Saves Week' focuses on financial resiliency

    Feb 20, 2015

    Military Saves Week, part of the annual nationwide America Saves campaign, is Feb. 23-28, and the Consumer Federation of America and the Department of Defense are urging service members and their families to practice financial responsibility by spending less and saving more.

  • Scholarships available to IPC residents

    Feb 20, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- WinnCompanies, the firm providing the property management and maintenance services to Island Palm Communities, is celebrating more than four decades in business by offering a scholarship opportunity to residents.

  • Being safe at work, home, play is everyone's responsibility

    Feb 20, 2015

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD -- Across the Army, injuries from slips, trips and falls represent 20 percent of the cases where Soldiers and employees must lose work time, according to the Fiscal Year 15 Accident Data, U.S. Army Safety Center.

  • Cast, crew selected for "We Serve" Soldier Show

    Feb 17, 2015

    Following a St. Valentine's matinee of live auditions at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre, 18 Soldier-performers, four technicians, three production assistants and two drivers made the cut for the 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show, Feb. 14.

  • Sounds of Freedom team with local community for Great Aloha Run

    Feb 16, 2015

    HONOLULU, HAWAII -- It was an early Monday morning in Honolulu as more than 5000 motivated Soldiers alongside their Air Force, Coast Guard and Marines counterparts jam-packed the streets for the Great Aloha Run Feb 16.

  • Celebrate Honolulu Chinatown's New Year culture

    Feb 13, 2015

    HONOLULU -- The Chinese (lunar) New Year isn't until Feb. 19, but the celebration has already begun, here, in Chinatown. Lion and dragon dancers -- one of the most familiar symbols of the Chinese New Year -- performed last weekend at the Chinese Cultural Plaza, but the festivities continue into this weekend with more dances, food, a parade and a street festival.

  • Hui 'O Na Wahine hosts colorful, fun Beaux Arts Ball

    Feb 13, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- The greatest show, here, took place Saturday when the Hui 'O Na Wahine All Ranks Spouses Club hosted it's Beaux Arts Ball at the Nehelani.

  • Psychologist says 'all you need is love'

    Feb 13, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- The Beatles sang, "All you need is love." Is that really the case?

  • Army announces 60-day comment period for Makua marine study

    Feb 13, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- The Army is seeking community input during a 60-day public comment period, Feb. 1-April 3, on a study of marine resources near Makua beach.

  • Crisis hotline is saving lives

    Feb 13, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- There are two programs that provide personal counseling, assistance and support to Soldiers, veterans and families in need. If a service member is having relationship problems, financial problems or just needs to talk, he or she can call the toll free hotlines listed below and talk with a licensed counselor or veteran peer. These programs are for all ranks, gender and all ages with full anonymity to the caller. There is a sense of hope when a caller can speak with someone and try to resolve the problem holi

  • Army library programs designed to foster learning

    Jan 30, 2015

    "Electric Ed" Carbonell worked the young crowd with ease, Wednesday, here, at the library, as eager hands and arms flew skyward when a request was made for volunteer help.

  • We must 'Take a STAND!' for safety

    Jan 30, 2015

    Driving at a safe speed is a matter of integrity.

  • Schofield Barracks Tax Center ready for 2015

    Jan 30, 2015

    After a month of rigorous training, Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade and the 311th Signal Command are ready to take on their latest mission: helping military ID holders file their 2015 taxes.

  • Hundreds attend Army 'Listening Session'

    Jan 30, 2015

    Hundreds of community members gathered at DeRussy Hall, Hale Koa Hotel, here, Jan. 27, at the first of two U.S. Army listening sessions on the island, to provide input regarding a possible reduction of Army personnel at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks.

  • Army's EDGE offers home-schoolers variety, options

    Jan 27, 2015

    The whale watching began almost as soon as Cristian Harris, 15, and Austin Weiss, 10, hit the trail, here, on the morning of Jan. 21.

