Recent News Articles

U.S. Army Reservist builds friendships at Thai school during Cobra Gold 19

U.S. Army Reservist builds friendships at Thai school during Cobra Gold 19

U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Antonio Martinez smiles as he lifts two playful elementary school students into the air at the Ban Wang Mai Daeng School in Chanthburi Provence, Thailand. Curious students gather around Martinez, a towering figure at 6 feet 3 inches, to get a closer view.

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Parking meter increase to take effect Monday

Parking meter increase to take effect Monday

The City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services (DTS) has increased parking meter rates island-wide today, Monday, Feb. 11.

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Cobra Gold 19 features ‘cowboy’ community relations

Cobra Gold 19 features ‘cowboy’ community relations

U.S. Soldiers share a meal with Thai locals while at a community relations project during exercise Cobra Gold 19 at Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 8, 2019.

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IRS advises to avoid the rush over Presidents Day holiday

IRS advises to avoid the rush over Presidents Day holiday

With a new tax law in effect and a surge of tax returns expected during the Presidents Day weekend, the Internal Revenue Service is offering taxpayers several tips and various time-saving resources to get them the help they need quickly and easily.

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Cobra Gold 19 is underway in Thailand

Cobra Gold 19 is underway in Thailand

A U.S. Marine high fives Thai children as they play games during a community relations event at Wat Jomg Tong School during exercise Cobra Gold 19 at Phitsanulok, Kingdom of Thailand, Jan. 29, 2019.

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DOD successfully completes Yutu relief mission in Northern Mariana Islands

DOD successfully completes Yutu relief mission in Northern Mariana Islands

Service members from Joint Task Force West officially concluded Super Typhoon Yutu relief and recovery efforts in Saipan and Tinian in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Feb. 6-7.

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Hawaii military Cost of Living Allowance Living Pattern Survey 2019 now underway

Hawaii military Cost of Living Allowance Living Pattern Survey 2019 now underway

U.S. India-Pacific Command is calling for all active duty military service members (SM) stationed in Hawaii for at least three months to complete Military Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) Living Pattern Survey (LPS).

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Quality of life, retention, among service priorities

Quality of life, retention, among service priorities

As service members continue to be heavily tasked overseas, separation from families and the impact of deployments on children rank as top areas of concern, a Blue Star Family survey revealed.

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Senior leaders discuss upcoming moves to ease family concerns

Senior leaders discuss upcoming moves to ease family concerns

Senior Army leaders on Feb. 5, 2019, highlighted actions now taking place to address concerns brought up by family members four months ago during a town hall.

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Recent Community Articles

Molinari recalls something ‘remotely romantic’

Molinari recalls something ‘remotely romantic’

Valentine’s Day is coming, and while your civilian friends are picking out new lingerie and making dinner plans with their hubbies, you’re wallowing in self-pity because your soldier or sailor is deployed.

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Molinari believes DOD medical force cuts hurt military families

Molinari believes DOD medical force cuts hurt military families

“Sorry, but you can’t be seen at the military clinic for that anymore,” a health care provider told me last week when she prescribed physical therapy for my back pain.

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Online vehicle registrations show double-digit increase in 2018

Online vehicle registrations show double-digit increase in 2018

The city’s Department of Customer Services is reminding O‘ahu residents that most of their motor vehicle registration needs remain just a click away.

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Stopping bullying takes understanding, involvement

Stopping bullying takes understanding, involvement

Whether it’s physical or verbal, face-to-face or online, bullying can have lasting effects as children grow older.

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DeCa asks patrons to ‘Tell Us Your Story’

DeCa asks patrons to ‘Tell Us Your Story’

In observance of Black History Month, commissary and exchange patrons will be eligible to enter a social media contest telling their military service story for a chance to win one $5,000 or one of three $1,000 scholarships.

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Armed Services YMCA Launches 2019 Art & Essay Contest

Armed Services YMCA Launches 2019 Art & Essay Contest

The Armed Services YMCA is happy to announce the launch of the 2019 Art & Essay Contest, co-sponsored by GEICO Military.

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City steps up approach to control feral cat population

City steps up approach to control feral cat population

The city is moving aggressively to keep in check the population of feral cats that roam alleys, empty lots and other hidden corners of O‘ahu.

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Molinari discusses Super Bowl preparedness

Molinari discusses Super Bowl preparedness

It’s February. As always, panic has set in.

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Mayor’s Memorial Day Poster Contest begins

Mayor’s Memorial Day Poster Contest begins

An annual tradition showcasing our talented keiki artists, and inspiring our community to show their gratitude for those who died in defense of our country, has begun!

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Recent Health Articles

Get dental coverage through TRICARE Dental Program

Get dental coverage through TRICARE Dental Program

Are you keeping up with your and your family’s dental health, and dental options?

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Brush, clean in between to build a healthy smile

Brush, clean in between to build a healthy smile

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and this year’s theme is “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.”

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Awareness can help prevent a stroke

Awareness can help prevent a stroke

Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability in the United States.

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Learn more about your benefit with 2019 TRICARE resources

Learn more about your benefit with 2019 TRICARE resources

It’s a new year, which means it may be time to replace the old with the new.

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Tripler gives cervical health awareness information

Tripler gives cervical health awareness information

With 79 million Americans currently diagnosed with the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV and 11,000 women diagnosed in the U.S. with cervical cancer, Cervical Health Awareness Month was created to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves with vaccination and appropriate screenings.

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Three ways help patients achieve their New Year’s resolutions

Three ways help patients achieve their New Year’s resolutions

It can be difficult to follow through on New Year’s resolutions. As a psychologist for the Defense Health Agency, I know it can be tough to watch patients set enthusiastic goals, only to get frustrated months later. Fortunately, providers can help.

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If you’re new to TRICARE you need to know the basics

If you’re new to TRICARE you need to know the basics

If you’re new to TRICARE in 2019, welcome!

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Recent Calendars

MWR Briefs

MWR Briefs

Events and programs from the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Upcoming events and programs of interest in the on- and off-post community.

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Traffic & Outages

Traffic & Outages

Provides traffic, construction and outage information.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

Send announcements for Soldiers and civilian employees to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Movies at Sgt. Smith Theater

Here is the schedule for Sgt. E. R. Smith Theater.

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