  • DOD report shows SHARP awareness is changing the culture

    Jan 23, 2015

    For many years, the statements above, among many others involving denial or trivialization, have been echoed by military leadership upon learning about sexual assault or sexual harassment allegations against stellar Soldiers in their ranks.

  • Army Hawaii to hold community listening sessions Jan. 27, 28

    Jan 23, 2015

    The Army is conducting two community listening sessions in Hawaii this month to hear from communities about how troop reductions and restructuring could impact them.

  • Army Corps, 2nd Battalion 27th Infantry Regiment "Wolfhounds" Reopen Renovated Quad D Barracks

    Jan 23, 2015

    Honolulu District officials and Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment "Wolfhounds" gathered in the center of historic Quad D at Schofield Barracks Jan. 23 for a ribbon cutting ceremony, which officially reopened two barracks renovated by the Corps of Engineers.

  • Maj. Gen. Keenan visits the Pacific Regional Medical Command

    Jan 22, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Jimmie Keenan, United States Army Medical Command, Deputy Commanding General-Operations, pays a site visit to the Pacific Regional Medical Command's Headquarters to discuss PRMC's upcoming tranformation to the Regional Health Command-Pacific, Jan. 22-23, 2015.

  • FMWR offers new fitness options

    Jan 16, 2015

    Resolving to lose weight and stay fit at the beginning of a new year is so common it's become a cliché.

  • AMR observance recognizes a leader's legacy

    Jan 16, 2015

    The Army community gathered, here, at the chapel, Wednesday, to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's annual ethnic observance, hosted by the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support).

  • Two online resources help Hawaii students advance

    Jan 16, 2015

    Parents want what is best for their children and a good education ranks as a top priority.

  • DeCA works to fix product shortages for overseas stores

    Jan 13, 2015

    The Defense Commissary Agency is working to overcome challenges that have impacted the timely delivery of products to stores in Europe and the Pacific, the agency director and CEO said.

  • 'Take a STAND!' for safety: Never leave a fallen comrade

    Dec 31, 2014

    Safety is one of the four topics under the new "Take a STAND!" campaign.

  • Season's greetings come from Holiday Card Lane

    Dec 31, 2014

    Sir Henry Cole is often credited with starting the Christmas card tradition, in 19th century England, when he commissioned artist John Callcott Horsley to illustrate a card depicting a family raising a toast to the card's recipient.

  • Hale Kula students learn about a boyhood passion

    Dec 31, 2014

    When he was 6 or 7 years old, Ray L'Heureux would stand outside his home in Salem, Massachusetts, watching planes flying overhead, to and from Logan Airport.

  • SHARP is a crucial part of USARHAW's '4S' holiday campaign

    Dec 31, 2014

    While the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness for many, it can also be a time of stress and sorrow for some.

  • Garrison keeps pace with changes in 2014

    Dec 31, 2014

    2014 was a year of Enlisted Voluntary Early Separations for Soldiers, new Officer Evaluation Reports and an increased emphasis on SHARP, or Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (including its new telephone hotline).

  • A snowfall of family fun lands at AMR Winter Wonderland

    Dec 31, 2014

    Santa, snow and … the Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders?

  • Garrison community recognized for leadership, excellence

    Dec 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community and many of its programs and community members enjoyed an award-winning year in 2014.

  • Hale Kula gives back through community service

    Dec 31, 2014

    What is community service?

  • U.S. Army, Hawaii launches 'Don't be a BySTANDer -- Take a STAND!' campaign

    Dec 30, 2014

    The holiday season is a time for family, celebration and good cheer, but the holidays are often marked by an increase in the 4 S's: substance abuse, sexual assaults, suicide and safety violations.

  • Delegates gather for 2014 AFAP conference

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 2014 Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference begins Monday, and delegates from all ranks of the Army -- active and reserve Soldiers and retirees, family members and surviving family members, Department of Army civilians and tenant organizations -- will be gathered, here, to brainstorm ways to improve quality of life at U.S. Army Garrison�Hawaii.

  • MCO addresses POV through claims

    Dec 30, 2014

    Was your vehicle shipped late, lost or damaged? If so, the Military Claim Office (MCO) can help.

  • MWR Kennels is a second home for military pets

    Dec 30, 2014

    When Cathy Barker's husband, an Army Soldier, was away on deployment last year, she wanted to take their two young sons on a trip to visit family on the mainland.

  • Disaster assistance for lava-flow victims considered

    Dec 30, 2014

    Federal civilian employees living on the Big Island of Hawaii and impacted by the current lava flow may be eligible for emergency financial assistance.

  • Triad finish line approaches

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad challenge is now entering its final weeks.

  • Delegates present AFAP issues

    Dec 30, 2014

    A group of 12 Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) delegates were gathered in one of the Nehelani conference rooms to discuss improvements to child care at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

  • Holiday training like '.08 for 808 State' come in handy

    Dec 30, 2014

    During this holiday season, no one should be a bystander, but instead all should "Take A Stand!" particularly against substance abuse.

  • New exhibit tells of Nisei valor in fight against Japan

    Dec 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, here, in Waikiki, has opened "America's Secret Weapon," a colorful new exhibit that tells the little-known story of the 6,000 Japanese Americans who served in the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in World War II.

  • Arbor Day

    Dec 30, 2014

    In celebration of Arbor Day, trees were planted at Helemano Military Reservation, Wheeler Army Airfield, Aliamanu Military Reservation and Fort Shafter.

  • Triad's end approaches

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad challenge is now entering its final week.

  • 'Take a STAND!' by adopting a Soldier during the holidays

    Dec 30, 2014

    The holidays are approaching us, and for some Soldiers this can be a lonely time.

  • Culinary Art: Dining facilities make Thanksgiving memorable

    Dec 30, 2014

    Spc. Avelino Arizapo is seated in the kitchen of the Bronco Cafe Dining Facilities Administrative Center, or commonly know as DFAC; carefully molding a piece of tallow into the shape of a miniature bucking Bronco.

  • Health challenge reaches finish line

    Dec 30, 2014

    Congratulations on making it through the Performanc Triad 26-week health challenge.

  • Legal helps troops, family members, retirees

    Dec 30, 2014

    Being in the Army or being a dependent of someone in the Army creates unique challenges.

  • Powerhouse singing wins Operation Rising Star

    Nov 10, 2014

    Pvt. 2nd Class Amber Duncan brought down the Nehelani, Oct. 28, at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's "Operation Rising Star" finals.

  • 100+ receive ACS resume training

    Nov 10, 2014

    Whether you are a Soldier getting ready to transition from the Army, a military spouse desiring to find employment or a Department of the Army civilian seeking employment advancement, the process of finding a job begins with having a winning federal resume.

  • 'Challenge' reaches week 22

    Nov 10, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad challenge now enters the home stretch.

  • Community town hall to take place Nov. 12

    Nov 10, 2014

    Two weeks after October's Community Information Exchange meetings and one week prior to the Army Family Action Plan conference, members of the U.S. Army Hawaii community have another opportunity to address issues.

  • Bonding with BOSS promotes meaningful connections

    Nov 10, 2014

    For many Soldiers new to Oahu, everything is unfamiliar and change can be overwhelming.

  • Army, DOE partnership builds

    Nov 10, 2014

    For over a decade, U.S. Army-Hawaii units have partnered with Hawaii public schools to enhance the educational experiences of Hawaii's students.

  • New tips featured for Triad

    Nov 10, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad challenge is now entering its final month.

  • Army Hawaii opens SHARP Resource Center, holds first summit

    Nov 4, 2014

    U.S. Army, Hawaii has moved a "step forward" by opening a SHARP Resource Center next to the U.S. Army Health Clinic, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Oct. 17, 2014.

  • Women sweep Operation Rising Star semifinals

    Oct 31, 2014

    Ten singers took to the stage at Hale Ikena, here, to compete in the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii semifinals of "Operation Rising Star," Oct. 22.

  • Triad enters week 21

    Oct 31, 2014

    The Performance Triad is speeding to its end. In a couple weeks, the health challenge will conclude.

  • Family Sports Day is Nov. 5 at Stoneman Athletic Complex

    Oct 31, 2014

    Wednesday, Nov. 5th, the Army Community Service (ACS) Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), in partnership with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR), will host Family Sports Day at the newly renovated Stoneman Athletic Complex, here, from noon till 4 p.m.

  • USAG-HI focuses on energy conservation

    Oct 31, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has implemented a number of strategies to cut back on energy consumption at its installations over the last several years.

  • Triad is in week 20

    Oct 21, 2014

    It's not too late to get started with the Performance Triad health challenge.

  • National Night Out blends safety, fun

    Oct 21, 2014

    As afternoon faded to evening, Oct. 10, parents and children began filing into the Aliamanu Community Center, here, for National Night Out, a family-friendly event that promotes safety awareness at the neighborhood level.

  • Living History Day celebrates Tropic Lightning

    Oct 21, 2014

    Military history enthusiasts converged on the Tropic Lightning Museum for Living History Day, here, Oct. 11.

  • Triad moves into week 19

    Oct 21, 2014

    If you need a boost in motivation, reward yourself, but consider fruits before reaching for a piece of chocolate.

  • Soldiers walk 'In Her Shoes,' test domestic violence

    Oct 21, 2014

    Lucy is not real. She's a character in a simulation called "In Her Shoes," created through "true life" experiences of abused women.

  • Consumer fraud thrives

    Oct 21, 2014

    I recently received a voicemail from my bank's fraud department asking me to confirm a $2,200 pending transaction.

  • Teen warning signs can be real

    Oct 21, 2014

    Teen suicide is a very pertinent issue today in the United States.

  • 'Triad' advice progresses to Week 18

    Oct 21, 2014

    Check your progress.

  • Wheeler Middle School joins the 'global community'

    Oct 21, 2014

    Goodwill, international friendships, ohana -- these words were consistently used during a recent visit to Wheeler Middle School by Saiga Masamitsu, mayor, Kawachi, Japan; Ono Shigeru, education director, Kawachi; and Masako Nashimoto Luttrell, president, Nashimoto & Associates.

  • Volunteers help protect Makua endangered plants

    Oct 21, 2014

    In spite of the damp weather forecast, 10 O'ahu residents gave up a Saturday (Sept. 27) to help control invasive weeds in Kahanahiki, the northern Ahupua'a (traditional Hawaiian land division) of Makua Valley.

  • Garrison initiatives address domestic abuse issues

    Oct 21, 2014

    Schofield Barracks leaders and community members joined together to honor victims of domestic violence and to challenge each other to prevent domestic violence, during the annual Domestic Violence proclamation-signing event, here, Sept. 29, hosted by the Family Advocacy Program (FAP).

  • Family Advocacy strives to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome

    Oct 21, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Family Advocacy Program at Army Community Services (ACS) strives to reduce incidents of child abuse and Shaken Baby Syndrome by educating Soldiers and their families. Not only is it incorporated into mandatory annual training for units, it is also included in replacements training for new Soldiers on the island.

  • Hawaii's Gold Star Mothers and Families remember loved ones

    Oct 1, 2014

    About 150 friends and family members of fallen servicemen and women gathered at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Sept. 28, to remember their loved ones during "Gold Star Mother & Gold Star Family Day."

  • Schofield holds Boys & Girls Club's Day for Kids

    Sep 30, 2014

    Sgt. Fabian Murillo, 31, of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, couldn't believe his eyes when he saw the Boys & Girls Clubs' Day for Kids "Country Fair" at the School Age Center, here, Sept. 27.

  • Family Night begins a new season with a big turnout

    Sep 30, 2014

    Family Night kicked off Sept. 17th with 404 individuals participating in the 17 classes being taught by chaplains, Army Community Service and Family Advocacy, here.

  • Performance Triad advises to eat light

    Sep 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad Health Challenge hopes to maintain, restore and improve the stamina, resiliency and health of the Army.

  • Soldiers for life attend RAD 2014

    Sep 24, 2014

    They began arriving at the Nehelani before sunrise, here, in battalion strength, before the organizers and participating agencies had even set up their tables.

  • USAG-HI seeks feedback

    Sep 24, 2014

    Have you ever walked into a store and left after five minutes because you couldn't find the item you were looking for, due to confusing or lack of proper signage?

  • 'Night Out' delights hundreds of keiki at Wheeler

    Sep 24, 2014

    Free face painting and glitter tattoos. Bouncy houses and bike patrol rodeo courses. Photo ops with McGruff the Crime Dog and Eddie the Eagle, (Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's mascot).

  • Triad advances into Week 16

    Sep 24, 2014

    Have you been monitoring your sleep, activity and nutrition habits?

  • USAG-HI uses multiple emergency alert systems

    Sep 24, 2014

    If there is an emergency situation on post, do you know where to go to get more information?

  • Law degree is available

    Sep 24, 2014

    The Office of the Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army's Funded Legal Education Program.

  • Kids stay in school from bell to bell

    Sep 24, 2014

    Our children learn every day while they are in school.

  • Performance Triad moves into week 15

    Sep 24, 2014

    How have you been progressing with the Performance Triad challenge. Have you been monitoring your sleep, activity and nutrition habits?

  • 2014 Federal Survey Cards translate into dollars

    Sep 24, 2014

    All military families are highly encouraged to fill out the Federal Survey Cards, which students will take home from school in early September.

  • Chapel Fest draws a crowd at MPC

    Sep 23, 2014

    August 23rd proved to be a fantastic day, here, as the chapel community enjoyed a great time of fun, food and fellowship at our Chapel Fest at the Main Post Chapel.

  • Self reward is a part of the 'Triad' marathon

    Sep 23, 2014

    You are halfway through the performance triad challenge. If you need a boost in motivation, reward yourself. Pick something that is special to you and would feel good to earn.

  • Vote if you want to make a difference in America

    Sep 23, 2014

    Let your voice be heard.

  • Annual forum celebrates military-school relationships

    Sep 23, 2014

    Legislators, senior military officials, educators, community leaders and other distinguished guests eagerly found their seats inside the auditorium at The Salvation Army-Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, here, Aug. 28.

  • Garrison, HIDOE continue dialogue on schools

    Sep 23, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii leadership met with members of the Hawaii State Department of Education for the second time in one week during a luncheon at the Nehelani, here, Sept. 3.

  • Career Fair to aid applicants in achieving goals

    Sep 23, 2014

    Over 50 mainland and local companies, staffing agencies and academic institutions will participate in the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Career Fair at the Nehelani Banquet and Conference Center, Friday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Triad challenge enters week 14

    Sep 23, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Challenge hopes to maintain, restore and improve the stamina, resiliency and health of the Army.

  • State bird touches down at Wheeler

    Aug 25, 2014

    Several nene geese (Branta sandvicensis) landed at a construction site east of the runway, here, Aug. 14.

  • Hawaii runners eye Washington, Army 10-Miler team spots

    Aug 25, 2014

    The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Office hosted its annual Hawaii Army 10-Mile Qualifying Race, here, Saturday, with the goal of crafting two teams that will face off against other Army bases worldwide.

  • Triad challengers can check midpoint performance

    Aug 25, 2014

    The Performance Triad is intended to promote sleep, activity and nutrition (SAN) as the primary pillars of health, wellness and disease prevention.